Siskiyou Community Health Center is seeking a full-time Behavioral Health Case Manager for our Behavioral Health Collaborative Care Team. The Behavioral Health Case Manager works collaboratively with the patient’s primary care provider, a psychiatric consultant, and other mental health providers in the primary care clinic when available. This position is responsible for coordinating and supporting mental health care within the clinic and coordinating referrals to clinically indicated services outside the clinic.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Major in Psychology or Social Work preferred)
  • Current Basic Life Support Certification is required
  • Registered Nursing License is preferred

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support and closely coordinate mental health care with the patient’s primary care provider and other mental health providers when appropriate
  • Screen and assess patients for common mental health and substance abuse disorders
  • Provide patient education about common mental health and substance abuse disorders and available treatment options
  • Monitor patients (in person or by telephone) for changes in clinical symptoms and treatment side effects or complications
  • Support psychotropic medication management prescribed by PCP’s, focusing on treatment adherence, side effects, other complications, and effectiveness of treatment
  • Provide brief interventions using evidence-based techniques such as Behavioral Activation, Problem-Solving Treatment, Motivational Interviewing, or other treatments appropriate for primary care settings
  • Participate in regularly scheduled caseload consultations with the psychiatric consultant and communicate treatment recommendations to the patient’s PCP. Consultations will focus on patients new to treatment or who are not improving as expected
  • Facilitate patient engagement and follow-up care
  • Coordinate referrals for clinically indicated services outside the primary care clinic (social services such as housing assistance, vocational rehabilitation, mental health specialty care, substance abuse treatment)
  • Complete relapse prevention plans with patients who are in remission

This position works in a busy environment with frequent interruptions, multiple demands, and people interactions.

Applicants for all positions will be required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID 19 during the hiring process. Valid medical or religious exemptions will be considered, but serial COVID testing will be required to maintain employment if you are unvaccinated.

Siskiyou Community Health Center is located in the beautiful Rogue Valley, based in Grants Pass, Oregon, with additional facilities in Cave Junction and Medford. We offer all the advantages you would expect from an industry leader, including a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, vacation and sick pay, matching 403(b), and much more.

Siskiyou Community Health Center is an alcohol and drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of drug and background screenings. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

For more information, please explore our website www.siskiyouhealthcenter.com. If you would like to be part of a team that is committed to making a difference by providing quality patient care, we would like to meet with you to discuss our current openings. To apply, please submit a cover letter along with your resume to resumes@siskiyouhealthcenter.com.

Work Location: One Location             Job Type: Full-Time             Pay: Starting at $18.50 an hour