Main Areas of Responsibility:
The Counselor/Social Worker, as part of La Familia Medical Center’s (LFMC) primary care treatment team, identifies, triages and manages patients with behavioral health problems within the primary care setting. In addition, the Counselor/Social Worker will provide skill training through psycho-education and patient education strategies and will develop specific behavioral change plans for patient’s behavioral health protocols for target populations.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
Assists primary health care providers in recognizing and treating mental disorders, substance abuse and psycho-social problems; assesses the clinical status of patients referred by primary care providers through brief consultative contacts; assesses, treats and refers pediatric, adults and geriatric patients, individuals, couples and families.
Master’s in Social Work (LMSW), or Master’s in Counseling Psychology (LMHC) required. Minimum one year of experience in the field; bilingual Spanish/English required. We offer a comprehensive benefits package