Behavioral Health Support Specialist

Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford - Medford, MA

Full-time
Position Summary:
Under the general direction of Community Counseling, the Behavioral Health Support Specialist is a key member of the Behavioral Health Integration team providing support within physician practices for patients with behavioral health care needs. The Behavioral Health Support Specialist works collaboratively with the physician practice and Community Counseling Services to provide evidence-based services for primary care patient.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree, preferably in social work, psychology, or related health field required.

EXPERIENCE:
2-3 years minimum experience in relevant setting preferred. Experience in a healthcare setting, substance use treatment facility, and/ or social service agency preferred.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:
Collaborative, creative, accepting, and flexible. Excellence in verbal and written communication, organized, able to work both independently and as a contributing team member. Effective use of Internet, Microsoft Office, and Electronic Medical Record (once trained).