Behavioral Health Care Coordinator


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Berkshire Health Systems
742 North Street
Phone:(413) 447-2784
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Company Description:
Berkshire Health Systems offers individuals the opportunity to work in an environment where they will be challenged, supported, and respected. As the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services, our employees are affiliated with an award winning teaching hospital, dedicated colleagues, and world class technology. The BHS family is proud to deliver the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.
Additional Business Name: Berkshire Health Systems
Behavioral Health Care Coordinator
To Commensurate With Experience
Great Barrington
Full Time
Healthcare/Healthcare Professional
Master's Degree
LCSW, LICSW, LMHC - Preference: Required
    • The Behavioral Health Care Coordinator provides specialty case management to high-risk patients and families. This position collaborates directly with patients, patient’s families, physicians, school systems, and other care managers to assess the needs and strengths of high-risk patients and develops customized, proactive care plans that support patients’ optimal functional status and well-being.

  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)
    • Experience:
      • 2 years of experience with a chronically ill population is required. Background with all age populations preferred.
      • Demonstrated experience in the effective assessment and engagement of individuals with BH/SUD conditions.
      • Experience working in a healthcare setting as a member of a professional clinical team is required.
      • Knowledge of community resources and supports, BH/SUD treatment as well as experience in referral for treatment, support, and services is required.
      • Experience in providing evidence-based brief interventions to individuals with BH/SUD conditions including Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation, CBT, and Problem-Solving Tx.
    • Education and Training:
      • Master's Degree in social work or related clinical healthcare field required.
    • License, Certification & Registration:
      • LCSW, LICSW, LMHC required
      • Recovery Coach Certification preferred
    • Other Requirements:
      • Ability to form rapid engagement and alliance-building with patients and their families.
      • Ability to follow the logical management of a member’s care throughout the continuum of care.
      • Possesses a basic understanding of applying clinical criteria when determining medical necessity.
      • Experience with care coordination.
      • Proven excellent leadership, and strong interpersonal, communication, and team-building skills.
      • Proven collaboration & negotiation skills with providers, patients, families, insurance organizations, and government agencies.
      • Proven ability to work independently and adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change with resiliency.
      • Computer literacy is required with the ability to manage multiple open applications.
      • Ability to maintain and monitor the confidentiality of patient records.
      • Ability to work autonomously and with meeting goals for productivity.
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