Northern Berkshire Pediatrics
77 Hospital Ave, Suite 302
Company Description: Pediatric Primary Care
Behavioral Health Consultant
Full / Part Time
licensed for independent practice in Massachusetts - Preference: Required
Northern Berkshire Pediatrics, an experienced, dedicated and family-focused pediatric practice, is seeking candidates for an opportunity in pediatric behavioral health integration. Northern Berkshire Pediatrics is a Pediatric Physicians’ Organization at Children’s (PPOC) affiliated primary care practice.
The successful candidate will become an integrated member of our provider team. Working with our practice’s family-centered medical home, the behavioral health provider will conduct clinical evaluations, deliver short-term, evidence-based, behavioral health interventions to patients and families, provide consultative support to medical clinicians and staff, and help support the medical home team in making referrals to community-based providers and services.
A master’s degree in social work or mental health counseling (LMFT, LICSW or LMHC), or doctoral level in psychology is required. Candidates must be licensed for independent practice in Massachusetts. Experience working with children, adolescents, and families is required. Experience in pediatric primary care, or other pediatric medical setting is preferred. Excellent diagnostic skills, flexible approach to work, and use of problem-focused, cognitive and behavioral interventions is highly desirable. Candidates should have a proven record of collaborative service delivery, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, ability to document within electronic medical system, and the flexibility and adaptability required to work in a very busy medical practice.