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Behavioral Health Post-Doctoral Fellow - Psychology

Company: Access Community Health Centers, Inc.
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Behavioral Health Post-Doctoral Fellow - PsychologyAccess Community Health Centers is a non-profit organization with the mission of improving the health and lives of people we have served since 1982. We provide high quality affordable health care including medical, dental, behavioral health, and pharmacy services based on our local community's needs, addressing financial, cultural and language barriers.The Access Primary Care Behavioral Health team is well established with over 15 years of robust integration within the medical home. We work within the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model as Behavioral Health Consultants to the primary care providers. BHCs provide targeted assessment and intervention to improve the health and functioning of a culturally diverse patient population across the lifespan. Patients are referred to Behavioral Health for all types of behavioral issues, including physical health problems such as coping with chronic illnesses, medication non-adherence, health behavior/lifestyle modification, substance use concerns, as well as more traditional mental or behavioral health problems. The position also includes working in a residency teaching site of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. This provides the opportunity of consultation and educational development of family medicine residents and collaboration with faculty. Additionally, we host students in training for future careers within integrated care, and the position includes the opportunity for supervision. Applicants should have experience with or be highly interested in working with diverse and at-risk patient populations. Applicants should also be interested in working within a highly collaborative team environment.Summary of Post DocUnder the direct supervision of the Chief Behavioral Health Officer, is responsible for patient care and a variety of administrative tasks. The Behavioral Health Consultant Post-Doctoral Fellowship (BHC Post-Doc Fellow), as part of the primary care treatment team, identifies, triages, and manages patients with medical and behavioral health problems within the primary care setting. In addition, the BHC Post-Doc Fellow will provide skill training through psycho-education and patient education strategies and will develop specific behavioral change plans for patients and behavioral health protocols for target populations. The postdoctoral fellow operates as a member of the BHC team and is provided supervision by licensed psychologists as part of their training experience.Support our mission: Improving health, improving lives.Our shared values are the guiding principles which lie at the core of the work we do every day. They reflect our culture and our commitment to those we serve.CompassionListen to our patients, staff and community to understand their needs and provide care with empathy and respect.DiversityProvide care and build community that respects the personal, social and cultural diversity reflected in our patients and staff.StewardshipUse the resources we are given effectively and efficiently, and we value innovation.OpportunityBelieve that every person deserves quality healthcare to help them overcome barriers and create new opportunities.CommunityWork together with healthcare organizations and local partners to improve the health of our community and expand care to those with limited access.Required Qualifications:Doctoral degree (PsyD or PhD) in Clinical or Counseling PsychologyResume, Cover Letter, and 3 Letters of RecommendationPreferred Qualifications:Prior work with diverse patient populationBilingual in Spanish and English.Compensation and BenefitsOur total compensation package includes competitive wages, plus a full range of attractive benefits for regular full and part time staff working a minimum of 20 hours per week and includes:Health insuranceDental insurance401(k) retirement plan (100% vested with employer match)Life insuranceLong and short-term disability insurancePaid time off program (for vacation, personal and sick time)Paid holidaysTuition reimbursementFlexible spending plansTransportation programEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Childcare referral programCOVID-19 Vaccine:Proof that you are fully vaccinated is a condition of employment. Access Community Health Centers will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated because of a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs when doing so does not compromise the safety of others or impose an undue hardship on our organization.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status

Keywords: Access Community Health Centers, Inc., Madison , Behavioral Health Post-Doctoral Fellow - Psychology, Healthcare , Madison, Wisconsin

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