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Pediatric Behavioral Health Integrated Provider - PsyD, PhD or LICSW | Reliant Medical Group - 2209447

Dovetail Health

Dovetail Health

Worcester, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

As a part of Optum, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, Reliant Medical Group is seeking a Part-time Psychologist or LICSW to join our Integrated Behavioral Health Division as an Integrated Behavioral Health Provider. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Clinician-led care locally. Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

The Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health Provider works directly with Pediatric Primary Care providers in our collaborative integrated model and will be responsible for screening, assessing, triaging and treating patients with various behavioral health and psychological conditions to include all levels of acuity. Positions are structured on a hybrid model, if desired, with both virtual and onsite work. Providers working full time can work up to 2 days remotely. Remote days are determined in collaboration with specific sites based on site needs

Position Highlights

  • Opportunities existing in the Metrowest communities

    Assess, diagnose and treat pediatric primary care patients for behavioral health and psychological disorders

  • Provide direct clinical services to patients and families in the form of psychosocial assessments, individual, family, and group treatment
  • Collaborate as a member of multi-disciplinary integrated team for the development and delivery of treatment plans
  • Provide evidence-based therapy
  • Provide interventions with patients regarding health behavior change and adherence to medical plans
  • Enhance patient engagement by providing brief problem-focused interventions; behavioral activation, motivational interviewing, etc.
  • Present cases to regional Prescribers (Nurse Practitioners and Psychiatrists)
  • Perform case management and coordinate care in partnership with medical social worker, and other team members
  • Facilitate appropriate patient referrals for chronic substance abuse, chronic mental health services, complex care management and other appropriate community resources
  • Obtain and coordinate communication with collateral contacts including school personnel, community based behavioral health providers, and/or state agency caseworkers, to coordinate behavioral health care in collaboration with the PCP
  • Help develop and complete relapse prevention and/or self-management plans with patients as needed
  • Actively participate in PCP and staff education presentations, care coordination meetings, case reviews, utilization management rounds and other department meetings as required or directed

What makes an Optum organization different?

  • Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license
  • We recognize that if you want to provide good care and do it well, you can’t do it alone – this is the foundation of the team-based care model
  • Our culture is one of clinical innovation and transformation
  • Reliant is a top performer of the Quadruple Aim initiative in Massachusetts
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations

Compensation & Benefits Highlights

  • Competitive compensation
  • Dedicated CME Time & Allowance
  • Excellent PTO package
  • Robust retirement package including employer funded contributions

About Reliant Medical Group

When you join Reliant, you’ll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group in Central and Boston Metro-west Massachusetts. Where everyone works collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization – Optum – behind us, we’re at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model – integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Recognized nationally for an innovative, sustainable care model and advanced EHR platform, we offer a full range of outpatient primary care and over 30 different specialties including hospital medicine, comprehensive radiology services, and urgent care.

Here, you’ll contribute to an exceptional patient experience that consistently ranks among the top provider groups in the country. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and do your life’s best work.℠

Required Qualifications:

  • Clinical Psychologist OR LICSW
  • Unlimited Licensure in the state of Massachusetts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within an integrated model
  • Current Massachusetts driver’s license.
  • CANS Assessor certification
  • Minimum 3 years practice experience

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.