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

Optum

Optum

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 Full Time Psychologist or LMHC/LICSW to join our Integrated Behavioral Health Division as an Integrated Behavioral Health Provider. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

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 in our Metrowest communities.

Position Highlights

  • Hybrid Model with up to 2 days remote and the remaining onsite at our Framingham and Southborough locations. (Electronic equipment provided for remote work)
  • Provide behavioral health consultation and treatment for pediatric primary care patients ages 0-24.
    • Complete real-time, initial consultations, and scheduled follow-up care as needed
    • Deliver short-term, effective, evidence-based, individual, family, and/or group-based interventions to help children and families achieve targeted behavioral goals
    • Enhance patient engagement by providing brief problem-focused interventions; behavioral activation, motivational interviewing, etc.
  • Provide integrated and team-based care:
    • Collaborate as a member of multi-disciplinary integrated team including prescribers, PCPs, nurses, and medical assistants for the development and delivery of treatment plans
    • Collaborate with various teams (Medical Social Worker, Referral Management, and others) for case management and care coordination purposes.
    • Communicate 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

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.