Malama I Ke Ola Health Center
Mālama I Ke Ola Health Center (Community Clinic of Maui), a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) is seeking a Behavioral Health Consultant. We are a fully integrated behavioral health, dental, and primary care system. Our nearly 100 professionals and providers serve the people of Maui at three clinics -- two locations in Wailuku and one in Lahaina. We have behavioral health providers who partner with our primary care clinicians in a vast number of activities that include warm handoffs for acute behavioral health crisis management, substance abuse counseling, tobacco cessation counseling, chronic disease self management counseling, and long-term individual and family therapy. In 2015, we served over 11,000 patients of which 97% are living at or below 200% of the Federal poverty level. Join our growing team of caring, competent, and committed professionals in serving the underserved communities on Maui.
The Behavioral Health Consultant delivers consultation and co-management in the assessment and treatment of mental disorders and psychosocial issues. Provides management of psychosocial aspects of chronic and acute diseases. Applies behavioral principles to address lifestyle and health risk issues in a primary care setting in accordance with the applicable professional and ethical standards.
The ideal candidate has excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and evidence based treatments for medical and mental health conditions. Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills to promote team based care and work effectively with a diverse group of professionals in the clinical team. Has knowledge of basic physiology, psychopharmacology, and medical terminology. Is able to provide care through brief contacts and make rapid and accurate working assessment of mental and behavioral conditions. Understands and is able to work effectively with the primary care pace demonstrating flexibility and the ability to work within a busy community health clinic. And the candidate has the ability to devise clinical protocols for the treatment of chronic health conditions to best serve our population.
- Doctoral degree in clinical Psychology and a Master’s degree in social work. Psy.D, Ph.D. and LCSW.
- Health psychology background preferred.
- Hawaii Licensure required for experienced candidates.