Behavioral Health Specialist

Molokai Community Health Center

To provide behavioral health clinical services at Molokai Ohana Health Care, Inc. Responsible providing behavioral health services and education to the people of Molokai; oversee the behavioral health staff; ensuring continuous quality improvement in behavioral health services; representing MOHC with organizations concerned with behavioral health to the underserved.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hold a Degree of Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D) or a Doctor of Psychiatry (MD)
  • Must be Board eligible or Board certified by the American Psychological Association or American Psychiatric Association
  • License to practice psychology or psychiatry in the State of Hawaii
  • Psychiatrist must possess Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certification and state controlled substance registration
  • Excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatments for medical and mental health conditions
  • Experience working in community-based health care and/or rural settings is preferred
  • Specialized skills in the provision of psychological or psychiatric assessment, treatment, and consultation
  • Good knowledge of psycho-pharmacology
  • Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected mental and behavioral health conditions
  • Ability to design effective psycho-education curricula and lead effective psycho-education classes
  • Ability to work effectively as a team, providing comprehensive care to patients along the side of primary care providers, dental provider, behavioral health and substance abuse specialists, as well as administrative and support staff
  • Knowledge of population based treatment models and cultural/ethnic issues related to the provision of services within Hawaii
  • Ability to effectively represent MOHC in the community and maintain effective working relationships among co-workers, public, private and professional groups
  • Proven reliability, trustworthiness, flexibility, and high ethical standards

Interested applicants may apply at: http://molokaichc.org/employment-volunteer/