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Behavioral Health Specialist

Company: WelBeHealth
Location: Stockton
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

At WelbeHealth, we make the impossible, possible for underserved seniors.-- We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge healthcare and well-being service products especially for seniors and their families.-- Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative healthcare, insurance, social support and more to seniors.---- We create senior well-being through our courage to love, pioneering spirit and shared intention.-- These values permeate everything we do.-- At WelbeHealth, you'll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of healthcare and well-being experiences and create the never-before-seen! Under the supervision of the Associate Medical Director or Medical Director, the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with PACE Physicians and Community-Based PACE Physicians to provide assessments, planning, and behavioral health. The Nurse Practitioner will routinely provide continuous behavioral health coverage to WelbeHealth participants in an interdisciplinary team environment while staying in accordance with all WelbeHealth standards. The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner collaborates effectively with colleagues and stakeholders to promote the WelbeHealth values, team culture, and mission. Duties and Responsibilities: Provide psychiatric consultation, psychiatric illness evaluation, counseling, and treatment for participants in collaboration with PACE Physicians and Community-Based PACE Physicians. In collaboration with a physician, perform in-person or telehealth comprehensive psychiatric assessments on participants and collaborate with the IDT team to develop a comprehensive care plan for each participant. Collaborate with physician(s) and IDT in discharge planning from acute or long-term care settings. In consultation with the PACE Physician and/or Community-Based PACE Physician, refer participants to a psychiatrist as indicated. In collaboration with the PACE Physician and/or Community-Based PACE Physician, manage care of participants in the nursing home, making regular visits as dictated by WelbeHealth standards and participant need. Be a consultant to IDT communicating participant changes, collaborating on care planning decisions and coordinating 24-hour care delivery. Work collaboratively with PACE Physicians, Community-Based PACE Physicians and other members of the IDT to ensure effective care coordination. Provides patient education regarding medications, risks, benefits, and reasonable outcome expectations. Communicates with patients and engages in follow-up, as necessary. May also provide primary medical care services as indicated, in accordance with statues, regulations and protocols regulating the profession. Maintain professional licensure and certifications. Be legally authorized to practice in position location, required. Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Complete all required documentation in a timely and accurate manner. Protect privacy and maintain confidentiality of all company procedures and information about team members, participants, and families. Follow WelbeHealth policies and procedures and participate in any required Quality Improvement activities, staff training and meetings. Communicate regularly with Supervisor and team regarding workload and priorities. Qualifications and Requirements: Masters of Science in Nursing, with a Psychiatric/ Mental Health emphasis from an Accredited College or University. Certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Active Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner State License without Restrictions. State CDS Certification and DEA License. NPI license Valid State Driver's License with a clean DMV record. Copy of recent Vehicle Insurance required. Minimum of two years' experience working with the frail or elderly. Ability to build strong working relationships with other providers and care team. Creative and enthusiastic commitment to the "triple aim" - dedication to improving experience, health, and value for PACE participants. Current knowledge of chronic care/geriatric issues and best practices. Work well in a managed care environment with an interdisciplinary team (IDT). Excellent clinical, organizational, and communication skills in settings with frail, elderly participants, their families, and the IDT. Working knowledge of PACE regulations preferred. Ability to travel to other WelbeHealth locations. Excellent organizational and communication skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrated ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment. Experience and competency working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Commitment to unlocking the full potential of our most vulnerable seniors. COVID-19 Vaccination Policy At WelbeHealth, our mission is to unlock the full potential of our vulnerable seniors. In this spirit, please note that we have a vaccination policy for all of our employees and proof of vaccination prior to employment is required. Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion At WelbeHealth, we embrace and cherish the diversity of our team members, and we're committed to building a culture of inclusion and belonging. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. People seeking employment at WelbeHealth are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), pregnancy or other status protected by applicable law.

Keywords: WelBeHealth, Stockton , Behavioral Health Specialist, Healthcare , Stockton, California

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