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Clinical Psychologist - Behavioral Health Optimization Program (BHOP)

Company:
Entourage Consulting LLC
Location:
Misawa Shi, Aomori Prefecture, Japan
Posted:
December 11, 2018

Description:

Entourage seeks experienced Clinical Psychologist or Clinical Social Worker to work in Misawa Japan.

Position: Clinical Psychologist - Behavioral Health Optimization Program (BHOP)

Position: BHOP Psychologists or Social Worker

General Description:

Clinical Psychologist is required to function in a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) location as a full-time equivalent provider as an internal behavioral health consultant (IBHC) and/or Behavioral Health Care Facilitator (BHCF) as outlined in DoDI 6490.15 Integration of Behavioral Health Personnel Services Into Patience-Centered Medical Home Primary Care and Other Primacy Care Service Settings and the BHOP Practice Manual.

Clinical Social Worker is required to function in a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) location as a full-time equivalent provider as an internal behavioral health consultant (IBHC) and/or Behavioral Health Care Facilitator (BHCF) as outlined in DoDI 6490.15 Integration of Behavioral Health Personnel Services Into Patience-Centered Medical Home Primary Care and Other Primacy Care Service Settings and the BHOP Practice Manual.

Specific Tasks:

Clinical Psychologist

• You shall participate in and successfully completes Air Force care facilitator training. Demonstrates core competency skills to CF independent practice within 240 days of starting. The 240-day threshold for demonstration of core competency skills will be extended if the Air Force is unable to provide training opportunities within 240 days.

• Care facilitator training is an interactive computer-based training that is approximately three days in length. You must complete all CF training requirements before engaging in CF patient care services.

• You shall contact referred patients to assess medication treatment adherence for depression, anxiety, and PTSD disorders.

• You shall use validated brief symptom inventories to assess current symptom severity.

• You shall assess barriers to treatment adherence and help patient problem-solve solutions to barriers.

• You shall provide patients with education regarding their behavioral health condition and treatment regimen.

• You shall maintain patient information in a patient registry.

• You shall maintain accurate and current notes in the electronic medical records of all patients contacted for review by the managing physician.

• You shall perform case management functions.

Clinical Social Worker

• You shall participate in and successfully completes Air Force care facilitator training. Demonstrates core competency skills to CF independent practice within 240 days of starting. The 240-day threshold for demonstration of core competency skills will be extended if the Air Force is unable to provide training opportunities within 240 days.

• Care facilitator training is an interactive computer-based training that is approximately three days in length. You must complete all CF training requirements before engaging in CF patient care services.

• You shall contact referred patients to assess medication treatment adherence for depression, anxiety, and PTSD disorders.

• You shall use validated brief symptom inventories to assess current symptom severity.

• You shall assess barriers to treatment adherence and help patient problem-solve solutions to barriers.

• You shall provide patients with education regarding their behavioral health condition and treatment regimen.

• You shall maintain patient information in a patient registry.

• You shall maintain accurate and current notes in the electronic medical records of all patients contacted for review by the managing physician.

• You shall perform case management functions.

• You shall attend and participate in meetings during normal duty hours and professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as, but not limited to the following: quality improvement meeting, professional staff meetings, commander's staff meetings, primary care staff meetings, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by supervisor.

Experience:

Clinical Psychologist

• You must have at least one year of experience within a three-year period.

• You must have experience in the evaluation and treatment of patients who have pain, psychological factors affecting their physical condition, or difficulty coping with medical problems.

• You must have a minimum of one-year experience as a licensed clinical psychologist.

Clinical Social Worker

• You must have at last one year of experience within a three-year period.

• You must have experience in the evaluation and treatment of patients who have pain, psychological factors affecting their physical condition, or difficulty coping with medical problems.

• You must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience within the past five (5) years, in the independent practice of clinical social work in a mental health setting, working with an adult population, or with children and teens, if specifically working with that population.

Knowledge:

Clinical Psychologist

• You must have at least 12 months of direct hands-on experience in the last 24 months with computer operations, basic word processing, data entry, and use of an automated medical record system.

Clinical Social Worker

• You must have at least 12 months of direct hands-on experience in the last 24 months with computer operations, basic word processing, data entry, and use of an automated medical record system.

Education:

Clinical Psychologist

• You must possess a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited psychology program or a program acceptable to the Office of the Surgeon General, USAF.

• You must complete an APA-accredited internship/residency in professional psychology or an internship/residency acceptable to the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Air Force.

Clinical Social Worker

• You must hold a Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) degree from a graduate school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Licensure:

Clinical Psychologist

• You must have and maintain a current license to practice psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Clinical Social Worker

• You must maintain a current, unrestricted clinical license to independently practice social work in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.