Care Manager (PhD/PsyD/LCSW)

The Care Manager Position will provide and coordinate behavioral health care management for patients in Collaborative Care (integrated primary care/behavioral health) in an adolescent outpatient medical clinic of Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. The individual will be responsible for a wide range of duties including conducting mental health evaluations of patients, providing psychoeducation to patients on treatment options for behavioral health issues, consulting with patients and primary care providers about treatment options and preferences, coordinate the initiation of the treatment plan, close monitoring of patients using standardized measures, provision of brief, structured psychotherapy and behavioral activation to address symptoms of depression and anxiety, participation in regular caseload supervision with consulting psychiatrist/psych NP, focusing on patients not adequately improved within specified time frame, coordination of communication between patient, primary care provider, and consulting psychiatrist/psych NP, and providing recommendations for change in treatment according to evidence-based algorithms and discuss recommendations with the primary care provider. The Care Manager will also be responsible for facilitating providing formal and informal teaching and consultation to other health professionals, participations in QI activities, maintain an electronic registry of all patients participating in Collaborative Care, and consistent and thorough documentation in the eMR, e-Clinical Works. The ideal candidate will have experience in an outpatient clinical setting serving adolescents and their families, a background of providing brief, evidence-based treatment, and will demonstrate cultural sensitivity and excellent communication and diplomacy skills to the diverse patients population and staff ay Wyckoff.

Position Requirements:

Essential qualifications and competencies:

                    Licensed Psychologist (Ph.D./Psy.D) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), licensed in NY State with current registration

                    Fluency in Spanish and English strongly preferred

                    Minimum 2 years’ experience in a relevant setting

                    Prior experience in brief, structured, evidence-based psychotherapy

                    Ability to work with high degree of independence in a fast-paced environment

                    Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

                    Competency in DSM 5 diagnosis, ICD-10, and use of CPT codes

 

 

Please send cover letter and resume to:

 

bfregjaj@wyckoffhospital.org

 

Fax: 718-417-5783