Bvl. Med. Specialist Psychology - Lifestyle Medicine
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Elk Grove
Posted on: May 9, 2022
In a Consultant-Liaison role, evaluates and diagnosis' Health
Plan members seen in primary care who have mental disorders or
behavioral conditions that affect or are a consequence of their
Utilizes principles of Health Psychology to develop implement,
coordinate and evaluate treatment plans for referred members that
may include crisis intervention, brief psychotherapy,
psychoeducation groups and brief case management.
Prepares concise intake evaluations and treatment plans, and
maintains ongoing confidential progress records in accord with
state and NCQA regulations.
Provides education and support to members and their families to
encourage compliance with medical and behavioral regimes.
Co-manages medical conditions through the use of nonpharmacologic
and behavioral interventions in order to leverage physician time
and develop appropriate patterns of utilization.
Administers and evaluates psychological and neuropsychological
tests on a limited basis.
Collaborates with physicians in screening and evaluating patients
for psychotropic medications, within the scope of practice.
Provides consultation and training to other members of the APC team
in the areas of mental health, behavioral medicine and health
Provides consultation on program development, and conducts program
evaluation and outcome assessment, as needed.
Serves as liaison and refers to the Psychiatry Department, Chemical
Dependency Services, Behavioral Health Education, specialty
behavioral medicine services and other Medical Teams as
PhD/PsyD/EdD in clinical counseling, health or school psychology
from an accredited college or university.
License, Certification, Registration
Current valid license to practice psychology in the State of
California or valid license to practice in a state in the United
States and able to practice under Business and Professional Code
Section 2946 (maximum of 180 days subject to the specifics of the
Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI,
prior to employment start date.
Previous clinical responsibilities to include diagnosis, crisis
intervention, brief individual and group psychotherapy, and
consultation and collaboration with medical personnel.
Knowledge of state regulations and APA standards as it related to
client treatment, patient rights and client/patient
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team and
within a primary care environment.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
Experience working in a multidisciplinary setting preferred.
Familiarity with psychopharmacology and health psychology
PrimaryLocation : California,Elk Grove,Elk Grove Medical
HoursPerWeek : 24
Shift : Evening
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
WorkingHoursStart : 12:00 PM
WorkingHoursEnd : 06:00 PM
Job Schedule : Part-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : A05-IBHS-NUHW-NUHW Integ
Behavioral Hlth Ser
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual
Department : Elk Grove Medical Offices - Diet & Nutrition Counselng
Travel : Yes, 5 % of the Time
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a
diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation,
national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information,
other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or
any other protected status.
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