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Providence Health & Services Pediatric Behaviorist Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - PMG Behavioral Health in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling a Pediatric Behaviorist Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) (1.0 FTE Day Shift) to work in PMG Behavioral Health at Providence Health & Services in Mill Creek, WA

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The purpose of the Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) department is to help provide the highest quality primary care by addressing the biological, psychological and social factors influencing patients' health and health behaviors. The Behaviorists primary functions within the Patient-Centered Medical Home are providing brief, evidence-based interventions to patients and consultation and trainings to the care team. This individual works within the Patient Centered Medical Home Model in coordination with multiple PCPs and serves as a link to an identified population of patients. Through skilled assessment, education, collaboration and coordination of healthcare and community resources, the Behaviorist assists patients to gain self-efficacy/management skills, achieve optimum functional health status, and quality of life. The Behaviorist assists patients/families, providers and staff to achieve high quality, evidence based, cost-effective, and patient focused outcomes. This person works under minimal supervision and performs all duties in a manner that promotes team concepts and maintains the principles and ethics of their discipline.

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In this position you will:

  • Evaluation, diagnosis and intervention of psychiatric and substance use disorders and related physical health and medical conditions: • Completed chart notes of assessments, mental health evaluations, and treatment plans completed within 24 hours of every encounter and effectively communicates to PCP regarding findings and recommendations.

  • Experience with integrated care models and experience with brief interventions and team-based care preferred: • Schedules 30 minute visits for follow up visits, utilizes telephone encounters and MyChart secured messaging as adjunct follow-up to maximize the number of patients followed within BH.

  • Provide documentation consistent with Health and Behavior coding in the electronic medical record for billable mental health visits: • Approximately 70% of provider's appointments are for billable counseling services and the denial rate will be <5%.

  • Ability to identify and administer appropriate, brief screening measures to assist with diagnostic understanding and treatment planning: • PHQ9 and GAD measures completed at assessment and monthly throughout brief therapy, as defined by counseling for 3 to 6 months.

  • General knowledge of psychopharmacology and monitoring for adherence and side effects: • Documentation in the EMR includes review of psychotropic medications and consultation with the PCP or psychiatrist when patients are not improving or experiencing clinically significant side effects.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree MSW or LMHC or LMFT

  • 2 years providing social work services

  • LICSW or LMHC or LMFT and Washington State License required.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Coursework/Training Addiction and chemical dependency

  • Clinical experience with broad and diverse population base

About the clinic you will serve:

Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve Snohomish County in more than 10 locations in scenic northwest Washington. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 315763