• Health Coach (LMSW, LLP, LPC) – Heart of the City Health Center and Wyoming Community Health Center

    Cherry Health
    Job Description
    Cherry Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a mission to improve the health and wellness of individuals by providing comprehensive primary and behavioral health care while encouraging access by those who are underserved. Working in an integrated team model, the Health Coach assists patients with behavioral management of chronic health conditions. The Health Coach uses a patient-centered approach grounded in evidence-based behavioral health modalities to treat chronic health conditions such as mental illness, substance use and medical conditions such as diabetes, obesity, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and heart disease. A desire to work with an underserved patient population will be important. This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position working at two of our sites, Heart of the City Adult Medicine and Wyoming Community Health Center. This position works Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    If you haven’t considered a career at Cherry Health, we have some exceptional benefits:
    • Medical/dental/vision coverage
    • A generous paid-time off (PTO) policy
    • 403(b) retirement savings with an employer match contribution
    • Onsite continuing education opportunities
    • Vendor discounts
    • And much more!
    • Three years of previous mental health and/or substance abuse assessment and treatment experience preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
    • Master of Social Work (LMSW) license, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or a Limited Licensed Psychologist (LLP) by the State of Michigan
    • CAADC certification through MCBAP or able to be placed on a Development Plan within 30 days of hire
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
    • Provide evidence-based practices for individual, group, family, and/or couple therapy - which includes, at a minimum, Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavior Therapy
    • Participate in integrated care team, case conferences, huddles and supervision meetings
    • Coordinate with community, referral, and funding sources to provide needed services
    • Maintain timely clinical documentation that adheres to CARF, CMH, and Agency standards
    • Assess and diagnose psychopathology including mental health and/or substance use disorders according to the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
    • Create treatment plans that are measurable and follow evidence-based practices
    • Provide interventions, safety planning, and/or referrals for patients who are in crisis situations
    • Perform screenings, brief interventions, and referrals to treatment
    • Maintain current authorizations for services, complete utilization reviews and work with billing/coding to resolve any authorization or payment issues
    • Coordinate with primary care providers and psychiatrists to effectively treat chronic health conditions
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    Our policy is to offer all employees and applicants for employment equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected category.
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