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Hawaii Pacific Health Behaviorist - Comprehensive Primary Care Plus in Lihue, Hawaii

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Kaua‘i Medical Clinic is the island’s largest multispecialty medical group. More than 90 physicians and midlevel providers offer primary and specialty care, including cardiology, gastroenterology, health management, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its mission is to create a healthier Hawai‘i and is dedicated to providing the Kaua‘i community with accessible quality health care at clinic locations in ʻEleʻele, Kapaʻa, Kōloa and Līhuʻe. Kaua‘i Medical Clinic also offers an Urgent Care Clinic in Līhuʻe that is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Sunday.

Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) is a national advanced primary care medical home model that aims to strengthen primary care through regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation. The use of team-based care features uniquely skilled individuals working together, in new ways, to meet the health care needs of patients in an efficient, comprehensive, and sustainable manner. Successful population management relies on a high-functioning team that shares a firm vision of a healthier patient who is empowered to better manage his or her own health, with the help of the Care Team. These physician-led teams are aware of the patient’s medical and social history, and are equipped to attend to patient needs in a variety of ways. Team-based health care is one of the key ways to accomplish shared goals within and across our medical centers to achieve coordinated, high-quality care and reach our mission to create a healthier Hawai'i.

If you are compassionate and empathetic, you could be our next Behaviorist to provide invaluable integrated behavioral health services to patients currently receiving primary care. You would be the main interface for patients to access services such as peer/family counseling and support, screening, assessment, brief treatment, consultative services, education and engagement, linkages, outreach and advocacy. We are looking for someone sensitive and perceptive, with a strong sense of community care and social service, who shares our passion for health care in the community.

Location: Kauai Medical Clinic, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: Yes

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work. Current Hawai‘i Clinical Social Work (LCSW) license. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) card.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Behaviorist - Comprehensive Primary Care Plus

Category Behavioral Mental Health

Employment Type Employee

Location Kauai Medical Clinic, Lihue, HI

Req ID 15097

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