PrimeCare Community Health, Inc. (PrimeCare) is a leading provider of affordable health care service to the Chicagoland communities of Humboldt Park, Logan Square/Hermosa, West Town, and Portage Park. PrimeCare’s mission is to provide quality, accessible, and affordable comprehensive primary health care without barriers to the communities we serve. The health care PrimeCare provides is holistic, understanding people have physical, emotional, and spiritual needs and deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. By integrating its mission, values, and philosophy into every aspect of the organization, PrimeCare strengthens the foundation of the culture in which we work and serve.
The Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) is an exciting new position as a primary care team member providing brief 15-30 minute interventions for a wide variety of behavioral issues in patients of all ages. The Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) will work closely with primary care providers and staff to develop and implement treatment plans. Applicants should have an interest in and/or experience with brief interventions, team-base care and a wide variety of psychiatric, substance abuse and behavioral medicine problems. Looking for a candidate who is flexible and has a strong interest in working as part of a team in a fast paced environment focused on health.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Psy.D./Ph.D. Must possess all licenses, registrations, certifications, and accreditations required by law to render health care services in the state of Illinois. Must maintain full credentials and privileges to practice with PrimeCare.
- Highly skilled in providing behavioral health services with past experience working with a wide range of ages and presenting issues.
- Knowledge and interest in providing short term behavioral interventions.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with primary care staff, patients, and other behavioral health clinicians.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
- Minimum of three years of clinical experience as a behavioral health provider in a health care setting required. - Previous experience in a primary care setting preferred.
TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENT: - Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office. - Proficient in the use of an electronic health record. Epic experience preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience
To promote wellness and provide accessible, compassionate, and culturally respectful health care in partnership with our patients and the communities we serve.
Together we build healthier lives.
Care for the whole family: We are committed to the family medicine approach that is based in a continuous, comprehensive and holistic provider-patient relationship.
Collaborat...ion: We seek to improve the health and well-being of all individuals and communities we serve in partnership with aligned health and social service providers.
Education: Training health professionals to ensure a better future for our community.
Excellence: We strive to continuously improve and provide the highest standard of service through a patient-centered, team-based model.
Service to all: We believe that quality health care without barriers is a right.
Stewardship: We are committed to responsibly caring for our patients, our staff, and our material resources, making data-driven decisions informed by respect, compassion, and empathy.
Who We Serve
PrimeCare Community Health (PrimeCare) is a federally qualified community health center (FQHC) that provides quality, affordable care to medically underserved populations on Chicago’s West and Northwest sides. Over its 24-year history, PrimeCare has built a community-inspired, nationally recognized health center system that provides comprehensive family medical care at its five accessible locations, including health services for adults, seniors, women and children, as well as prenatal health services, behavioral health counseling, and case management, regardless of patients’ ability to pay.
In 2014, 20,374 patients made more than 53,400 visits to our health centers. Of these, 29% were between the ages of 0-18, 65% were adults between 19 and 64 years of age, and 6% were 65 and older. A third received care in languages other than English. More than half had income below the federal poverty level. Only 13% had private insurance. Three-quarters of patients were from minority populations including Hispanic/Latino (50%), African American (24%), and Asian (2%).