To be responsible for evaluation, treatment planning, referral, care management, individual follow-up, and group therapy based on clinical evaluations of targeted populations; and acts as a consultant and liaison to physicians and clinical staff as well as outside agencies.
Completes mental status and psychosocial assessment of members.
Provides individual and group psychotherapy and classes, in person and through telemedicine, implementing goal specific and measurable treatment plans.
Evaluates, counsels and refers members to more appropriate mental health provider(s) or to community resources when indicated.
Provides urgent care and crisis intervention as indicated
Provides more specialized treatment modalities when qualified by special training
Consults regularly with psychiatrists on member care
Communicates with Behavioral Health colleagues, Primary Care providers, and other Kaiser Permanente providers and agencies as needed to facilitate integrative care
Prepares and submits reports on mental health activities requested
Participates in staff development meetings and in quality of care activities on a regular basis
Manages panel and practice management within departmental guidelines