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 as requested.
Participates in staff development meetings and in quality of care activities on a regular basis.
Manages panel and practice management within departmental guidelines.