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UnitedHealth Group

Pediatric Behavioral Health Integrated Provider | Reliant Medical Group

Healthcare

Pediatrics

Yearly

No

Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, Reliant Medical Group is seeking a Full Time Psychologist or LICSW to join our Integrated Behavioral Health Division as an Integrated Behavioral Health Provider. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally. Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

The Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health Provider works directly with Pediatric Primary Care providers in our collaborative integrated model and will be responsible for screening, assessing, triaging and treating patients with various behavioral health and psychological conditions to include all levels of acuity. Positions are structured on a hybrid model, if desired, with both virtual and onsite work. Providers working full time can work up to 2 days remotely. Remote days are determined in collaboration with specific sites based on site needs

Position Highlights:

  • Assess, diagnose and treat pediatric primary care patients for behavioral health and psychological disorders
  • Provide direct clinical services to patients and families in the form of psychosocial assessments, individual, family, and group treatment
  • Collaborate as a member of multi-disciplinary integrated team for the development and delivery of treatment plans
  • Provide evidence-based therapy
  • Provide interventions with patients regarding health behavior change and adherence to medical plans
  • Enhance patient engagement by providing brief problem-focused interventions; behavioral activation, motivational interviewing, etc.
  • Present cases to regional Prescribers (Nurse Practitioners and Psychiatrists)
  • Perform case management and coordinate care in partnership with medical social worker, and other team members
  • Facilitate appropriate patient referrals for chronic substance abuse, chronic mental health services, complex care management and other appropriate community resources
  • Obtain and coordinate communication with collateral contacts including school personnel, community based behavioral health providers, and/or state agency caseworkers, to coordinate behavioral health care in collaboration with the PCP
  • Help develop and complete relapse prevention and/or self-management plans with patients as needed
  • Actively participate in PCP and staff education presentations, care coordination meetings, case reviews, utilization management rounds and other department meetings as required or directed

What makes an OptumCare organization different?

  • Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license
  • We recognize that if you want to provide good care and do it well, you can’t do it alone – this is the foundation of the team-based care model
  • Our culture is one of clinical innovation and transformation
  • Reliant is a top performer of the Quadruple Aim initiative in Massachusetts
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations

Compensation & Benefits Highlights:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Dedicated CME Time & Allowance
  • Excellent PTO package
  • Robust retirement package including employer funded contributions

About Reliant Medical Group

When you join Reliant, you’ll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group in Central and Boston Metro-west Massachusetts. Where everyone works collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization – Optum – behind us, we’re at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model – integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Recognized nationally for an innovative, sustainable care model and advanced EHR platform, we offer a full range of outpatient primary care and over 30 different specialties including hospital medicine, comprehensive radiology services, and urgent care. 

Here, you’ll contribute to an exceptional patient experience that consistently ranks among the top provider groups in the country. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and do your life’s best work.(sm)

Required Qualifications:

  • Clinical Psychologist OR LICSW
  • Unlimited Licensure in the state of Massachusetts
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within an integrated model
  • Current Massachusetts driver’s license
  • CANS Assessor certification
  • Minimum 3 years practice experience

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

About Optum Care:

At OptumCare, we’ve found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving almost 20 million people through more than 58,000 aligned physicians and advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more at http://www.workatoptum.com/provider.

Would you thrive with Optum Care?

  • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?
  • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?
  • Are you a team player – comfortable delegating and empowering teams?
  • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?
  • Do you want to be part of something better?

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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