- Perform thorough patient psychosocial assessments to explore the physical, psychological, and social aspects of the patient and their conditions.
- Analyze and evaluate patient data or test findings to diagnose the nature or extent of mental disorder.
- Direct or administer evidence-based psychotherapeutic treatments to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
- Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
- Document patient care information and ensure timely and accurate completion of patient care records in accordance with policies and procedures.
- Attend operational, clinical, and team meetings and trainings.
- Teach, take continuing education classes, and attend conferences or seminars to increase understanding of mental, emotional, or behavioral states or disorders and to maintain required licensure.
- Current state license.
- Two or more years’ prior experience in primary care or behavioral medicine preferred.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Work independently with minimal direct supervision.
- Manage conflict and tactfully handle complaints and difficult situations.
- Common diagnostic procedures knowledge.
- Make decisions and use judgement in ambiguous situations.
- Act as a liaison/advocate between patient and medical provider.