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Behavioral Health Provider, Women's Healthcare Associates

LifeWorks NW, Tualatin/Newberg, Oregon

Job - Health

Close Date: 08/30/2019

LifeWorks NW partners with Women's Healthcare Associates (WHA) to provide high-quality integrated behavioral healthcare. WHA is a team of more than 120 physicians, certified nurse-midwives, nurse practitioners and genetic counselors providing OB/GYN care across 15 Portland metro-area clinic locations.

This position will work one day a week in Newberg and other days in Tualatin.

Purpose: Member of the OB/GYN medical team who assists the primary medical provider in supporting the overall health of clinic patients. Provides behavioral health consultation to medical providers and patients and works with the team to improve recognition, treatment, and management of psychosocial/behavioral problems impacting overall health. This role has a particular focus on well-being in pregnancy and the post-partum period as well as women's health across the lifespan.

Days/Hours: Flexible depending on candidate preference. Position is between a .8 FTE (average of 32 hours per week) to a 1 FTE (average of 40 hours a week) is a part-time, position working 32 hours per week/daytime hours.

Pay/Benefits: $46,230 to $50,856 per year for a .8 FTE position. $57,780 to $63,558 per year for 1 FTE. Full benefits if working a 1 FTE. Benefits are pro-rated if working less than a 1 FTE.


LCSW, LPC, LMFT or Licensed Psychologist with background in trauma-informed care, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, dialectical behavior therapy required.
Strong preference for candidate with experience working in a community-based social work setting, particularly a setting that serves families and children. Any experience in attachment-based work as well as knowledge of child and family development will be a plus.
Interest in helping to build a clinic culture where mental health and addictions care is accessible, trauma-informed, culturally competent and low-stigma is a must.
Prior experience in a medical setting is helpful but not required. Willingness to learn and be flexible is a must. Comfort with what can be a very fast-paced setting is a must.
Demonstrated ability to conduct an assessment including identifying precipitating events, gathering histories of mental and physical health, alcohol and other drug use, past mental health services, assessing family, social and work relationships and conducting a mental status examination.
Demonstrated knowledge of treatment methods for individual, family and group therapy to address chemical dependency and/or mental health problems.
Demonstrated ability to maintain case management in accordance with federal, state and/or funding source requirements as well as LifeWorks NW policies and procedures.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology and comfort with and knowledge of medications commonly used to treat psychiatric disorders.


LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community. LifeWorks NW is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law.

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