Behavioral Health Program Director

Jun 1, 2021

York County Community Action Corp.
Nasson Health Care

Nasson Health Care is a Federally Qualified Health Center located in Springvale, Maine. We serve the communities of western York County through provision of fully integrated medical, dental and behavioral health care.

Behavioral Health Program Director

Nasson Health Care is seeking a qualified Behavioral Health Program Director to work collaboratively with a team of health professionals to provide comprehensive primary medical, dental and behavioral health care to patients while utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care delivery. The Behavioral Health Program Director:

• Manages the behavioral program, provides clinical oversight for behavioral health clinicians and serves as a resource for consultation and referral for all YCCAC/Nasson clinical staff.
• Provides direct clinical services in accordance with the highest standards of mental health and substance abuse treatment practice and in full accordance with health center policies and protocols.
• Collaborates with members of the practice team to manage the care of patients with high-risk and complex conditions; embraces and carries out elements of the integrated care model adopted by YCCAC/Nasson.
• Complies with all applicable federal, state, local and YCCAC/Nasson statutes, regulations, rules, protocols and procedures governing the practice of mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, personnel issues, work place safety, public health and confidentiality.
• Demonstrates the ability to prioritize and perform multiple functions.
• Consults and participates in the training and educating of YCCAC/Nasson staff.

Applicants must have a master’s degree in social work, counseling or clinical psychology from an accredited school in the U.S. Qualifications include:

• Must have an Unrestricted Maine license to practice as a licensed clinical social worker.
• A minimum of three years’ experience in a clinical practice, primary care medical practice preferred.
• Proficiency in the use of at least one Meaningful Use-certified electronic medical record system and basic Microsoft applications.
• Willingness to work some non-traditional hours, e.g. evenings and weekends, and coordinate time off with other program staff.
• Ability to travel between YCCAC/Nasson’ clinical sites.
• Working knowledge of the core concepts of:
o Evidence-based practice
o Social and behavioral determinants of health
o Population-based care
o Integration of medical, behavioral health and dental care
o Meaningful Use of health information technology

Visit www.yccac.org for an application and complete job description.
All applicants must complete and attach a cover letter and application with their resume.
Completed packets will be accepted until July 30, 2021 and may be reviewed upon receipt.

York County Community Action Corp.
6 Spruce Street, P.O. Box 72
Sanford, ME 04073

(207)324-5762 or 1-800-965-5762
Fax (207)459-2838
apply@yccac.org
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