Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital's (NVRH) St. Johnsbury Pediatric team is looking for a Behavioral Health Specialist. The Behavioral Health Specialist provides screening, assessment, and short term counseling for mental health and substance abuse issues in a primary care setting. Our ideal candidate will understand the concept of integrating behavioral health in primary care. We are looking for someone who will have the ability to make prompt clinical assessment of behavior and mental conditions using assessment tools and provide appropriate interventions and short term solution based therapy. The Behavioral Health Specialist will refer to community therapists as needed.
NVRH is located in Vermont's historic Northeast Kingdom, a region known for its unspoiled beauty and four season recreational activities. A not-for-profit independent hospital, NVRH provides primary and preventive care, surgical and specialty services, inpatient and outpatient care, and 24-hour physician-staffed emergency services.
NVRH offers competitive wages, including shift differentials and per diem rates. NVHR has a robust benefits package, including student loan repayment, relocation assistance, free gym memberships, low cost prescriptions, and more.
* Masters in Psychology or Social Work required. Licensed as a mental health provider or ability to obtain licensure.
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