LCSW-Behavioral Health Consultant

LCSW-Behavioral Health Consultant

Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital in Paducah Kentucky seeks a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to serves as a Behavioral Health Consultant within medical group. The Behavioral Health Consultant is an embedded member of the primary care team performing brief, targeted interventions to address any mental health factors that may be adversely impacting response to treatment. The Behavioral Health Consultant and the Primary Care Provider coordinate care to achieve optimal outcomes in the patient's self-care management.
This position would rotate between Paducah primary care clinic locations. A license in Clinical Social Work is required.

About Lourdes Hospital

Lourdes serves as a regional referral center for a wide geographic region, including more than a dozen counties in western Kentucky, southern Illinois, southeast Missouri, and northwest Tennessee. Lourdes offers an extensive array of medical specialties and technologies typically found in much larger urban settings.

About Mercy Health

Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and the state's fourth-largest employer, with more than 33,500 employees serving communities throughout Ohio and in Kentucky. Mercy Health provided care for patients more than 6.8 million times in 2016. The system includes assets of $6.8 billion and more than 500 care sites, including 23 hospitals, eight senior living communities, five hospice programs and seven home health agencies. Its clinically integrated network, Mercy Health Select, coordinates more effective and efficient care for more than 200,000 patients, saving money for taxpayers through the Medicare Shared Savings program. In keeping with its Mission to improve the health of its communities, Mercy Health provides more than $1 million per day in community benefit services. For more information, visit www.mercy.com or connect with Mercy Health on Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and Twitter (@LivingMercyHlth).