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Primary Care Behavioral Health Clinician - GoHealth Avon Urgent Care (Per Diem)

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. We consist of a team of professionals ranging from Medical Assistants to Physician Assistants and everything in between. Our physician led medical group enjoys an excellent reputation with patients and the medical community, offering primary care, urgent care and more than 30 different specialties.


The Behavioral Health Clinician (BHC) provides clinical behavioral health services to primary care patients.  As a member of the care team, the BHC receives referrals from the medical staff, consults with the referring PCP, and educates medical and office staff regarding behavioral health conditions.


  • Screening and Assessment:  Conducts mental health and substance use screening and assessment to identify behavioral health conditions.
  • Brief Intervention and Treatment:  Provide brief intervention and treatment to individual patients, couples, families and groups as appropriate.
  • Consultation and Care Coordination:  Consults with PCPs to enhance understanding of the patient, provide decision support for treatment planning, and assist in implementing and monitoring patient’s care plan.
  • Referral to and Coordination with Community Behavioral Health Providers:  Arranges for referral of patients, as appropriate, to community providers; follows-up and coordinates with outside providers.
  • Crisis Intervention:  Be immediately available to office staff during working hours in the event of a psychiatric emergency; participates as a member of the office team in the event of any other kind of emergency.
  • Clinical Documentation and Coding:  Completes all required charting on a timely basis, including diagnosis, CPT code, and other elements required for billing and compliance; communicates necessary clinical information to PCPs using approved communication workflows.
  • Other duties:  Assists in providing training and education on behavioral health subjects to office staff; participates in quality improvement activities; maintains required documentation for quality assurance and quality measures data collection; participates in regularly scheduled continuing education in primary care behavioral health, attend staff meetings and provider meetings.   


  • Master’s Degree in social work, Doctoral Degree in Psychology, or related field with current independent license to practice in Connecticut. 
  • Minimum of three years of clinical experience. 
  • Demonstrated competency in assessment and brief cognitive and behavioral interventions.
  • Experience working with individuals across the age range, couples, families and groups. 
  • Experience providing behavioral health services in a medical setting (preferably primary care).

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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