Mercy Health Behavioral Health Services seeks to enhance population health through the institution of standardized, evidence-based treatment modalities across the continuum of behavioral healthcare while endeavoring to provide quality treatment, affordable care and improved emotional health and well-being of those whom we serve. Provide Behavioral Health consultation utilizing a team based model to children, adolescents, adults and families in order to improve psychosocial functioning.
Provide comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of behavioral health clients
Provide effective treatment planning and assisting clients in successfully achieving goals
Evaluate crisis situations and apply appropriate interventions
Assist in the detection of "at risk" patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration
Assist the primary care team in developing care management processes such as the use of guidelines, disease management techniques, case management and patient education to improve self-management of chronic disease.
Provide assessment, consultation and brief (20 minute) intervention for psychological/psychiatric problems and/or disorders
Teach patients, families and staff care, prevention and treatment enhancement techniques
Monitor the site's behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendations for improvement
Must be licensed as an independent psychologist, two years relevant experience preferred.
Prefer experience working in a primary care setting.
Must be licensed as an independent licensed social worker, two years relevant experience
Prefer two years’ experience in a counseling role with adult population
Mercy Health Defiance Clinic is a multispecialty clinic with over 30 specialist serving Defiance and the surrounding communities. Mercy Health Defiance Clinic and Hospital are part of the Mercy Health based in Cincinnati, the largest healthcare system in Ohio. Mercy Health is ranked nationally in the top 20% of health systems for clinical quality and efficiency.Throughout Mercy Health, we combine... advanced medical technology and innovative healthcare treatment with a caring, holistic tradition that focuses on the whole person – body, mind and spirit. In all that we do, we strive to advance the healing, caring vision of the women religious who established our hospitals long ago. Moreover, as a large employer with more than 32,000 employees and as the fourth largest employer in Ohio, we are strongly committed to providing an outstanding work environment for our employees. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, strive to improve diversity and inclusion, provide a wide array of learning and development opportunities and offer wellness programs to help our employees improve their health. We strive to make each and every life better – mind, body and spirit.Our Mission: Mercy Health extends the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities with emphasis on people who are poor and under-served.Our Values: The values that guide our behavior include Compassion, Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Sacredness of Life and Service.Our Promise: To make lives better – mind, body and spirit. To genuinely enjoy being of service. To make healthcare easier.