Open Door Family Medical Centers has been serving low-income, under-served residents and those lacking access to health care in the communities of Westchester and Putnam counties for more than 40 years, providing high quality primary health care and human services at affordable prices. Open Door’s nationally renowned Community Health Center sites, mobile dentistry units, school-based health programs, and its family practice and dental residency training programs, deliver exceptional value to both patients and the communities it serves, dedicated to engaging men, women and children in healthier lifestyles and creating healthier communities.
This year, Open Door will be the medical home for more than 50,000 patients, providing more than 250,000 visits. Our family medical services include primary medical care, dentistry, mental health, optometry, podiatry, and women’s health in Ossining, Sleepy Hollow, Port Chester, Mount Kisco, and Brewster, NY.
Open Door believes that healthcare is a right, not a privilege, with primary care to be affordable and delivered cost-effectively. We believe that healthy individuals and families are the foundation of a caring society, and that those empowered to lead healthy lives contribute significantly to our communities’ success. For additional information, please, visit www.opendoormedical.org.
Open Door is seeking a Full-time bilingual English-Spanish speaking Behavioral Health Integration Specialist for its Family Medical Center in Ossining, Brewster and Mount Kisco, NY. The Behavioral Health Integration Specialist will report to the Director of Behavioral Health, based in Ossining, NY. All Open Door Family Medical Centers are located in Westchester and Putnam Counties located just north of New York City, which offer excellent schools, easy access to a multitude of outdoor activities, and superb transportation connections to New York City. The dedicated individual will work closely with the primary health care team to provide integrated behavioral health care to improve the patients’ medical outcomes. The Masters’ level clinician will possess outstanding clinical skills and work well with the interdisciplinary health team.
Identify, screen, and triage patients for intervention daily
Provide brief intervention treatment to patient and/or family
Conduct screenings using appropriate screening tools to identify school readiness and monitor developmental milestones
Document symptoms, problems, screening results, and interventions provided
Develop treatment plan, goals, and objectives with patient
Provide and facilitate communication with treatment care team providers, both medical and behavioral health, and within the community
Incorporate health and wellness education and referrals for preventive care
Respond to and incorporate physical health concerns into brief treatment interventions
Provide crisis intervention and Warm Hand Off assessments to behavioral health staff
Participate in weekly group and individual supervision, and clinical training seminars
Masters in Social Work, in Marriage and Family Therapy, or in Mental Health Counseling
Current New York State registration and license
Bilingual in English and Spanish
Recent clinical experience or training
Excellent clinical knowledge with mentally ill and substance-abusing population
Knowledge of evidenced-based treatment modalities and crisis management
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience in working with lower socio-economic and multicultural populations
Ability to work collaboratively with other staff, treatment providers, and community agencies
Highly organized, self-directed, able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Strong computer skills including working knowledge in Word and Excel, as well as capacity to navigate and enhance proficiency in these programs
Patient-centric with empathy, excellent active listening and communication skills, engaging and efficient
Passionate about providing high quality care to low-income, under-served residents and those lacking access to health care
There are many fantastic benefits to a career at Open Door Family Medical Centers. In addition to working to effect positive change in the health and lives of thousands residents of Westchester and Putnam counties, Open Door offers its employees a stimulating, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) and 401(k), generous paid time off, onsite Wellness facilities, and educational assistance. Aside from excellent benefits, we offer a competitive salary and annual bonuses based on patient care. As a community health clinic serving the underserved in high needs areas, Open Door qualifies our health care providers for federal and New York State loan repayment programs that can significantly reduce their eligible outstanding educational loans.
At Open Door, we enjoy working in a team-based, patient-centered environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that values our patients and the communities we serve.
If you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients in the health of our communities of Westchester and Putnam counties, and if the position speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment to improve the health of our communities, please complete the online application, upload your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email.
Open Door Family Medical Centers has been providing superior, affordable primary medical services to residents of Westchester County for over 40 years. Our modern state-of-the-art facilities serve the areas in and around Ossining, Sleepy Hollow, Mount Kisco, Port Chester and Brewster. Open Door is a family practice. We treat the entire family from birth through the senior years.
The mission of the Open Door Family Health Centers is to provide quality primary health care and human services at affordable prices to the community, particularly the low income, under-served residents and those lacking access to health care.