Coastal Medical
  • 10-Nov-2021 to 09-Jan-2022 (EST)
  • Waterman Pediatrics
  • East Providence, RI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Coastal Medical offers a full compensation package including paid holidays, earned time, 401K match and health and life insurance benefits.

Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician (Pediatrics)

The Company: A member of the Lifespan health system, Coastal Medical is Rhode Island's largest physician governed medical group, whose primary goal is to offer patients better health and better care with minimal cost to patients. An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Coastal employs over 600 professionals in a variety of roles.

  • Coastal Medical offers competitive wages and values work/life balance.
  • Our comprehensive benefit package includes health, dental & vision benefits, a free life insurance policy, earned time, paid holidays and 401K match.
  • Employee input is essential to our operations. All employees are encouraged to join and participate in committees, trainings and workgroups.
  • Lifespan has joined other healthcare leaders and systems around the country in requiring all employees, regardless of their role, to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In addition, the Rhode Island Department of Health has now issued a new emergency regulation requiring all healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • All new employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive their flu vaccination upon hire.

The Position: We are an innovative, team-based pediatric practice currently in search of an Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician to add to our team to help us develop and implement a new Integrated Behavioral Health model. The Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Clinician will work closely with our primary care teams to provide quick access to behavioral health assessment, triage, and brief treatment. The scope of service includes but is not limited to brief assessment, crisis management, triage, as well as mental health/substance abuse treatment and parent training within the scope of their clinical abilities and training.

  • This is a salaried, full time position with a schedule of 40 weekly hours, Monday through Friday.
  • This position is located at our Waterman Pediatrics office in East Providence, RI.

Essential Functions:

  • Consults with primary care providers in real time to assist patients and families with identified psychosocial issues; frequently performed as a "warm hand off" during hours of clinical operation
  • Assists the primary care provider in recognizing, treating and managing mental health and psychosocial issues and acts as a contributing member to the primary care team
  • Triages both scheduled and unscheduled referrals from the medical team, treating some with brief treatment/intervention and referring others to more appropriate resources
  • Provides brief treatment interventions for mild to moderate behavioral health concerns as well as crisis intervention
  • Conducts patient care in person, telephonically or via telemedicine for consultations and psychological treatment


  • Licensed Independent Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Clinical Psychologist or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) within the State of Rhode Island, in good standing
  • Prior experience working in a behavioral health or medical setting with child clinical training

Why You Should Apply:

  • We operate in a collaborative environment and strongly encourage and promote employee growth and development.
  • Coastal offers a wide range of training opportunities including our own Leadership Academies as well as other well-known programs such as Crucial Conversations and Clifton Strengths.

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