Behavioral Health Consultant

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The primary objective of a Behavioral Health Consultant is to provide quality integrated care to the patient through use of the evidence based model.  Behavioral Health Consultants play a key role in creating a great patient experience with each interaction that they have with providers and patients.

A master’s degree in Social Work,  is required in this position due to the type of services that the Behavioral Health Consultant will be providing. In addition a LCSW is required.  The Behavioral Health Consultant must have experience using the behavioral based model with patients.  At times the clinic setting can be very busy, during these times the BHC will need to remain flexible, calm and organized.   The consultant need to exhibit strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize with a high level of professionalism.

A Behavioral Health Consultant is responsible for meeting with patients for one hour appointments for initial assessments and follow-up appointments for 30 minutes. Behavioral Health Consultants have the opportunity to help a variety of patients, in a supportive team setting.  The position is a great opportunity to be part of a strong, positive team, while providing opportunities for learning and professional growth.

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Basic Functions:

This position embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values. These standards are evident in the daily work, which includes providing diagnostic and therapeutic outpatient services to adults and/or children with a focus on behavioral health and substance use disorders.  Plans, organizes, and provides psychotherapeutic services in accordance with the integrated behavioral health care model. 


Employee will adhere to the Memorial Health System (MHS) Code of Conduct, the MHS Ethics and Corporate Compliance Plan, MBH policies and procedures, as well as performance standards established by the governing board/administration and accrediting bodies


Requirements for this position include:

  • Minimum Master's in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or closely related human service field required, preferably in social services field.
  • LCSW clinical licensure is required.
  • Must have computer and keyboarding skills as required by position.
  • Must have own transportation, valid IL Driver’s License, and proof of auto liability insurance.
  • Must pass a background check and drug test.

Job Location

Springfield and surrounding cities, Illinois


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