Behavioral Health Consultant – (School Based- Belmont Charter School)

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Job Description

The Family Practice & Counseling Network (FPCN) has an exciting opportunity in our network of community health centers located in Philadelphia, PA. Join our interdisciplinary team of qualified & dedicated healthcare professionals that are nurtured with value-driven and trauma informed care principles.
Job Title: Behavioral Health Consultant (School Based – Belmont Charter)
Job #: FPCN – SBHCBHC-Belmont-032824I
Location: Belmont Charter School, Philadelphia, PA
Setting: Hybrid
Status: Fulltime
Salary: $64,000 to $86,500 + Comprehensive Benefits (FT only)
Program Summary
The Family Practice & Counseling Network (FPCN) provides comprehensive primary care, dental and behavioral health services. We stand behind the belief that all people are entitled to accessible, comprehensive, quality, and affordable health care, and that care must be delivered in a culturally competent, trauma-informed and compassionate manner by caring for the whole person – mind, body & spirit. The network’s mission is to provide person-centered, integrated and comprehensive health services to individuals and families across their lifespan. The network promotes resiliency and well-being among patients, staff and surrounding communities.
The Network consists of three (3) federally qualified health centers (FQHC) in Philadelphia:

Abbottsford Falls Family Practice & Counseling (Northwest Philly);
Stephen & Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University (North Philly); and
Health Annex (Southwest).

Today the FPCN serves more than 20,000 patients annually and is a NCQA certified Patient-Centered Medical Home and recognized by HRSA as a National Quality Leader for Behavioral Health.
Position Summary
The Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) functions as part of the primary care treatment team. This individual provides behavioral health consultation, assessment and brief intervention to all patients in the primary care setting. The BHC will administer and review screenings and assessment tools to identify psychosocial, psychological and developmental struggles. It is the role of the BHC to advocate for all patients and to connect patients and families to community resources as needed. The BHC will uphold the health center mission by assuring the delivery of high-quality clinical services that result in better health outcomes, strong consumer satisfaction. The BHC helps maintain the fiscal and operational capacity of the Behavioral Health Department.

Brief Consultations – Assist primary health care providers in recognizing and treating mental health disorders and psychosocial struggles within the primary care setting.
Assess the clinical status of patients referred by primary care providers.
Provide options counseling and referral to prenatal care as needed.
Collaborate/consult with Nurse Practitioners & other clinical staff regarding all patients seen by Behavioral Health Consultant.
Work closely with Providers at the site to identify at risk patients and collaboratively develop plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration.
Crisis Intervention – Be immediately available to the Family Practice and Counseling Network staff during working hours in the event of any psychiatric emergency.
Coordinate care of patients with medical/social work/outpatient and outreach staff to treat and manage patients’ chronic emotional and/or health struggles efficiently and effectively.
Other duties as assigned

Required Education:

Master’s in social work or Ph.D./Psy.D. in Psychology
Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Psychologist.
HS Diploma/GED

Required Experience:

Minimum of two years’ experience of post-master’s degree experience as a therapist

Required Qualifications:

Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Psychologist.
Master’s in social work or Ph.D./Psy.D. in Psychology
Current CPR Certification
COVID Vaccinated


For consideration, email Cover Letter along with Resume and Salary Requirements to
Be sure to include Job # and Job Title in the subject of your email.
Applicants that meet the minimum requirements of this job will be contacted for next steps.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, and veteran or disability status.
Visa Sponsorship: FPCN does not provide H1B Visa Sponsorship. All candidates must be US Citizens and/or authorized to work in the United States without Sponsorship.
Anti-Racist Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (AJEDI): FPCN is committed to providing an environment that does not discriminate or disproportionately impact underrepresented and under-resourced communities within the FPCN network. The network’s AJEDI initiatives strive to make FPCN a more equitable and just organization by helping to foster a culturally competent, inclusive, and integrated workplace.
Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate: FPCN, a program in the City of Philadelphia, are required to follow the COVID vaccine mandate for healthcare workers per Philadelphia Department of Public Health. FPCN requires Healthcare Workers to be fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated means it has been two weeks since the final dose of vaccine. Thus, we require vaccination prior to start for all new hires. This currently does not include boosters.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $64,000.00 – $86,500.00 per year

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance


Monday to Friday

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply
Ability to Relocate:

Philadelphia, PA 19144: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person