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Intermountain Healthcare Behavioral Health Specialist Lockwood Clinic in Billings, Montana

Job Description:

In this position, the Behavioral Specialist provides a wide variety of psychotherapeutic services for common mental and emotional difficulties as a generalist behavioral health clinician. This position will circulate within the primary care setting with medical providers and appropriate support staff for a considerable portion of their work week. Additionally, in that setting they may offer brief therapeutic, prevention and/or psychoeducational services which ideally may be managed in ten, twenty and thirty minute encounters. The ability to develop MSW staff toward licensure requirements is also a requirement for an LCSW candidate. This position will include considerable collaborative work with primary care physicians and support staff in the office, a co-located behavioral health specialty clinic within the hospital system, and external providers as well as community resources.


  • Provides comprehensive intake examinations and behavioral health assessments, and determines accurate DSM-5/ICD-10 diagnoses based on clinical information.

  • Provides behavioral health services to individuals, couples, families and groups, using a variety of treatment approaches and tools.

  • Makes appropriate referrals for patients needing services outside the scope of the immediacy of primary care.

  • Maintains complete and timely clinical records on all clients.

  • Provides consultation to other staff members as requested and participates in staffing of cases.

  • Provides consultation and education services to individuals, agencies, institutions and groups as assigned.

  • Participates in staff training and attends staff meetings.

  • Responsible for the review of client files to assess dangerousness and violence evaluation of family violence referrals.

  • Responsible for making referrals to a variety of social services and medical resources as needed.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Masters degree in Social Work is required

  • Current BLS certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire is required

  • Two (2) years clinical experience in related field is required


  • Current LCSW in the State of Montana; for the MSW candidate the ability to obtain SWLC within3 months of hire

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is required

  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment.

  • Experience in understanding and usage of computers, including the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as the ability to learn new applications relevant to the position.

  • The ability to develop MSW staff toward licensure requirements is also a requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Physical RequirementsHearing/Listening, Speaking, Sitting, Seeing, Manual Dexterity, Standing, Walking.


Lockwood Clinic

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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$25.48 - $45.26

We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers ( , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ( our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion ( .

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Intermountain Health is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 33 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 3,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 385 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.

Join our world-class team and embark on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment.

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We intentionally work toward an Intermountain Health that reflects our diverse communities and provides culturally competent care, health equity, and a sense of belonging amongst all our caregivers (employees). This is an important part of fulfilling our mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible. The three pillars of our work are talent experience with Intermountain (application, internship, development, etc.), community benefit, and care delivery.

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Intermountain Health’s PEAK program supports caregivers in the pursuit of their education goals and career aspirations by providing up-front tuition coverage paid directly to the academic institution. The program offers 100+ learning options to choose from, including undergraduate studies, high school diplomas, and professional skills and certificates. Caregivers are eligible to participate in PEAK on day 1 of employment. Learn more. (

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice.

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