The Behavioral Health Care Manager.is responsible for coordinating and supporting mental health care within the clinic and for coordinating referrals to clinically indicated services outside the clinic. The Behavioral Health Care Manager may provide evidence-based treatments or work with other mental health providers when such treatment is indicated.
The job description below provides a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities required of a Behavioral Health Care Manager.
An outline of what a Behavioral Health Care Manager should be prepared to discuss about a patient with a Psychiatric Consultant during a consultation.
This worksheet is given to the patient by the Behavioral Health Care Manager. It is a tool used to plan a week’s worth of daily activities to help relieve stress and depression in the patient.
These guidelines will help health care organizations estimate Behavioral Health Care Manager FTE and resources needed for Collaborative Care, based on the complexity of the program being implemented and the population served by the team. Also included in these guidelines are the typical caseload sizes in Collaborative Care studies and existing programs, such as IMPACT and the Mental Health Integration Program.