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Requisition Number 18-0214
Post Date 10/1/2018
Title Primary Care Behavioral Health Provider
Location Summit Strategic Solutions
City Knoxville
State TN

About Us

Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization with more than 300 providers at 60 practice locations in 14 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, three express clinics, central laboratory and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 260,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit www.summitmedical.com 

In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program.  Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Furthermore, Summit Medical Group hires only non-tobacco users. Pre-employment drug testing will include testing for nicotine, and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment.


About Our Career Opportunity

Summit Strategic Solutions, a division of Summit Medical Group, has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Primary Care Behavioral Health Provider, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW or Psy.D./Ph.D. The Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) Provider: (1) operates in a consultative role within primary care team, utilizing the integrated PCBH model; (2) provides recommendations regarding behavioral interventions to the referring PCP and; (3) conducts brief interventions with referred patients on behalf of the referring PCP. This is a full time opportunity, M-F, 8am-5pm.

Examples of Duties (List does not include all duties assigned)

1) Delivers brief, consultation services to patients and primary care providers using an integrated PCBH model.

2) Works closely with primary care providers and staff to develop and implement treatment plans.

3) Provides effective curbside consultations with primary care providers.

4) Provides screenings, assessments and interventions.

5) Works with patients to identify health strategies that are problem-focused and solution-oriented.

6) Encourages providers to refer patients via the "warm hand-off" approach to drive patient engagement and accountability.

7) Completes concise assessment, intervention and recommendation and management plan in EMR in a timely manner.

8) Triage / refer to specialty care providers as appropriate.

9) Completes risk assessments as needed.

10) Performs related work as assigned.


• Minimum of three years clinical experience as a behavioral health provider in a health care setting required.

• Previous experience in a primary care setting preferred.


• Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW or Psy.D./Ph.D.

• Must possess all licenses, registrations, certifications, and accreditations required by law to render health care services in the state of Tennessee.


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