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Burrell Behavioral Health Behavioral Health Consultant (SIGN-ON BONUS) in Springfield, Missouri

Looking to feed your desire to give to your community and support those who need a helping hand? Look no further! Not only is Burrell growing the amount of its resources, services, and facilities to assist as many communities as possible, it also provides plenty of opportunity for growth in your current field and the freedom to explore others. Our culture and our environment are unlike any other. We offer highly-competitive pay and a full range of top-notch full-time employee benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Retirement Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Description:




What you’ll get to do:

  • Work closely with PCPs as members of the medical team in the primary care environment, providing routine consultation with providers and brief 15-30 minute assessments and interventions with patients referred from PCPs for same-day warm handoffs and follow-up care.

  • Provide evidence-based interventions to promote positive health behaviors for overall health, address immediate needs related to psychological health, assess safety, and screen for behavioral health disorders.

  • Provide clear and concise feedback to providers, describe action plans, and establish plans for follow up.

  • Behavioral Health Consultant will facilitate integrated patient care by working collaboratively with medical teams, providing teams with education about identification and treatment of behavioral health concerns, supporting referrals to specialty mental health as needed, and promoting positive working relationships between medical partners and Burrell Behavioral Health.

Education and Experience:

  • Master's Degree in the field of Human Services

  • Missouri licensed as: PLP/LP/LCSW

  • Applicants should have an interest in and/or experience with brief interventions, team-based care, a wide variety of psychiatric, substance abuse and behavioral medicine problems, and diverse populations.

Where you’ll be working:

You’ll be working at Ferrell-Duncan Clinic.

What we offer: Great pay, great schedule, great benefits, and an amazing culture of inclusiveness and positivity. Burrell’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our content and across all of our agency. Diversity is more than a commitment at Burrell—it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.



We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Burrell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Burrell Behavioral Health is the recognized leader in Community Mental Health. Founded in 1977, our network of providers, therapists, case managers, and direct support staff serve more than 45,000 clients across 25 counties in Missouri and Arkansas. We provide comprehensive care for behavioral health clients of all ages, helping them to improve their lives through our wide-ranging continuum of care.

“We believe that the conversation about behavioral health is paramount. There are few conversations facing our communities more critical than behavioral health. As the conversation evolves, Burrell is committed to being a leader in this post-stigma world.”

-C.J. Davis, President & CEO, Burrell Behavioral Health