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Burrell Behavioral Health Behavioral Health Consultant in Springfield, Missouri

Interested in an exciting and fast-paced career in behavioral health? Become a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) and join Burrell Behavioral Health in their mission to expand access to integrated health care in Southwest Missouri!

BHCs will 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. BHCs will 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. BHCs will provide clear and concise feedback to providers, describe action plans, and establish plans for follow up. They 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. 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.

Shift: Day Shift, Monday – Friday


Missouri licensed or license-eligible: LP/PLP/LCSW

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

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Student Loan Reimbursement

  • Paid Time Off

  • Long-Term Disability

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

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.

Burell 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