Pacific Mental Health is looking to add counselors at several locations.
Job Summary: Provides individual and couples therapy, interviews clients and couples to develop a comprehensive psychosocial assessment. Position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Individual Plan of Care (IPC), by incorporating and integrating assessment data from other members of the treatment team. Provides clinical guidance and recommendations to other members of the treatment team, coordinates treatment interventions with prescribing clinicians as needed.
Candidate will demonstrate strong competency in the following areas:
~Therapy Skills: provides individual, couples, family, and group therapy utilizing evidence-based practices as appropriate.
~Assessment and Conceptualization Skills: ability to conduct intake assessments, create treatment plans, present and conceptualize cases from a theoretical orientation.
~Crisis Intervention Skills: ability to assess suicide and homicide risk and when necessary create a safety plan with client.
~Facilitating Treatment Meetings: coordinate Individual Plan of Care meetings, family team meetings, and collaborate with other team members.
~Quality and Timely Documentation: including daily case notes, treatment plans for insurance companies, quick response to client/ team emails, and other required documentation.
~Characteristics of Effective Therapist: approachability, adaptability to change, personal stress management, care about others.
~Focus on Professional Development: including actively working toward licensure, being current on all required trainings for agency, seek additional trainings to improve clinical skills in evidence based practices, showing a willingness to learn, and demonstrate a commitment to cultural awareness.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the job adequately. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities are able to perform the essential functions.
Education and Licensure: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or other field which qualifies the candidate to be a licensed in the State of Washington as a mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist, clinical social worker, or psychologist.
Experience: Two years experience working in the mental health setting, residential or day treatment, which provides counseling services to individuals, couples, and families.
Job Knowledge: Able to work within the accepted therapeutic standards and guidelines of Pacific Mental Health policies and procedures, able to determine own therapeutic practices and techniques while consulting as necessary with the clinical supervisor, contributes to program and new concept development. Work is routinely performed within the task areas defined above, is complex and involves assessment and therapeutic decisions, which directly impacts the progress and emotional well being of clients.
Computer skills: word processing and data entry
Compensation: $19.00 – 28.50/hr
Locations: Lynnwood, Kirkland, Seattle
Apply: Please send your resumé, cv, and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org