Opportunities

Looking for a counselor job? Apply for an internship or counseling job to increase your experience and get paid to help other people in their personal life.

Pacific Mental Health is looking to add counselors at several locations. Are you a graduate student or recent graduate of clinical or counseling psychology? We could use your expertise to help people in your area. Review our openings to see if you meet our requirements and apply today. We look forward to hearing from you!

Current Openings

Internships

Master’s level interns

Beginning Fall of 2019

We seek candidates to become an integral part of the Pacific Mental Health team, who understand their role in a dynamic collaborative work environment. We welcome applicants who provide diverse perspectives with respect to research ideas and psychological theory. They will be required to provide individual and couples counseling, co-facilitate group therapy, and write blog articles.

Internship appointments are 9-12 months in length and requires a weekly time commitment of 8-16 hours a week. A successful candidate will have experience working with diverse populations, speak multiple languages, or has experience working with underserved populations.

Applicant must be currently enrolled in a masters level psychology degree program in internship phase.

To Apply, please submit: 1) a cover letter describing your counseling interests and qualifications 2) a curriculum vita / resume, 3) a statement regarding your preferred therapeutic orientation.

Please Contact us via e-mail: jobs.pacmh@gmail.com

Job Openings

Counselor II

Post-Masters, Pre-Licensure

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.

Individual will also provide clinical guidance and recommendations to the other members of the treatment team, and coordinate treatment interventions with prescribing clinicians as needed.

Must 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: able 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

To Apply, please submit: 1) a cover letter describing your counseling interests and qualifications 2) a curriculum vita / resume, 3) a statement regarding your preferred therapeutic orientation.

Please Contact us via e-mail: jobs.pacmh@gmail.com