Mental Health Therapist III or Licensed: Posting #20283

Sea Mar Community Health Centers

Job Description

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position:

Position Summary:

Sea Mar Behavioral Health?s diverse and quickly expanding program is seeking a full-time Mental Health Therapist for its Vancouver Behavioral Health Program located at Town Plaza (formerly known as Community Services NW).

The Mental Health Therapist provides diagnostic assessments, referrals for psychiatric services, case management in coordination with other teams or parties involved in treatment. In addition, the Mental Health Therapist provides individual counseling, crisis stabilization, suicide risk assessment and treatment plans, and leads groups. Assistance to the Program Manager in program development, policy and procedure development, compliance with WACs and RCWs, and other administrative tasks performed are as directed. These summary does not suggest or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The person in this position will be required to follow other instructions and to perform other duties as assigned by their program manager.

Mental Health Therapist III - Education and/or Experience:

  • Must hold a Master?s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, or social work which includes course-work in psychological diagnostics.

  • Four or more years? experience in the field. Must meet criteria of a Mental Health Professional (MHP). Must hold and maintain an active Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor License (may be pending for up to 60 days if applied for within 7 days of being offered employment) or mental health Associate License (includes Marriage and Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, and Clinical Social Worker).

Licensed Mental Health Therapist - Education and/or Experience:

  • Must hold and maintain an active Washington State Mental Health Counselor License, Marriage and Family Therapist License, or Independent Clinical Social Worker License.

  • Must hold a Master?s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, or social work which includes course-work in psychological diagnostics.

  • Four or more years of clinical experience in the field.

  • Responsible for his/her individual continuing education hours and licensing fees. The Licensed Mental Health provider must possess an active, approved license from the Washington State Department of Health at all times. Must meet criteria of a Mental Health Professional (MHP).

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have and maintain a current TB test.

  • Minority mental health therapist as required by WAC.

  • Must obtain Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR within 90 days of hire date and is required to maintain current BLS CPR throughout employment.

What We Offer:

Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it?s a fulfilling career with opportunity for advancement. Full-time employees working 30 hours or more, receive an excellent benefit package of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 27 days per year + 10 paid Holidays. We offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Erica Hunt, Program Manager at *********@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 06/25/2020

External applicants will be considered after 06/30/2020

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

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