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Mental Health Therapist

Location: wenatchee
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationWenatchee - , WAPosition TypeFull TimeJob ShiftDayDescriptionPosition Summary:Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor the Therapist serves client(s) by providing clinical consultations, clinical assessments, clinical groups and/or individual therapy to consumers. Responsibilities:Position objectives and duties are as followsDevelops therapy and other groups for consumers.Meets with Clinical Director to report on department progress and supervision.Assists in the development of program of program plans, treatment strategies for clients within the program. Assures that all mental health treatment is in line with the policies, procedures, and requirements as contracted with the appropriate MCOsUtilize and document the requirements to maintain fidelity in designate Evidence Based Practices (EBP) as assignedProvide mental health consultation to consumers and/or medical staff.Write appropriate documentation of clinical services provided.Completes assessments on persons seen and documents appropriatelyEstablish and maintain working relationships with community resources coordinate patient treatment with other providers and initiate referrals to medical providers of other community resources when appropriate.Clinical AssessmentProvide clinical assessments for patients who meet the mandates under the contract for mental health services.Provide mini assessments for persons who are not eligible for Medicaid servicesCounseling/TherapyFacilitate therapy groups (male & female) for individualsAddress established plan of care that focus on patient strengths, needs and goals within the briefest time frame for successful achievement and make necessary change in plan of care as needed.Provide services and maintain records in a timely manner to meet contract requirements, level of care standards, and Catholic Charities agency guidelinesPerform other duties as assignedJob Requirements:The following requirements are those that are normally required for performance of this position. Any disabled applicant or incumbent who does not meet or more of the physical requirements, but who can perform the essential function of the job (with or without reasonable accommodations) shall be deemed to meet these requirements.Physical Requirements:This position normally requires that physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring low physical exertion, talking and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirements. These physical demands are required up to 80% of the time. Position also requires ability to drive with adequate vision and skill.Non-Physical Requirements:EducationMasters Degree in Behavioral Sciences or Social Work, requiredExperience1 to 2 years experience in direct Clinical Treatment Services with at least some experience in the treatment of seriously disturbed adults, children, and their familiesSpecial SkillsStrong family and individual clinical assessment skillsPossess and utilize effective verbal and written communication skillsAbility to be self-motivated, work independently and as a team memberAbility to represent the agency in a professional manner within the communityLicensure, Registration, CertificationValid Washington State drivers license and agency required minimum liability insuranceAgency Affiliated Counselor RegistrationSocial Worker Licensure, Mental Health Counselor or Marriage and Family Therapist within the state of WashingtonEmployment is conditional upon:Being cleared by criminal background check and fingerprinting when required

Keywords: CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF CENTRAL WASHI, Everett , Mental Health Therapist, Other , wenatchee, Washington

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