Job opening in SE Washington, in the large Tri-Cities integrated Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) primary care network that produces over 100,000 patient encounters annually, for a dynamic, patient-centered and customer-service-oriented Social Workers to join their growing team. They are looking for LCSW and LICSW candidates to join them. Located in SE Washington.
Under the general supervision of the Mental Health Clinical Supervisor, the Mental Health Therapist offers assessment, diagnosis, and therapeutic interventions to meet client driven goals which assist with managing mental health symptoms and psychosocial issues. An autonomous role that coordinates, negotiates, procures services and resources for, and manages the care of complex patients to facilitate stabilization and maintaining the most optimum living conditions for the client in the least restrictive setting. Provides clinically based and empirically supported therapeutic interventions and care coordination to facilitate the stabilization and management of mentally ill clients and assists in the identification of appropriate utilization of resources across the continuum of care. Unmet needs of clients and the community will be evaluated and responded appropriately by creating group opportunities, psycho-education, community outreach and other duties as needed. The therapist works collaboratively with interdisciplinary staff internal and external to the organization. Participates in quality improvement and evaluation processes related to the overall management of clients care in the community mental health setting. Delivers direct service to clients in the form of individual, family, and group therapy. Works with a variety of ages and presenting problems.
Minimum Education: Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or another related field. Must have completed an accredited program and be eligible for licensure with the Department of Health.
Minimum Work Experience: One year of experience in a mental health setting preferred
Required Licenses/Certifications: At a minimum applicants must be eligible for an Agency Affiliated Counselor credential through the Department of Health. Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Mental Health Professional credential or one of the Associate licenses preferred. For Level I: Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical License; For Level II: Social Worker Independent Clinical License (LICSW). Current driver’s license and auto insurance required. CPR/First Aid preferred.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Bilingual (English/Spanish) language skills preferred. Strong written, oral communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word & Excel), and ability to work independently required.
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