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  • CMH Outpatient Therapist - Everett/Snohomish Co. - (P/T Flex. 20-37.5)

    Job Locations US-WA-Everett
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-3042
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Social Services/Direct Client Services
    Min
    USD $22.95/Hr.
  • Overview

    CCS provides community mental health services to Medicaid eligible children and their families in Snohomish Co. After an initial assessment and determination of need for ongoing help, core mental health services available at CCS include individual and/or family counseling/therapy, medication evaluation/management and coordination with primary care physicians, and case management. 

     

    Incumbent provides direct clinical services and case management to meet the therapeutic needs of children/teens and families, as part of an agency clinical team.   Incumbent is responsible for maintaining required clinical documentation and billing information related to caseload, participating in required CQI activities, collaborating with community colleagues and treatment/support teams as appropriate, and engaging in supervision activities with supervisor. Incumbent is available for some early evening appointments.

     

    Incumbent also provides these services to children/teens and families at specific school locations with in Snohomish Co.

     

    This position is P/T Flexible, 20 up to 37.5 hours per week; may be scheduled approx. 20 hours per week to start and then up to 37.5 hours per week as caseload builds.

     

    Pay is $22.95 - $24.10 per hour DOE, plus excellent holiday / vacation / sick pay and health benefits!

     

    For internal candidates/union positions only: Compensation is set by agreed to language in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between CCSNW & SEIU 1199NW and determined based on experience.

    Responsibilities

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Clinical Responsibilities:

    • Manage treatment caseloads, provide individual therapy and facilitate group treatment as assigned.
    • Provide assessment, intakes in group programs, and referral of clients to appropriate programs.
    • Provide case consultation services to mental health clinicians working in community mental health.
    • Provide co-occurring therapeutic sessions to identified clients as needed.
    • Participate in the integration of Mental Health, Behavioral Health, and SUD treatment at the agency.

    Case Management Responsibilities:

    • Develop and maintain individualized treatment plans.
    • Utilize community base resources to support adult client’s treatment process by referring clients to mental health resources, crisis intervention, vocational specialists, education programs, recreation resources, and couples and/or family therapy, etc.
    • Coordinate case management services for clients within assigned programs.
    • Facilitate weekly staffing of client’s in caseload.
    • Monitor urinalysis as required by the program.
    • Provide treatment reports and consultation to referring agencies, probation, CPS, Family Treatment Court, Adult Drug Court, Physicians, etc.

     

    File/Program Maintenance Responsibilities:

    • Maintain files in accordance with WAC requirements, agency standards and accreditation standards as they apply.
    • Delegate and coordinate appropriate work with CDPI, CDP-T, treatment aides and other interns.
    • Provide support for professional development to treatment aides and interns.
    • Meet with Program Manager and/or Supervisor on a regular basis to review caseload and clinical decisions.

     

    Access to and protection of PHI:

    • Responsible for upholding a culture of privacy and security in highly confidential work environment (HIPAA covered entity service area).
    • Complies with all CCSWW policies and procedures that involve access to and safeguarding of client Protected Health Information (all forms).

     

    Other work-related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM:

    • Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related field.
    • Willing/able to obtain WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor Certification.
    • Experience working with children and families in a clinical setting.
    • Strengths-based orientation.
    • Washington State Driver’s License and current automobile insurance.
    • Reliable transportation.
    • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
    • Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes teamwork.
    • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
    • Criminal History Background Checks are required prior to employment.

     PREFERRED:

    • Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMFT, LMHC, or LSW).
    • One year experience counseling children and families in mental health setting.
    • Meets or is approaching Child Mental Health Specialist (CMHS) status or currently has Child Mental Health Specialist Status.
    • Second language proficiency.
    • Knowledge and experience in principles and provision of individualized and tailored care.

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