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Mental Health Professional

Job Number: 41583
Location:
Puyallup, WA
Job Category: Behavioral Health
Employment Type: On-Call/Per-Diem
FTE: 0.001
Specialty: Not Applicable
Department: Older Adult Services BHS
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: Mon-Fr variable

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Position Summary:
The MHP is a clinical position responsible for the delivery of counseling and case management services to an identified client population.  This position maintains a client caseload, following established treatment guidelines and agency policies and procedures.  Provides therapeutic intervention in a variety of treatment modalities individually matched to the needs of each client.  Provides referrals to other services and programs in the community, as needed.  Actively advocates on behalf of the client.

Minimum Requirements:
Previous experience providing mental health counseling services preferred

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
Designated as a Mental Health Professional as defined in the WAC 388-865-0238 for Behavioral Health organizations required:
(1) A psychiatrist, psychologist, psychiatric nurse or social worker as defined in chapters 71.05 and 71.34 RCW;
(2) A person who is licensed by the department of health as a mental health counselor, mental health counselor associate, marriage and family therapist, or marriage and family therapist associate;
(3) A person with a master's degree or further advanced degree in counseling or one of the behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university. Such person shall have, in addition, at least two years of experience in direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance, such experience gained under the supervision of a mental health professional;
(4) A person who meets the waiver criteria of RCW 71.24.260, which was granted prior to 1986
Must obtain Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor registration upon hire unless a higher clinical credential is held
Current Washington State Driver’s License; and proof of a safe driving record (which meets established MHS Standards) obtained by a motor vehicle report from the appropriate state. May also require reliable vehicle for client transport

Salary Range: $21.18 - $25.83 per hour

This position will focus on a federally mandated program called PASRR (Preadmission Assessment and Resident Review).  The position requires staff to complete a  comprehensive psycho-social evaluation for persons with mental health issues who are entering a skilled nursing facility.  The evaluations take place in a hospital setting or skilled nursing facility.  Other responsibilities include: collaboration with facility social workers to obtain medical records, team meetings, and writing reports with the results of the evaluation and recommendations for mental health services.

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MultiCare is a smoke-free, drug-free workplace. All employment offers are contingent upon acceptable pre-employment drug tests which include testing for the use of marijuana and nicotine. As part of our commitment to a healthy workplace, we require employees to obtain an annual flu immunization.

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