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Weight Loss Counselor--Masters degree in counseling/social work

Job Number: 48516
Location:
Tacoma, WA
Job Category: Bariatric-Weight Loss
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
FTE: 1
Specialty: Not Applicable
Department: Weight Loss Center MMA
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: M-F full time

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Position Summary:
The MultiCare Center for Weight Loss and Wellness (CWLW) offers comprehensive, multidisciplinary, physician-supervised medical and surgical weight loss options for its clients.  The Weight Loss Counselor is an integral member of the care team alongside bariatricians, surgeons and registered dietitians.  They will work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and physical health.  They will provide individual and group counseling focused on weight loss, participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary weight loss provider team and develop program content related to the mental health aspects of weight loss.  This will be the first counselor added to the CWLW team, so there is substantial opportunity to collaborate with the Medical Directors for Medical and Surgical Weight Loss in developing program content.

Minimum Requirements:

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
Master’s degree in a related discipline (e.g. psychology, counseling, mental health therapy, social work)
Current Washington State License to practice independent counseling services (e.g. LMHC, LICSW, LMFT)

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