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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 The MultiCare Center for Weight Loss and Wellness (CWLW) offers comprehensive, multidisciplinary, physician-supervised medical and surgical weight loss options for its clients.  The Integrative Psychotherapist 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 participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary weight loss provider team and will provide direct clinical services to individual and groups focused on weight loss generating billable codes when appropriate. and develop program content related to.  They will facilitate therapeutic support groups and classes for both medical and surgical weight loss patients.  

As the first psychotherapist added to the CWLW team, there is substantial opportunity to collaborate with the Medical Directors for Medical and Surgical Weight Loss in developing program content. The psychotherapist will participate in team meetings, develop and facilitate staff in-services, assist in program development, and serve as a resource for providers on the psychotherapy services that may benefit weight loss patients.

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 psychothearpy services (e.g. LMHC, LICSW, LMFT) is required
National Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to employment start date

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MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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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