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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Multicare Health
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details
Job ID: 102072
Location:Seattle, WA
Entity: Behavioral Health -Navos
Category: Behavioral Health
Specialty: Not Applicable
Department: Admin BHS
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
FTE: 0.8
Primary Shift: Day
Work Schedule: Sun - Thurs 8:30am - 5pm
$10,000 sign-on bonus available for external candidates
About the Company
The mission of Navos is to improve the quality of life of people vulnerable to mental illness by providing a broad continuum of trauma informed care with a focus on recovery and resilience. Navos responds to the needs of people with mental illness in King County. Services are targeted to those who live at or near poverty, often as a result of their mental illness. Navos is committed to embracing equity and inclusiveness in everything we do. Our efforts are intentional, deliberate, and a fundamental part of the everyday expectation for working at Navos.
About the Position
Facilitation of individual and group therapy sessions and assessments that are relevant to the office of Adjunctive Therapies. Expectations are that assessments and EMR notes be done in a timely manner. The adjunctive therapist is involved in the planning and implementing of activities and therapeutic sessions for all interested patients. Group and individual sessions can be conducted on the adult psychiatric units or in the Rec Room. The psychotherapist performs interventions that meet the need of the client and group.
Position Functions and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
--- Facilitates individual and group adjunctive therapy sessions.
--- Observes, assesses, records, and communicates patient behavior.
--- Charts patient participation and progress in groups in patients' electronic medical record - Sigmund under Group Note.
--- Therapist must be able to work comfortably with electronic medical records in a timely fashion.
--- Creating a safe environment in which patients are encouraged and supported in activities that promote increased responsiveness, improve self-esteem, enhance cognitive/behavioral functioning, skill building, psychotherapy and appropriate social skills. When there is no group interest, therapist will provide individual therapy to receptive patients and patients discussed with the team for appropriate interventions.
--- Meet with Director of Adjunctive Therapies on a regular basis to report on group activities and experiences, and any needs or questions pertaining to patient care.
--- Utilizes clinical supervisor and collaboration with treatment team for best outcomes of patient care coordination and department success.
--- Give director recommendations on which patients might benefit from an adjunctive therapies assessment based on their best clinical judgment.
--- Completes Adjunctive Therapies assessment as directed by accrediting bodies.
--- Attend all trainings and meetings that the hospital has deemed imperative in keeping up with the standards of good care.
--- Educated in Trauma Informed Care and respectful of patients' experiences.
--- Supervise and oversee master level psychology interns.
--- Treatment Planning as indicated - including assessing, developing an individualized treatment plan, and providing high quality psychotherapy and quality of care for patients.
--- Performs other job duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
--- Master's Degree in Psychology, social work, or related field.
--- Experience with many forms of therapeutic interventions.
--- Must be a certified counselor in the state of Washington; must have current first aid and CPR training.
--- Knowledge of principles and techniques of group and individual therapy, and experience in facilitating groups. Understanding of principles and methods of intervention.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
This position may involve lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, and stooping requiring upper and lower body strength. Lifting up to 25 lbs. may be required without assistance.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Navos believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit our employees nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the company.
Additional Information:
Salary Range - Min $25.33 - Max $37.66
Compensation Range:

Keywords: Multicare Health, Seattle , Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington

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