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Mental Health Therapist WA

Company: Kaiser
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Provide high quality health care to Kaiser Permanente members in a cost-effective manner and in accordance with accepted professional practice standards.

Essential Responsibilities:


Provide high quality health care through direct screening, diagnosis and formulation/implementation of treatment plan for mental health patients (may include depression, anxiety, marital conflicts, etc., in individuals, couples, families or groups). Document in writing all care in patients permanent medical record in accordance with accepted medical/legal standards. Provide all care in accordance with accepted practice standards and hospital/clinic protocols (including supervision by a physician).

Provide case management through appropriate triaging and referrals, reporting to other providers, telephone contact with patients and their families, and contact with outside agencies.

Consult with other department providers regarding treatment plans.

Perform other duties as requested.


Basic Qualifications:
Experience


Two (2) years of clinical experience.




Psychologist License (Washington) AND Psychologist License (Oregon) within 6 months of hire

National Provider Identifier required at hire


Additional Requirements:

Thorough knowledge of psychosocial diagnostic categories and treatment approaches including evidence-based treatment modalities, suicide assessment, and therapeutic crisis interventionWorking knowledge of legal requirements for reporting abuse and homicidal threatsQuickly and accurately assess, diagnose and develop treatment plansIntervene and effectively treat emergent problems involving mental health functioningStrong interpersonal communication and problem solving skillsRapidly establish rapport with a diverse population of patients presenting with a wide range of psychiatric, social and emotional difficultiesProcess and communicate in a manner that is sensitive and appropriate to the cultural, linguistic and psychological needs of patients, families and other healthcare team members.Function effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team and to collaborate well with other disciplines despite potential disagreements or conflict.Remain calm and use appropriate skills to defuse potentially violent or aggressive situationsIn the event of patient suicide, the resilience to manage emotional impact, ability to evaluate clinical assessment and treatment plan decisions, and integrate new learning.Identify and respond to chances in policies, regulations, and procedures which can impact the patient.Ability to use electronic medical record.Ability to access, diagnose and treat child and adult mental health patients. Individual, couple, family and group therapy skills required.













Preferred Qualifications:

Thorough and working knowledge of psychological diagnostic categories and evidenced based treatment approaches.Working knowledge of relevant outcome measures.Familiarity with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.Working knowledge of legal requirements for reporting abuse, homicidal threats, involuntary hospitalization, etc.Thorough and working knowledge of ethical guidelines and behaviors for therapists.Ability to access, diagnose and treat child and adult mental health patients. Individual, couple, family and group therapy skills required.Ability to manage a large caseload, and to interface with large provider and support staff.Efficient use of electronic medical record.Proficient electronic mail communication skills.Proficient computer skills in windows applications.Knowledge of Co-occurring mental health and chemical dependency disorders.












PrimaryLocation : Oregon,Hillsboro,Tanasbourne Medical/Dental Offices
HoursPerWeek : 40
Shift : Day
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
WorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AM
WorkingHoursEnd : 06:00 PM
Job Schedule : Full-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : W05-AFT-Local 5017
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care
Department : TANASBOURNE MED & DTL OFFICE - Mental Hlth/Psych-O/P Program - 1008
Travel : No
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.By applying, you consent to your information being processed by SonicJobs and transmitted to the Employer.
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Keywords: Kaiser, Vancouver , Mental Health Therapist WA, Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington

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