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Mental Health Therapist I, II, or III - Adult Outpatient

Company: Columbia River
Location: vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Columbia River Mental Health Services provides comprehensive behavioral health and recovery services that transform the lives of children, adults and families in the communities of SW Washington. We are the largest and oldest not-for-profit provider of mental/chemical dependency treatment in southwest Washington with 200 employees and an agency history dating back to 1942.We are seeking a Mental Health Therapist to join our Adult Outpatient team. The successful candidate will have a MA, MS or MSW specializing in counseling or social work and mental health counselor associate's license or a minimum of 2 years full-time post graduate experience in providing treatment to adults with severe emotional disturbances. WA State licensure preferred. A pre-hire drug screen, criminal background check and annual TB testing are required.Job duties will include:Use evidence based modalities to establish therapeutic rapport and facilitate active engagement in treatment.Conduct diagnostic assessmentsDevelop Individual Service Plans that identify areas of clinical intervention and/or need which include a specific time frame for the completion of each identified goal.Provide therapeutic intervention to address identified treatment and recovery goalsParticipate in case consultation as indicated.Continuously assess client status and determine ongoing medical necessity for treatment.Routinely assess for level of risk, and respond to emergent situations.Coordinate care with relevant internal and external providers and informal supportsComplete all documentation and charting as required by law or agency contract.To maintain an acceptable number of client contact hours per month.Possess knowledge of client rights and ensure an atmosphere that allows for consumer privacy, dignity, and well-being in a safe secure environment.Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures.Status: Part-time or Full-time, M-FColumbia River offers benefit eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; employer paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance; Pension plan with an employer sponsored 5% contribution and a very generous Paid Time Off program.In our recruiting, retention and staff development activities, we seek to enrich the cultural, linguistic and specialized skills of our staff. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Keywords: Columbia River, Vancouver , Mental Health Therapist I, II, or III - Adult Outpatient, Other , vancouver, Washington

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