Mental Health Therapist II, III or Licensed: Posting #20102
Sea Mar Community Health Centers
 Lakewood, WA

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):

Position Summary:

Sea Mar Behavioral Health’s diverse and quickly expanding program is seeking a full-time therapist for its Tacoma site located on Cushman Ave. The Mental Health Therapist (MHT) provides individual and group counseling, case management, crisis stabilization, suicide risk assessment, and treatment planning. In addition, he or she will provide referrals and coordination with medication providers, primary care physicians, and with other community agencies. Our therapists must have the ability to accurately diagnose mental health issues and develop treatment plans based upon diagnoses.

This is a community-based position in which the therapist will provide outreach to the clients within a multi-disciplinary Collaborative Health Action Team. A successful candidate will be comfortable providing services outside of a traditional therapy setting. Dual Credential CDP/t preferred, but not required.

We are a growing team with wide-ranging experience, educational backgrounds and degrees. We work closely with our medical providers to establish a whole “health home” for our clients. This makes for a rich clinical environment that is supportive and invigorating.

Qualifications and/or Experience:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, or social work which includes coursework in psychological assessment.
  • At a minimum should meet WAC requirements for the designation of Mental Health Professional, be licensed or have an associate’s license.
  • Experience with evidence-based models of treatment is a plus.
  • Must be comfortable working with computers, Microsoft Office and other software.

What We offer:

Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it’s a fulfilling career with opportunity for advancement. Full-time employees working 30 hours or more, receive an excellent benefit package; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 24-27 days per year + 10 paid Holidays. We also offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Clare Walsh, Program Manager at ClareWalsh@seamarchc.org.

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 03/03/2020

External candidates considered after 03/06/2020

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).