Licensed Mental Health Therapist: Posting #19904
Sea Mar Community Health Centers
 Vancouver, 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:

Full-time Mental Health Therapist position available for our New Sea Mar Housing Program in Vancouver. Staff will provide diagnostic assessments, referrals for psychiatric services, and case management in coordination with other teams or parties involved in treatment. In addition, the Licensed Mental Health Therapist provides individual counseling, crisis stabilization, suicide risk assessment and treatment plans, and leads groups. Must have the ability to accurately diagnose mental health issues and develop treatment plans based upon diagnoses. Has an understanding of chemical dependency as it relates to behavioral health clients and an ability to coordinate with chemical dependency treatment providers to ensure the needs of clients with co-occurring conditions are met. The Licensed Mental Health Therapist must sign a permanent oath of confidentiality covering all patient related information.

Qualifications:

  • Full State licensure by the Washington State Department of Health is required.
  • Must possess a Mental Health Counselor License (LMHC), Marriage and Family Therapist License (LMFT), or be a Licensed Social Worker. Licensed Associates or affiliates do not meet the requirements for this position.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, or social work which includes course-work in psychological diagnostics.
  • Four or more years of clinical experience in the field. Recent experience required.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Russian, English/Korean, English/Chinese or English/Arabic highly desirable.

Salary: VERY competitive salary and benefits package

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. Employees working 30 or more hours receive an excellent benefit package; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, and Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time off starting at 24-27 days per year plus 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 Ellen Schanen, Program Manager at EllenSchanen@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 12/23/2019

External candidates may apply after 12/26/2019

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

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