Mental Health Therapist II, III or Licensed
Sea Mar Community Health Centers
 Vancouver, WA

Sea Mar Community Health Centers (this location formerly known as Community Services NW), 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):

Starting Wage: $23.35 - 28.65 per hour

Position Summary:

Sea Mar Community Health Centers is an FQHC that provides a full range of medical, dental and behavioral health services to the individuals we serve. Sea Mar Behavioral Health’s diverse and quickly expanding program is seeking a full-time therapist for its new Vancouver site (formerly known as Community Services NW) located on Fourth Plain. The Mental Health Therapist (MHT) provides individual and group counseling, intake assessments, 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. Must be willing to work some later hours (after 5pm) and providing services may require occasionally meeting with the client outside of the office and in the community.

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 mental health evaluation/Assessment and experience with evidence-based models of treatment is a plus.
  • Must be comfortable working with computers, Microsoft Office and other software.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred not required

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 of 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 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 Michael Miller, Program Manager at MichaelMiller@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 03/03/2020

External candidates are considered after 03/06/2020

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