City
Bellevue
State
WA
Position Id
2225

Mental Health Professional
Washington

  • IOP (Intensive Outpatient Therapy)
  • Compensation - DOE
  • Full time - direct hire position
  • EXCELLENT BENEFITS

Provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of co-occurring mental health needs of patients.Treatment of patients will involve assessment and therapy, including group therapy, with patients who present with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder diagnoses. Additional duties involve participation as a member of a multidisciplinary team, crisis intervention, supervision of unlicensed mental health staff, and ongoing care planning.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide individual and/or group therapy utilizing evidence-based intervention strategies and best practices.
  • Provide services focused on mental health issues integrating concepts from addiction recovery and the Twelve Steps in order to target mental health symptoms and reduce risk of relapse.
  • Provide co-treatment with other disciplines to treat patients with co-occurring disorders.
  • Provide quality and timely documentation that accurately reflects clinical service consistent with internal and external documentation standards.
  • Develop mental health diagnoses consistent with DSM 5 criteria.
  • Create treatment plans in alignment with patient’s identified diagnoses and goals and development of individualized continuing care plans.
  • Refer to psychiatry or other specialized programming as indicated by individual patient need.
  • Consult with clinical treatment team regarding strategies to promote and strengthen mental health recovery.
  • Participate in public speaking and community outreach opportunities along with supporting graduate school programming and staff training by developing, updating, and presenting topical lectures on mental health issues when opportunities become available.
  • Participate in scheduled case and peer reviews according to the standards of practice and care.
  • Represent the mental health team in various multidisciplinary meetings and settings. Communicate mental health information in a timely manner to treatment disciplines.
  • Functions within one’s clinical competencies and seek consultation or supervision when necessary, especially when encountering ethical dilemmas.
  • Facilitate crisis intervention to ensure safety and well-being of patients.

Minimum/Essential Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, or related field
  • Completed certificate/degree program in addiction counseling or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years freedom from chemical use problems.
  • WA: LP, LMFT, LICSW, LMHC

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Twelve Step treatment approaches and stages of recovery.
  • Knowledge/training in addiction studies.

Please call Rene at 602-788-5890 x116 and email your resume to rene@apnusa.com.