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Providence Health & Services Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (PACE, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence ElderPlace in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This position is full-time from 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday. The sites you'll cover/commute to will be Redmond, Kent, West Seattle, and Seattle on MLK Way.

In this position you will:

  • Provide direct clinical mental health services through 1:1 counseling and therapeutic groups to participants onsite or in community care settings and residences

  • Collaborate with the IDT in the development of mental health treatment goals and services for care planning

  • Monitor participant adherence to mental health treatment plan of care

  • Identify any signs/symptoms of behavioral/emotional instability and communicate treatment recommendations to the Interdisciplinary Team

  • Handle unexpected events and possible crisis intervention flexibly and creatively

  • Assist mental health manager in collecting and analyzing mental health service data

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Licensed psychologist, or Master’s prepared and licensed mental health therapist

  • 5 years of experience working with individuals with chronic mental illness and/or behavioral disturbances due to moderate to advanced cognitive impairment in 1:1 and group settings

  • 3 years of experience working with frail or elderly populations

  • Current CPR certification

  • Personal transportation, valid Washington State driver’s license, automobile insurance and ability to efficiently travel between sites as assigned (able to conduct site and home visits as assigned)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience working with geriatric populations

  • Experience working with individuals with chronic mental illness and behavioral disturbances in community settings

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is conveniently located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Counseling

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 235617

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