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Mental Health Professional - Older Adult Services

MultiCare Health Systems
Posted 15 days ago, valid for 5 months
Location

Puyallup, WA 98374, US

Salary

$26.04 - $41.67 per hour

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Contract type

Full Time

Paid Time Off
Tuition Reimbursement
Sign On Bonus

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Sonic Summary

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  • Salary: $29.53 - $42.49 USD
  • Experience Required: Masters degree in a related field, previous experience providing mental health counseling services preferred
  • Position: Mental Health Professional
  • Year of Experience Required: Not specified
  • Benefits: $5k sign-on bonus, up to $10k relocation bonus, tuition assistance, competitive benefits package, generous paid time off

You Belong Here.

At MultiCare, we strive to offer a true sense of belonging for all our employees. Across our health care network, you will find a dynamic range of meaningful careers, opportunities for growth, safe workplaces, and flexible schedules. We are connected by our mission - partnering and healing for a healthy future - and dedicated to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

The Older Adult Services Program is designed to meet the mental health needs of individuals 60 years of age and older.  Our team of clinicians work closely with primary care providers and other health and social service providers to help older adults remain active and independent in their communities.  Many of our staff have the WA State Geriatric Mental Health Specialist Certificate or are working toward this expertise. If you have a passion for working with older adults or you are interested in working with this population we would love to have you join our awesome team of clinicians!


FTE: 1.0 Shift: Day Schedule: Day

Benefits and Incentives

  • $5k sign-on bonus (qualifying external candidates)
  • Up to $10k relocation bonus (depending on the distance of move)
  • Tuition assistance (100% of tuition and fees or up to $5,250)
  • Incentive pay and shift differentials
  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and 403(b) with employer contribution
  • Generous paid time off to support work/life balance

Position Summary

The Mental Health Professional is an exciting clinical opportunity responsible for counseling and case management service. In this role, you will maintain a patient caseload, providing intervention within established treatment guidelines, policies and procedures. The position offers you the ability to actively advocate on behalf of your patients.

Responsibilities

  • You will provide person-centered counseling, advocacy and case management for patients
  • You will develop treatment plans which clearly identify the patient’s voice, treatment strategies, and specific outcome measures
  • You will meet agency documentation standards and authorization requirements of contracts
  • You will strategically tailor effective clinical/case management services to meeting diverse patient needs
  • You will contribute to the success of MultiCare expectations and core values, continuously learning, and performing other duties as needed or assigned

Requirements

  • Masters degree in a related field
  • A Mental Health Professional as defined within HB 1724:
  • An individual practicing within the mental health professional's statutory scope of practice who is:
  • (a) A psychiatrist, psychologist, physician assistant working with a supervising psychiatrist, psychiatric advanced registered nurse practitioner, psychiatric nurse, or social worker, as defined in this chapter and chapter 71.34 RCW;
  • (b) A mental health counselor, mental health counselor associate, marriage and family therapist, or marriage and family therapist associate, as defined in chapter 18.225 RCW; or
  • (c) A certified or licensed agency affiliated counselor, as defined in chapter 18.19 RCW;
  • Previous experience providing mental health counseling services preferred
  • Current Washington state driver’s license and proof of a safe driving record (which meets established MultiCare Standards) obtained by a motor vehicle report from the appropriate state

Our Values

As a MultiCare employee, we'll rely on you to reflect our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness. Our values serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.

Why MultiCare?

  • Belonging: We work to create a true sense of belonging for all our caregivers
  • Mission-driven: We are dedicated to our mission of partnering for healing and a healthy future and the patients and communities we serve
  • Market leadership: Washington state's largest community-based, locally governed health system
  • Employee-centric: Named Forbes “America’s Best Employers by State” in 2023
  • Technology: "Most Wired"health caresystem 15 years in a row
  • Leading research: MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation, 40 years of ground-breaking, clinical and health services research in our communities
  • Lifestyle: Live and work in the Pacific Northwest - offering breathtaking water, mountains and forest at every turn.

Pay and Benefit Expectations

We provide a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive salary, medical, dental and retirement benefits and paid time off. As required by various pay transparency laws, we share a competitive range of compensation for candidates hired into each position. The pay scale is $29.53 - $42.49 USD. However, pay is influenced by factors specific to applicants, including but not limited to: skill set, level of experience, and certification(s) and/or education. If this position is associated with a union contract, pay will be reflective of the appropriate step on the pay scale to which the applicant’s years of experience align.

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