Mental Health Therapist, Co-Occurring Disorders 6/4/2020
Seattle Children's Hospital
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY OVERVIEW
Provides assessment, consultation and referrals to adolescents with mental health and substance use issues and their families. Provides consultation and training to medical and mental health providers in ambulatory, inpatient, and emergency department settings.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
- Provide consultations, intake assessments, treatment and case management services for patients and families served in the Department of Psychiatry.
- Participate in program development and evaluation activities designed to meet clinical needs of the population.
- Use department clinical guidelines in service delivery to patients.
- Provide training and consultation to ambulatory, inpatient, and emergency department providers on working with adolescents with substance use and mental health disorders.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field
- Minimum two (2) years experience providing direct professional mental health and alcohol and drug treatment services to children and families. Or two (2) years experience in a dual co-occurring disorders (substance use disorder and mental health/behavioral diagnosis) position providing direct treatment services to adolescents.
- Department of Health certification as a Substance Use Disorder Professional
- Licensed as a Mental Health Professional in Washington State in appropriate field according to degree (e.g., LMHC, LICSW, LMFT)
- Within 90 days of employment, must obtain, and then maintain in good standing, medical or allied health professional staff privileges that are not limited, revoked, suspended, conditioned, or probationary, except for normal probationary periods due to initial appointment. All medical and allied health professional staff members are provisional for the first year.
- Any and all medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Children's will terminate automatically upon the termination of the individual's employment at Children's. Termination of employment does not prohibit the individual from seeking medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Children s as a non-employee in any category for which the individual qualifies. Questions regarding medical or allied health professional staff privileges may be directed to Medical Staff Services.
- Experience providing comprehensive intake evaluations using ASAM and DSM 5 criteria.
- Experience with evidence based practice
- Minority Mental Health Specialist designation
- Experience with multi-system involved children and adolescents with severe behavioral problems and/or developmental disabilities
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
The people who work at Seattle Children s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.
Seattle Children s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.