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Mental Health Counselor/Clinician II/On Call

Company: Compass Health
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Mental Health Counselor - On-Call - (WHATCOM COUNTY)Compass Health is currently looking for a Mental Health Counselor/Clinician II for our Triage Program in Whatcom County. The team you will be joining The Whatcom County Triage Center (WCTC) in Bellingham can accommodate up to 16 individuals who are recovering from a mental health crisis. -We receive referrals directly from law enforcement, local hospitals, self-referrals as walk in's and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in an attempt to divert those in behavioral health crisis from local Emergency Departments and Jails. What you will be performing The Clinician will be responsible for providing specialized crisis intervention and short-term treatment services to adults and older adults experiencing an acute behavioral health crisis, with the goal of crisis stabilization within the least restrictive setting. This position is responsible for assessing client functioning and needs, and partnering with the client and treatment team to develop an individually tailored care plan designed to promote recovery. What we will be offering As the region's largest non-profit community behavioral healthcare organization, we have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years. Our commitment to care doesn't stop with our clients though, as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement as well as a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance. (Benefits pro-rated for part-time team members) Medical, dental, and vision insurance at NO COST to Full-time employees 16 days of paid vacation the first year 12 sick days with great wellness day 13 paid holidays - 11 regular and 2 that you choose Professional funds and paid education leave Up to 2% match for the 403B Retirement plan after the first year Automatic additional pay raises when you have your 1st & 3rd anniversary with Compass! And much, much more!! What you will bring with you --- MA/MS/MSW Degree in a Behavioral Science related field. --- Qualifies as a Mental Health Professional (MHP) as defined by WAC. --- Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Evidence-Based Practices, or interest and ability to learn. --- Individuals who do not already hold a license or associate license through the Washington State Department of Health must submit Agency Affiliated Counselor application upon hire and be approved by the DOH. --- Current First Aid & CPR certification and Food Handlers permit, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire. --- Ability to work effectively with individuals with complex needs and multi-system involvement. --- Ability to maintain a positive, solution-focused demeanor when responding to conflicts or problems. --- Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment. --- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. --- Strong computer proficiency, including keyboarding skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. --- Ability to utilize an electronic medical record for collaborative clinical documentation. --- Ability to pass pre-employment criminal background check. The organization you will be a part of Compass Health is the region's largest private, non-profit organization providing mental health and substance use services in Snohomish, Skagit, Island, San Juan, and Whatcom counties of Western Washington. We provide quality creative services to children, families and adults in a variety of outpatient, residential and inpatient settings. We have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years, though our commitment to care doesn't stop with our clients as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement. We maintain a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance, which includes competitive compensation and benefits programs. Please visit our website for more information: www.compasshealth.org. Compass Health promotes equal treatment and equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual minority status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification POSITION SUMMARY Job Title: Clinician IIProgram: 400-21350 Whatcom TriageLocation: BellinghamHours: on callWage: $23.12-$39.48/hr DOE **Licensed wage scale - $25.88-$39.48/hr DOE

Keywords: Compass Health, Bellingham , Mental Health Counselor/Clinician II/On Call, Healthcare , Bellingham, Washington

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