COME JOIN OUR TEAM!
$500 HIRING BONUS!CCS/NW is currently offering a $500 hiring
bonus for the F/T CMH Outpatient Therapist position until this
position is filled.
Hiring Bonus Criteria: $250 on first paycheck and $250 upon
successful completion of a 90 day introductory period.
CCS provides community mental health services to Medicaid
eligible children and their families in Skagit County. After an
initial assessment and determination of need for ongoing help, core
mental health services available at CCS include individual and/or
family counseling/therapy, medication evaluation/management and
coordination with primary care physicians, and case management.
Incumbent provides direct clinical services and case management
to meet the therapeutic needs of children/teens and families, as
part of an agency clinical team. Incumbent is responsible for
maintaining required clinical documentation and billing information
related to caseload, participating in required CQI activities,
collaborating with community colleagues and treatment/support teams
as appropriate, and engaging in supervision activities with
Status: Full time, 37.5 hours per week.
Starting Salary/Hourly Rate: $23.75- $24.94 per hour DOE, plus
excellent holiday / vacation / sick pay and health benefits!
For internal candidates/union positions only: Compensation is
set by agreed to language in the Collective Bargaining Agreement
between CCSNW & SEIU 1199NW and determined based on experience.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assessment and Care Planning:
* Conduct diagnostic assessment identifying client and family
strengths and needs.
Direct Clinical Service:
* Develop, implement, and update client treatment plans as
required, using appropriate therapeutic modalities to build on
strengths and collaborating with client/family and natural and
community supports. * Provide ongoing safety/crisis planning for
clients and families. * Provide responsive crisis management. *
Provide outreach services (e.g. in home, school, community) as
appropriate to client need, treatment plan and safety
* Identify and arrange for appropriate collaboration with other
pertinent resources. * Appear in court, case meetings, school
meetings, and others as required. * Consult as required with
contracted minority mental health specialists and document
consultations in client record.
Record Keeping and CQI:
* Complete all paperwork according to agency policy, to include
treatment plans, progress notes and appropriately coded
event/service tickets, service level assessments, regular treatment
plan reviews, transition summaries, and other documentation or
correspondence required. * Participate as required in periodic
utilization review process and other CQI activities.
Supervision and Training:
* Consult with designated supervisor(s), peers, psychiatrist and
others in community as appropriate for quality of care. * Seek
consultation to manage/treat crisis situations. * Participate in
training and professional development as required by agency and
program. * Seek out additional training and support as needed, in
consultation with supervisor. * Participate as integral part of
agency clinical team to deliver individualized and tailored
services to clients and function as peer support system to clinical
* Attend appropriate community based networking meetings as
appropriate and requested. Attend appropriate community based
networking meetings as appropriate and requested.
Access to and protection of PHI:
* Responsible for upholding a culture of privacy and security in
highly confidential work environment (HIPAA covered entity service
area). * Complies with all CCSWW policies and procedures that
involve access to and safeguarding of client Protected Health
Information (all forms).
Other work related duties as assigned.
* Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or
related field. * Willing/able to obtain WA State Agency Affiliated
Counselor Certification. * Experience working with children and
families in a clinical setting. * Strengths-based orientation. *
Washington State Driver's License, current automobile insurance,
and vehicle registration. * Reliable transportation. * Support and
uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community
Services and Catholic Housing Services. * Support and contribute to
a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes
teamwork. * Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and
skills to deliver culturally competent services and work
effectively in multi-cultural situations. * Criminal History
Background Checks are required prior to employment.
* Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMFT, LMHC, or LSW). *
One year experience counseling children and families in mental
health setting. * Meets or is approaching Child Mental Health
Specialist (CMHS) status or currently has Child Mental Health
Specialist Status. * Second language proficiency. * Knowledge and
experience in principles and provision of individualized and