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Behavioral Health Clinician LCSW Job in Bellingham, WA (Counseling/Therapy #)

Company: DirectShifts
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Couple and Family opening in Bellingham, Washington. DirectShifts is seeking a Behavioral Health Clinician LCSW to work in Bellingham, WA

Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assign work; plan and manage priorities, provide technical assistance, oversee staff schedules, monitor quality of work, monitor team projects, mentor staff, provide constructive feedback, oversee staff training, ensure quality improvement, provide leadership feedback on staff performance, and assist with goal setting for the team.
  2. Provides individual, family, group, and multi-family group therapy to patients with complex diagnostic presentations and treatment needs.
  3. Provides clinical leadership to team of masters' and bachelors' level clinicians, CSWA candidates and MSW interns.
  4. Assesses, develops, implements and monitors a comprehensive plan of care through an interdisciplinary team process in conjunction with the patient and their self-identified natural supports.
  5. Evaluates and provides interventions to improve a patient's cognitive, social, vocational, spiritual, and emotional functioning, utilizing natural and community supports when possible.
  6. Provides urgent/crisis evaluations, interventions, and safety planning.
  7. Together with consumer and natural supports, identifies key problems, strengths and resources to be addressed in the treatment plan.
  8. May provide case management, coordination with other treatment agencies or outside support services, outreach and engagement.

QUALIFICATIONS (REQUIRED UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED):

EDUCATION:

  • Masters' degree in Social Work (MSW).

EXPERIENCE / TRAINING:

  • 5 years of experience as a Behavioral Health Clinician, LICSW or equivalent role preferred.
  • Experience in diagnosis and treatment of patients with complex mental health conditions.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision to bachelors' and masters' level clinicians preferred.
  • Experience with Behavioral Health Integration and/or Collaborative Care preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • LICSW required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at date of hire
"Candidates can ONLY apply by registering [Click Here to Apply] We do not receive applications submitted to any other site.
DirectShifts is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Credentialing on DirectShifts keeps you in our system for current and ongoing consideration."

Keywords: DirectShifts, Bellingham , Behavioral Health Clinician LCSW Job in Bellingham, WA (Counseling/Therapy #), Other , Bellingham, Washington

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