This position provides outpatient support services
and mental health therapy to all clients served at Columbia Wellness. Counselor will provide services to a broad
array of mental health disorders based on counselor's demonstration of skill
and knowledge of treating disorder.
Summary of the Essential Duties and
- Services necessary
for the continuity of client care (consultation, supervision, referrals, phone
- Completion of all
clinical paperwork, such as progress notes, quarterly reviews, transfers,
requests for service authorizations, group notes & rosters, etc. per agency
timelines and standards.
- Group preparation
(research on treatment, soliciting for referrals, sending letters, evaluation
of test scores).
- Public speaking.
- Location of clients
by phone contact & home outreaches.
- Assistance in
assessment of client's clinical needs.
- Provision of
individual, couple, family therapy based on evidence of skills and knowledge.
- Facilitate &
assist in groups based on evidence of skill and knowledge.
- Collateral meeting
with Counselor Assistants, PCP, Medical and Crisis Teams.
- Identifying various
needs not provided by CW and connecting client with community resources.
- Effective use of
technology and software including but not limited to: computers, phones, email,
- Ability to work with
difficult cases and vulnerable populations.
- Be helpful,
respectful, approachable and team-oriented.
- Effective time
management including but not limited to: planning ahead where possible and be
punctual in person and work performed.
- Build strong working
relationships and a positive work environment.
- Be receptive to
feedback, willing to learn, and embrace continuous improvement.
- Complete all
documentation, reporting, and other paperwork per agency standards.
- Attend all
appropriate staff, organizational, and external meetings (as assigned).
- Work efficiently both
independently and as part of a team.
- Other duties as
- Bachelor's Degree in
a counseling-social services related field from an accredited college or
- Upon hire: professional
registration or certification by the Licensing Department of the State of
Washington as a counselor.
- Clinical competence
in providing supportive services, education, and therapy to various
This position is a part of a union (OPEIU Local 11)
We are proud to be able to not only offer competitive compensations but also a benefit package that our employees love.
We offer all permanent full time employees:
- Medical, Dental and Vision paid in full for the employee and their family
- Long term disability and life insurance paid for by the employer
- 5% of gross pay put into a retirement plan by the employer. Immediately vested, no match requirement.
- 9 paid holidays and 1 paid floater per year.
- 6.5 sick days per year
- 3 weeks of paid vacation in the 1st year of employment, 4 weeks after the first year and 5 weeks after 4 years.
- 2 pay increases within the first year of employment
*NO Phone Calls Please!
Columbia Wellness is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Visit our website: www.columbiawell.org to learn more about our organization.
Columbia Wellness is a private nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for over 60 years!
Job Type: Full-time