Mental Health Therapist - WISe

Why Work For Us?

Columbia Wellness is proud to be a company of real people committed to quality. We are focused on building a better future in mental health and behavioral healthcare. We have established a strong referral base in the community and we are invested in our clinical growth. We offer generous training opportunities, free supervision, and a large spectrum of programs in which you can work. Columbia Wellness is located in-between two major cities, Seattle and Portland. By working with us you get the best of both small town and big city life. You're close to the beach, the mountains, the quiet and the city life. If you're looking for a place to call home and build a career, join our team at Columbia Wellness.

If you want to make a difference that matters, then we want to hear from you. Together we can do more.

Some of What You'll Do:

This position provides evidenced based outpatient therapy and the oversight of clinical services to children, youth, and their families with complex behavioral health needs.  Individual, family, and group therapy are provided to treat a broad array of behavioral health disorders, including facilitation to a Medical Home.  Clinical services are provided with a context of multi-agency collaboration with an emphasis on effective, outcome-oriented treatment.  Natural and formal supports are actively involved in treatment through a Wraparound process.

What We Require:

  • Master's or Nursing degree in counseling and/or social services related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Two years' experience* in providing direct treatment to individuals with behavioral health needs required. 
    • *Recent graduates are not subject to the required two years' experience.  Recent graduates shall receive a higher level of supervision until they 1) meet the WAC Mental Health Professional definition, or 2) receive a MHP waiver.
  • Agency Affiliated Registration in Washington State is required, licensure preferred.
  • State of Washington mental health specialty in child, and/or disability (developmental disability/serious physical handicap or sensory impairment) populations preferred.
  • Clinical competence in providing assessment, supportive services, education, and therapy to consumers and their natural supports, including after hours and on-call crisis support.
  • Clinical competence in the provision of individual, family and group treatment.
  • Ability to be flexible and manage urgent and crisis situations effectively.
  • Ability to motivate staff and develop a working team around individual cases.

Salary: Based on qualifications and experience. If offered a position you will also receive a $3,000 signing bonus and relocation assistance up to $1500 covered if outside a 65 mile radius. 

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.
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation in the 1st year of employment, 4 weeks after the first year and 5 weeks after 4 years.
  • 3 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!