Mental Health Therapist (Part-Time) - Wellness and Recovery Center

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 behavioral health intervention in an integrated care residential treatment facility.  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. Schedule is Sundays and Mondays. 

What We Require:

Direct Services to, or on behalf of, behavioral health clients:
  • Access individuals of all ages to determine diagnoses, needs, goals, strengths, supports, & culturally relevant issues impacting treatment needs
  • Develop a comprehensive initial treatment plan
  • Interact with all agency departments in order to ensure appropriate assessment and treatment of the individual, including the medical department, Crisis Response Services, WISe, adult treatment programs, and child/family treatment programs
  • Reassess existing clients, including adapting treatment plans in order to help individuals obtain maximum treatment benefit
  • Provide case-management services as necessary
  • Consult with relevant community agencies, the coordination of multi-agency services, and participation in multi-agency support teams on behalf of consumers
  • Consult, educate, and train to other individuals or agencies as deemed necessary
  • Develop & implement behavior plans for clients with behavior problems due to personality disorders or cognitive deficits with clients or caregivers
  • Oversee therapeutic and case-management services, which may be provided by counselors, counselor-techs, and counselor assistants for those clients assigned to the Therapist.
  • Participate in regular individual supervision from clinical manager.
  • Display a professional image to the community.
  • Ability to be flexible and manage urgent and crisis situations effectively.
  • Ability to motivate staff and develop a working team around individual cases.
  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's or Nursing degree in counseling and/or social services related field from an accredited college or university required.

  • 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.

Salary: $29.80 - $32.79 per hour depending on education and experience.

Columbia Wellness is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Columbia Wellness is a private nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for over 70 years!