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Providence Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Professional in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Professional (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Day Shift) to the Chemical Dependence Op at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington.

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The Mental Health Therapist//SUDP(T) works as part of the Mental Health Substance Use Disorder treatment team providing integrated mental health and substance use disorder treatment. Elements of the position include clinical assessment of patients, treatment planning, individual and group therapy, crisis intervention and referral.

In this position you will:

  • Completes comprehensive Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder assessments utilizing evidence based tools to develop preliminary diagnosis for substance use and mental health disorders utilizing DSM 5 criteria.

  • Monitor progress/regress through the use of appropriate, measurable and time linked interventions related to goals identified in the treatment plan.

  • Initiates, periodically evaluates and revises individualized treatment plans based upon problems identified in the assessment and individual collaborative treatment planning sessions.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health, co-occurring treatment modalities and the ability to apply therapeutic, trauma informed interventions consistent with the patients’ age, gender identification, cultural, and spiritual beliefs.

  • Manage information according to federal confidentiality guidelines, including obtaining complete releases of information and following policy relate to requests for records/information

  • Generate professional comprehensive correspondence for insurance companies, employers, courts and other relevant referral sources.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or other Mental Health counseling field.

  • Coursework/Training in Substance Use Disorder Trainee

  • WA State Chemical Dependency Trainee License (WA SUDPT)

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate or equivalent


Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One(1) year experience working in a substance use disorder or dual diagnosis treatment facility

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Community Service

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 293295