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Providence Health & Services Mental Health Counselor Associate - Providence Rise Program in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Mental Health Counselor Associate (Rise Program, Day Shift, Full Time) to Providence Medical Group in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Evaluate and make decisions on behavioral health needs and level of care for patients.

  • Conduct individual psychotherapy patient interviews.

  • Plan treatment program with individual patients.

  • Provide consultation and treatment planning assistance to primary care team (including MD's, PA's, NP's and RN's).

  • Evaluate patient’s response to therapeutic program and modifies program as appropriate.

  • Evaluate patient’s reaction to medications and informs doctor and PMHNP as necessary.

  • Maintain accurate records, utilizing the problem-oriented approach, on all patients seen.

  • Coordinate patient care, where appropriate, with other treatment personnel or social agencies.

  • Complete the requisitions for charging patients for treatment.

  • Coordinate with the treatment team as consultant to treatment planning and patient care.

  • Participate in in-service training programs to keep abreast of new developments in the field of Mental Health.

  • Coordinate with behavioral health services regarding referrals.

  • Conduct certain public relation activities such as explaining program to referring resources, etc.

  • Keep current on all theoretical and practical applications related to adult and geriatric psychiatry.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling or Behavioral Sciences from an accredited college

  • Must be licensed as a Mental Health Counselor Associate in the State of Washington.

  • Excellent communication skills are required

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of Master's level practicum in a behavioral health setting in an accredited college or university internship

About the clinic you will serve.

Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve eastern Washington in clinic locations. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Counseling

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 260997

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