• Mental Health Therapist, Outpatient - Odessa Brown Children's Clinic

    Job ID 2019-33743
    Area of Interest
    Social Work/Behavioral Health
    Location Name
    Odessa Brown Children's Clinic
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    0.8 FTE (64 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Odessa Brown Mental Health
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Primary Location : City
    Seattle
    Primary Location : State/Province
    WA
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    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

     

    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

     

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    As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

    Overview

    Provides school-based mental health services to children, adolescents, and families with serious developmental, emotional, and behavioral problems in a manner which results in improvements in the child and family’s functioning in multiple life domains and is cost effective.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field.
    - Minimum two years experience in providing direct treatment services to children and families.

    Required Credentials:
    - Licensed as a Mental Health Professional in Washington State in appropriate field according to degree (e.g., LICSW, LMFT).
    - For staff that work in schools, a fingerprint check is required within 2 weeks of hire, using a Washington state criminal identification fingerprint card. The record check shall be through the Washington State Patrol Criminal Identification System and through the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Fingerprint checks must be within the previous two years.


    Preferred:
    - Minority Mental Health Specialist designation.
    - Experience with multi-system involved children with severe behavioral problems and/or developmental disabilities.
    - Experience with the King County MHP and Washington State Mental Health WACs.
    - Experience providing comprehensive intake evaluations with multi-axial diagnoses.
    - Experience with evidence based practice.

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    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

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