Mental Health Evaluator, Associate - Emergency Department - Nights ($5,000 Sign-on Bonus)

Job ID 2022-46248
Area of Interest
Social Work/Behavioral Health
Location Name
Hospital Main Campus
FTE/Hours per pay period
0.9 FTE (72 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
ED Mental Health
Night Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
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Mental Health Evaluator, Associate - Emergency Department - Nights ($5,000 Sign on Bonus)


We are offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for eligible new hires!


We have openings for both 0.6 FTE (48 hours per bi-weekly pay periods) & 0.9 FTE (72 hours per bi-weekly pay periods) and our current priority is night shift for these positions. The night shift hours are 11:00pm-11:00am. 


Under the supervision of an a licensed clinical supervisor, the Mental Health Evaluator Associate provides mental health assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents, and families with serious developmental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties (and possible co-morbid chronic medical conditions) during the evening shift who present to the emergency department in a manner that is evidence-based, cost-effective, and results in movement toward resolution of the crisis impacting the child and family’s functioning. As per state licensing requirements, the Mental Health Evaluator Associate will function under the requirements of the Associate License.




Required Education/Experience:
- Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field.
- Minimum of practicum experiences during training focused on the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents and families with serious developmental, emotional and behavioral problems.
- Actively working to obtain 3,000 hours of supervised experience toward independent licensure in the State of Washington.

Required Credentials:
This job requires 1 of 4 current licenses:
- Licensed in Washington State as a Mental Health Counselor Associate
- Licensed in Washington State as a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate
- Licensed in Washington State as an Independent Clinical Social Work Associate
- Social Worker Associate Advanced License (SA)

- Minimum of two years experience providing direct treatment services to children and families
- 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


In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

About Us

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.


In 2022, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals – for the 30th year in a row. For more than a decade, Seattle Children’s has been nationally ranked in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. We are honored to be the top-ranked pediatric hospital in Washington and the Pacific Northwest.


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.

Covid-19 Vaccination

Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.

Our Commitment to Diversity

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.

The people who work at Seattle Children's are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

Seattle Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


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