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Mental Health Professional

Puyallup, WA
MultiCare Behavioral Health Network
Posted 02/20/2024
$30,000.00-$41,000.00 per year

You Belong Here.

At MultiCare, we strive to offer a true sense of belonging for all our employees. Across our health care network, you will find a dynamic range of meaningful careers, opportunities for growth, safe workplaces, and flexible schedules. We are connected by our mission - partnering and healing for a healthy future - and dedicated to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.


FTE:: 1, Shift: : Day, Schedule: Flexible Schedule. See Additional Information

Benefits and Incentives

  • $5,000 sign-on bonus (qualifying external candidates)
  • Up to $10,000 relocation bonus (depending on the distance of move)
  • Tuition assistance (100% of tuition and fees or up to $5,250)
  • Incentive pay and shift differentials
  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and 403(b) with employer contribution
  • Generous paid time off to support work/life balance

Position Summary

The Mental Health Professional is an exciting clinical opportunity responsible for counseling and case management service. In this role, you will maintain a patient caseload, providing intervention within established treatment guidelines, policies and procedures. The position offers you the ability to actively advocate on behalf of your patients.

Responsibilities

  • You will provide person-centered counseling, advocacy and case management for patients
  • You will develop treatment plans which clearly identify the patient’s voice, treatment strategies, and specific outcome measures
  • You will meet agency documentation standards and authorization requirements of contracts
  • You will strategically tailor effective clinical/case management services to meeting diverse patient needs
  • You will contribute to the success of MultiCare expectations and core values, continuously learning, and performing other duties as needed or assigned

Requirements

  • Designated as a Mental Health Professional as defined in the WAC 388-865-0238 for Behavioral Health organizations required:
  • A psychiatrist, psychologist, psychiatric nurse or social worker as defined in chapters 71.05 and 71.34 RCW;
  • A person who is licensed by the department of health as a mental health counselor, mental health counselor associate, marriage and family therapist, or marriage and family therapist associate;
  • A person with a master's degree or further advanced degree in counseling or one of the behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university. Such person shall have, in addition, at least two years of experience in direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance, such experience gained under the supervision of a mental health professional;
  • A person who meets the waiver criteria of RCW 71.24.260, which was granted prior to 1986
  • Previous experience providing mental health counseling services preferred
  • Current Washington state driver’s license and proof of a safe driving record (which meets established MultiCare Standards) obtained by a motor vehicle report from the appropriate state

Our Values

As a MultiCare employee, we'll rely on you to reflect our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness. Our values serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.

Why MultiCare?

  • Belonging: We work to create a true sense of belonging for all our caregivers
  • Mission-driven: We are dedicated to our mission of partnering for healing and a healthy future and the patients and communities we serve
  • Market leadership: Washington state's largest community-based, locally governed health system
  • Employee-centric: Named Forbes “America’s Best Employers by State” in 2023
  • Technology: "Most Wired"health caresystem 15 years in a row
  • Leading research: MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation, 40 years of ground-breaking, clinical and health services research in our communities
  • Lifestyle: Live and work in the Pacific Northwest - offering breathtaking water, mountains and forest at every turn.

Pay and Benefit Expectations

We provide a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive salary, medical, dental and retirement benefits and paid time off. As required by various pay transparency laws, we share a competitive range of compensation for candidates hired into each position. The pay scale is $61,422.00 - $88,379.00 USD. However, pay is influenced by factors specific to applicants, including but not limited to: skill set, level of experience, and certification(s) and/or education. If this position is associated with a union contract, pay will be reflective of the appropriate step on the pay scale to which the applicant’s years of experience align.

Associated benefit information can be viewed here.

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