Sign on Bonus of $5,000 available for external candidates.Be part of an extraordinary teamWe are looking for enthusiastic and passionate people who care about making an impact on the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact? We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our company's mission, vision and values through outcome-based strategies which support the principles of Recovery and Trauma informed care.Greater Lakes is a CARF accredited community mental health center that offer a variety of Mental health services for residents of Pierce county. With an affiliation with MultiCare our services include mental health treatment for Adults and Children as well as Substance Use Disorder treatment for adults, court and criminal justice programs, homeless support programs, integrated medical care and a full service pharmacy. Job DescriptionGreater Lakes PACT program focuses on individual's recovery, safety in the community, the promotion of wellness and independence of the individual in their residential structured setting, and the re-establishment to a higher level of social life functioning. These services are designed to support and rehabilitate individuals who are experiencing symptoms of severe mental illness that impact their ability to live in the community. Seventy-five percent or more of services are provided outside of the program office in locations that are comfortable and convenient for clients. This position provides direct clinical services to clients in the PACT program with at least 75% of services occurring in the community. Provides counseling, case management and advocacy to PACT clients, with the goal of reducing reliance on ER's and use of both medical and psychiatric inpatient hospitals. Assists clients with developing and using natural supports, with obtaining and maintaining stable living situations, obtaining necessary medical care and with the development of healthy and positive coping skills. As necessary, provides crisis intervention and support to PACT clients in the community. Responsible for rotating on-call shifts as assigned. Job Scope Clinicians work semi-independently managing a caseload of consumers in a highly competent and professional manner. Work involves a significant variety of non-routine tasks of moderate complexity which are guided by formal policies and general procedures. While this position has limited direct budgetary accountability, errors in work can have significant impact on customer service, clinical outcomes, and liability implications. Supervisory Responsibility NoneCommunication / Customer Contacts This position involves a high frequency of communication, in various forms, verbal and written, with clients, other staff, and community partners. Must communicate on a regular and timely basis with supervisors, other staff, consumers, their families and community supports, and with professionals outside the agency. Must also abide by all confidentiality laws and pertinent codes of conduct. Use the computer system to send and receive email, to write reports, to schedule and complete clinical transactions. Utilizes voice mail and email on a regular basis, and responds to those contacts in a timely manner.Knowledge and Skills· Familiarity with the DSM-V and ability to apply diagnostic criteria· Knowledge of the major components of a mental status examination and competency in performing on-going assessments· Ability to develop and implement treatment strategies tailored to individual client needs· Knowledge of community resources· Ability to assess training needs of team members and provide the training and coaching when needed· Well-developed skills in managing time, priorities, and paperwork; excellent written and oral communication skills· Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and the ability to collaborate effectively with external partners· Understanding of the importance of clear, professional boundaries, and maintenance of such· Cultural competencyEducation and/or Experience Bachelor's degree in a mental health related field and two years' relevant experience, or a Master's degree in a mental health related field (preferred). Must be eligible for a Washington State Department of Health Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration or other licensed mental health credential. Other combinations of education and experience that provide the required familiarity and skills may be considered.Job Conditions Must be able to drive a car; possess a good driving record; provide proof of auto insurance; be able to work both in and out of the office and go into consumers' residences, which may require climbing stairs and walking on uneven terrain. Must be able to speak and hear at normal conversational levels.#LI-JG1
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 11:30 - 8pm
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, 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.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.