Are you a mental health provider with a real passion for working in a Primary Care setting? Do you have a desire to help an underserved population get the support they deserve? Does living in the breathtaking Pacific Northwest sound like the perfect place to start or continue your mental health practice? If you answered Yes to these questions, then we have a fantastic opportunity for you in our Walla Walla, WA clinic!
This position is for a part-time (.5 FTE) opening.
As part of our Patient Centered Health Home initiative, you will:
- Work within a fully integrated, multidisciplinary model in our primary care clinics.
- Provide brief assessments, intervention, and onsite consultation to the primary care team regarding psychiatric/psychosocial concerns and health behavior change.
- Focus on providing clinical interventions according to empirically-supported treatment modalities.
- On-boarding program
- Relocation Assistance
- Paid Time Off
- Excellent Healthcare options
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required.
- Education: Master's degree in Social Work or Psychology OR Doctorate in Psychology OR Coursework completed for Doctorate in Psychology. (Preference given to you if your degree program or professional training emphasizes primary care behavioral health coursework or clinical practicum experience)
- Licenses/Certificates/Registration: License for independent clinical practice in the State of Washington or have the necessary clinical training to acquire licensure. Any one of the following licenses is acceptable for this position:
- Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW),
- Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC),
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or
- Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW).
Washington employees must be granted a Mental Health Counselor Associate credential approved by the Washington State Department of Health. Independent licensure as a mental health counselor, social worker or marriage and family therapist is preferred. Licensure as a Psychologist in Washington is required within six months of hire.
Current Washington State driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage. Current CPR/First Aid card, or obtained within 45 days of hire.
- Experience: Two years in clinical service delivery with persons with mental or behavioral health needs. Experience working in primary care or other medical settings.
- Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology and medical disease states. Essential to be able to collaborate with medical professionals and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced primary care environment. Knowledge of Revised Codes of Washington and Washington Administrative Codes related to the provision of mental health services and general knowledge in culturally appropriate practice.
We serve more than 140,000 people across 19 medical clinics, 10 dental clinics, and 57 programs in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full-spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.
- We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
- We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
- We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
- We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
- We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
- We will let joy in.
- We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.