Mental Health Counselor (Behavioral Health Clinician III)

Clinical/Counseling Spokane, Washington


Description

 

Sign-on Bonus $5000

 

If you are looking for employment with a purpose where you can help improve the daily lives of the members of your community, then consider a career with Pioneer Human Services!

 

We are currently looking for a Mental Health Counselor (Behavioral Health Clinician III) with a passion for human services. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved with an organization focused on racial justice, second opportunities, diversity, equity and inclusion.

 

Who we are
We are a social enterprise that partners with communities to transform society by honoring the humanity of people, reducing the impact of discriminatory mass incarceration and empowering people to live safe, healthy, productive lives through inspiration, affirmation and by overturning barriers.

For over 50 years we have proudly serviced our clients with professionalism and empathy. We are a nationally recognized non-profit with 50+ locations across Washington State that provides a chance for change to over 3,000 people on any given day.

 

What you’ll do
As a Mental Health Counselor (Behavioral Health Clinician III) you will work at our  Spokane Regional Stabilization Center and be responsible for providing quality counseling, case management, and community support services to clients with mental health conditions, substance use disorders, and/or co-occurring disorders at Pioneer Human Services (PHS) using evidence-based and promising practices, effectively meeting the need of PHS's clientele; and documenting treatment and case management service provision in a timely and effective manner.

 

The Spokane Regional Stabilization Center is Spokane’s pre-booking jail diversion option for eligible individuals to offer a full range of medical, mental health and substance use treatment services all at a single location.

 

Diversion Program

  • The center is a safe transitional treatment alternative for individuals experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis who interact with law enforcement. When a person comes into the center, they receive the following:
  • Thorough needs assessment
  • Assertive engagement into mental health counseling and substance use disorder treatment services
  • Medication assisted treatment options
  • Individualized support and recovery plan development

 

What you’ll bring

EDUCATION:

  • Master’s Degree in Mental Health or Human Service filed with curriculum specifically related to counseling and psychology.

 

CERTIFICATION:

  • Designated as a Mental Health Professional (MHP) in Washington State or meet the requirements to become an MHP at time of hire. Requirements for MHP designation listed below:
    • A psychiatrist, psychologist, psychiatric nurse or social worker as defined in chapters 71.05 RCW 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 who is registered by the Department of Health as an Agency Affiliated Counselor who has a master’s degree or further advanced degree in counseling or one of the social sciences from an accredited college or uni­versity. In addition, at least two years of experience in direct treatment of person(s) with mental illness or emotional disturbance, such experience gained under the supervision of a mental health professional recognized by the department or attested to by the licensed behavioral health agency.

 

 Preferably you’ll bring

  • Mental Health Clinical Licensure (LICSW, LICSW-A, LMHC, LMHC-A, LMFT, LMFT-A)
  • Experience post certification/licensure

 

What we offer

Competitive industry compensation and a generous benefit plan that includes: 

  • Medical, vision, prescription, dental and flexible spending account (FSA).
  • Tuition assistance program: Pioneer pays 100% of the tuition for a bachelor’s degree, and 50% for graduate programs.
  • Retirement plan: Pioneer contributes 3.5% of an employees' annual compensation into retirement plans. An additional 3.5% match is offered to those who contribute 6% on their own.
  • Employee recognition programs: gift cards, additional time off, weekend getaways and more.
  • Public transportation discount.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).

 

EEO

Pioneer human services is an equal opportunity employer of minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  EEO is the law poster EEO is the law poster supplement 

 

Pioneer Human Services is a Drug-Free Company

In addition to pre-employment drug screening, Pioneer reserves the right to conduct random sample alcohol or drug testing of all employees. Please note that our drug-free policy includes marijuana and there are no exceptions for those with medical marijuana prescriptions.

 

Vaccine Mandates

Pursuant to Proclamations issued by Washington’s Governor and company policy, all new employees who start on or after October 18, 2021, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and supply proof of vaccination status prior to commencing work as a condition of employment, unless the employee is entitled to an accommodation for disability-related or religious reasons or is otherwise exempt under applicable federal, state, or local law.  If you have any questions, contact Human Resources at [email protected].