Sign on Bonus of $7,500 available for external candidates.Company DescriptionThe Greater Lakes Recovery Center (RC) is a 16 bed inpatient facility, which provides medically necessary involuntary and voluntary services to adults, regardless of ability to pay. The Recovery Center is located at 14016 South "A" St Parkland, WA 98444. If you have a strong passion for working with the mental health population and enjoy making a difference, this is the place for you! You will work side by side with well experienced/veteran nurses as well as Mental Health Professionals, Peer Counselor, Mental Health Technicians and ARNPs. We offer robust training and orientation to promote your success and career growth within Greater Lakes Recovery Center. The RC operates 24 hours a day, seven days per week on a year-round basis to provided recovery oriented, trauma-informed treatment for individuals in our community through a highly intensive program which involves the individual, family and significant others in the treatment and discharge planning process. Position Summary & Mission The Mental Health Professional (MHP) collaborates with internal and external providers and staff to ensure effective coordination of services and supports related to stabilization and transition back into the community. Provides mental health services to clients at the Recovery Center, including initial intake, treatment planning, one-on-one counseling, facilitating groups, and coordinating discharge. Assists other Recovery Center staff with general milieu management throughout the shift as needed. The MHP will also be responsible for performing assessments and evaluations to provide documentation and testimony for Superior Court mental health hearings Requires a master's degree in a mental health related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years clinical mental health experience. This is the minimum requirement for MHP status in WA State. Must have a minimum of two years' experience working with adults with acute mental illness, preferably with experience working in an inpatient psychiatric facility. Must have strong knowledge of major mental illnesses, including assessment of symptoms, mental status exam and treatments. Effective oral and written skills, empathy and interpersonal skills, good time management, computer and keyboarding skills.Our friendly and professional multidisciplinary team members partner with clients, their families, and significant others in setting goals to achieve stabilization and obtaining, maintaining, and using appropriate mental health and community resource upon transition to the community from the Recovery Center. Together we focus on helping clients attain their goals, providing hope and motivation, as clients heal and develop resiliency. The MHP may provide counseling to help clients re-establish self-identity, sense of purpose and meaning in their lives, which will include developing plans for a successful transition to the community and making community connections for continued support. Responsibilities
Will provide assessment, documentation and testimony for superior court mental health hearings
Completes initial clinical assessments and intakes
Develops treatment and discharge plans
Helps ensure effective coordination and delivery of all mental health services
Advocates for patient needs
Provides one-on-one counseling and community resource information
Coordinates discharge plans with families, community supports, and other community providers
Works with internal and external providers and staff to ensure effective care
Assists other staff throughout the shift as needed
Manages all required paperwork and records and prepares documentation (forms, reports, etc.) when needed
Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and all company policies Qualifications
Qualified as a Mental Health Professional with a Master's degree in a mental health related field and two years clinical mental health experience supervised by an MHP
Experience working in an inpatient psychiatric setting strongly preferred
Strong knowledge of major mental illnesses, including assessment, symptoms, and treatments
Able to assess and respond responsibly to mental health crisis situations
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
Excellent computer and Microsoft Office skills
Knowledge of community resources
Experience working with adults with acute mental illness in an inpatient psychiatric facility preferred#LI-JG1
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
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