Housing Coordinator - Trueblood Jail Diversion Program
MultiCare Health System
Location: Lakewood, Washington
Internal Number: 110096
Company DescriptionGreater Lakes Mental Healthcare Main Building is a full-service community mental health center, providing behavioral healthcare to the citizens of Pierce County for 50 years. We are conveniently located near the intersection of Bridgeport and Gravelly Lake Drive at 9330 59th Ave SW in Lakewood, WA. Greater Lakes serves over 10,000 individuals each year with a team of over 300 staff. Our modern professional clinic provides a comfortable setting for counseling and medication services. General Position Summary As a member of the Trueblood Jail Diversion Program (TJDP) team, the Housing Coordinator helps clients identify goals that promote recovery, assists individuals who transition from Pierce County Jail into the community and provide supportive housing services. Individuals served by this program have experienced homelessness or are at risk for homelessness due to substantial mental, physical or behavioral health barriers that challenge their ability to maintain housing or live independently. Housing Coordinator will assist clients to achieve successful independent living, obtaining/maintaining housing, and pursuing vocational/educational goals. Provides outreach, housing search and acquisition assistance, independent living skills training, and assists clinical staff with crisis intervention and stabilization. Engagement skills are crucial in this position, as forensic clients often have a history of failing to engage with the mental health system or with other positive natural supports. This position works closely with the TJDP team, Jail Mental Health staff, Court Personnel, Pierce County Human Services, landlords and building managers, and other community providers. All services are provided under the supervision of a Mental Health Professional. Responsibilities 1.Provides engagement services at the jail, coordinates housing plan with client and develops positive relationships with Trueblood clients. 2.Assists participants in developing successful independent living skills. 3.Assists participants in meeting recovery goals. 4.Completes clinical and administrative documentation in a thorough, accurate, timely and appropriate manner. 5.Completes progress notes on time for each service providing a clear, concise description of the clients progress towards treatment goals, being sure to document any risk concerns. 6.Practices effective caseload management in ways that meet productivity expectations. Qualifications High school diploma/GED and 2 years of relevant experience. Associates degree preferred. Experience working with chronically homeless individuals with mental illness preferred. Must be eligible for a Washington State Department of Health Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration credential. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written Knowledge of community resources Unrestricted driver's license and clean driving record Reliable transportation and valid automobile insurance #LI-JG1
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8-5pm
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.