Provide comprehensive and consistently high-quality
intakes for Grays Harbor County services to determine eligibility for
outpatient services. Furthermore, provide medically necessary individual and
group therapeutic services as a part of the Grays Harbor Outpatient Clinical
RESPONSIBLE TO: Program
- Master's degree in
social work, counseling, psychology or other related field.
- Mental Health
Professional (MHP) or eligible for MHP at time of hire.
- Eligible for
registration as a counselor by the state of Washington and obtain
registration prior to employment.
- Strong organizational skills
to include use of Electronic Health Record software or equivalent for
scheduling, time management, and all clinical documentation.
- Preference given to
candidates with experience diagnosing utilizing the current version of the
- Able to pass a criminal
background and Inspector General check.
TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide comprehensive intakes for adult
counseling, adult case management, children's case management and
children's therapeutic services to determine eligibility for outpatient
mental health services. This will
include completing all necessary paperwork to obtain BHO/MCO Authorization
- Will provide transitional services for
each intake until the chart is transferred to a primary case manager. Will
attend weekly team meetings.
- Will provide intake services each week
to Grays Harbor Outpatient team.
- If necessary to remove barriers to
service, provide intake services in the community.
- Provide individual, group, and psycho-educational
services to qualified community clients.
- Work in collaboration with referral
sources, community service providers, and adjunctive service providers to
assess, develop and facilitate individualized treatment services and
ensure continuity of care.
- Maintain client's chart in accordance with
WAC and agency standards. Adhere to agency policy pertaining to
documentation and chart maintenance.
- Participate in all required trainings
and provide documentation of trainings to the human resources
department. Seek out and attend
trainings/workshops that enhance and support the professional and clinical
requirements and needs of the position.
- Participate in clinical supervision and
psychiatric consultation on a regular and scheduled basis.
- Attend and participate in all additional
required clinical and program meetings on an ongoing basis.
- Perform other duties as required
consistent with the goals of the position.
Ability to sit or stand for at least 2 hours at a time.