RITS COD Clinician

Provide co-occurring SUD intervention, therapy, and case management services to clients exhibiting current or history of substance use and a mental health diagnosis. Recovery Integrated Treatment Services (RITS) clinicians will work closely with clients to develop a tailored treatment plan for the purpose of maintaining appropriate levels of care needed for harm reduction or abstinence, including emotional support, social support, medical support and medication compliance. RITS clinicians will also maintain reciprocal relationships with City/County Jail staff, DMHP's, Hospital Emergency Department staff, Crisis Clinic staff and other community providers to support the clients in treatment interventions and treatment retentions. RITS clinicians will be required to work independently within the community and maintain appropriate records substantiating the quality of care provided and outcomes achieved.

Compensation: $21.67- $29.90 per hour depending on experience and qualifications.

BHR offers an exceptional benefits package with 100% paid medical and dental insurance for the employee, contribution to a retirement plan, paid holidays, a generous paid time off policy, education funds, reimbursement of credentialing expenditures, and a student loan repayment program. BHR is also an eligible employer for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program.  *BHR has approved supervisors for all Licensure tracks (LMHC, LMFT, LICSW, and SUDP) and licensure supervision can be provided on a weekly basis.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in mental health, social services or related field.
  • Two years' experience working with priority co-occurring population with substance use disorder and/or chronic mental illness diagnoses preferred.
  • Licensure as a mental health counselor associate or licensed social work associate required.
  • Licensure as Substance Use Disorder Professional Trainee (SUDPT) with the State of Washington Department of Health required.
  • Previous experience working as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and working collaboratively with other service providers.
  • Strong organizational skills to include use of Electronic Health Record software or equivalent for scheduling, time management and all clinical documentation.
  • Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance.
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required prior to start date in accordance with Governor Inslee's requirement for private health care workers.

BHR has over 175 employees serving Thurston, Mason and Grays Harbor counties in Western Washington. The agency's mission is to support and strengthen individuals, families, and the community by promoting mental health and substance use disorder recovery. Mental health and addiction recovery are integral to overall community health. Our vision is a community, healed, through treatment, education, and advocacy. We are committed to equity and inclusion in our services, in our workplace, and in our community.