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IRT Clinician II ($5000 Bonus)

Cascade Community Healthcare
Centralia, WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Salary: $25.00 - $36.42

"Serving our community with acceptance, compassion and respect"


Cascade has been providing treatment services to Lewis County and surrounding areas for more than 50 years. Our mission is to provide our clients with compassionate and encouraging counseling leading to a renewed sense of hope and the ability to make positive changes and live more satisfying lives. We currently have six treatment locations in Lewis County.

*This position offers a sign-on bonus* $5000 on the first paycheck following completion of new-hire orientation and training. Should employment end for any reason prior to the completion of one year, bonus shall be returned at a pro-rated amount. 

We are looking for an Individual Resiliency Training (IRT) Specialist (Clinician II) to join our New Journeys team! The New Journeys team works collaboratively with the individual experiencing psychosis as well as their family and/or other natural supports, to provide state-of-the-art treatment for first episode psychosis. As a treatment team, you have a responsibility for instilling hope in an individual’s ability to recover from a first episode of psychosis, helping them establish and work towards personally meaningful goals, and providing the best treatment available for their illness for them make progress towards the lives they want to lead.

Starting November 1, 2022 Cascade Community Healthcare will not require the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment


  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or a behavioral health related field.
  • Must be Mental Health Professional or eligible for certification.
  • Minimum 2 years of job-related experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with developmental and treatment strategies towards current DSM covered diagnosis.
  • Must have or be eligible to obtain Department of Health Credential (Associate license, license, or Agency Affiliated Counselor).
  • Must be able to pass WA State Patrol and/or national background checks.
  • Must be able to represent the agency in a positive and professional manner.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and insured transportation.
  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Must maintain current home telephone and address on file with the personnel office.


  • Provide treatment coordination services for an assigned group of clients, including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual treatment team (ITT).
  • Assume primary responsibility for collaboratively developing, writing, implementing, evaluating, and revising overall treatment goals and plans in collaboration with the client and the ITT. Use recovery-based concepts and language in both written and verbal communications.
  • Provide individual therapy and symptom management using Individual Resiliency Training, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for psychosis, Illness Management and Recovery, Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, and Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment.
  • Clinician will assist with providing culturally-competent, trauma-informed, strengths-based, and measurement-based care for clients on the first episode psychosis team.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history (e.g., onset, course, and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, and risk behaviors), mental status and diagnosis; physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living (e.g., self-care, living situation, nutrition, money management); and family structure and relationships.
  • Document client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity according to established policies and procedures.
  • Participate in daily staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.
  • Participate in providing information to clients on substance use issues such as the effect on mental and physical health and daily functioning. Participate in planning to reduce use or abstain from the use of substances and help teach replacement behaviors.  Establish linkages with outside inpatient, outpatient, and support group entities (e.g., AA, NA) to allow collaboration in treatment. 
  • Provide and coordinate outreach and crisis intervention services to clients as necessary.
  • Assist and support clients in finding and effectively using a primary care physician and a dentist. Work with team to coordinate psychiatric care with medical care.
  • Plan, structure, and prompt social and leisure time activities, to include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Provide individual services for current and newly assigned clients while in inpatient programs, to ensure continuity of care.
  • Monitor assigned clients for LRA compliance. Facilitate LRA extensions with the Mobile Crisis Team (MCT) and all court-involved personnel to insure LRA's are continued uninterrupted, as appropriate.  Assist MCT in determining when revocation is appropriate.
  • In addition to the above, any other responsibilities appropriate to the position and not specifically listed in the job description.
  • Provides reports in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to all HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2 guidelines and regulations.
  • Participates in other selected activities at the direction of the Program Manager.


This program partners with Columbia Wellness in Cowlitz County, travel between Lewis County and Cowlitz Counties required. In addition to travel with clients, other Cascade facilities, and in the community.



  • Cascade is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. Cascade is also an approved site for Washington Health Corps – State Health Program, Behavioral Health Program, and the Federal Health Program.
  • Meaningful work. The services we provide have a big impact and it makes what we do count.
  • Self-Care, time away from work. Start off with 13 hours of paid time off (PTO) earned monthly, and 11 paid holidays plus one personal holiday. Pro-rated based on FTE. PTO and Personal Holiday available after 90-days of employment.
  • Health Benefits. Medical, dental, and vision. HSA and FSA options available.
  • Additional benefits: Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Teladoc, AD&D Group Life Insurance, and voluntary long-term disability.
  • Preparing for your Future. 401(k), after 6-months of employment Cascade contributes 5% of your gross earnings monthly. No match required.
  • Working towards licensure? We have Team Managers that will provide those hours at no charge to you.
  • Cascade covers the cost of Department of Health licensure renewals and other certification renewals that are required for you to do your job (DEA, CPR/BLS, etc.).
  • Medical benefits will be effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment. Must be at least a 0.75 FTE (30 hours/week) to be eligible for medical benefits. Must be at least a 0.5 FTE (20 hours per week) to be eligible for dental, vision, Teladoc, and Life and AD&D.

If you're interested in this position, please submit your resume. No phone calls please.

Cascade Community Healthcare


Centralia, WA
98531 USA