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Mental Health Counselor LMHC/LMHCA or LICSW/LICASW

Northpoint Recovery, LLC Seattle, WA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

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Job Title: Mental Health Counselor LMHC/LMHCA or LICSW/LICASW

Reports To: Administrator/Clinical Supervisor

Schedule: Day hours (no weekends or evening required)

Northpoint, is a growing organization dedicated to providing a safe, therapeutic environment where those struggling with addiction can build a foundation for their recovery and gain a clear vision of hope Northpoint, provides a unique setting that provides affordable and effective alcohol and drug addiction treatment, with facilities located in Boise, Idaho and Seattle, Washington. Organizational values include humility, heart, inspiration and conviction. Our commitment to excellence means doing good for others and engaging in innovative empirical based treatment. In short, our mission is to help people get their lives back and show them respect and empathy in the process.

Northpoint has an opening for a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in our Northgate, Washington out-patient facility.

POSITION SUMMARY: As a key member of the Northpoint team, the Mental Health Counselor is responsible for providing mental health counseling and case management services to patients at Northpoint.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

· Case staffing

· Individual case supervision

· Professional and timely documentation

· Assessments and diagnosing

· Consultation with other clinical professionals

· Review of case record maintenance

· Treatment planning

· Providing mental health services via individual, group and family therapy

· Discharge planning

· Understanding and adherence to policy and procedure of Northpoint, The Evergreen Northgate, Washington Administrative Code

· Adhere to all company policies and procedures

· Maintain confidentiality in accordance with established policies and procedures and standards of care

· Other clinically appropriate services as determined by the facility

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION:

· Recognized mental health professional possessing Master Level LMHC/LMHCA or LICSW/LICASW

· Possess SUDP licensure or willingness to register as a SUDP-T within 30 days of employment. Those working as a SUDP-T will work under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor

· Must have a license that is in good standing with the state of Washington, in accordance with WAC 246-811

· Must hold a license as defined in WAC 246-809-210

· Be licensed without restrictions and have been in good standing for the previous two years

· Engage in monthly clinical supervision as required by WAC 246-811

· Counselor with proven experience in the mental health and substance use disorder field preferred

· Strong understanding of mandatory reporting responsibilities, per state guidelines

· Strong understanding of, and adherence to, the ethical standards of the respective license adopted by the governing board for licensure

· Knowledge and skills in English usage, interpersonal relationships and excellent communication skills

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

· Excellent critical thinking skills

· Excellent organizational abilities

· Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing

· Quickly and effectively identify and resolve problematic situations

· Comfortable analyzing information and dealing with complexity

· Attention to detail and accuracy

· Able to handle confidential material in a reliable manner

· Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of organization

· Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism

· Ability to effectively prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS:

· Must hold an active LMHC/LMHCA or LICSW/LICASW (Northpoint is able to provide supervision toward full licensure)

·Additional Licensure as SUDP or SUDPT preferred not required

· Must maintain current and nationally accredited CPR/First Aid/AED certification

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· None currently

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Indoor office environment

· Requires heavy use of mouse and keyboard

· Outpatient treatment setting. Exposure to disturbed and potentially aggressive patients will be frequent. Stress ranges from low to intense depending on the situation

· Must have the reasonable ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, feel, reach, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk, hear, taste and smell. Must be reasonably capable of lifting twenty pounds.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

· Completion of a tuberculin screening during first week of employment

· Completion of a pre-employment drug screening, post-accident and random for upon reasonable suspicion of use

· Completion of orientation and required paperwork prior to reporting to work

· Demonstrated computer literacy

· Completion of CPR/First Aid Training within first 90 days of employment

· Attendance at all mandatory staff development and training

· Completion of Health and Welfare background check

This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is meant to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

Employees with potential access to protected health information must comply with all procedures and guidelines governed by HIPAA.

Northpoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Northpoint is an At-Will employer. Employment may be terminated at any time by employee, or employer with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time

Company Description
+So you want to work here?!

Forget about a boring desk job and get ready to help people change their lives daily! We believe in treating our patients and employees well and having fun while doing it. If you are interested in joining our team, let us know. We can't wait to learn more about you!

Our Core Values are:

+Humble

-We carry ourselves with a quiet confidence
-We are strong enough to seek support
-Our character defines our legacy
-No brilliant jerks!

+Inspired

-We have a firm belief in human potential
-Hope - difficult roads lead to amazing destinations

+Heart

-Committed to the whole, even when it's challenging
-Hard working, genuine, passionate & fun
-Internal drive to go the extra mile

+Conviction

-Unshakeable belief in our treatment philosophy

+Benefits, Retirement, PTO, oh my!

Northpoint pays 100% of the medical insurance premium for employee level coverage, basic life insurance in the amount of 1 x annual salary up to $100,000, access to an Employee Assistance Program, and a gym membership. We even subsidize spouse and dependent medical premiums at 50%! Wait, there's more! We offer voluntary dental, vision, additional life insurance, Flex Spending Account, and short-term disability.Our flexible benefits plan allows employees to save pre-tax dollars for all IRS-allowable medical and dependent care expenses. Plus, we offer continuing education benefits, leaves of absence, paid holidays, and a stellar paid time off plan.

+Retirement Plan w/Company Match

Northpoint is committed to the long-term success of our employees - and we encourage participation in our 401(k) through a generous salary match. Employees are immediately 100% vested in their contributions. We also provide access to an investment adviser for one-on-one retirement reviews.

Northpoint Recovery, LLC

Why Work Here?
Awesome leadership, great benefits and a lot of room for growth!

+So you want to work here?! Forget about a boring desk job and get ready to help people change their lives daily! We believe in treating our patients and employees well and having fun while doing it. If you are interested in joining our team, let us know. We can't wait to learn more about you! Our Core Values are: +Humble -We carry ourselves with a quiet confidence -We are strong enough to seek support -Our character defines our legacy -No brilliant jerks! +Inspired -We have a firm belief in human potential -Hope - difficult roads lead to amazing destinations +Heart -Committed to the whole, even when it's challenging -Hard working, genuine, passionate & fun -Internal drive to go the extra mile +Conviction -Unshakeable belief in our treatment philosophy +Benefits, Retirement, PTO, oh my! Northpoint pays 100% of the medical insurance premium for employee level coverage, basic life insurance in the amount of 1 x annual salary up to $100,000, access to an Employee Assistance Program, and a gym membership. We even subsidize spouse and dependent medical premiums at 50%! Wait, there's more! We offer voluntary dental, vision, additional life insurance, Flex Spending Account, and short-term disability.Our flexible benefits plan allows employees to save pre-tax dollars for all IRS-allowable medical and dependent care expenses. Plus, we offer continuing education benefits, leaves of absence, paid holidays, and a stellar paid time off plan. +Retirement Plan w/Company Match Northpoint is committed to the long-term success of our employees - and we encourage participation in our 401(k) through a generous salary match. Employees are immediately 100% vested in their contributions. We also provide access to an investment adviser for one-on-one retirement reviews.

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