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Sea Mar Community Health Centers Mental Health Therapist II, III or Licensed in Bellingham, Washington

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):

Position Summary:

Sea Mar Community Health Centers is an FQHC that provides a full range of medical, dental and behavioral health services to the individuals we serve. Sea Mar Behavioral Health?s diverse and quickly expanding program is seeking a full-time therapist for its Bellingham site. The Mental Health Therapist (MHT) provides individual and group counseling, case management, crisis stabilization, suicide risk assessment, and treatment planning. In addition, he or she will provide referrals and coordination with medication providers, primary care physicians, and with other community agencies. Our therapists must have the ability to accurately diagnose mental health issues and develop treatment plans based upon diagnoses. Must be willing to work some later hours (after 5pm) and providing services may require occasionally meeting with the client outside of the office and in the community. We are a growing team with wide-ranging experience, educational backgrounds and degrees. We work closely with our medical providers to establish a whole ?health home? for our clients. This makes for a rich clinical environment that is supportive and invigorating.

Qualifications and/or Experience:

  • Master?s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, or social work which includes coursework in psychological diagnostics required.

  • Must meet WAC requirements for a Mental Health Professional.

  • Computer efficiency preferred.

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Punjabi speaking highly desired.

What We Offer:

Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it?s a fulfilling career with opportunity for advancement. The fringe benefits surpass most companies. For example, Full-time employees working 30 hours more, receive an excellent benefit package of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 24-27 days per year + 10 paid Holidays. We also offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.

Salary offered for this position is $23.35 per hour for MHT II; $26.53 per hour for MHT III; $28.65 for Licensed MHT. This position is also eligible for an additional location incentive, retention bonus, and loan repayment program.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email JenniferLeonard@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 06/02/2020

External candidates may apply after 06/05/2020

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

Please visit our website to learn more about us at www.seamar.org. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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