Sea Mar Community Health Centers Posting #18544 - Group Life Counselor I in Tacoma, 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):

On-Call position available for our Adult Treatment Center in Tacoma. The Group Life Counselor I is an entry level Human Service position that is part of the multi-disciplinary treatment team providing direct services to patients in a residential setting. Direct services may include a combination of all of the following: group care, intake procedures, evaluation, individual and group counseling, milieu management, evaluation and supervision of patients. Services are provided to adults with a substance usage disorder(s) and who may also have mental health diagnoses.

This position requires proficient computer skills in order to conduct documentation in an electronic behavioral health and medical records system. An entry level person is expected to have a ?base to moderate? understanding of how to provide the direct services listed above.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associates degree. In cases of exceptional qualifications, experience may be substituted for education.

  • Two years of experience in the field equaling one year of post high school education.

  • Must possess a current First Aid Certificate, CPR Certificate.

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred but not required.

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 many perks. For example, employees working 30 hours or more receive an excellent benefit package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Prescription coverage, generous PTO/Holidays, generous PTO/Holidays, with paid-time-off starting from 15-24 days per year + 10 paid Holidays per year. We also have 401(k)/Retirement options and an opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment. This is an exciting and highly rewarding position in a fast-paced clinic/office environment.

To apply for this position complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Marche? Ward, Program Manager at

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 12/04/2018

External candidates may apply after 12/07/2018

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