Integrated Mental Health Therapist-BHN (Family Medicine)
MultiCare Health System
Location: Lakewood, Washington
Internal Number: 108472
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Position Summary: The Integrated Mental Health Therapist-BHN is responsible for independently providing assessments, treatment/care planning and psychosocial therapy within a primary care clinic setting for a diverse population of preventative, acute care and chronic disease management patients. The incumbent uses a variety of theoretical treatment models and interventions and excellent communication skills to work within a primary care/chronic disease management team setting with limited supervision; documents treatment/communication in keeping with department standards and keeps current on community resources to effectively provide linkage and advocacy to fulfill clients needs. Principal Accountabilities- Provides mental health evaluations, and based on results, utilizes the DSM-5 to provide an accurate diagnosis/differential diagnoses.- Provides person centered treatment planning based on the evaluation.- Employs various therapeutic interventions designed to resolve indentified issues and support needs.- Documents individual and group sessions and employs concurrent documentation as a tool to increase client engagement and ownership, whenever possible.- Documents communication with primary care clinic providers and outside support resources- Keeps current on community resources that may be needed to fulfill clients' needs and to provide linkage and advocacy and relays information, as needed.- Collaborates with other primary care team members to enhance the patient experience and facilitate positive health outcomes- Establishes and maintains productive relationships with all primary care team members and outside resources associated with the primary care clinic to facilitate quality patient care.- Meets agency documentation standards- Maintains agency productivity standards- Contributes to the success of the organization, keeping current on new developments with the MultiCare system, and by performing other duties as needed or assigned- Adheres to MHS Attendance and Punctuality Policy and Procedure standards, and maintains reliable attendance- Contributes to the success of the organization by meeting organizational competency expectations and core values (respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence, collaboration and kindness), continuously learning, and by performing other duties as needed or assigned
Minimum Requirements: 1-2 years of experience in a behavioral health setting
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Masters degree from an accredited institution in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, or related field Current licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (LSWAIC), Licensed Advanced Social Worker Associate (LAASW), Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA) or eligibility for licensure upon hire.
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day shift
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.