POSITION TITLE: Mental Health Therapist CLASSIFICATION: Exempt DEPARTMENT: Clinic SUPERVISOR: Healing Center Manager GRADE: E8 ($49,555-$74,332) Position Summary: This position is responsible for developing and conducting assessments, diagnosis of mental health conditions, and treatment plans appropriate for designated individuals, families and groups; provides counseling and follow-up services.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Works directly with children, adolescents and adults suffering from a range of mental health and provides a good standard of practice and care.
Evaluates clients with a full range of psychological problems, utilizing appropriate assessment tools for diagnosis and treatment planning.
Collaborates on cases with other mental health and medical professionals with regard to clinical therapy mode. Assesses clients documenting in the electronic health record using DSM V diagnosis, and discusses treatment plans.
Provides a broad range of therapeutic services to individual, groups and families, as indicated. Including knowledge of Substance Abuse Treatment, Domestic Violence, Anger Management, and Effective Parenting.
Attends patient care meetings as needed.
Networks with schools and local agencies to develop treatment plans for clients.
Ability to respond to mental health crisis and on-call responsibilities.
Engages in community outreach and case management.
Training and knowledge in behavioral healthcare using empirically supported therapies including. Training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, Motivation Interview, Historical Trauma, and Trauma Informed Care is a plus.
Adheres to all healthcare standards as related to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Performs other duties as required.
Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or a related field.
Current license as a Marriage and Family Counselor (MFT) ,a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified Professional Counselor (CPC), or Psychologist (PsyD).
Minimum of two years of successful professional counseling experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license or capable of obtaining one within thirty days (30) of employment.
Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.
Preference will be given to Qualified Native American Indians.
3 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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Internal Number: 12021
About Washoe Tribal Health Center- Healing Center
The Healing Center as part of the Washoe Tribal Health Center is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care services to assist in improving the physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing of the Washoe and Native people.