$5,000 sign-on bonus available for external candidatesAbout the Company The mission of Navos is to improve the quality of life of people vulnerable to mental illness by providing a broad continuum of trauma informed care with a focus on recovery and resilience. Navos responds to the needs of people with mental illness in King County. Services are targeted to those who live at or near poverty, often as a result of their mental illness. Navos is committed to embracing equity and inclusiveness in everything we do. Our efforts are intentional, deliberate, and a fundamental part of the everyday expectation for working at Navos. About the PositionFacilitation of individual and group therapy sessions and assessments that are relevant to the office of Adjunctive Therapies. Expectations are that assessments and EMR notes be done in a timely manner. The adjunctive therapist is involved in the planning and implementing of activities and therapeutic sessions for all interested patients. Group and individual sessions can be conducted on the adult psychiatric units or in the Rec Room. The psychotherapist performs interventions that meet the need of the client and group.Position Functions and ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Facilitates individual and group adjunctive therapy sessions.
Observes, assesses, records, and communicates patient behavior.
Charts patient participation and progress in groups in patients' electronic medical record - Sigmund under Group Note.
Therapist must be able to work comfortably with electronic medical records in a timely fashion.
Creating a safe environment in which patients are encouraged and supported in activities that promote increased responsiveness, improve self-esteem, enhance cognitive/behavioral functioning, skill building, psychotherapy and appropriate social skills. When there is no group interest, therapist will provide individual therapy to receptive patients and patients discussed with the team for appropriate interventions.
Meet with Director of Adjunctive Therapies on a regular basis to report on group activities and experiences, and any needs or questions pertaining to patient care.
Utilizes clinical supervisor and collaboration with treatment team for best outcomes of patient care coordination and department success.
Give director recommendations on which patients might benefit from an adjunctive therapies assessment based on their best clinical judgment.
Completes Adjunctive Therapies assessment as directed by accrediting bodies.
Attend all trainings and meetings that the hospital has deemed imperative in keeping up with the standards of good care.
Educated in Trauma Informed Care and respectful of patients' experiences.
Supervise and oversee master level psychology interns.
Treatment Planning as indicated - including assessing, developing an individualized treatment plan, and providing high quality psychotherapy and quality of care for patients.
Performs other job duties as assigned.Position Requirements
Master's Degree in Psychology, social work, or related field.
Experience with many forms of therapeutic interventions.
Must be a certified counselor in the state of Washington; must have current first aid and CPR training.
Knowledge of principles and techniques of group and individual therapy, and experience in facilitating groups. Understanding of principles and methods of intervention. SupervisionThis position has no supervisory responsibilities.Physical RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.This position may involve lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, and stooping requiring upper and lower body strength. Lifting up to 25 lbs. may be required without assistance.Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Navos believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit our employees nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the company.
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.