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Behavioral Health Specialist (Internal Title: FBH Clinical Care Coordinator)

Job Locations US-WA-Tukwila
Posted Date 4 days ago(5/14/2024 4:02 PM)
ID
2023-7330
# of Openings
4
Category
Behavioral Health

Overview

Are you a novelty seeker?  Do you seek new ideas and creative approaches?  Are you tired of working 9-5?  Do you need flexibility? 

 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

(INTERNAL TITLE: CLINICAL CARE COORDINATOR)

JOIN OUR AMAZING TEAM & MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF YOUTH & FAMILIES IN THE COMMUNITY!

OUR CLINICAL TEAMS WORK IN THE HOMES OF FAMILIES AND IN THE COMMUNITY; PLUS, IN AN OFFICE SITE

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE!


Catholic Community Services, Family Behavioral Health is looking for a Behavioral Health Specialist (Internal title: Clinical Care Coordinator) to join our team of innovators who explore and develop new approaches and implement novel strategies.  Our teams provide individualized, creative and flexible services, infused with evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies.  

WHO WE ARE: 

We are a values-driven organization, providing family-oriented behavioral health care for children, youth and families, provided primarily in their own home and community. Our enthusiastic clinical teams provide whatever is needed to help children and youth remain safely in their own home with their family, restoring hope, providing intense mental health services and supports, and helping to strengthen the family unity. With sites located in Aberdeen, Bremerton, Burien, North Tacoma, Olympia, University Place, Vancouver and Portland Oregon, we offer comprehensive intensive, Wrap-around mental health services to a diverse population for youth and families. We employ almost 600 energetic and compassionate employees.

WHAT WE VALUE: 
Compassion  Diversity  Strength-Based-Approach  Social-Justice & Our Staff!

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Starting Pay Range: $31.02 - $34.89 per hour

Additional Pay/Ability to Earn Additional Pay of:

  • Coverage after hours: $1,800.00 per year
  • Pay based on performance: up to $8,000.00 per year
  • Bi-lingual fluency skills in Spanish and English, or other languages, as needed: $100 -200 per pay period (2 times per month) for service provision in support the families we serve. Tiered language stipend based on language proficiency and youth and family needs.

Training and Supervision:

  • Extensive training in multiple clinical approaches as well as training in other areas
  • Daily and weekly supervision and support with your Clinical Supervisor, as needed.

      BENEFITS:  

  • 12 paid holidays; plus 1 personal holiday each year!
  • 3 weeks' vacation PER YEAR
  • 12 sick-days per year
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance (1 times annual salary)
  • Retirement Plans: 403-B Employee Savings Plan and an Employer Contribution Pension 

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY: 

  • Meet and engage the family communicating compassion, support, respect and enthusiasm for them and your role as a helper.
  • Provide and/or arrange necessary crisis response and stabilization services, completing and communicating the safety/crisis plan with family and others.
  • Prepare the family for next steps in the intervention (e.g., team development, planning process, natural supports, etc.).
  • Customize helping approaches to fit the family’s uniqueness, personality, culture and interest.
  • Provide intensive and strength-based therapeutic mental health services and supports to children, youth and families in the community including: assessing for immediate safety and stabilization needs, treatment plan development, safety and crisis planning, child and family team meeting facilitation, on-going assessment and evaluation of current treatment planning strategies, goals, and outcomes
  • Brainstorm and negotiate strategies that build on child and family strengths.
  • Consult with clinical supervisor, mental health specialists and others as needed and incorporate recommendations.
  • Meet productivity and documentation standards using collaborative problem-solving strategies to ensure complete, accurate and strength-based documentation for all children/youth and families served.
  • Respond to crises in a prompt, effective and collaborative manner.
  • Provide and/or facilitate the provision of a range of therapeutic responses that support the overall plan (including individual and family therapies).
  • Utilize parent/family expertise in problem solving around specific needs.
  • Modify and adjust individual intervention techniques for each situation without changing the direction of the plan.
  • Facilitate placement into foster care, as needed, while ensuring necessary paperwork is completed and notifications made.
  • Facilitate others, including a team, to implement the plan from beginning.
  • Reevaluate, modify, and redesign plan based on new information.
  • Inspire confidence in the child, family and other team members about their strengths and ability to transition successfully.
  • Arrange and negotiate a process for ongoing formal and informal services and supports.
  • Create and practice a plan for aftercare supports and response post CCS involvement.
  • This position will participate in an on-call rotation with other Clinicians and Clinical Care Coordinators.
  • This position will be based out of FBH Tukwila office. This position requires scheduling flexibility to meet the needs of youth and families served. The services we offer will be provided in community-based settings and in family homes.

A full job description with qualifications may be shared with candidates identified for an interview.

Qualifications

WHAT WE ARE SEEKING IN A CANDIDATE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, behavioral sciences or equivalent, accredited degree. 
  • Experience serving children and/or families (e.g. mental health, social services, education).
  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively within multi-cultural situations. 
  • Energetic, innovative style with the ability to engage children, youth and family members in services
  • Enthusiastic and optimistic approach, encouraging ongoing participation of all involved
  • Natural ability to work with others through a genuine strengths-based approach, appreciating unique qualities and assets of all involved
  • Passion for helping families stay together.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to visually assess safety within family homes. 
  • Ability to meet with clients and colleagues in homes and community locations.
  • Ability to drive to our family homes within the community with reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and current automobile insurance with an acceptable driving record per CCS policy.
  • Preference for a flexible schedule rather than a traditional, fixed, 8-5, Monday through Friday, facility-based position.
  • Should be able to participate in on-call rotation responsibilities, which will be discussed in our screening process. 
  • Applicant must successfully pass required background clearances prior to an offer of employment.

ABOUT TUKWILA:

Tukwila’s earliest residents were members of the Duwamish Tribe with homes along the Black and Duwamish Rivers. They named the area Tukwila for the lush forests of hazelnut tress which grew throughout the area.  Enjoy all the area has to offer:

  • Located just south of Seattle, Washington, the City of Tukwila is dynamic and unique. It is recognized as one of the most diverse communities in the country, with more than 80 languages spoken in its schools. While the City has fewer than 20,000 residents, the daytime population includes more than 47,000 who work in Tukwila plus over 150,000 who visit the city on a daily basis. 
  • Tukwila, nestled in the hills surrounding major commerce corridors are quiet residential neighbors.  Residents of the City enjoy small-town warmth, involvement and caring, while having the benefits of high-quality services and goods associated with larger cities.
  • Perhaps, you are a runner, walker, or biker – Tukwila offers many trails, along rivers and parks, while enjoying a spectacular view of Mt. Rainier. Shop ‘til you drop at the largest retail mall in the Pacific Northwest.

If you are passionate about providing strength-based mental health services for children, youth and their family, we would love to hear from you!

 

If you are passionate about providing strength-based mental health services for children, youth and their family, we would love to hear from you!

 

If you are on our careers page and you are interested in being considered for this opening: please click on the blue link above, on this page, located on the upper right hand corner that says: "Apply for this job online" and upload your resume and answer a few questions for consideration. 

 

If you are not on our careers page: please copy and paste the following URL into your browser: https://fbh-ccsww.icims.com/jobs/intro to view our opportunities. Search for your jobs of interest and click on the blue link on the careers page, located on the upper right-hand corner that says: "Apply for this job online" and upload your resume and answer a few questions for consideration. 

 

For additional questions, contact Karla Lacktorin, Regional Clinical Recruiter, at karlal@ccsww.org 

Note to Internal Candidates: HR reviews internal compensation and determines any increase based on their experience and also agency internal equity factors. 

Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position.

 

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