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Position Summary: The Inpatient Therapist (MA) is responsible for the delivery of clinical counseling to an identified patient population, following established treatment guidelines, agency policies and procedures. The incumbent utilizes therapy techniques to facilitate understanding and practice of coping skills; fosters and enhances communication, self-esteem, creativity, socialization and physical movement of assigned adolescent patient population and provides psycho-education to patients and families/guardians in the in-patient setting.
Minimum Requirements: Two (2) years of clinical experience working with adolescents with severe mental illness and/or behavioral disturbances, preferred Previous experience in a mental health counseling setting preferred
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Masters Degree in a behavioral health related field required License in one of the following: Licensed Social Work Associate & Independent Clinical (LSWAIC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate LMFTA, or Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate LMHCA Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Position Type: On-Call/Per-Diem Full Time Employee: NoPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Variable
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.
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