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Position Summary: The Mental Health Professional-Licensed provides individual, family, and/or group therapy for clients to treat a broad array of behavioral health disorders, mental illness and co-occurring illnesses. This position will provide mental health services to adults, 60 years of age and older in our Older Adult Services department. We work with older adults who experience many common age-related issues, including, caregiver stress, chronic and/or acute health conditions of their own or loved ones, grief and loss, social isolation, economic hardships and other late life transitions. We are able to provide mental health services to older adults with commercial insurance, Medicare and/or Medicaid. We are fortunate to have several contracts that allow us to provide specialized services to older adults that are not typically covered through insurance including, caregiver support to individuals caring for someone with dementia. This position will work with a small, close knit and supportive team of counselors; most of who have a Geriatric Mental Health Specialist certificate. The incumbent educates patients about Behavioral Health issues, treatment, provides behavioral activation, monitors symptoms and response to medication and/or psychotherapy, including the use of structured instruments. We would love to add you to our dedicated and compassionate team to improve the lives of older adults and their families.
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Masters degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field Licensed in the State of Washington; Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical (LCSW-C) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) Current CPR Certification
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.