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Company: Summit Pacific Medical Center
Location: Elma
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryThe Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP) will provide counseling services with the support of a multi-disciplinary team to include primary care and substance use disorder treatment in a Rural Healthcare Clinic. The LMHP will conduct biopsychosocial assessments, diagnostics using the DSM-5, individualized treatment plans, therapy, and counseling for a diverse caseload including adults, adolescents, and families. Job Specific Duties and Responsibilities*Performs bio-psycho-social intake assessments, diagnoses using DSM-5 criteria, develops individualized treatment plans, and conducts therapy using evidence-based practices. *Collects data from a variety of sources such as patient records, interviews, observation, and team members. Documents patient assessment and progress appropriately; maintains timely, complete and accurate records.*Works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Contributes to team-based care through effective partnerships with patients, their caregivers, and other providers. Follows up on referrals in a timely manner with treatment recommendations. Communicates issues, variances and problems to other members of the care team in an appropriate and timely manner.*Meets face-to-face with patient for immediate crisis intervention, behavioral health intervention or other social service related issues. Participates and monitors the appropriate tracking system for identified patients. Coaches patients/families toward successful self-management.*Collaborates with internal and external resources to facilitate a safe transition from hospital to another facility or home with appropriate services. Identifies barriers and initiates action to resolve.*Serves as the point-of-contact, advocate, and informational resource for assigned patients, family, care team, payers and community resources. Proactively acts as patient advocate; responding with empathy and respect to resolve patient/family concerns.*Builds and maintains effective working relationships. Serves as a liaison across disciplines. Participates as an active member of committees; leads work groups, projects and committees as assigned.*Maintains professional skills and awareness of regulatory changes, compliance issues, innovations and developments, through research and training/continuing education opportunities. Stays abreast of trends and best practices. Performs special projects and other related duties as assigned. *Essential Job FunctionProvider Responsibilities*Adapts to changes in the work environment: Engages others in understanding the reason for change and leads them to identify the path forward. *Builds and maintains working relationships: Maintains strong working relationships and engenders trust and credibility through effective and professional interactions.*Creates positive experiences for patients, customers and, co-workers.*Demonstrates ongoing learning & development: Participates in ongoing skills training, competency development, and professional development. *Exhibits effective work skills: Successfully performs job duties in accordance with SPMC expectations for quality, quantity, and timeliness. Demonstrates initiative. Effectively adjusts to changing circumstances; prioritizes and manages workload to achieve desired results; remains focused and on track despite obstacles or interruptions. *Facilitates Teamwork: Actively engages in team activities. Welcomes and supports new team members; promotes a positive work environment. *Fosters an environment of trust: Maintains open & honest communication. Protects privacy & confidentiality. Follows through on commitments.*Supports SP mission, vision, and values: Provides thoughtful and constructive input for strategic planning. Participates in departmental/functional strategies and tactics. Organizational ResponsibilitiesIn addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above, all employees are expected to adhere to Summit Pacific behavior and patient experience standards, comply with policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines; and act in an ethical, professional, respectful, and collaborative manner.Required Education and Experience Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI) required.Two years of recent clinical experience preferred.Experience working with families and children preferred.Experience working with clients with co-occurring disorders who exhibit current or history of substance use disorder preferred.Required Licenses, Certifications and/or RegistrationsLICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker) in the state of Washington, orLMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) in the state of Washington, orLMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor)Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.Required Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesAdvanced knowledge behavioral health theories and practices. Demonstrated competence in clinical skills such that he/she is able to perform required tasks.Ability to assess patient needs and exercise independent judgment in managing and coordinating care.Ability to cultivate effective partnerships and work in collaboration with providers, other health care professionals, caregivers, and patients. Strong leadership, facilitation, delegation, and coaching skills. Proficient in the use of current technology, including Microsoft Office products. Ability to learn and effectively use electronic medical records and other systems and equipment. Professional and effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to identify and employ communication strategies appropriate to the audience. Ability to maintain accurate documentation and records.Ability to work independently performing a wide variety of assignments that require the use of independent judgment, problem-solving, organization, and prioritization skills.Strong leadership, organizational and analytical skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environmentPhysical RequirementsNever = 0% of timeSeldom = 1-10%Occasional = 10-30%Frequent = 30-70%Constant = over 70%Lifting 35 lbs xCarrying 35 lbsxPushing/Pulling 0-35 lbsxSittingxStandingxWalking xBending/Stooping xCrouchingxExposure to BBPxVisionWithin normal range with or without corrective devices HearingWithin normal range with or without corrective devices. SpeechWithin normal range with or without corrective devices.

Keywords: Summit Pacific Medical Center, Tacoma , LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL, Healthcare , Elma, Washington

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