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Inpatient Group Therapist- PRN

Company: Fairfax Behavioral Health
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesFairfax Behavioral Health (a UHS facility):Fairfax Behavioral Health, founded in 1930, is a private, free-standing mental health hospital that specializes in psychiatric and detox treatment. We strive to meet and respond to the needs of our community by offering a continuum of care and evidenced-based programs at multiple locations within our region. We have behavioral health facilities and services located in Kirkland, Everett and Monroe, Washington. Mental and behavioral health challenges are a growing concern within our communities. Whether it is ourselves or a loved one, we will all likely be affected by behavioral health and mental disorders or illness. This drives our passion for providing evidenced-based outpatient and inpatient psychiatric treatment programs with successful outcomes.For more information, please visit us at https://www.fairfaxhospital.com/COVID-19 Vaccination requirement:After October 18, 2021 all Washington state healthcare employees, educators, contractors, and interns will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination record as a condition of employment. You must submit your documentation to Human Resources before your first day of employment with Fairfax. Please remember to bring your COVID-19 immunization card to your orientation with our HR team.Position Summary:Fairfax Behavioral Health has an opportunity for a Per Diem Group Therapist position in multiple location. This position can be based in Kirkland, Monroe, or Everett.Working as a Group Therapist at Fairfax allows you to collaborate and engage with a multidisciplinary team while working with an acute population. You will work with patients to assess their psychosocial needs, identify treatment goals, and facilitate skill-based groups to support patients in achieving an optimal level of emotional health. The Group Therapist will work under the guidance of a Licensed Social Worker to meet all regulatory standards and requirements. We are looking for compassionate and skilled individuals to bring additional expertise and experience to our team. Use your therapeutic skills to watch the growth of patients and make a lasting impact.QualificationsEducation

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work preferred, mental health field experience required.Additional Requirements
    • Current Washington State license in one of the following fields: Social Work (LICSW) or Associate Social Worker (LSWAIC), Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA), or a Washington State license equivalent to any of these
    • Must be on track for achieving full licensure.
    • 3 years post-Masters experience in a psychiatric health care setting preferred, not required.
    • Direct experience with group therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment planning.
    • Strong clinical assessment and case conceptualization skills required.
    • Completion of CPR, First Aid, Handle with Care, and Verbal De-Escalation trainings required.For those with associate level license, Fairfax may provide supervision of hours to help our employees achieve their goal of independent license.WHAT DO OUR CURRENT EMPLOYEES VALUE AT FAIRFAX BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND UHS?Our team at Fairfax strives to improve the status quo surrounding mental health by providing quality care and treatment through inpatient and outpatient services. At Fairfax Behavioral Health, we remove stigmas by building bridges and awareness within our community. One of the most rewarding aspects of this job is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the members of our community dealing with behavioral health challenges. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer co-workers that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement with UHS.BENEFIT HIGHLIGHTS:
      • Challenging and rewarding work environment
      • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
      • Competitive Compensation
      • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
      • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
      • Generous Paid Time Off
      • Free Basic Life Insurance
      • Tuition ReimbursementEEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all its subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. Additionally, recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting our Compliance Hotline at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852- 3449.

Keywords: Fairfax Behavioral Health, Kirkland , Inpatient Group Therapist- PRN, Healthcare , Kirkland, Washington

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