Yakima Medical-Dental Clinic - YVFWC
Are you a mental health provider with a real passion for working in a Primary Care setting? Do you have a desire to help an underserved population get the support they deserve? Does living in the breathtaking Pacific Northwest sound like the perfect place to start or continue your mental health practice? If you answered Yes to these questions, then we have a fantastic opportunity for you in our Yakima, WA clinic!
What you'll do:
As part of our Patient-Centered Health Home initiative, you will:
- Work within a fully integrated, multidisciplinary model in our primary care clinics.
- Provide brief assessments, intervention, and onsite consultation to the primary care team regarding psychiatric/psychosocial concerns and health behavior change.
- Focus on providing clinical interventions according to empirically-supported treatment modalities.
What we'll offer you:
- On-boarding program
- Relocation Assistance
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Excellent Healthcare options
What you'll need:
- Education: Master's degree in Social Work or Psychology, OR Doctorate in Psychology, OR coursework completed for Doctorate in Psychology
- Licenses/Certificates/Registration: For Master's or Doctorate candidates, license for independent clinical practice in the State of Washington or have the necessary clinical training to acquire licensure. Any one of the following licenses is acceptable for this position:
- Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
- Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
- Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW)
- For Resident candidates, you must be granted an Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within 60 days of hire or a Mental Health Counselor Associate credential approved by the Washington State Department of Health. Licensure as a Psychologist in Washington is required within six months of hire.
- Current Washington State driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage.
- Current CPR/First Aid card, or obtained within 45 days of hire.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required
- Experience: Two years in clinical service delivery with persons with mental or behavioral health needs. For non-licensed psychologists, experience is preferred only. Experience working in primary care or other medical settings preferred.
- Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology and medical disease states. Essential to be able to collaborate with medical professionals and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced primary care environment. Knowledge of Revised Codes of Washington and Washington Administrative Codes related to the provision of mental health services and general knowledge in culturally appropriate practice.
We serve more than 166,000 patients across 25 medical clinics, 14 dental clinics, 10 pharmacies, and 64 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.
Working at YVFWC
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.
At Farm Workers Clinic:
- We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
- We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
- We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
- We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
- We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
- We will let joy in.
- We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.
Preferred Years Of Experience:1 Year(s)
Education Required:Masters Degree - MA
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