SUD Outpatient Counselor
Behavioral Health Services, 12th Avenue
Yakima, Washington 98901

Job Description

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is currently looking to expand their Behavioral Health team with an experienced SUD licensed Outpatient Counselor! What You'll Do:

  • Assess and treat Substance Use Disorders in an outpatient setting
  • Provide mental health services to clients with substance use disorders.
  • Grow and maintain your own client panel.
  • Collaborate with multiple levels of support staff and providers to build client treatment plans and goals.
We want to talk to you if you are:
  • A Licensed who has direct experience treating SUD clients.
  • A team-focused individual who is able to deftly engage with all levels of an interdisciplinary team.
  • A counselor who can handle complex, multi-service treatment plans that may require expertise in evidence-based practices.
What we'll offer you:
  • On-boarding program
  • Hiring Bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Healthcare options
  • Additional Compensation for Spanish/English Bilingual Skills (testing required)
What You'll Need:
Education: Master's Degree in a relevant field required.

Experience: Two years of directly related experience, to include one year in the direct treatment of persons with substance use conditions.

  • Substance Use Disorders Professional License, plus one of the following additional licenses (dual license):
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC),
    • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or
    • Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW)
  • Current Washington State driver's license (or the ability to get one before start) and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage
  • Current CPR/First Aid card, or obtained within 45 days of hire. NOTE: FBI fingerprints required if have lived in Washington State less than the last 3 consecutive years.


We serve more than 181,000 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.

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

2 Year(s)

Education Required:

Masters Degree - MA

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time


No Travel
Date Posted : 12/03/2020