About the CompanyThe mission of Navos is to improve the quality of life of people vulnerable to mental illness by providing a broad continuum of trauma informed care with a focus on recovery and resilience. Navos responds to the needs of people with mental illness in King County. Services are targeted to those who live at or near poverty, often as a result of their mental illness. Navos is committed to embracing equity and inclusiveness in everything we do. Our efforts are intentional, deliberate, and a fundamental part of the everyday expectation for working at Navos. About the PositionThe Child, Youth & Family Therapist provides a full range of direct and indirect services to children, adolescents and their families within a framework of recovery, resiliency, and wellness. Services may include: individual psychotherapy, family therapy, case management services, assessment, treatment planning and coordination, resource identification and development, advocacy, and collateral support to assigned clients of the Child and Family Program. Position Functions & Responsibilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Maintains primary case responsibility and authority for assigned caseload. Arranges, monitors, coordinates, and provides needed services in the mental health system and the community. Develops problem-focused, strength based, goal oriented service plans which address the specific needs of the client. Provides services primarily at an office and school-based location, but can at times be delivered in the community or home. When clinically appropriate, will provide comprehensive community support services to assigned caseload including assistance in identifying and utilizing community resources, coordinating with peer providers, liaison with other agencies and organizations, referral to appropriate community programs, and completion of all necessary reports. Significant work with youth in a middle school setting providing therapy services and groups to youth. Supports an agency wide implementation of trauma informed care. Fosters healing, hopeful, honest and trusting relationships for consumers and employees; Values consumer voice, choice and self-advocacy. Demonstrates a commitment to cultural awareness and cultural humility. Promotes a safe, calm and secure environment with supportive care and family-driven services that are trauma specific and promote recovery and wellness. Other duties as assigned. Position RequirementsKnowledge, Skills & Abilities, Education and/or Experience:Master's Degree in Behavioral Sciences from an accredited college or University and At least two years related experience working with children, adolescents, and families; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Mental Health Professional and Child Mental Health Specialist status preferred. Licensure in the State of Washington preferred. Current Washington State Driver's License with proof of automobile insurance required. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint). Must be able to provide ongoing coordination of case management services, therapy, assessment, service planning, resource identification and development, advocacy, service monitoring and follow-up, collateral supports and clinical services as appropriate to assigned caseload. Must be able to provide such services with respect, tact and sensitivity. Ability to manage documentation requirements as set by agency and contracts. Ability to work cooperatively in a multidisciplinary team approach. Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing is essential. Bilingual preferred (Spanish strongly preferred). Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities Physical Requirements & Disclosure of RisksThe physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must be physically active and willing to participate in recreational activities with clients. The employee will be required to walk and climb stairs, or balance. The employee may also be occasionally required to stand, stoop, knee, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. #LI-JG1
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.