Mental Health Specialist

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Job Details

  • Location: Seattle, WA, 98109
  • Date Posted: 2024-03-13
  • Employment Type: Part Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: MENTA019598
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Description

Geriatric Mental Health Specialist

Setting: Skilled Nursing

Type:  Part-Time, PRN

Wage: 40- 50/hr depending on experience

Location: Queen Anne Healthcare - 2717 N Dexter Ave. Seattle, WA 98109

 Nestled along the Fremont Cut canal in Seattle, Washington is Queen Anne Healthcare, a 5-star rated 120-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation community.

Queen Anne Healthcare staff strive for excellence in quality care, a comfortable environment, and even passing along a friendly smile. The community was ranked one of the top 25 places to work in Seattle by Seattle Met Magazine and listed as one of the best senior living communities in the United States by the U.S. News & World Report.

Perks & Highlights:

  • Queen Anne Healthcare has the lowest turnover at Avamere at less than 25%!
  • Stable nursing leadership with a DNS of 25 year tenure
  • Recently celebrated our Deficiency-Free Annual Survey!
  • Conveniently located Downtown Seattle next to Fremont Bridge and close to I-5
  • Contracted affiliations with Harborview Medical Center and the University of Washington
  • Food provided on the job
  • ORCA bus passes and "good to go" toll and tunnel fees are paid by us!

 Further Employee Perks:

  • Tuition assistance
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Employee assistance program featuring free counseling services, financial coaching, legal services and more
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)
  • 401K retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage

 

Responsibilities:

The Mental Health Specialist is responsible for the assessment of appropriate documentation of clinical progress

  • Treatment Planning, Mental Health, and Psychology skills
  • Experience in substance use disorder counseling
  • Knowledge of case management
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and autonomously
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Knowledge of evidence-based therapeutic interventions

Qualifications:

Geriatric Mental Health Specialist certification

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

 

Avamere Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify