Mental Health Worker III or IV

Bilingual English-Spanish candidates meeting requirements for either the Mental Health Worker III or IV will be considered for this opening. The position is based at Toppenish Medical-Dental Clinic and may also split time at Grandview Medical-Dental Clinic.

We offer a generous benefit package and mission-driven organization culture. Relocation assistance may be available.

MHW III

The person in this position will provide mental health services as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. This person may provide counseling or case management services either independently or as part of a clinical team. Mental Health Worker III will participate in the treatment or care plan for clients in outpatient services. Assigned clients will be multi-service cases, chronic clients in need of skills training or guidance, those with special issues such as domestic violence, sexual assault and anger management, those in need of behavioral rehabilitation in several life domains to function youth who have severe emotional, behavioral and social needs, and/or children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Qualifications

  • Education: Master’s Degree in a relevant field required.
  • Experience: Two years of experience in the direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance that was gained under the supervision of a mental health professional preferred for MSWs and required for all other relevant masters degrees.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Any one of the following licenses is acceptable for this position: Washington State Licensed Social Worker Associate Advanced (LSWAA), Licensed Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA), or Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration, all within 60 days of hire; current Washington State driver’s license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage; and a current First Aid/CPR card, or obtained within 45 days of hire. NOTE: FBI fingerprints required for hires who have lived in Washington State less than the last 3 consecutive years.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Bilingual English-Spanish required. Must demonstrate ability to translate at level 11 on the ALTA language proficiency test. Knowledge of the State special education regulations; familiarity with the theories of human growth: physical, emotional and cognitive developmental stages; ability to utilize the DSM V and multi-axial diagnostic process; ability to represent the Agency in contact with both State and County agencies; knowledge of Federal, State and County social services regulations and systems; knowledge of State mental health and special education requirements; familiarity with the psychological principals in learning and their application to treatment stages; familiarity with advanced evaluative techniques of personality, academic behavior, and cognitive domains; and the ability to synthesize and formulate the assessment data into a comprehensive treatment summary.

 

MHW IV

The person in this position will provide mental health services as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. This person may provide counseling or therapy services either independently or as part of a clinical team. This person may also be the specialized treatment provider in a multiple provider plan. Assigned clients may be multi-service, chronic clients in need of skills training or guidance, those with special issues such as domestic violence, sexual assault and anger management, or those with personality disorders, developmental delays, complex diagnosis and other cases requiring advanced skill level, including expertise in evidence based practices.

Qualifications

  • Education: Master’s Degree in a relevant field required.
  • Experience: Two years supervised experience in the direct treatment of mentally ill persons.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Any one of the following licenses is acceptable for this position: Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW). Current Washington State driver’s license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage; and a current CPR/First Aid card, or obtained within 45 days of hire. NOTE: FBI fingerprints required for hires who have lived in Washington State less than the last 3 consecutive years.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Bilingual English-Spanish required. Must demonstrate ability to translate at level 11 on the ALTA language proficiency test. Knowledge of the State special education regulations; familiarity with the theories of human growth: physical, emotional and cognitive developmental stages; ability to utilize the DSM IV and multi-axial diagnostic process; ability to represent the Agency in contact with both State and County agencies; knowledge of Federal, State and County social services regulations and systems; familiarity with the psychological principals in learning and their application to treatment stages; familiarity with advanced evaluative techniques of personality, academic behavior, and cognitive domains; and the ability to synthesize and formulate the assessment data into a comprehensive treatment summary.

About YVFWC

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic serves more than 140,000 people across 19 medical clinics, 10 dental clinics, and 57 programs 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. Recognizing social determinates of health, we also have community programs that offer assistance with employment and training, afterschool education, rental and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working at Farm Workers Clinic 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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