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Kaiser Permanente, in my opinion, is a great mix of professional, friendly and fast-paced. They allow me to be who I am and let me have a voice. I love being a therapist and I’m very proud and excited about the Gender Assessments and transgender group work being conducted. I’m helping the LGBT community and making this population feel comfortable throughout their care journey. Kaiser Permanente is a breath of fresh air to me in my work.
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Psychotherapist

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Virtual Mental Health Therapist

Location Hillsboro, Oregon Job Number 1028124 Date posted 03/10/2022
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Description:
$10,000 Sign On Bonus




Job Summary:


Provide high quality health care to Kaiser Permanente members in a cost-effective manner and in accordance with accepted professional practice standards.





Essential Responsibilities:



  • Provide high quality health care through direct screening, diagnosis and formulation/implementation of treatment plan for mental health patients (may include depression, anxiety, marital conflicts, etc., in individuals, couples, families or groups). Document in writing all care in patients permanent medical record in accordance with accepted medical/legal standards. Provide all care in accordance with accepted practice standards and hospital/clinic protocols (including supervision by a physician).

  • Provide case management through appropriate triaging and referrals, reporting to other providers, telephone contact with patients and their families, and contact with outside agencies.

  • Consult with other department providers regarding treatment plans.

  • Perform other duties as requested.


Basic Qualifications:


Experience



  • Two (2) years of clinical experience.



 



 



Education


 



 




  • Masters level degree or higher required (M.S.W., M.S., M.A., M.Ed.)



License, Certification, Registration



  • National Provider Identifier required at hire




  • This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.




  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Oregon) within 6 months of hire AND Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (Washington) within 6 months of hire



      OR




  • Psychologist License (Washington) AND Psychologist License (Oregon) within 6 months of hire



      OR




  • Mental Health Counselor License (Washington) within 6 months of hire AND Professional Counselor License (Oregon) within 6 months of hire



      OR




  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (Washington) within 6 months of hire AND Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (Oregon) within 6 months of hire



     



Additional Requirements:



  • Thorough knowledge of psychosocial diagnostic categories and treatment approaches including evidence-based treatment modalities, suicide assessment, and therapeutic crisis intervention

  • Working knowledge of legal requirements for reporting abuse and homicidal threats

  • Quickly and accurately assess, diagnose and develop treatment plans

  • Intervene and effectively treat emergent problems involving mental health functioning

  • Strong interpersonal communication and problem solving skills

  • Rapidly establish rapport with a diverse population of patients presenting with a wide range of psychiatric, social and emotional difficulties

  • Process and communicate in a manner that is sensitive and appropriate to the cultural, linguistic and psychological needs of patients, families and other healthcare team members.

  • Function effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team and to collaborate well with other disciplines despite potential disagreements or conflict.

  • Remain calm and use appropriate skills to defuse potentially violent or aggressive situations

  • In the event of patient suicide, the resilience to manage emotional impact, ability to evaluate clinical assessment and treatment plan decisions, and integrate new learning.

  • Identify and respond to chances in policies, regulations, and procedures which can impact the patient.

  • Ability to use electronic medical record.

  • Ability to access, diagnose and treat child and adult mental health patients. Individual, couple, family and group therapy skills required.



Preferred Qualifications:



  • Thorough and working knowledge of psychological diagnostic categories and evidenced based treatment approaches.

  • Working knowledge of relevant outcome measures.

  • Familiarity with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.

  • Working knowledge of legal requirements for reporting abuse, homicidal threats, involuntary hospitalization, etc.

  • Thorough and working knowledge of ethical guidelines and behaviors for therapists.

  • Ability to access, diagnose and treat child and adult mental health patients. Individual, couple, family and group therapy skills required.

  • Ability to manage a large caseload, and to interface with large provider and support staff.

  • Efficient use of electronic medical record.

  • Proficient electronic mail communication skills.

  • Proficient computer skills in windows applications.

  • Knowledge of Co-occurring mental health and chemical dependency disorders.



 


Notes:



  • Bilingual Preferred. LCSW, PhD or PsyD License Preferred.


Primary Location: Oregon,Hillsboro,Tanasbourne Regional Contact Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W05|AFT|Local 5017 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: HILLSBORO REGIONAL CONTACT CTR - Mental Hlth/Psych-O/P Program - 1008 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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