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Behavioral Specialist - Expanded Community Services 

Description

What are we looking for in a Behavioral Specialist?

As part of our Expanded Community Service (ECS) program, the Behavioral Specialist provides mental health assessments and treatment to individual adults and seniors in our residential facilities. This position uses various education strategies to increase clients’ skill-building and management of mental health symptoms. The Behavioral Specialist will work closely with other residential and treatment staff including case managers, mental health workers, and nurses to ensure that each client receives individualized and appropriate treatment for their behavioral health concerns.

Behavioral Specialist duties may include:

  • completing intakes and assessments for clients in residential facilities
  • participating in collaborative treatment planning with clients and treatment teams
  • coaching residential staff on intervention strategies
  • leading educational groups for clients
  • making referrals to other community services and treatment, when appropriate
  • providing crisis evaluation and intervention services
  • monitoring medication response and symptom management
 
Position Requirements

Education/Experience: Two years of experience providing social services to adults. Master's degree in social work, counseling, or related field, OR bachelor's degree and currently enrolled in a master's degree program in counseling, social work, or related field with one year of the program completed.

Professional Credentials: Eligible for Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration

Other Credentials Required: Driver's License, Vehicle Liability Insurance

 
Location Yakima  
Employment Classification Full-time 

Available Shift Days 

About the Organization Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?
Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.

What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You
Training and Development
• A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility & promotion
• Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, & consultation in implementing evidence-based services
• Clinical supervision toward licensure (where applicable)

Innovative Program & Services
• A strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment
• Innovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment
• Joint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvement
• Established partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services

Excellent Benefits
• Competitive salaries within our communities & industry
• Healthcare coverage for employee & qualified family members
• Generous vacation, paid holiday & sick leave
• Access to Employee Assistance Program services
• Agency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensation
• Additional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match
• Agency-funded life & disability insurance program
 
EOE Statement Comprehensive Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

If you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process, please contact Human Resources at (509) 575-4084 or hr@comphc.org

Pre-employment drug screening is required.
 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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