Be part of the Sound Mental Health team as we pursue our mission to strengthen our community and improve the lives of our clients by delivering excellent health and human services tailored to meet their needs. Our benefit package to full-time and part-time (30+ hours/week) regular staff includes everything on the list below. SMH also has a benefit package for part-time employees working 20-29 hours/week.  Contact Human Resources for more information.

  • Medical & Dental Insurance, Premium 100% paid by SMH for employee coverage and child coverage (until child’s 26th birthday) for full-time employees. Spouse/Domestic Partner coverage available (employee pays full cost). Partial premium for part-time employees.
  • Life insurance (2x annual salary + additional $25,000) and Long-Term Disability Insurance, 100% premiums paid by SMH
  • Paid vacation – 3 weeks/year accrual to start, up to 6 weeks/year after 15 years (pro-rated for part-time)
  • Paid sick leave – 12 days/year accrued & Sick Leave Conversion Program (pro-rated for part-time)
  • Paid holidays – 10 days/year (pro-rated for part-time)
  • Health Savings Account – with employer contribution
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Section 125 Plan tax-free reimbursement accounts
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • SMH retirement plan:
    401(k) plan (agency contribution) – SMH contributes 3% to employee’s plan, employee is 100% vested
    401(k) plan (employee participation) – employee may contribute to their own plan with pre-tax dollars
  • Sick Leave Conversion Program, for perfect attendance quarterly
  • Training – paid training time and reimbursement for training/education

To apply for a job opening with SMH, please send a resume with a cover letter specifying position desired (position name and #) to the hiring manager’s attention as outlined in the position description.

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Do you have questions about the employment process, benefits, compensation package, etc.?  You may e-mail your questions to jobs@smh.org.  Resumes and job-specific questions should be directed to the hiring manager as outlined in the position description.

SOUND MENTAL HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  ETHNIC MINORITY INDIVIDUALS, SEXUAL MINORITY INDIVIDUALS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, AND WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

If you need disability accommodation in the application/employment process, please call the Human Resources Department/ADA Coordinator:
ph. – (206) 302-2200, TTY – (206) 302-2209

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The following opportunities are presently available and are open until filled:

(Please click on the categories below for a full listing of available positions.)

 

Mental Health Clinician – ECS (Expanded Community Services) – Tukwila, WA

Clinicians

posted on February 17, 2017

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Sound Mental Health is a non-profit mental health agency with locations throughout King County.  Our mission is to strengthen our community and improve the lives of our clients by delivering excellent health and human services tailored to meet their needs. 

Send a resume with a cover letter specifying position desired (position name and job #) to the hiring manager’s attention as outlined in the position description paragraph. 

Full time with full benefits (Tukwila).  Provides crisis services, clinical services and consultation for SMH ECS clients including phone and outreach intervention, assessments, case management, therapy and crisis planning for clients and consultation and behavioral support for ECS residential providers.

Clinician will have small case load of chronically mentally ill and medically compromised older adults who reside in Adult Family Homes (AFH) in King County. Clients are seen in their homes for case management, behavioral support and therapy. Role also includes training and consultation of caregivers and staff in AFH.

Requirements: Master’s degree in therapeutic counseling field or social work, MHP and minimum two years’ experience, to include clinical experience as a psychotherapist or case manager, working with emotionally disturbed and chronically mentally ill clients.  Experience with medical issues as related to the geriatric population and crisis experience is essential. Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. As this position is community-based, must have own vehicle, WDL and insurable driving record.

Preferred: MSW, licensure and GMHS.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Mary Kannegaard, Job #17-036, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to MaryKa@smh.org

 

Visit us at www.smh.org to learn more about who we are.

SMH is an EEO/AA Employer.

Sound Mental Health is a non-profit mental health agency with locations throughout King County.  Our mission is to strengthen our community and improve the lives of our clients by delivering excellent health and human services tailored to meet their needs. 

Send a resume with a cover letter specifying position desired (position name and job #) to the hiring manager’s attention as outlined in the position description paragraph. 

Full time with full benefits (Tukwila).  The Clinician/Case Manager works with adult clients who have a mental illness/chemical dependency and assists them in becoming as independent as possible in the community.  The clients are involved in multi systems and through the provision of a full range of case management services and service coordination.

Required:  A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field, with a strong emphasis in working with adults, families and community agencies; plus a minimum of two years clinical experience and demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment. Direct clinical experience with minority and low‑income individuals and families necessary. Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. Must have WA state driver’s license and insurable driving record as well as reliable transportation.

Salary = DOQ.

Visit us at www.smh.org to learn more about who we are.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Jaquelyn Harmon, Job #17-034, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to JaquelynH@smh.org

SMH is an EEO/AA Employer

Development and Marketing Administrative Assistant – Seattle, WA

Administrative

posted on February 14, 2017

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Part time (30 hours per week; occasional evenings for events) with full (pro-rated) benefits (Seattle). This position provides technical, administrative and event support to the Chief Development Officer and Director of Marketing and Public Relations. The successful candidate will maintain a high standard of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion, and will manage multiple tasks in an organized manner to adhere to critical timelines. Two to three years of experience in the performance of administrative duties required.  Proficiency in MS Office suite of products required.  Attention to detail required.  Experience in marketing, communications, development and fundraising strongly preferred.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn:  Steve McLean or Janet Arthur, Job #17-026, 1600 E. Olive Street, Seattle, WA 98122 or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to: StephenMc@smh.org or JanetA@smh.org

 

Mental Health Clinician – Deaf Services (SSH) – Seattle, WA

Clinicians

posted on February 10, 2017

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Sound Mental Health is a non-profit mental health agency with locations throughout King County.  Our mission is to strengthen our community and improve the lives of our clients by delivering excellent health and human services tailored to meet their needs. 

Send a resume with a cover letter specifying position desired (position name and job #) to the hiring manager’s attention as outlined in the position description paragraph.

Part time (30 hours per week) with partial (pro-rated) benefits (Seattle). Works with clients who have a mental illness and assists them in becoming as independent as possible in the community. Through the provision of a full range of case management services, crisis services and service coordination, assists clients in setting and attaining short- and long-term goals. Serves as a resource and provides leadership to other team members. The Clinician must be fluent in ASL and knowledgeable about Deaf culture, and will maintain liaison with other human service agencies in the Deaf community.

Required: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in social work. Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. WDL & excellent driving record necessary.

Preferred: counseling or related field required; MHP status preferred.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Sound Mental Health, Attn: Anne Baldwin, Job #17-033, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to AnneB@smh.org

Visit us at www.smh.org to learn more about who we are.

SMH is an EEO/AA Employer.

 

Clinician – Child and Family Services East – Bellevue, WA

Clinicians

posted on February 10, 2017

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Part time (20 hours per week) with partial/pro-rated benefits (Bellevue).  The Clinician is responsible for providing assessment, direct clinical intervention, and supportive consultation to child, adolescent, and adult family members presenting with a wide variety of emotional, behavioral and co-occurring disorders.  Delivery of therapeutic services in the office, school, and community, to child, adolescent, and adult family members will be emphasized, including ongoing consultation and collaboration with collateral agencies (schools, agencies, caseworkers, etc.).  The individual in this position will be required to work with the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS), education (school), inpatient facilities, mental health residential facilities, and other systems of care in developing holistic, strength based, recovery oriented therapeutic plans to maintain children and adolescents with significant mental health problems in the community.  A Master’s degree in a therapeutic counseling field, nursing, or special education, with a strong emphasis in working with adolescents, children, families and community agencies is required.  A minimum of two years clinical experience as a psychotherapist or case manager with children and adolescents and demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment of multi-problem families is preferred.  Direct clinical experience with minority and low-income families is required.  Because of the nature of the target population, experience with ethnic/cultural diversity is preferred.  WA state driver’s license, insurable driving record and reliable transportation necessary.  Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. Licensure & MHP preferred.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Theresa Winther, Job #17-032, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to TheresaW@smh.org

Clinician – Transition Support Program – Seattle, WA

Clinicians

posted on February 10, 2017

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Full time with full benefits (Tukwila or Seattle). The goal of the Transition Support Program (TSP) is to reduce the number and length of stay of people psychiatrically detained in King County community hospitals and to help those involuntarily detained to successfully transition from the hospital setting to their homes or other supportive community-based settings. The TSP provides assessment, planning, and coordination services, and creates plans to avoid future hospitalization. Preferred: Master’s degree in therapeutic counseling field or social work and 2 years’ experience, including clinical experience as a psychotherapist or case manager, working with the chronically mentally ill. A Bachelor’s Degree with applicable experience may be considered.  Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. WDL & excellent driving record necessary.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Stephanie Berg, Job #17-031, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to StephanieB@smh.org

Coordinator, CDVRT – Temp – Seattle, WA

Management

posted on February 3, 2017

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Part-time (24 hours per week), temporary position with no benefits, multiple sites (Tukwila, Bellevue, Seattle). This position provides clinical consultation and team/program facilitation for the three CDVRT teams within Child and Family Services. It requires strong background and expertise in providing cross-system coordination of safe and effective services to children and survivors of domestic violence served in the CDVRT Collaboration. Responsible for management and administration of the CDVRT team and ensures that high-quality, well-coordinated outpatient and case management services are provided to program clients. Provides both direct services and supervision to staff and program. MSW or Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a counseling related field with experience in direct service required. Supervision experience strongly preferred. Experience working with trauma and children impacted by domestic violence strongly preferred.  Mental Health Professional status required.  Must have knowledge and training in designated program area, supervision and administration.  State licensure (LMHC, LICSW or LMFT) or eligibility for licensure required. Must obtain active WA credential within the first 60 days of hire. Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license, insurable driving record, and reliable transportation.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Theresa Winther, Job #17-023T, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to TheresaW@smh.org

Full time with full benefits (Seattle). The CCAP Clinician works with adult clients who have a mental illness/chemical dependency diagnosis. Assists clients in resolving their legal issues and becoming as independent as possible in the community.  The clients are court ordered to CCAP and involved in multi systems. Through the provision of a full range of group treatment, individual treatment, educational groups, case management services and service coordination, the CCAP Clinician assists clients in setting and attaining short and long term goals.  Serves as a resource for, and provides leadership to, other team members.  Good communication with the criminal justice system on behalf of clients is required.  Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree and minimum two years’ related clinical experience required.  MHP and CDP with criminal justice experience preferred; CDPT required.  WDL & excellent driving record necessary.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Sound Mental Health, Attn: Scott Edwards, Job #17-028, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to ScottE@smh.org

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Clinician – SUD Services – Seattle, WA

Clinicians

posted on February 3, 2017

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Two positions, both full time with full benefits (Tukwila or Seattle).  Provide diagnostic evaluation and treatment recommendation for adult clients applying for outpatient chemical dependency treatment and for court referrals.  The CD clinician carries a caseload of chemical dependency treatment clients and conducts group therapy sessions.  Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) Certification strongly preferred; CDPT and minimum AA degree required. Preferred candidate will have Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a therapeutic counseling field, nursing or special education. Two years of clinical experience in counseling or case management required; a minimum of one year of experience as a drug and alcohol counselor preferred. Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. WDL & excellent driving record necessary.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: John-Paul Sharp, Job #17-027 (Tukwila) or #17-017 (Seattle), 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to JohnS@smh.org

Vice President & Chief Development Officer – Seattle, WA

Management

posted on January 31, 2017

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Sound Mental Health (SMH), a leader in non-profit behavioral health services, is seeking an experienced and exceptional individual to lead our Development efforts.  As a member of the Executive Leadership, the Chief Development Officer (CDO) participates in the development and implementation of the corporate strategy and ensures that SMH employs the most appropriate, effective and mission-enabling methods to achieve development initiatives.

The ideal candidate views all development efforts in terms of their ability to enable and enhance SMH’s mission.  S/he will want to thoroughly embrace SMH’s mission, blend well with its culture and help it transform from the traditional non-profit operational model to one more conducive to growth and commercial opportunity.  SMH believes development will be instrumental in achieving that transformation.

The CDO will own the development initiatives and activities.  S/he will orchestrate the longer term transition to a comprehensive development program that includes planned giving, individual and corporate giving, annual campaign, foundation and governmental grants, capital campaigns, etc.  S/he will manage a budget and also must be an effective manager of staff personnel.  The CDO will report directly to the President & CEO.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with the Executive Leadership Team to develop and implement the corporate business strategy
  • Work with the Executive Leadership Team and particularly the Chief Financial Officer(CFO) to develop and maintain annual budgets
  • Work with the Executive Leadership Team and particularly the Chief People Officer (CPO) to ensure adequate and effective staffing of the development division
  • Organize and manage the personnel in the development division
  • Develop the career of the personnel in the development division, striving for high employee engagement and satisfaction
  • Create and implement a successful, comprehensive Development Plan which includes planned giving, individual and corporate giving, annual campaign, foundation and governmental grants and capital campaigns
  • Help establish performance metrics and monitor results to evaluate the effectiveness of the development program
  • Identify, cultivate, recruit and develop fundraising volunteers and leadership
  • Assure development and writing of foundation, corporate and government proposals and solicitation materials
  • Coordinate prospect research
  • Facilitate design and implementation of cultivation, acknowledgement and recognition programs

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 7 years fundraising experience in a professional position
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certified Fund Raising Professional (CFRE)
  • Experience in healthcare industry preferred
  • Strong relationship skills
  • Data and results driven
  • Strong project management skills showing an ability to effectively manage a diverse team
  • Experience with budgets and basic financial management
  • Exceptional writing skills

Join us as we support Sound Mental Health’s mission to strengthen our community and improve the lives of our clients by delivering excellent health and human services tailored to meet their needs.

Excellent benefit package to include health insurance premiums 100% paid for employee and their children thru age 25, health savings account with employer contribution, life insurance, long term disability insurance, generous vacation leave benefit, 401(k) plan, Section 125 plan, Employee Assistance Plan, and training/education benefit.

Visit us at www.smh.org to learn more about who we are.

To be considered for the position, submit letter of interest, resume and salary history or salary requirements.  This recruitment is open until filled.  Sound Mental Health reserves the right and may exercise the option to make a hiring decision at any time.

 

SOUND MENTAL HEALTH

Karen Ainley, Vice President & Chief People Officer

1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122

KarenA@smh.org

www.smh.org

SMH is an EEO/AA employer

Housing Case Manager – Homeless Services/Housing First – Tukwila, WA

Clinicians

posted on January 20, 2017

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Full time with full benefits (Tukwila).  Provide housing search, comprehensive housing case management and housing stabilization services to clients who are homeless, mentally ill, substance abusing or chemically dependent, and involved with the criminal justice system.  Knowledge of community resources and ability to work with systems is highly desirable.  BA in therapeutic counseling field, nursing, or special education required; MA preferred. A minimum of two years of direct clinical experience with minority and low-income individuals and families, and demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment, are required.  WDL & excellent driving record necessary.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Craig Jacobson, Job #17-013, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to CraigJ@smh.org

Clinician – Child and Family Services South – Auburn, Washington

Clinicians

posted on January 19, 2017

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Two positions, both full time with full benefits (Auburn).  The Clinician is responsible for providing assessment, direct clinical intervention, and supportive consultation to child, adolescent, and adult family members presenting with a wide variety of emotional, behavioral and co-occurring disorders.  Delivery of therapeutic services in the office, school, and community, to child, adolescent, and adult family members will be emphasized, including ongoing consultation and collaboration with collateral agencies (schools, agencies, caseworkers, etc.).  The individual in this position will be required to work with the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS), education (school), inpatient facilities, mental health residential facilities, and other systems of care in developing holistic, strength based, recovery oriented therapeutic plans to maintain children and adolescents with significant mental health problems in the community.  A Master’s degree in a therapeutic counseling field, nursing, or special education, with a strong emphasis in working with adolescents, children, families and community agencies is required. CDP/T required. A minimum of two years clinical experience as a psychotherapist or case manager with children and adolescents and demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment of multi-problem families is preferred.  Direct clinical experience with minority and low-income families is required.  Because of the nature of the target population, experience with ethnic/cultural diversity is preferred.  WA state driver’s license and insurable driving record as well as reliable transportation necessary.  Mental Health Professional status and Licensure preferred. WA Dept. of Health credential required immediately following hire. Addiction Studies knowledge and dual diagnosis experience with CDP/T and DV populations strongly desired. Bilingual experience preferred.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Cheri Smith, Job #17-015 or #17-014, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to CheriS@smh.org

Clinician – Adult Services South – Auburn, WA

Clinicians

posted on January 18, 2017

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Three positions, all full time with full benefits (Auburn).  Responsible for providing a range of outpatient services including assessment, individual therapy, group treatment, and case management services to all or a portion of the following population: older adolescents aged 18 to 25 and adult mental health clients.  Participate actively in the treatment planning and review process, including supporting documentation of the clinical services performed.  Master’s degree in related field and one year of experience, or Bachelor’s degree in related field and five years of experience, are required.   Excellent diagnostic skills; experience in treatment of severe and chronic mental illness with good case management skills strongly desired.  Experience with trauma and/or domestic violence preferred. Chemical dependency experience and/or certification preferred. Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. WDL, insurable driving record and reliable transportation necessary.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Patricia Dickerson, Job #17-012, #16-203 or #16-156, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to PatD@smh.org

Maintenance Technician III – Facilities – Seattle, WA

Administrative

posted on January 12, 2017

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Full time with full benefits (Seattle; all sites). This position is responsible for the overall maintenance and repair activities of the organization’s facilities and offices.  Responsibilities include assisting the Facilities Manager in daily operations and completion of work orders and projects.  Coordinate preventive maintenance tasks and out-source services related to SMH facilities when deemed necessary by Facilities Management. Possess good working knowledge of construction, electrical, mechanical, painting and plumbing skills, and general safety practices related to facilities maintenance operations. Required: HS graduate/GED and five or more years of demonstrated ability in facilities maintenance, preventive maintenance and restoration/repair/service. Washington State Driver’s License and good driving record required.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn:  James Hill, Job #17-005, 1600 E. Olive Street, Seattle, WA 98122 or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to: JamesHi@smh.org

Clinician – Adult Services Metro, Seattle, WA

Clinicians

posted on January 12, 2017

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Full time with full benefits (Seattle).  Responsible for providing a range of outpatient services including assessment, individual therapy, group treatment, and case management services to all or a portion of the following population: older adolescents aged 18 to 25 and adult mental health clients.  Participate actively in the treatment planning and review process, including supporting documentation of the clinical services performed. Masters in related field, MHP and two years’ related experience required; excellent diagnostic skills; experience in treatment of severe and chronic mental illness with good case management skills strongly desired.  Experience with trauma and/or domestic violence preferred. Chemical dependency experience and/or certification preferred. Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. Must have WA driver’s license and insurable driving record as well as reliable transportation.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Jim Nielson, Job #17-007, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to JimN@smh.org

 

RN or LPN – Nursing Services – Seattle, WA; all sites

Nursing Services

posted on January 11, 2017

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On-call (Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, Auburn, Tukwila) for all shifts, outpatient and long-term residential facility, no benefits.  Work with clients in several programs throughout the agency.  Position requires RN or LPN.  New Grads welcome.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Cecile Leano, Job #17-004, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to CecileL@smh.org

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – Medical Services – Auburn, WA

Medical Services

posted on December 23, 2016

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Sound Mental Health, a premier WA community behavioral health agency serving over 18,000 clients annually, seeks Full Time nurse practitioner to work within a multidisciplinary care team by providing psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and consultation for adult clients. Benefits include a highly supportive medical staff and senior management, malpractice insurance, vacation, sick, and educational leave, and a retirement plan. The successful applicant would be a flexible and collegial professional with practiced skills and the ability to function with some clinical independence. The use of our EHR and electronic prescribing require moderate computer skills. Active WA license, DEA, and the ability to be reimbursed by Medicare/Medicaid are also required.

Salary DOQ/DOE.

Send letter of interest and current CV to:  Sound Mental Health, ATTN: Mary Bartels, M.D., 1600 E. Olive Street, Seattle, WA 98122; or fax to 206-302-2210; or email to MaryB@smh.org

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – Medical Services – Seattle, WA

Medical Services

posted on December 23, 2016

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Sound Mental Health, a premier WA community behavioral health agency serving over 18,000 clients annually, seeks Full Time nurse practitioner to work within a multidisciplinary care team by providing psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and consultation for adult clients. Benefits include a highly supportive medical staff and senior management, malpractice insurance, vacation, sick, and educational leave, and a retirement plan. The successful applicant would be a flexible and collegial professional with practiced skills and the ability to function with some clinical independence. The use of our EHR and electronic prescribing require moderate computer skills. Active WA license, DEA, and the ability to be reimbursed by Medicare/Medicaid are also required.

Salary DOQ/DOE.

Send letter of interest and current CV to:  Sound Mental Health, ATTN: Mary Bartels, M.D., 1600 E. Olive Street, Seattle, WA 98122; or fax to 206-302-2210; or email to MaryB@smh.org

Coordinator – Intensive Supportive Housing Program – Seattle, WA

Management

posted on December 23, 2016

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Full time with full benefits (Ernestine Anderson Place). The Coordinator is responsible for clinical and administrative supervision of Intensive Supportive Housing Programs including: McDermott Place, Gossett Place, and Ernestine Anderson Place, in conjunction with the Department Manager.  The Coordinator will provide clinical supervision to staff and interns. Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a counseling related field with experience in direct service required. Supervision experience strongly preferred.  Mental Health Professional status required.  Must have knowledge and training in designated program area, supervision and administration. Must be able to obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within the first 30 days of hire.  Must pass a criminal background check.  Must have WA state driver’s license and insurable driving record as well as reliable transportation.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Annamaria Gueco, Job #16-198, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to AnnamariaD@smh.org

 

Peer Specialist – FISH (Forensic Intensive Supportive Housing) – Seattle, WA

Peer Specialists

posted on December 19, 2016

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The following are peer positions, meaning the eligible candidate is a paraprofessional who is currently or has in the past been a consumer of mental health and/or chemical dependency services (or a parent of a child receiving such services) who receives training and supervision by a mental health professional, and provides support to peers all according to the King County Standards for Peer Support Services.

Two positions, both part time (20 hours per week) with partial benefits (Seattle).  The peer specialist works with adult clients who have a mental illness and who are homeless.  Supports and provides direct therapeutic services.  Also provides services to adults who require additional supervision in lieu of hospitalization; or to maintain success at home, in school or in social activities.  Related experience required.  AA degree, computer proficiency and/or Certified Peer Counselor preferred.  Good communication skills important.  WDL with excellent driving record necessary.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Richelle Nordeen, Job #15-091 or #15-064, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to RichelleN@smh.org

Forensic Clinician/Case Manager – Sound Reentry – Seattle, WA

Clinicians

posted on December 16, 2016

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Full time with full benefits (Seattle).  Responsibilities include working with adult clients who have a primary co-occurring disorder and assisting them in becoming as independent as possible in the community using recovery language and principles.  The consumers are involved in the criminal justice system and can receive a full range of case management services with close criminal justice coordination.  BA & two years related experience required, MA/MHP preferred.  Direct clinical experience with minority and low-income individuals and families is essential.  Experience working with clients with chemical dependency issues desired. Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. Must have WA driver’s license and insurable driving record as well as reliable transportation.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Marissa Waite, Job #16-194, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to MarissaW@smh.org

Clinician – Adult Services Southcenter – Tukwila, WA

Clinicians

posted on November 4, 2016

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Full time (may include some evenings) with full benefits (Tukwila). Responsible for providing a range of outpatient services including assessment, individual therapy, group treatment, and case management services to all or a portion of the following population: older adolescents aged 18 to 25 and adult mental health clients. Participate actively in the treatment planning and review process, including supporting documentation of the clinical services performed. Experience with severely mentally ill population desired. Chemical dependency experience preferred. Masters in related field, MHP and two years’ related experience required; independent licensure preferred.  Excellent diagnostic skills and experience in treatment of severe and chronic mental illness with good case management skills necessary. Trauma and/or domestic violence treatment desired. Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Sound Mental Health, Attn: Lisa Cooper, Job #16-181, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to LisaC@smh.org

Full time with full benefits (Tukwila); hours vary.  Provides outreach, engagement and transitional services to all homeless or at risk of homelessness in South and East King County.  Primary focus is on persons with serious mental illness, co-occurring disorder, chemical dependency and/or physical health issues who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in this geographical area.  The goal of the outreach and engagement process is to provide the identified persons who are not capable of independent access to needed community resources with coordinated transitional support services which enable them to live in the community with minimal dependence on public safety and acute care resources.  BA & two years related experience required, MA/MHP preferred.  Experience working with clients with chemical dependency issues is desired. Direct clinical experience with minority and low-income individuals and families is required. WDL & excellent driving record necessary.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Sound Mental Health, Attn: Craig Jacobson, Job #16-175, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to CraigJ@smh.org

Clinician – Adult Services East – Bellevue, WA

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posted on September 30, 2016

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Full time with full benefits (Bellevue).  Responsible for providing a range of outpatient services including assessment, individual therapy, group treatment, and case management services to adult mental health clients aged 18 years and older. Participate actively in the treatment planning and review process, including supporting documentation of the clinical services performed.  Master’s degree in related field and two years of experience preferred; MHP or independent licensure preferred. CD experience preferred. Excellent diagnostic and psychotherapy skills with emphasis on community support strongly desired. Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Teresa McNeely, Job #16-168, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to TeresaM@smh.org

 

Lead Clinician – Intensive Supportive Housing, Gossett Place – Seattle, WA

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posted on September 13, 2016

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Full time (Sunday-Thursday 10am – 6pm) with full benefits (Gossett Place, Seattle).  Provide leadership, support and functional administrative supervision to their assigned site.  Assist in consulting hourly staff and interns/volunteers, and review intake and treatment plans.  Fill Clinician/Case Manager role for their assigned caseload, working with adult clients in supportive housing programs and assist clients to become as independent as possible in the community. Serve as a resource for, and provide leadership and example to, other team members. Master’s degree in a therapeutic counseling field, nursing, or special education. Strong emphasis in working with adults, families and community agencies is required. MHP required. Direct clinical experience with minority and low-income individuals and families is required. Minimum of two years’ clinical experience as a clinician or case manager with demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment.  Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. Must have WA driver’s license and insurable driving record as well as reliable transportation.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Jennifer Alderman, Job #16-161, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to JenniferA@smh.org

Administrative Assistant – Float – Seattle, WA

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posted on September 8, 2016

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Part time, flexible schedule (24 hours per week) with partial (pro-rated) benefits (Seattle). Perform a wide variety of Administrative Assistant duties relevant to the program needs of the department.  Position requires professionalism, confidentiality and discretion with consumers and staff, and in the performance of duties.  Manage multiple tasks in an organized manner.  Participate in required team meetings and provide cross-team support as needed. Two or more years of administrative experience required, with accurate word processing at a speed of at least 50 wpm.  Proficiency with MS Office products and e-mail required.  Attention to detail essential. Grad students are encouraged to apply.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn:  Dax Bort, Job #16-158, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122 or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to DaxB@smh.org

COD Liaison – Project START – Seattle, WA

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posted on March 4, 2016

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Full time with full benefits (Seattle).  The COD Liaison serves as the point of contact for mentally ill people involved in the criminal justice system.  The liaison seeks to identify appropriate connections to services within the provider network, and works with justice systems and other agencies to provide such services. Also provides linkage for appropriate mental-health/CD treatment, reviews treatment recommendations, and works closely with the criminal justice and day reporting center to ensure compliance and follow-through.  Works closely with area probation, jail staff and provider network to aid referrals to treatment and monitoring treatment compliance. Master’s degree in a social services field is required. Two years’ experience working with chronically mentally ill involved in the criminal justice system is required; at least six months’ experience working with courts and defendants is recommended. Must qualify for Mental Health Professional designation.  A working knowledge of co-occurring behavioral health issues is an advantage. Must have WA state driver’s license and insurable driving record as well as reliable transportation.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Richelle Nordeen, Job #16-051, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to RichelleN@smh.org

Part time (24 hours per week; Saturday, Sunday and Monday 2pm to 10pm) with partial (pro-rated) benefits (Redmond). The LTC and MH technician participates in a multi-disciplinary team to provide intensive rehabilitation services in the residential treatment facility. The LTC and MHT must possess the following:  Basic Care training, current Nursing Assistant Certification, or current Home Care Aide Certification credential with Washington state.  Must be able to obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within the first 30 days of hire.  Must be willing to complete First Aid/CPR training.  Must pass a criminal background check.  Must have WA state driver’s license and insurable driving record.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Deborah Parks, Job #16-006, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to DeborahP@smh.org

On-call, variable shifts & hours, no benefits.  Stillwater (Redmond), Avondale (Redmond – geriatric mental health residential facility), or Chartley House (Auburn).  Must possess Basic Care training, or current Nursing Assistant Certification, or current Home Care Aide Certification credential with Washington state.  Must be able to obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within the first 30 days of hire.  Must be willing to complete First Aid/CPR training.  Must pass a criminal background check. Must have WA state driver’s license and insurable driving record.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Christina Johnson, Job #17-003 (Stillwater) and Job #17-002 (Avondale), or Attn: Deborah Parks, Job #17-001 (Chartley House), 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to ChristinaJ@smh.org (Stillwater or Avondale) or DeborahP@smh.org (Chartley House)

 

Reentry Case Manager – Court Transitions South – Tukwila, WA

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posted on December 16, 2015

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Full time with full benefits (Tukwila). The Reentry Case Manager serves as the point of contact for Reentry case management services for program participants involved in the criminal justice systems in south and east King county municipal jails, King County Correctional Facility and Regional Justice Center.  This position works closely with release planning, jail liaisons, probation, the courts and DOC. Reentry case management includes securing linkages and escorting clients to housing, employment and all human and social services needs in the community.  The Reentry case manager will begin work with clients in-custody and serve as the case manager until clients are fully stabilized in housing or shelter.  Services linkage to support recovery may include housing, medical services, basic needs support, mental health and chemical dependency treatment, entitlements funding, vocational training and employment, transportation, and many other identified needs.  The Reentry CM will review treatment recommendations and work closely with treatment providers and probation to ensure linkages. Preferred candidate will have an MHP with a Master’s degree in a social services field and two years of experience working with chronically mentally ill involved in the criminal justice system. At least six months’ experience working with courts and defendants is recommended. Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s Degree and two years of applicable full time experience. A working knowledge of co-occurring behavioral health issues is an advantage.  Because of the nature of the target population, candidate should have experience with ethnic/cultural diversity.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Jamie Noritake, Job #15-191, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to JamieN@smh.org

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