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Behavioral Specialist

Job Description

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 are we looking for in a Behavioral Health Specialist?


As part of our Expanded Community Service (ECS) program, the Behavioral Health 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 Health 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 Health 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


Qualifications:


  • Two years of experience working with adults

  • Master's degree in social work, counseling, or related field OR Bachelor's degree in relevant field and current enrolled in social work or counseling master's degree program with one year completed



What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You


Training and Development


  • A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility and promotion

  • Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, and consultation in implementing evidence-based services and programs


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 and industry

  • Healthcare coverage for employee and qualified family members

  • Generous vacation, paid holiday and sick leave policies

  • 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 of up to 4% of compensation

  • Agency-funded life and disability insurance program



Comprehensive Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. We value the diverse perspectives and strengths that our employees bring to the workplace and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply for our positions. The Human Resources department gladly offers accommodations and assistance for the application and interview process; please contact us at (509) 575-4084 to make arrangements.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:


  • Two years of experience working with adults

  • Master's degree in social work, counseling, or related field OR Bachelor's degree in relevant field and current enrolled in social work or counseling master's degree program with one year completed

Job Snapshot

Location US-WA-Yakima
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $49,000.00 - $55,000.00 /Year
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Comprehensive Healthcare

Since the 1970’s Comprehensive Healthcare has been providing services to children, adults, and families throughout Eastern Washington. Comprehensive is a private nonprofit organization that offers a full range of behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment services, with special programs for veterans, victims of crime, parents, and employees. More than 700 highly trained and qualified professional staff provide behavioral healthcare services to over 20,000 individuals each year. Learn More

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US-WA-Yakima
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Comprehensive Healthcare
Company:
US-WA-Yakima
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$49,000.00 - $55,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

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 are we looking for in a Behavioral Health Specialist?


As part of our Expanded Community Service (ECS) program, the Behavioral Health 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 Health 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 Health 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


Qualifications:


  • Two years of experience working with adults

  • Master's degree in social work, counseling, or related field OR Bachelor's degree in relevant field and current enrolled in social work or counseling master's degree program with one year completed



What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You


Training and Development


  • A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility and promotion

  • Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, and consultation in implementing evidence-based services and programs


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 and industry

  • Healthcare coverage for employee and qualified family members

  • Generous vacation, paid holiday and sick leave policies

  • 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 of up to 4% of compensation

  • Agency-funded life and disability insurance program



Comprehensive Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. We value the diverse perspectives and strengths that our employees bring to the workplace and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply for our positions. The Human Resources department gladly offers accommodations and assistance for the application and interview process; please contact us at (509) 575-4084 to make arrangements.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:


  • Two years of experience working with adults

  • Master's degree in social work, counseling, or related field OR Bachelor's degree in relevant field and current enrolled in social work or counseling master's degree program with one year completed

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