Posted in Health Care 25 days ago.
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Location: Bremerton, Washington
KMHS is Kitsap’s nonprofit, designated community mental health provider for adults with acute and/or chronic serious mental illnesses, and children with serious emotional disturbances and their families. During 2016, KMHS provided services to more than 6,800 children and adults. On WA’s beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, offers easy access to both the pristine wilderness of the Olympic Peninsula and the big-city lights and culture of Seattle. We offer competitive salary, benefits & a positive work environment. Inpatient, residential, and outpatient treatment services offer evidence-based treatment, using trauma informed care to help people reach their recovery goals. We offer whole person care through mental health and substance use treatment and care management, close care coordination with on-campus and community-based primary care providers, and with partner PCHS, now offer dental care to KMHS clients and the community. Many community partners assure people receive behavioral health care in the right place, in the right way, at the right time. Together we are weaving a web that connects emergency room and hospitals, substance abuse treatment, and primary care providers; creates partnerships for early intervention at home and school, supports multiple law enforcement, jail, and justice endeavors, and works to ensure housing, food, and other social supports together with social service agencies and community collaborations. The Kitsap Mental Health Services community fosters a culture of hope and empowerment through a safe, welcoming environment, compassionate relationships, and a commitment to respecting life experiences. KMHS is a tobacco/smoke-free and scent-free facility
To provide therapy and care coordination services for adults who are part of Drug Court, Family Dependency Drug Court and Veterans Court and in collaboration with Kitsap County.
To improve the operations of KMHS in support of its stated mission. To provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
RESPONSIBLE TO: AOP Services Director
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in psychology, social services, or a related field required; Ph.D. candidate and/or licensed MHP preferred. Minimum of two years’ experience working with clients with mental illness required. Prefer experience in Co-Occurring Disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, vocational services, treatment courts, and substance abuse treatment. Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.
PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to stand, sit, use hands and fingers, and talk or listen. Ability to safely operate an automobile.