Position Summary & MissionThe Outpatient Competency Restoration Program (OCRP) provides timely and effective outpatient competency restoration services to individuals determined by the court as not competent to stand trial and appropriate for community treatment. This program works closely with the Health Care Authority as well as DSHS Forensic Navigators. This position provides direct clinical services to clients including working with client individually in the office and in the community as well as facilitating groupThe OCRP Therapist 2 promotes the Mission of GLMH with a style that reflects the culture, the values and the mission of the organization General Functions / CompetenciesThe following General Competency Expectations promote Trauma Informed Care by empowering others, helping to create an environment which is physically and psychologically safe, and by modeling and encouraging cultural sensitivity in the workplace. Trauma Informed Care principals can be addressed in any of the general competencies below.· Customer Service - Demonstrates a positive attitude and efforts toward meeting the needs of internal and external customers.· Communication - Uses English effectively to send and receive messages, oral and written, in a clear, positive, prompt, and appropriate manner.· Teamwork - Demonstrates positive, solution-focused cooperation toward co-workers, supervisors, and organization goals.· Dependability - Demonstrates good reliability in attendance, in meeting work deadlines, and in performing tasks.· Adaptability - Demonstrates flexibility in responding to change and in working with diverse groups and individuals.· Accountability - Holds self accountable to accomplish desired and required outcomes; carries out necessary actions and tasks, actively and positively communicates with all individuals and groups within and external to Greater Lakes. Provides a model of leadership and responsibility to those supervised, all customers and colleagues.· Mission focused - Demonstrates behaviors &/or practices that help to promote the values of GLMHSecondary Functions· Provides back-up or outreach accompaniment to team members whose consumers may be in crisis.· Attends and participates in all community meetings, interacting in a collaborative, professional and constructive manner.· Attends all Program and Agency mandated trainings and meetings.· Performs other duties as assigned.Job Scope Subject Matter Expert Therapist work semi-independently managing a caseload of clients in a highly competent and professional manner. Work involves a significant variety of non-routine tasks of moderate complexity which are guided by formal policies and general procedures. While this position has limited direct budgetary accountability, errors in work can have significant impact on customer service, clinical outcomes, and liability implications.Communication / Customer ContactsThis position involves a high frequency of communication, in various forms, verbal and written, with clients, other staff, and community partners. Must communicate on a regular and timely basis with supervisors, other staff, consumers, their families and community supports, and with professionals outside the agency. Must also abide by all confidentiality laws and pertinent codes of conduct. Use the computer system to send and receive email, to write reports, to schedule and complete clinical transactions. Utilizes voice mail and email on a regular basis, and responds to those contacts in a timely manner.Knowledge & Skills · Familiarity with the DSM-V and ability to apply diagnostic criteria· Knowledge of the major components of a mental status examination and competency in performing on-going assessments· Ability to develop and implement treatment strategies tailored to individual client needs· Knowledge of community resources· Ability to assess training needs of team members and provide the training and coaching when needed· Well-developed skills in managing time, priorities, and paperwork; excellent written and oral communication skills· Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and the ability to collaborate effectively with external partners· Understanding of the importance of clear, professional boundaries, and maintenance of such· Cultural competencyEducation and/or Experience Master's degree in a mental health related field and two years' relevant experience. Must be a recognized Mental Health Professional as defined in WAC 246-341-0200/RCW 71.05.020. Must be eligible for a Washington State Department of Health Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration or other licensed mental health credential.Job ConditionsMust be able to drive a car; possess a good driving record; provide proof of auto insurance; be able to work both in and out of the office and go into clients' residences, which may require climbing stairs and walking on uneven terrain. Must be able to speak and hear at normal conversational levels. Must be able to pass the background check in order to be able to see clients in the Pierce County Jail
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day shift
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