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Position Summary: The Crisis Therapist provides crisis intervention and evaluation to meet the unique needs of consumers and their families in the community, emergency room, consumer residence and other areas as requested, in accordance with agency policies/procedures, and WAC regulations using supervisory consultation as needed. The Crisis Therapist performs interventions that may include initial imminent risk evaluation to determine the level of danger to self, others or extent of being gravely disabled, with appropriate referrals to inpatient, outpatient and/or county designated Crisis Responders for involuntary inpatient investigations or linking to community supports. The incumbent fulfills all mandatory reporting requirements per agency policy.
Minimum Requirements: Previous Crisis experience preferred Ability to work flexible shifts including nights Ability to obtain Washington State Counselor Agency-Affiliated Registration upon hire
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Masters degree, Mental health professional (MHP) as defined by the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) required. Current Washington State Drivers License, proof of a safe driving record (which meets established MHS Standards) obtained by a motor vehicle report from the appropriate state and proof of insurance for the transportation of clients
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Sun-Wed 7a-5p
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.