About the Company The mission of Navos is to improve the quality of life of people vulnerable to mental illness by providing a broad continuum of trauma informed care with a focus on recovery and resilience. Navos responds to the needs of people with mental illness in King County. Services are targeted to those who live at or near poverty, often as a result of their mental illness. Navos is committed to embracing equity and inclusiveness in everything we do. Our efforts are intentional, deliberate, and a fundamental part of the everyday expectation for working at Navos. About the PositionMembers of the Behavior Support Team (BeST) provide short-term community-based intervention services throughout King County for families who have a child with development disabilities experiencing behavior challenges. Individualized behavior plans are developed using the Positive Behavior Support model, an evidence-informed practice incorporating principles from behavior therapy, family systems theory, and other counseling modalities. BeST is a solid and supportive team and enjoys an excellent reputation in the community for providing in-home support to families. Primary responsibilities include: Position Function & ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Conduct comprehensive Intake Assessment of youth and family's needs across all life domains and review/update as indicated. Generate Treatment Plan and Crisis Plan with youth and family based on their individual needs. Complete a Functional Behavior Assessment and develop a Positive Behavior Support Plan that is informed by the Functional Behavior Assessment. Provide clinical services such as individual and family therapy as needed throughout the course of treatment. All documentation to be in compliance with Navos guidelines, Developmental Disabilities Division contract requirements, Joint Commission Standards, Washington Administrative Code and the Revised Code of Washington. Documentation timelines and assessment standards to be in compliance with BeST training manual guidelines Make decisions regarding treatment planning, intervention and discharge planning from an informed clinical perspective that incorporates Positive Behavior Support and Best Practice Guidelines. Interventions to take place in settings appropriate to youth and family such as, residence, school and community. Reliable insured vehicle required to attend multiple community based appointments. Refer to and collaborate with Developmental Disabilities Administration Case Resource Manager, specialized agencies and/or community-based resources when clinically indicated. Collaborate with team members to develop and implement a Parent Support Group as needed. Maintain client records in keeping with agency, county, contract and state guidelines. Complete continuing education training as required by state regulations and all trainings required by Navos. Attend weekly individual clinical supervision, weekly team meetings and required agency meetings. Remain current with all Human Resources requirements. Supports an agency wide implementation of trauma informed care. Fosters healing, hopeful, honest and trusting relationships for consumers and employees; Values consumer voice, choice and self-advocacy. Demonstrates a commitment to cultural competence. Promotes a safe, calm and secure environment with supportive care and family-driven services that are trauma specific and promote recovery and wellness. Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, & AbilitiesPossess the knowledge, values, attitude and skills to create a trauma-informed, safe, trusting healing environment that respects the perspectives and experiences of the individuals, families, staff and communities we serve with safety and healing. Must be able to provide ongoing coordination of clinical services, service planning, resource identification and development, and advocacy as appropriate to assigned caseload. Must be able to provide such services with respect, tact, and sensitivity. Must be able to manage documentation requirements as set by agency and contracts.Education and/or ExperienceBachelors Degree and working towards a Masters requiredA Master's degree from an accredited university in mental health counseling, social work, marriage and family therapy, or other related field preferred.Experience working with youth with developmental disabilities is required. A valid WSDL, a reliable vehicle and proof of car insurance. Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration or ability to obtain before first day of employment.Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Physical Requirements & Disclosure of RisksThe physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Must be able to lift at least twenty-five pounds; be able to sit for long periods of time; some bending, stooping may be required. #LI-JG1
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day shift
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.