Sea Mar Community Health Centers Posting #18546, Posting #18547 - Group Life Counselor I or II in Tacoma, Washington

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):

Two (2) Full-time position available for our Adult Treatment Center in Tacoma. This inpatient rehabilitation center is designed to provide culturally sensitive chemical dependency services to patients who are at high-risk and require constant care and empathy to help in dealing with their Substance use disorder.

The GLC I is an entry level position that is part of the multi-disciplinary treatment team providing direct services to patients in a residential setting. Direct services may include the following: group care, intake procedures and evaluation, individual and group counseling, milieu management, and supervision of patients. Services are provided to high-risk, co-occurring substance use and mental health.

Education and/or Experience:

  • AA in Psychology, Sociology, Human Services or related field is required.

  • Candidate must have at least one-year experience working with high-risk or in treatment patient care.

  • BA preferred. Will be required to follow other instructions/duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organization, and willingness to contribute to the group and team overall.

  • Proficiency in MS Office products and other medical software and electronic processes is a plus.

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred but not required.

Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it?s a fulfilling career with many perks. For example, employees working 30 hours or more receive an excellent benefit package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Prescription coverage, generous PTO/Holidays, generous PTO/Holidays, with paid-time-off starting from 15-24 days per year + 10 paid Holidays per year. We also have 401(k)/Retirement options and an opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment. This is an exciting and highly rewarding position in a fast-paced clinic/office environment.

To apply for this position complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Marche? Ward, Program Manager at MarcheWard@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 12/04/2018

External candidates may apply after 12/07/2018

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).