• Healthcare
  • 98055, Renton, WA
  • Salary: $70,000 - 89,999
  • Education: Master’s Degree
  • Years of experience: 2-5
  • Skillset: Certified Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist or Social Worker
  • Licensures: State of Washington either as a Certified Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist or Social Worker required by date of hire/transfer.
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Ensure that consumers obtain appropriate mental health and/or chemical dependency treatment by providing clinical screening and triage, clinical consultation, and/or authorization of behavioral health services to appropriate  Health Plan of Washington staff and contracted community providers. This role is in Triage, assessment, crisis intervention clinical work.

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsible for assuring consumers obtain the appropriate mental health and/or chemical dependency treatment.
Provides clinical screening and triage, clinical consultation, and/or authorization of behavioral health services to appropriate hospital staff and contracted community providers.

Basic Qualifications:
Minimum two (2) years of recent, continuous post-masters experience treating or coordinating care of patients with behavioral health problems.
Per the National Agreement, current Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.

Education
Master’s degree in behavioral sciences.
License, Certification, Registration
Unencumbered license to practice in the mental health field in the state of Washington either as a Certified Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist or Social Worker required by date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:
Knowledge of DSM IV.
Knowledge of ASAM criteria.
Knowledge of managed care treatment philosophy and treatment modalities.
Familiarity with a broad range of diagnosis and age groups.
Familiarity with mental health and chemical dependency levels of intensity.
Treatment Planning and utilization management skills.
Crisis management skills.
Computer skills in a Windows environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Utilization management experience is preferred.

Employee Status:
Regular Travel:
No

Job Level:
Individual Contributor

Job Type:
Standard

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