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Make a difference in the lives of children and families in East King County by joining the committed, dynamic staff of Youth Eastside Services. To apply for any of the positions listed below, email a cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org (attachments must be in *.doc or *.txt format) or fax to 425-274-0728. All positions remain open until filled, and are full-time unless otherwise noted. YES is committed to diversity; LGBTQ+ individuals and people of color are encouraged to apply. YES is an equal opportunity employer.

INTERNSHIPS

Internships are one of the many ways in which YES is helping to build the next generation of mental health service providers. YES relies on ongoing relationships with mental health counseling, social work, and marriage and family programs in the area to fill around a dozen Clinical Internship positions each year. The commitment for internships at YES is a minimum of 12 months. Even though internships are unpaid, interns get course credits to qualify for graduation requirements (specific to each program) along with weekly supervision, ongoing training opportunities, and diverse experience in the field.

For more information visit our internship page.

YOUTH & FAMILY THERAPIST

Y.E.S. is seeking a full-time Youth & Family Therapist to provide outpatient youth and family counseling (days and evenings). We seek a clinician with a passion for providing counseling for youth with mental health and/or substance use disorders. Ideal candidates should have experience working with youth, families and parents, the ability to provide parent education and lead parenting groups, and are adept at working with culturally diverse populations.

Required: Master’s Degree and MHP required. Ability to work hours to meet client and program needs, including some evenings. Transportation needed to travel between job site locations (agency and school sites).

Preferred: License preferred. Experience in working with addictions and SUDP/T ideal, or willingness to apply for and immediately begin SUD educational program. YES financially supports training in Evidence Based Practices, and pursuit of SUDP with reimbursement of certification and SUD coursework. Previous training in Evidence-Based Practices ideal, especially CBT, DBT and Motivational Interviewing. Bi-lingual candidates encouraged to apply.

YES offers a collaborative and supportive work environment. We provide quality supervision and support clinicians in achieving licensure. Excellent benefits. Salary dependent on education and post Master’s degree experience.  Salary range $25.76 – $29.31 per hour depending upon post-master’s experience and licensure.

Send cover letter and resume to HR@youtheastsideservices.orgYES is committed to having a diverse staff team. LGBTQ, bicultural, bilingual and people of color encouraged to apply.

ENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision after 1 month of employment
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 4 wellness days
  • Vacation & sick leave
  • 403B/401K
  • 36 hour work week during July and August (Fridays off)

The requirements described represent those that the employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.  YES provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Join Youth Eastside Services (YES) in providing integrated mental health and substance abuse services to Middle School students in important partnership work with the Lake Washington School District (LWSD). As a Behavioral Health Support Specialist (BHSS) you are an integral part of enhancing student well-being by providing accessible and equitable access to behavioral health services on site in schools. Building relationships with school teams, you will collaborate with school counselors, administrators and other school staff to impact students in their daily environment, meeting students’ capacity for positive change with therapeutic interventions delivered in real time.

YES/LWSD Middle School Behavioral Health Support Specialists collaborate with school teams on an Integrated Service Plan to provide a range of strength-based services beginning with universal and focused screenings to identify needs and delivering Tier 1 education/ prevention, Tier 2 brief interventions, and Tier 3 intensive individual supports tailored to the unique needs of the particular school community.

The full scope of work may include educational presentations for parents, students, and staff; mental health and substance abuse screenings and assessments, including School Based SBIRT; consultation with staff student care teams; facilitating referrals; providing counseling in individual and group formats, as well as crisis support, suicide risk assessment, prevention, and intervention.

Behavioral Health Support Specialists work as part of a mission driven YES Team and are supported with training in Evidence Based Practices such as CBT, BRISC, CBITS, MI, DBT, and SUD education. YES provides ongoing consultation and supervision towards licensure and substance use disorder certification.

YES has a grant through the Office of Public Instruction (OSPI) to increase the BHSS resource as part of Covid19 education and behavioral health recovery efforts now through end of school year 2022-2023. The District is committed to identifying financial resources to support these BHSS positions post the grant period as part of their long term integrated behavioral health plan and partnership with YES.

We welcome you and your enthusiasm for positively impacting student behavioral health and creating healthy school communities to join our existing BHSS Team. Position hours are year-round Monday through Friday (Summer M-Th), primarily during the school day with occasional evening presentations.

Important competencies:

  • Ability to work with diverse youth/families.
  • Flexible, Responsive, and Organized under pressure.
  • Ability to balance self-care while working with high volume of high needs students.
  • Effective at partnering with school administration and staff.
  • Ability to triage, conduct crisis intervention, screenings and assessments for mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to work with parents, provide education and prevention work in classroom and with small and large groups.
  • Provide individualized goal oriented short-term counseling.
  • Skill in timely Documentation and ability to manage time well.

REQUIRED:

Masters in Counseling/Social Work; LICSW/A, LMHC/A, LMFT/A AND SUDP/T.  If not a SUDP/T, able to immediately apply for and begin educational program.  YES financially supports pursuit of SUDP with reimbursement for education and Certification.

Bi-cultural and bi-lingual reflective of Greater Eastside preferred.

Salary dependent on education and post Masters experience. Post Masters starts at $27.04 up to $38.29 for dual licensure/5 years’ experience.

 

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision after 1 month of employment
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 4 wellness days
  • Initial 8 hours vacation accrual each month
  • 8 hours of sick accrual each month
  • 403B/401K
  • 36 hour work week during July and August (Fridays off)

YES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to having a diverse staff team that reflects our community. LGBTQ+ and people of color encouraged to apply.

YES is engaged in an ongoing Trauma Informed Approach process.

Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org

FRONT DESK COORDINATOR

The Front Desk Coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects the front desk and lobby including; answering phones, greeting clients, client/room scheduling, staff schedules, open access and psychiatric support, reminder calls, supply inventory, conduct Spanish financial screenings, scanning, interpreter scheduling, processing client records Releases of Information, special projects as assigned and provide billing office support (checking in clients, collecting payments and fee agreements).

This position works with multiple teams within the agency and requires clear communication and a professional demeanor at all times. The nature of this position requires a high level of attention to detail, ability to manage multiple projects, frequently changing priorities, short deadlines and use of multiple computer programs.

Primary Job Functions

 

  • Greet clients and visitors
  • Answer phones
  • Sort and distribute incoming faxes
  • Client appointment scheduling / rescheduling
  • Room scheduling
  • Staff schedule maintenance
  • Open Access support (new client paperwork, logging walk-ins, Medicaid eligibility verification, surveys)
  • Psychiatric support (scheduling, wait list, refill requests)
  • Nightly reminder calls
  • Spanish intake appointment scheduling and financial screenings
  • Scanning
  • Interpreter scheduling
  • Monitor and distribute hospitalization / discharge notices
  • Process and document client records Releases of Information
  • Stock/tidy lobby as needed
  • Order supplies and stock copy/supply room as needed
  • Identify and resolve applicable data issues in EHR (Avatar)
  • Provide back-up billing office coverage (client payments, fee agreements) as needed
  • General clerical duties and data entry tasks
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

 

  • Proficient computer skills
  • Degree preferred
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish required

 

Knowledge & Skills

 

  • Customer service mindset
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Aptitude to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize workload, complete assigned tasks and maintain poise under pressure
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to learn quickly from oral and written explanations and from demonstrations
  • Exceptional attendance
  • Computer literate and ability to use new software programs with basic training
  • Effectively work in both a team environment and independently with minimal oversight

 

Physical Requirement:

Position requires:

 

  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking
  • Ability to use hands and handle objects
  • Adequate vision and hearing is necessary for duties
  • Ability to endure looking at computer screens for extended periods of time during the work day
  • Occasional pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds
  • Speaking/talking on the telephone and in-person

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. YES provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org

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