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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.

CO-OCCURRING THERAPIST

We are seeking dedicated, talented therapists to work with us delivering integrated mental health and substance use disorder counseling services to youth in school and agency settings.  We work with youth and their families in a variety of sites and modalities delivering screenings, assessments, individual, group and family therapy.  We have a diverse staff and seek to serve our whole community and work in partnership with local school districts.  We provide quality supervision and support clinicians in achieving licensure.  We provide training in Evidence Based Practices, particularly CBT and DBT, and financially support education towards your Chemical Dependency Certification.

YES is a leading provider of behavioral health services for youth 0-22 and their families on the Eastside.

Requirements:  Masters in Mental Health, a CDP or CDPT or experience in addiction counseling and willingness to immediately pursue.

Preferred:  Licensed; experience with ethnically and culturally diverse populations.  Bilingual Spanish/English, Chinese/English, and other languages.

YES is committed to having a diverse staff team.  LGBT and people of color encouraged to apply.  Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

Job Summary

 The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for providing supervision and training to a group of clinical staff and/or interns from an evidence-based / promising practice frame-work.  This position is responsible for ensuring high-quality client care is delivered and documented in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.  The Clinical Supervisor will assist with quality assurance activities and agency trainings.  As a leader and mentor, the Clinical Supervisor must maintain a professional demeanor, demonstrate strong ethical practices, model teamwork and collaboration, have a high level of attention to detail, and strong computer skills.

Primary Job Functions

  • Provide regular clinical supervision to staff and/or interns
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures, standards of care, local, state and federal regulations
  • Participate in personnel matters pertaining to the recruitment, orientation, training, supervision and evaluation of clinical staff
  • Conduct quality assurance activities including chart, treatment plan and utilization reviews
  • Monitor compliance with direct-service (productivity) requirements and develop improvement plans when required
  • Assist in caseload management and new client assignment
  • Carry a small caseload of clients
  • Serve as a back-up for the Clinical Directors, occasionally conduct new client intakes and provide crisis intervention/support as needed,
  • Participate in and/or lead meetings and trainings
  • Adhere to all Federal, State and Local confidentiality requirements and guidelines
  • Additional duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Master Degree Required
  • Licensed Counselor (LMHC, LMFT, LICSW) Required
  • Clinical Supervision Training Certificate Required
  • CDP / CDPT Required

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations
  • Strong ability to work with and guide clinicians in their work with a diverse Eastside community including race, ethnicity, gender, LGBTQ+, religious and socio-economic status
  • Experience working with children, youth and families
  • Expertise in diagnosing clients using DSM-5
  • Trained in Evidence-Based Practices (i.e., MI, DBT, CBT) preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Customer service mindset
  • Aptitude to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize workload, complete assigned tasks and maintain poise under pressure
  • Dependable, receptive to change, willingness to learn, cooperative approach to problem solving, flexible team player.
  • Effectively work in both a team environment and independently with minimal oversight
  • Computer literate and ability to use Electronic Health Records and other software programs with basic training

Physical / Working Requirements:

Position requires:

  • Work in general office conditions
  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking
  • Ability to use hands and handle objects
  • Adequate vision and hearing is necessary for duties
  • Occasional pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds
  • Speaking/talking on the telephone and in-person
  • Ability to travel and work in multiple settings
  • Ability to work evening hours and adjust work schedule as necessary to meet business needs

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.

 Benefits

 YES offers a collaborative and supportive work environment with excellent benefits and a variety of professional training opportunities.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability

To Apply

 Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org

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

HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION COORDINATOR

OVERVIEW OF PROGRAM:

Best Starts for Kids (BSK) is an initiative to improve the health and well-being of King County by investing in prevention and early intervention for children, youth, families, and communities. BSK includes the Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative (YFHPI ) that is intended to prevent and divert children and youth and their families from becoming homeless. YFHPI seeks to ensure disproportionate representation within the homeless system is addressed for people of color who enter homelessness at a rate significantly greater than the general population, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered youth, and households in geographically isolated areas throughout King County.

Youth Eastside Services, in collaboration with BSK and King County, is seeking a Coordinator who will use a progressive engagement approach to provide the support needed to ensure that unaccompanied youth /young adults (ages 12-24) and families at imminent risk of homelessness have access to the resources needed to avoid entering the homeless system, and to remain stably housed over time.

Coordinator must possess high levels of cultural competency and/or sensitivity to ensure the program’s goals of decreasing homelessness for households disproportionately represented in the homeless system are met.

Coordinator hired under this program must be willing to provide services whenever and wherever the household needs them to be provided.

JOB DUTIES:

Provide case management services that ensure that eligible households at imminent risk of homelessness have access to the resources needed to avoid entering the homeless system. This may include providing the following:

  • Complete intake and service planning activities;
  • Addressing emergency needs that prevent households from becoming homeless, and provide the needed support to households so that they maintain current housing;
  • Work with landlords to mitigate risks of displacement;
  • Accessing resources for housing stability assistance (i.e. furniture procurement, utility assistance, etc.);
  • Make referrals to services as needed;
  • Implement use of evaluation tools to measure effectiveness of project;
  • Assures monthly to quarterly reports, statistical information; EMR/Avatar client records, timesheets, contractual paperwork requirements are completed in a timely manner and thorough manner.
  • Work with and accept referrals from other YFHPI partners;
  • Enter client-level data into the County’s prevention database system
  • Distribute and track flexible funding expenditures;
  • Participate in monthly learning circles provided by King County;
  • Participate in all-staff training sessions; attend agency/staff meetings;
  • Proven ability to relate effectively and respectfully with people from diverse backgrounds and to promote a culturally diverse environment;
  • Coordinate connection with other culturally appropriate services and referrals as needed; or
  • Coordinate interpreter supports as needed.

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s in Social Work or related field or equivalent education and experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision;
  • Sensitivity to the needs of agency clients and ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Proficiency in 2010 Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated understanding of trauma-informed care.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to update and maintain complex client records.
  • Knowledge of human service delivery systems and systems advocacy;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Dependable transportation and valid WA State Driver’s License
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: At least 2-3+ years of experience in direct provision of social services, preferably working with households at imminent risk of homelessness. Bi-lingual English/Spanish proficiency.

Physical / Working Requirements:
Position requires:

  • Work in general office conditions
  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking
  • Ability to use hands and handle objects
  • Adequate vision and hearing is necessary for duties
  • Occasional pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds
  • Speaking/talking on the telephone and in-person
  • Ability to travel and work in multiple settings
  • Ability to work evening hours and adjust work schedule as necessary to meet business needs
  • Eligible to legally work in the United States

YES is committed to having a diverse staff team. LGBT and people of color encouraged to apply.  Send cover letter & resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org.

EARLY CHILDHOOD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH THERAPIST (PFR/PCIT)

Job Summary

 We are seeking an Early Childhood Behavioral Health Therapist to be part of a team implementing behavioral health services primarily targeting children ages birth -7 and their parents. Therapist will provide intake evaluations and outpatient counseling both in-home and agency-based following evidence-based practice in agency and/or in-home settings (days and evenings).  We offer a collaborative and supportive work environment.  Experience in early childhood behavioral health preferred and experience with child/youth/family counseling required. Must possess an ability to work with culturally diverse populations. Master’s Degree and MHP status required, licensure preferred. Training in PCIT/PFR and other Evidence-Based Practices (i.e. CBT) preferred.  Excellent benefits including paid training in PCIT/PFR in conjunction with agree upon time commitment to position.  Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.  People of color and LGBT+ encouraged to apply.

Schedule: Monday-Friday (40 hours)

Primary Job Functions

         Knowledge & Skills:

  • Demonstrate a high level of skill in assessment, evaluation and therapeutic engagement to work effectively in cross-cultural situations; use of evidence-based counseling models and techniques that match presenting problems; good diagnostic skills and treatment/care planning; and the ability to work with clinical documentation and electronic health records of Avatar system.
  • Knowledge of early childhood biopsychosocial assessment, counseling, and evidence-based interventions to children between the ages of birth and 7 years of age.
  • Knowledge of DSM 5 and working principles of recovery and trauma-informed care in treatment planning and in direct care. Experience working with individuals and families who experience various behavioral health problems.
  • Ability to operate PC-based software programs including proficiency in Word, Excel and other computer based systems.
  • Possess advanced written and oral communication, decision making and problem solving skills, and efficient time management. Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and as part of a team; collaborating with other internal and external teams.
  • Must possess own transportation, have a good driving record, a valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive assessment, evaluation, crisis intervention and psychotherapy to individuals, families, and groups of clients with mental health and behavioral health needs.
  • Administer standardized screening tools to identify clients with behavioral health and/or substance abuse problems
  • Assist clients with symptom/issue reduction (e.g. insomnia, anxiety, depression, and post-trauma symptoms, stress management, emotional dysregulation)
  • Use evidence-based models for treatment, including but not limited to CBT, solution-focused therapy, behavioral activation, harm reduction, motivational interviewing and health psychology
  • Provide an integrated care approach to assessment and intervention for clients having difficulty managing their health due to physical health condition/chronic disease, psychological, behavioral, cognitive, or social factors
  • Work closely and collaboratively within a team approach to provide assistance in addressing social issues and basic needs that are barriers to effective treatment outcomes and the client’s ability to thrive. Linkage to case management services and/or community-based resources as needed
  • Develop a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan and goals for the client; updating and modifying as needs change
  • Maintain accurate and timely clinical documentation in EHR according to established protocols
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings to review client caseload, treatment, concerns, and recommendations
  • Positively contribute to the financial health of the organization by ensuring delivery of billable services and utilizing, monitoring, and collecting data for decision making and program improvements
  • Maintain positive, ethical, and professional working relationships with community, government agencies, and other professionals
  • Participate and contribute to team meetings, clinical supervision and other meetings, as needed, to ensure cohesive department operations
  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in specialized training
  • Complete all required documentation accurately, legibly and within established timelines
  • Follow all AllHealth Network policies and procedures
  • Complete all required trainings as listed in Relias Learning within required timelines
  • Perform other duties as required within the scope of the position and the experience, education and ability of the employee
  • Promptly and accurately complete required paperwork
  • Adhere to all Federal, State and Local confidentiality requirements and guidelines
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a clinical setting in the behavioral health field.
  • Master Degree Required
  • PCIT training/certificate required
  • Licensed Counselor (LMHC, LMFT, LICSW) preferred
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred

Physical Requirement:

Position requires:

  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking
  • Ability to use hands and handle objects
  • Adequate vision and hearing is necessary for duties
  • 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.

Benefits

 YES offers a collaborative and supportive work environment with excellent benefits and a variety of professional training opportunities.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability

To Apply

 Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org

YES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to having a diverse staff team. LGBT+ and people of color encouraged to apply.

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