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Behavioral Health Social Worker-Student Based Health Center

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Behavioral Health Social Worker -School Based Health Center  

Come join the HealthPoint Federal Way SBHC Team!  

HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing expert, high-quality care to all who need it, regardless of circumstances. Founded in 1971, we believe that the quality of your health care should not depend on how much money you make, what language you speak or what your health is, because everyone deserves great care. 

The School Based Health Center at TAF@Saghalie opened in January 2021. 

Be an integral part of the team that brings this powerful care delivery model to Federal Way and helps students feel healthy and excel academically. 

The Behavioral Health Social Worker is responsible for delivering integrated mental health care in consultation with a primary care provider and coordinating referrals to services outside the primary care clinic (mental health specialty care, substance abuse treatment, housing or food resources, etc.). 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist primary health care provider in recognizing and treating mental disorders and psychosocial problems, and behavioral medicine problems. 
  • Work with primary care team (primary care provider, nutritionist) to treat and manage patients with emotional and/or health problems efficiently and effectively assisting in the development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration. 
  • Provide behavioral health care to minors in accordance with Washington State Law; maintain strict adherence to confidentiality policies.  
  • Work with primary care provider to refer cases to mental health specialists as appropriate. Assist school personnel with referrals as needed. 
  • Evaluate patient care plans with primary care team. 
  • Develop and conduct educational workshops and group visits to promote skill building, education, and improved health for patients and the overall student population. 
  • Provide consultation and/or education to school personnel (e.g. school counselors, principals, and teachers) as needed. 
  • Work with other SBHC team members to promote awareness and utilization of the SBHC. 
  • Maintain, improve, and develop positive relationships with school staff (e.g. school counselors, principals, and teachers).  
  • Monitor the site’s behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services, making recommendations for improvement, and identify linkages to beneficial community resources and external specialty services. 
  • Respond to patient or co-worker complaints and work toward a positive resolution of any dispute. 

  

Must Haves to be Successful: 

  • Masters of Social Work 
  • Washington LICSW/license eligible. 
  • Maintain current registration/licensure with Washington. 
  • Experience in a health care/medical setting is required. 
  • Experience working with adolescent population required. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with adolescent population and school personnel.


The Rich Benefits and Perks: 

  • Medical Health Insurance and Wellness Program 
  • Vision & dental plan 
  • Flexible Spending Account – both daycare and
  • healthcare 
  • Life Insurance 
  • AFLAC supplementary insurance 
  • Retirement plans with company match 
  • Generous paid time off 
  • Growth and development opportunities 
  • Recognition Program 
  • And much more! 

To learn more about HealthPoint, go to www.healthpointchc.org!

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It is the policy of HealthPoint to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, because of sensory, physical, or metal disability, genetic information, gender identity or any other factor protected by local, state or federal law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors. 

Behavioral Health Social Worker -School Based Health Center  

Come join the HealthPoint Federal Way SBHC Team!  

HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 3, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Benefits

The Rich Benefits and Perks: 

  • Medical Health Insurance and Wellness Program 
  • Vision & dental plan 
  • Flexible Spending Account – both daycare and
  • healthcare 
  • Life Insurance 
  • AFLAC supplementary insurance 
  • Retirement plans with company match 
  • Generous paid time off 
  • Growth and development opportunities 
  • Recognition Program 
  • And much more!


The Rich Benefits and Perks: 

  • Medical Health Insurance and Wellness Program 
  • Vision & dental plan 
  • Flexible Spending Account – both daycare and
  • healthcare 
  • Life Insurance 
  • AFLAC…

Location

On-site
33914 19th Ave SW, Federal Way, WA 98023, USA

How to Apply

Please apply via link or send a copy of your CV to Deanna Ward at deward@healthpointchc.org

Please apply via link or send a copy of your CV to Deanna Ward at deward@healthpointchc.org

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