Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Teen Health Counselor \(0\.8, Days\)to work in Case Mangement in Issaquah, WA\.
The Issaquah High School Teen Counselor is responsible for providing case coordination and a full range of clinical social work services including but not limited to psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis intervention and resource referral, within a high school setting\. The social worker is guided by the NASW Code of Ethics and the Swedish Mission, Vision and Values in his or her daily practice\. This position will work full\-time hours during the school year with time\-off scheduled during school holidays and breaks \(including summer break\)\.
In this position you will:
Partner with the adolescent and when appropriate, his/her support system as well as connecting him/her with resources inside the school system and in the community\.
Participate in school based activities with partner organizations such as Public Health – King County, Issaquah Public Schools, etc\.
Develop an individualized treatment plan for the student\.
Effectively assess, diagnose and counsel clinic patients, providing culturally relevant treatment, crisis intervention and/or transition services to treatment elsewhere\.
Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to use crisis intervention techniques, pregnancy and birth options, and to address issues including grief, stress, parenting, coping skills, problem solving, abuse/neglect, chemical dependency and domestic violence services\.
Provide the student and family with information about community resources to continue services during dates/times clinic is closed\.
Document the course of care including progress made and continuing need for treatment\.
Demonstrate knowledge of age of consent, privacy and HIPAA laws and situations when privacy may be breeched\.
Participate in the development and implementation of programs/support groups and activities to engage and educate specific teen groups who are dealing with similar mental health challenges or problems\.
Coordinate treatment activity with other disciplines and team members by participating in team business meetings and assisting in educating school staff, teachers, and hospital personnel regarding social services knowledge and services available\.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school or Masters in Counseling from an accredited school required
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker \(LICSW\) with the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18\.225 RCW
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Minimum of one year of social work/counseling with adolescent populations
One or more years of experience working in a school environment
One or more years of experience working with families
Familiarity with diagnostic codes and billing for mental health services
About the Issaquah Campus:
With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different\. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists\.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Non\-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well\-being of each person we serve\.
Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence\. Swedish has grown to become the largest non\-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers\. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work\. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment\. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer\. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law\.