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Mental Health Counselor for Snohomish Triage

Everett, Washington
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
Mental Health Counselor - Clinician II / Part Time, 24 Hours Per Week

Everett - Snohomish County Triage

Compass Health is currently looking for a Clinician II for our Snohomish County Triage Facility in Everett.


Snohomish County Triage Center

The Snohomish County Triage Center (SCTC) has the overarching goal of decreasing the use of jails and hospital emergency departments, acting as a diversion resource for people who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis. This is an active Triage program with a Recovery Model philosophy. From the moment that Snohomish County Triage Center becomes involved, the individual is engaged in a process of evaluation and planning which involves all available formal and natural supports.

What you will be performing

The Clinician II provides specialized crisis intervention and short-term treatment services to adults and older adults experiencing an acute behavioral health crisis, with the goal of crisis stabilization within the least restrictive setting. This position is responsible for assessing client functioning and needs, and partnering with the client and treatment team to develop an individually tailored care plan designed to promote recovery.

What you will be carrying along

• MA/MS/MSW Degree in a Behavioral Science related field.
• Qualifies as a Mental Health Professional (MHP) as defined by WAC.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Evidence-Based Practices, or interest and ability to learn.
• Individuals who do not already hold a license or associate license through the Washington State Department of Health must submit Agency Affiliated Counselor application upon hire and be approved by the DOH.
• Current First Aid & CPR certification and Food Handlers permit, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
• Valid Washington State Driver's License required including vehicle and appropriate insurance, if applicable.

• Ability to pass pre-employment criminal background check.

What you will be sharing

• Ability to work effectively with individuals with complex needs and multi-system involvement.
• Ability to maintain a positive, solution-focused demeanor when responding to conflicts or problems.
• Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
• General computer proficiency, including the ability to utilize electronic medical record systems.

What we will be offering

As the region s largest non-profit community behavioral healthcare organization, we have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years. Our commitment to care doesn t stop with our clients though, as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement as well as a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance.

(benefits pro-rated for part time employees)

Medical, dental, and vision insurance at NO COST to Full-time employees
16 days of paid vacation the first year
12 sick days with great wellness day
13 paid holidays - 11 regular and 2 that you choose
Professional funds and paid education leave
Up to 2% match for the 403B Retirement plan after the first year
Automatic additional pay raises when you have your 1st & 3rd anniversary with Compass!
And much, much more!!


Compass Health is the region s largest private, non-profit organization providing mental health and chemical dependency services in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties of Western Washington. We provide quality creative services to children, families and adults in a variety of outpatient, residential and inpatient settings. We have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years, though our commitment to care doesn t stop with our clients as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement. We maintain a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance, which includes competitive compensation and benefits programs. Please visit our website for more information: .

Compass Health promotes equal treatment and equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual minority status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification

Governor Inslee s Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption.

Job Title: Clinician II
Program: 0 - Triage
Location: Everett
Hours: Part-time (24 hours/week)
Wage: $23.12-$39.48/hr DOE Licensed wage scale - $25.88-$39.48/hr DOE
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  • Job Reference: 674018794-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Compass Health
  • Location: Everett, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent