School Therapist, Tacoma
Fairfax Hospital - Kirkland, WA

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School Therapist, Tacoma

Fairfax Hospital is a 157 licensed bed facility providing psychiatric and dual disorders treatment for children, adolescents and adults as well as two alternative school programs and CD services. Fairfax Hospital is currently seeking a full-time therapist for the Northwest School of Innovative Learning in Tacoma, WA. The Therapist performs social service functions. This includes assisting students in meeting their biopsychosocial needs using therapeutic treatment skills to achieve their optimal level of emotional health. The Therapist will provide basic consultation, teaching, complete specialized clinical social work services for students/families receiving care, crisis intervention, short-term and long-term family therapy, and provide information and referrals as needed.


The qualifications for the position include a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, in Social Work or a clinical related mental health field. A minimum of three (3) years experience in a psychiatric health care setting, with direct experience in individual, family, and group therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment skills is preferred; must have strong clinical assessment skills. Must possess a WA state license in social work or clinical related mental health field (LMHC, LICSW). May be required to work flexible hours and overtime. Must be qualified to provide clinical supervision to student interns. Must be CPR, 1st Aide and CPI certified (can obtain within 30 days of hire).

Fairfax Hospital offers an excellent time off plan, medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, life and long term disability benefits and 401(k) plan for full time and part time employees. Our facility is growing and planning expansions. If you are looking for an opportunity with growth then we would like to hear from you. Come join our team of dedicated professionals.

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