Seattle Children’s Hospital Mental Health Evaluator Emergency Department in Seattle, Washington
Overview:Due to a surge in volume in the ED, we are looking for 3. 6 Mental Health Evaluators. This role is eligible for the Covid-19 vaccination.You will provide mental health assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents, and families with serious developmental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties (and possible co-morbid chronic medical conditions) during the evening/night shifts who present to the emergency department in a manner that is evidence-based, cost-effective, and results in movement toward resolution of the crisis impacting the child and family's functioning.#LI-VM1RequirementsRequired Education/Experience: - Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field - Minimum of two years experience providing direct treatment services to children and families Required Credentials: - Licensed as a Mental Health Professional in Washington State, licensed in appropriate field according to degree (e.g., LICSW, LMHC) Preferred: - Minority Mental Health Specialist designation - Experience with multi-system involved children with severe behavioral problems and/or developmental disabilities - Experience with the King County MHP and Washington State Mental Health WACs - Experience providing comprehensive intake evaluations with multi-axial diagnoses - Experience with evidence based practiceOur Commitment to DiversityOur community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels. Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.