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Company: Providence
Location: Olympia, WA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Providence Medical Group is seeking a full-time Behavioral Health Specialist to join the clinical team at St. Peter Family Medicine (SPFM) in Olympia, Washington. Work within a Patient Centered Medical Home Modeled practice in coordination with primary care providers and staff, and provide care and support for the behavioral health needs of patients. As part of a teaching facility, you also will be responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating the behavioral science curriculum of the Providence St. Peter Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. In this position you will:

  • Provide both patient-centered psychotherapy and integrated behavioral health services to patients of all ages. Bill as appropriate for services.
  • Provide behavioral health care that meets a standard of excellence, focuses on providing timely and efficient care that is supported by evidence-based medicine, follows quality outcome processes, and ensures patient safety.
  • Administer SPFM behavioral health programs and take the lead in program components as assigned.
  • Provide clinical supervision to behavioral health students, interns, associates or other learners in placement at SPFM per licensure guidelines
  • Teach and evaluate the progress of family medicine residents according to ACGME competencies.
  • Teach essential behavioral science knowledge and skills including mental health assessment, intervention, primary care behavioral health intervention, motivational interviewing, clinical communication skills, interdisciplinary practice and other topics as part of the behavioral science curriculum. Required qualifications for this position include:
  • Master's degree in social work, counseling, or mental health
  • Obtain and maintain a valid Washington state license as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP) by the Department of Health of the State of Washington.
  • Eligible for appointment to clinical faculty of the UW Medical School.
  • Two years of clinical behavioral health care experience

Where You'll Work

Providence St. Peter Hospital Family Medicine Residency is a fully accredited program affiliated with the University of Washington Network of Family Medicine residencies. Collaboration with the Chehalis Family Medicine Clinic provides access to one of the only rural training programs in the state. The program also corresponds with Providence St. Peter Hospital, a 390-bed regional referral center in downtown Olympia.

Where You'll Live

Olympia is on the southern tip of scenic Puget Sound, which offers an abundance of activities from beachcombing to salmon fishing to sailing. Olympia and its primary neighboring cities of Tumwater and Lacey have a population of 250,000, offering an abundance of culture, entertainment and an outstanding school system from elementary through university, including The Evergreen State College and Saint Martin's University.

Who You'll Work For

Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission – to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 12936

Facility Name: Providence St. Peter Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program

Location Name: Olympia

Brand Name: Providence

Provider Profession: Psychologist

Medical Specialty: Psychology

Job Setting: Hospital

Type of Role: Academic/Faculty

Type of Role: Clinical


Phone Number: (206) 320-3468

Schedule: Full Time

CP: Yes

CB: Yes

NP: No

PA: No

HC: No

IS: Yes

YM: Yes

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Sarah Ledbetter

Provider Recruiter

(206) 320-3468

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