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Mental Health Therapist

Job ID: 47450
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Mental Health Therapist for a Part Time, 0.80 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation is $36.55 - $54.83, hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience.

Must be fully vaccinated or exempted for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due medical/religious reasons.


The Mental Health Therapist provides short-term counseling, assessment and referral to resources, as appropriate, for employees and family members of a company or organization. Together, the counselor and client develop strategies to resolve any problems that might impact a person's well-being, including personal concerns and / or job related issues. The process is client-centered and primarily uses solution-focused approaches to help the person identify ways to resolve their problems or concerns.


  1. Performs solution oriented brief therapy for individuals, couples and families from client organization and affiliated providers.
  2. Develops action plans through identification and remediation necessary for problem resolution.
  3. Coordinates referral options and serves as a link between clients and treatment providers.
  4. Monitors case progress after referral and provides necessary case management services.
  5. Prepares and maintains all required client records and reports.
  6. Provides clinical assessment, intervention, case management and coordination for mandatory and recommended supervisory referrals.
  7. Provides consultation services to managers, supervisors, and human resources personnel and training for workplace/work-team interventions. 
  8. Provides critical incident response.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or Marriage and Family Therapy is required.


  • Clinical training in mental health counseling and assessment.
  • Experience providing training and/or adult education.
  • Training and experience in providing critical incident response for individuals and groups.
  • Experience in individual, couples and family systems, substance abuse counseling and trauma informed counseling preferred


  • Required Upon Hire: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker-Washington for jobs based on Washington or
  • Required Upon Hire: Mental Health Counselor License - Washington for jobs based in Washington or
  • Required Upon Hire: Marriage and Family Therapist Licensure- Washington for jobs based in Washington or
  • Required Upon Hire: Licensed Social Work Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC)


  • Proficient verbal and written communications skills with the ability to express ideas and present information accurately and effectively with people in difficult situations.
  • Skill in effective problem identification
  • Ability to interact, problem solve, and consult with diverse individuals
  • Ability to work independently in an organized manner
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills required. Proficient in the use of MS Office applications.


  • Work requires normal amounts of physical effort at least 66% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

See how PeaceHealth is committed toInclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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