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Providence Crisis Services Counselor - Psychiatric Emergency Services - Internal Only in Olympia, Washington


Crisis Services Counselor - Psychiatric Emergency Services

The Crisis Service Counselor is a professional who provide crisis management; intervention; an emergent clinical evaluation; information; follow-up referrals; and discharge planning to patients and families who present in the Emergency Center with a wide variety of psychiatric, chemical addiction, and psych-social problems.


Required qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Human Services or Psychosocial/Mental Health Field

  • Must have one of the following licenses

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA) Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA) or

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker Associate (LICSWA) -or-

  • Agency Affiliated Counselor Certification - within six (6) months of hire

  • American Heart Association (AHA) - Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire

  • One (1) year of Clinical crisis evaluation and intervention in an acute psychiatric setting with an emphasis on quick assessment skills

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Counseling

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 353960