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Swedish Health Services School Based Center Counselor - Case Management in Issaquah, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a School Based Counselor (0.8 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Issaquah located in Issaquah, WA.

We are seeking a School Based Counselor who is responsible for providing case coordination and a full range of clinical social work services including but not limited to psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis intervention and resource referral, within a school setting. The Counselor partners with the student and when appropriate, his/her support system as well as connecting him/her with resources inside the school system and in the community. The social worker is guided by the NASW Code of Ethics and the Swedish Mission, Vision and Values in his or her daily practice.

In this position you will:

  • Assumes daily caseload at their School assignments

  • Participates in school based activities with partner organizations – such as Public Health –King County, Issaquah Public Schools, etc.

  • Develops an individualized treatment plan for the student

  • Effectively assesses diagnoses, and counsels clinic patients, providing culturally relevant treatment, crisis intervention and/or transition services to treatment elsewhere

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to use crisis intervention techniques, and to address issues including grief, stress, parenting, coping skills, problem solving, abuse/neglect, chemical dependency and domestic violence

  • Provide telehealth counseling services and in-person services once school reopens


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18.225 RCW

  • Excellent clinical experience and ability to manage clients in crisis

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum of one year of social work/counseling with youth populations

  • Education/experience in working in a school environment

  • Education/experience working with families

  • Utilization management experience

  • Familiarity with diagnostic codes and billing for mental health services

About the Issaquah Campus.

With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.

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


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029

Req ID: 282209