Professional Positions

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Cowlitz Family Health Center is an EOE / Affirmative Action Employer

Behavioral Health Consultant

We are looking for a Behavioral Health Consultant to provide services in a professional, positive, consumer-friendly, and recovery-focused manner, as a core member of a collaborative care team that includes the patient’s primary care provider; a consulting psychiatric provider; other behavioral health staff; and other primary care support. Candidate must have a working knowledge of evidence-based psychosocial treatments for common mental disorders, familiarity with brief, structured intervention techniques (e.g., Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation), and a basic knowledge of psychopharmacology. Experience working with underserved, transient populations and working with patients who have co-occurring mental health, substance abuse, and physical health problems is required. Experience working with safety net providers within the community and knowledge of community resources.

Requirements:

  • Must have a Masters Degree in social work, marriage and family therapy, psychology, behavioral health or related field.
  • One of the following Active clinical licensure/certifications in Washington; without restriction, probation, or limiting condition or threat thereof; including meeting all requirements for ongoing training and supervision:Licensed Mental Health Counselor
    Mental Health Counselor Associate
    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
    Marriage and Family Therapist Associate
    Licensed Social Worker
    Social Worker Associate
    or Psychologist
    (No affiliated agency registrations)
  • Prefer SUD experience
  • Familiar with EHR systems
  • Experience with Diagnostic assessment using DSM diagnoses.
  • Up to date Immunizations and vaccines
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to work with a diverse, high-risk, low-income and multi-ethnic population.
    CPR Certified

Skills & Experience:

  • Prefer SUD experience
  • Familiar with EHR systems
  • Experience with Diagnostic assessment using DSM diagnoses
  • Must be able to work with a diverse, high-risk, low-income and multi-ethnic population.
  • Demonstrate accuracy with electronic documentation
  • Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment
  • Strong Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must have great Time management skills
  • Must be able to take criticism and move forward
  • Must be flexible and may be asked to adjust work schedule due to patient demand
  • Must be able to work as a team and also be self motivated
  • Bi-Lingual a plus

Dentist

We are seeking an experienced Dentist. Our organizations has clinics in Cowlitz, Wahkiakum and Pacific counties that include Medical, Dental and Behavioral Health Services, for high-risk, low-income and multi-ethnic population. We pride ourselves in our ability to provide exceptional care for our patients and clients and our sincere connection to the communities we serve.  Are you looking to show some one else what you can do? Make a Difference. Join our team. Skills: We are looking for a kind, patient, caring general dentist to work at our Longview Dental Clinic. In this position you must be team oriented with good primary diagnostic and treatment care, experience and competence with electronic health records and have great communication skills (written and verbal).

Requirements:

  • Licensed in the State of Washington with no restrictions
  • Possess a valid DEA unrestricted license.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience with proficiency in surgical extractions, operative dentistry, endodontics and treating emergencies for adults and children is desired.
  • Dentrix programming experience a plus.
  • Loan repayment available
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

We are seeking an experienced Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with a passion for providing quality and compassionate medical and services for a diverse population of pediatric patients.  We pride ourselves in our ability to provide exceptional care for our patients and our sincere connection to the communities we serve. Applicants should be comfortable working as an independent practitioner, as well as a member of a care team.

Requirements:

  • Two or more years of related experience providing pediatric nurse practitioner services care in a primary care outpatient setting.
  • You must be licensed in WA, without restriction, probation, or limiting condition or threat thereof.
  • Board certified or Board eligible in Pediatrics.
  • Posses a valid unrestricted DEA.
  • Experience working with safety net providers within the community and knowledge of community resources.

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Comfortable and competent with computers
  • Experience and competency with electronic health records
  • Ability to travel to our other clinic locations
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Customer focused attitude 
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus

 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

We are seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with a passion for providing quality and compassionate medical and psychiatric services for a diverse population of patients.  Our Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners work as part of the patient’s care team and participate in care coordination activities to provide whole person health.  

Requirements:

  • Two or more years experience providing psychiatric nurse practitioner services care in a primary care outpatient setting, or related experience.
  • Current Washington State license,without restriction, probation, or limiting condition or threat thereof.
  • Board certified or Board eligible in Psychiatric Practice
  • Valid unrestricted license or registration to prescribe medications, pharmaceuticals, and controlled substances.
  • Working knowledge of the specialty mental health system structure and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of evidence-based psychiatric/psycho social treatments for common mental disorders.
  • Knowledge of psychopharmacology for common mental disorders
  • Experience working with patients who have co-occurring mental health, substance abuse, and physical health problems.
  • Experience working with safety net providers within the community and knowledge of community resources.

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Comfortable and competent with computers
  • Experience and competency with electronic health records
  • Ability to travel to our other clinic locations
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Customer focused attitude 
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus

Clinic Manager

We are recruiting for a Medical Clinic Manager.  Are you someone who wants to make a difference by providing medical services to a diverse population of patients with a variety of socio-economic circumstances in the communities of Cowlitz, Pacific and Wahkiakum counties and have a passion for helping those in need?

Our ideal candidate for this position is a calm, firm and fair supervisor with prior primary care outpatient clinic experience with strong leadership skills who is customer-focused. Duties include leading and coaching clinic staff and supporting staff and medical clinicians in maintaining clinic flow, efficiency, quality of care and customer service to meet FHC standards.  Candidates must be “ACTIVE” RN Certified  or Have an “Active” Medical Assistant certification through the State of Washington with no restrictions

Requirements:

  • License in WA State with no restrictions as a Registered Nurse or Medical Assistant
  • Preferred Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Health care
  • Have a minimum of 3 years prior supervisory or management experience required
  • FQHC experience a plus.
  • Be up to date with all immunizations and vaccines and provide proof
  • Hold a current CPR & First Aid card
  • Have competency in documentation using electronic health records
  • Bi-lingual in English/Spanish a plus

Assistant Clinic Manager

Our ideal candidate for this position is a calm, firm and fair supervisor with prior primary care outpatient clinic experience with strong leadership skills who is customer-focused. Duties include leading and coaching clinic staff and supporting staff and medical clinicians in maintaining clinic flow, efficiency, quality of care and customer service to meet FHC standards.Assisting the Clinic manager in the day to day operations of the clinic / site to achieve contractual, performance and quality outcome of Family Health Center. Assist in the coordination of Externs/Students.

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse or Medical Assistant: Active Washington State RN License or Active Medical Assistant certification with no restrictions or enforcement’s
  •  Certification or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in health care, business, social services or related field
  •  Customer service experience
  • 3-5 years prior supervisory or management experience required;
  • Knowledge of CLIA, health care related OSHA, and HIPAA regulations,
  • FQHC experience a plus. Experience and competence with Electronic Health Records required.
  • Ability to work with a low income, multi ethnic patient population and a demonstrated ability to relate respectfully and effectively to people of diverse racial, educational and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish desired.