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Mt Vernon - 1100 S 2nd Street, Mt Vernon, Skagit County, WA

Salary: $21.42 - $39.56/hour DOE

Job Type: On-Call (hours vary based on need)

Division: 20000 – Emergency Services, Skagit County

Compass Health is currently looking for a Temporary DCR / Court Liaison for our Emergency Services program in Skagit County! The DCR provides crisis intervention mental health services to persons of all ages experiencing acute behavioral health issues and when appropriate evaluates for an involuntary detention. These services will be provided primarily in community settings to individuals who are in crisis or for whom a crisis episode is deemed to be imminent. This position will also provide support and back-up to team members as needed.


  • MA/MS/MSW Degree in a Behavioral Science related field.
  • Current Washington State Licensure or equivalent in Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, or Mental Health Counseling preferred.
  • Qualifies as a Mental Health Professional (MHP) as defined by WAC.
  • Experience in medical, mental health or social services field preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Evidence-Based Practices, or interest and ability to learn.
  • Individuals who do not already hold a license or associate license through the Washington State Department of Health must submit Agency Affiliated Counselor application upon hire and be approved by the DOH.
  • Proof of Hepatitis B vaccination within 10 days of hire.
  • Valid Washington State Driver's License required including vehicle and appropriate insurance, if applicable.
  • Ability to attend the DCR Academy by the time of the first annual review required.
  • Familiarity with RCW 71.05 and 71.34 preferred.
  • Ability to formulate an individual treatment plan and apply appropriate rehabilitation and treatment modalities.
  • Ability to relate effectively with patients, agency staff, other community programs, and the general public.
  • Ability to work independently without daily onsite supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals with complex needs and multi-system involvement.
  • Ability to maintain a positive, solution-focused demeanor when responding to conflicts or problems.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Strong computer proficiency, including keyboarding skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to utilize an electronic medical record for collaborative clinical documentation.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment criminal background check.

About Us

Compass Health is the region’s largest private, non-profit organization providing mental health and substance use services in Snohomish, Skagit, Island, San Juan, and Whatcom counties of Western Washington. We provide quality creative services to children, families and adults in a variety of outpatient, residential and inpatient settings. We have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years, though our commitment to care doesn’t stop with our clients as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement. We maintain a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance, which includes competitive compensation and benefits programs. Please visit our website for more information:

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Listed 1/7/2019

On-Call DCR

Kitsap County

Shift: Various Shifts

Salary: $30/hr. plus shift differentials

Kitsap Mental Health Services is hiring on-call Designated Crisis Responders. Duties will include assuring the continuity of emergency mental health services to the residents and visitors of Kitsap County, as per the provision of state and BHO mandated crisis services, and DCR duties. This position requires a Master's level degree in counseling/social sciences and two years of postgraduate, documented, supervised clinical experience with the chronically mentally ill or emotionally disturbed consumers preferred. For more information or to apply, please click here.