Ensure that consumers obtain appropriate mental health and/or chemical dependency treatment by providing clinical screening and triage, clinical consultation, and/or authorization of behavioral health services to appropriate Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington staff and contracted community providers. Essential Responsibilities: + Responsible for assuring consumers obtain the appropriate mental health and/or chemical dependency treatment. + Provides clinical screening and triage, clinical consultation, and/or authorization of behavioral health services to appropriate KFHPW staff and contracted community providers. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum two (2) years of recent, continuous post-masters experience treating or coordinating care of patients with behavioral health problems. Education + Master's degree in behavioral sciences. License, Certification, Registration + Unencumbered license to practice in the mental health field in the state of Washington either as a Certified Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist or Social Worker required by date of hire/transfer. Additional Requirements: + Knowledge of DSM IV. + Knowledge of ASAM criteria. + Knowledge of managed care treatment philosophy and treatment modalities. + Familiarity with a broad range of diagnosis and age groups. + Familiarity with mental health and chemical dependency levels of intensity. + Treatment Planning and utilization management skills. + Crisis management skills. + Computer skills in a Windows environment. Preferred Qualifications: + Utilization management experience is preferred. #MH Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Mental Health Access Center Clinician - LICSW, LMFT or LMHC LOCATION: Renton, Washington REQNUMBER: 873785 External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.