Behavioral Health Consultant

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic   Spokane, WA   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on April 25, 2022
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Are you a mental health provider with a real passion for working in a Primary Care setting? Do you have a desire to help an underserved population get the support they deserve? Does living in the breathtaking Pacific Northwest sound like the perfect place to start or continue your mental health practice? If you answered yes to these questions, whether you have extensive experience or are just starting your career, we have a fantastic opportunity for you in our network of community health clinics.

What you’ll do:

As part of our Patient-Centered Health Home initiative, you will:

  • Work within a fully integrated, multidisciplinary model in our primary care clinics.
  • Provide brief assessments, intervention, and onsite consultation to the primary care team regarding psychiatric/psychosocial concerns and health behavior change.
  • Focus on providing clinical interventions according to empirically-supported treatment modalities.

What we’ll offer you:

  • Sign-on bonus offered for Independently Licensed candidates!
  • On-boarding program
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Healthcare options

What you’ll need:

Candidates for this position can be Clinical Psychologists or independently licensed Master’s level therapists.

Clinical Psychologist Requirements:

  • Education: PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology
  • Licenses/Registration: Licensed Psychologist or the approved state license/registration until you have earned your independent licensure. Licensure as a Psychologist in Oregon is required within 14 months of hire. Licensure as a Psychologist in Washington is required within six months of hire.
  • Experience preferred, but not required.

Master’s Level Therapist Requirements:

  • Education: Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology
  • Experience: Two years in clinical service delivery with persons with mental or behavioral health needs required. Experience working in primary care or other medical settings strongly preferred. 
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: License for independent clinical practice in the state you will be practicing or have the necessary clinical training to acquire licensure. Any one of the following licenses is acceptable for this position:
    • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
    • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
    • Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW)

Additional Requirements:

  • Current Washington State driver’s license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage.
  • Current CPR/First Aid card, or obtained within 45 days of hire.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required


We serve more than 181,000 patients across 25 medical clinics, 14 dental clinics, 10 pharmacies, and 64 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic

  • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
  • We will let joy in.
  • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.