Licensed Clinical Psychologist-Adolescent and Families

Healing Lodge of The Seven Nations Spokane Valley, Washington

Licensed Clinical Psychologist – Adolescent and Families  

Department: Family Wellness Center

FLSA Status:  Exempt (40 hours)

Work Schedule:  Full Time (40 hours per week); On-Site

Reports to:  Director Family and Wellness Center 

Compensation:  $106,000 to $142,000 /annual; DOE/DOQ

Revised Date:  01/2023

Clinical Supervision:  Behavioral Health professionals  

Qualified Agency: Employer is an eligible entity for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

Employee Benefits

         Full Medical, Dental and Vision benefits after 30 days (Employer pays 100% of the premium for Employees).  Dependent coverage is available.

        Short and Long Term Disability as well as $75,000 Life Insurance after 90 days. (Employer Pays 100% of the Premium).

        11 paid holidays and 20 Paid Time Off (PTO) days per year.

        403(b) Thrift Savings Plan

About the Company

The Healing Lodge of the Seven Nations is a 24/7 youth residential treatment facility which provides a safe and caring healing environment for adolescents in need.  Located on 51 acres, our wellness program provides a peaceful environment for treatment balanced in traditional, cultural and spiritual values and practices. These values and practices foster respect, honesty, generosity, strong cultural identification and hope for positive life changes.  The Healing Lodge treatment program integrates traditional, spiritual and cultural values with chemical dependency and mental health counseling to create a holistic approach toward healing. 

 About the Position

The Healing Lodge of the Seven Nations is seeking a Licensed Clinical Psychologist to provide consultation and technical support to the health care professionals in an outpatient clinic and intensive inpatient clinical therapeutic service units serving adolescents and families. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with treatment team members in determining the appropriate diagnosis and provision of behavioral health treatment services for the patients.  COVID vaccinations and Boosters are required for 24/7 youth residential treatment center environment with up to 80 employee healthcare professionals and support staff

 1.          Provide consultation services for behavioral health professionals and program staff, while maintaining consistency with the protocols established in operating a therapeutic community model.

2.          Continually assess staff treatment plans, service appropriateness for treatment plan completion and referrals to other advanced behavioral resources.

3.          Conduct assessment of patients exercising professional judgement in evaluating level of care, diagnosis, treatment plans, and DSM diagnosis based upon information obtained. 

4.          Provide appropriate therapeutic intervention using a variety of counseling techniques and modalities including individual, collateral, group and/or family therapy. 

5.          Participate in the Admissions team meetings to review applications and assist in identifying those applicants who meet clinical criteria for admissions and clinical services.

 6.         Provide consultation, clinical training and clinical supervision to assigned inpatient and outpatient mental health and adolescent substance abuse professional program staff to include assessment of patients who may need to be referred to higher level of care.

7.          Work collaboratively with the Appointment Scheduler in managing and maintaining clinical team appointment schedule to ensure maximization of counseling services.

8.          Routinely audit outpatient and inpatient mental health patient records for appropriate measurable individual service plans that are fluid and updated and congruent with ASAM 3.5 and DSM criteria.

9.          Implement and maintain fidelity with policies and procedures of the treatment milieu to ensure compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 and HIPAA (45 CFR), CARF and Joint Commission Accreditation standards.

10.      Provide updates on Beh Health treatment modalities or changes in regulations that may affect the operations of the behavioral health clinical programs and delivery of services.

11.      Provides staff training on various treatment models to improve and advance knowledge and technical skills.

12.      Collaborate with outpatient providers to ensure the highest standard of fidelity in referral of care and aftercare treatment planning and delivery of services.

13.      Provide written documentation and complete all necessary patient chart work in accordance with agency and industry guidelines, as appropriate and of high quality that meets medical necessity, Medicaid, BHO, MCO and other federal / state agency and industry standards.

14.      Work closely with the HL7N Executive Director, Family Wellness Health Department Director and Medical Director providing professional and clinical consultation and guidance in the operations of behavioral health services.

15.      Work closely with the Healing Lodge medical billing office to ensure clinical service charges are processed accurately, in a timely manner, and in compliance with the CMS medical necessity standards. 

16.      Report to Family & Wellness Center Health Director and Clinical Supervisors on any Clinical Note discrepancies and/or Medical Billing errors to secure corrections in a timely manner.

17.      Other duties as assigned.

 Position Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Supervisory Responsibilities

This position provides direct technical consultant and guidance to behavioral healthcare professionals.  

 Education and/or Experience:

·         Possess a PhD in Clinical Psychology from an accredited university and specialty training in the field of Families, Adolescents, and substance abuse and addiction disorders.

·         A minimum of three-year’s work experience in treating adolescent with substance abuse and drug addiction issues, and co-occurring disorders. 

 ·         Five-years work experience in outpatient mental health clinic serving adolescents and families. 

·         Working knowledge of State, Federal, Indian Health Services, CARF and JCI accreditation requirements. 

·         Possess knowledge of historical and intergenerational Trauma of Native Americans population and related treatment modalities, preferred.

 Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:

·         Must possess a current and unrestricted State of WA License as a Clinical Psychologist free of any claims filed against it, and maintain current and free of any claims while employed with the Healing Lodge of the Seven Nations.

·         If the candidate possesses an Out of State License in Clinical Psychology will work with the State of WA Department of Health to apply and receive in-state licensure within six months from date of hire or sooner.   

·         Must obtain and maintain a valid State of WA Driver’s License without restrictions or limitations.


Employment is contingent upon participation and favorable results in pre-employment screening.  

                                                                                                               TO APPLY: PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE – to submit your online application.

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