Friday, March 27, 2015

UW College of Environment - Multiple Positions

Kiro TV Employment

KIRO-TV Employment Opportunities
Updated: March 27, 2015


IGNITE DIRECTOR (PART-TIME)
KIRO-TV is looking for an Ignite director who will also produce content for KIRO-TV’s digital platforms. Applicants must be comfortable directing in a fast paced, live television environment and be able to oversee all technical aspects of live broadcast. The applicant must be able to adapt quickly to changes and communicate clearly with staff and news management. The individual also must be willing and able to learn how to produce for KIRO-TV’s digital platforms including kirotv.com.

Responsibilities:
* Direct live news broadcasts through the use of Grass Valley’s Ignite
* Maintain the upkeep of production studio
* Oversee and direct content for KIRO-TV’s digital platform
* Transfer elements into Airspeed servers for playback
* Recognize and be able to troubleshoot problems with:
o Ignite
o Vinten Robotics
o iNEWS
o DEKO
* Post stories to KIRO-TV’s digital platforms, including proofreading copy
* Maintain a positive, cooperative and professional attitude at all times


Qualifications:
* Minimum of 1 year television news experience preferred
* Knowledge of the Ignite system or similar system preferred but not required
* Live directing and/or switching experience and knowledge of switcher concepts helpful





ASSIGNMENT EDITOR (PART-TIME)
This individual is responsible for assignment desk news coverage on a variety of shifts, including weekends and overnights, and especially breaking news. The Assignment Editor will be a dynamic and energetic person who can help manage the news gathering process from the Assignment Desk. The person should break news stories, develop sources and communicate clearly. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: monitoring scanners, answering newsroom phones, making calls to people involved in news stories, dispatching field crews, and assisting other newsroom staff. The assignment editor is required to write and post breaking news stories to the newsroom website, KIROTV.com. This position will also be responsible for publishing social media updates to KIRO’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. The assignment editor must work well with other managers in achieving newsroom goals. Qualified applicants must demonstrate leadership. Other requirements include the ability to multi-task, strong computer skills, good news judgment, and ability to clearly communicate. Experience on major market assignment desk and some college is preferred. Knowledge of the Puget Sound region’s geography, politics and history is a definite plus.




EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
POSITION SUMMARY:
Manages show producers and writers. The EP crafts the look, manages story count, flow and placement of every story. They set the coverage expectation and manage repetition. The EP manages our position and brand on a daily basis in every show. The EP manages breaking news and the speed and style in which we get it on the air. Assists in managing the schedules, hiring and firing of all writers and producers.

JOB DUTIES:
90% - Newscast & Brand Management
10% - Administrative

JOB TASKS:
*Newscast & Brand Management – 90%
*Crafts newscast look by working with the graphics department.
*Manages story count and placement. Must be intimate with the rundown. Manage story count vs. big story coverage.
*Copy edits all copy in the newscast. Ensures that it is on target with the research.
*Set the coverage expectation by holding meetings with producers and conducting newscast critiques.
*Manage repetition within newscasts and from newscast to newscast.
*Ensures the product stays on brand. Holds producers accountable on story selection and ensures anchors and meteorologists stay on target with delivery
*Manages breaking news. Ensures that we are on the air quickly. Monitors the execution in the control room. Facilitates drills to ensure talent is up to speed.
*Holds writing seminars and trains new employees.
*Administrative – 10%
*Assists in scheduling, hiring, firing of all writers and producers.




REPORTER/ANCHOR KIRO 7 is looking for an experienced anchor with a passion for reporting.
An anchor at this station must be able to drive the KIRO 7 brand on-air, on-line, and on social media. The Anchor/Reporter who comes to KIRO 7 will join a newsroom of experienced journalists working in America’s most beautiful city. KIRO 7 is part of Cox Media Group, a company that excels in growing its people Here are the traits of a successful KIRO 7 anchor:
* Ability to narrate, ad-lib and add value to live breaking news and severe weather coverage.
* Investigative reporting skills that add depth to the newscast.
* Strong writing and editorial skills.
* Thorough understanding of social media and demonstrated ability to move audience between all platforms.
* Curiosity that drives an understanding of current events in Seattle and beyond.
* Desire to connect with local communities by meeting with local groups and representing KIRO 7 at important events in and around Seattle.

Qualifications:
Preferred: B.A Degree in Journalism, Communications, or Other Required 1-2 yrs. experience as a Reporter/Anchor
Please attach copies of your resume and video links to your application for review.






ENGINEERING MANAGER/CHIEF ENGINEER
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Planning and completion of projects and maintenance while ensuring compliance with all FCC, FAA, and Company rules, regulations, and guidelines. Assist and advise the Director of Engineering & Operations. Maintain, maximize, and service station’s transmitter, studio, and station facilities. Recommends and oversees the purchase of equipment necessary to produce a quality product and maximize efficiencies. Assist management in the long range planning of replacement equipment of the station. Supervise and train the maintenance engineers and broadcast specialists, as necessary, on the repair of the electronic and mechanical equipment of the station. Responsible for the planning, implementation, installation, and maintenance of station-wide capital projects. The Engineering Manager is responsible for improving operational capabilities and supporting all revenue and audience producing efforts. To work closely with the other departments in the maintenance and operation of their equipment as well as additional duties as necessary.
Education and Experience: Requires minimum 5 years of related experience in television engineering systems and/or college degree in Electronics or equivalent combination of education and experience. SBE Certification desirable.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* Must be able to deal confidentially with sensitive information.
* Stress superior service, foster teamwork, and lead by example.
* Understand the operation of station equipment; Use/knowledge of specialized & std broadcast test equipment.
* Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the FCC.
* Must possess good IT skill-sets as they pertain to Broadcast equipment.
* Advanced knowledge of RF & UHF transmitters, ENG, SNG and microwave systems.
* Valid Driver’s license, good driving record.
* Requires on call status when emergencies or failure of critical equipment occurs to the operation of the station.
* Maintaining a spare parts inventory and/or ordering replacement parts as needed.
* Requires the ability to work with and negotiate with vendors and suppliers to the station.
* Must have the ability to make decisions and take prompt action.
* Must have attention to detail with a great degree of accuracy.
* Operation of company vehicles must be done with the safety of the operator, other personnel and general public in mind, according to the guidelines of the station.
* Some travel may be necessary.
* Must be capable of working with all other engineers within the department and with all other station personnel.
* Must be capable of effectively leading a team of maintenance engineers and broadcast specialists.
* Ensure consistent and comprehensive training for engineering staff members.
* Heavy computer usage; some lifting required; some climbing and crawling may be required
* Work performed primarily in Engineering Shop, studio, transmitter outside, and in an office environment
Job description subject to change based on the future needs of the station; Salary based on experience.







IT SUPPORT TECHNICIAN
The IT Support Technician will install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot IT hardware and software throughout KIRO-TV facilities, as well as assist the Information Technology Manager in research and planning of IT systems design. Scope includes complete compliance with station and Cox corporate IT policies. This position will be required to respond to emergency service requests on nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary. Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions
* IT Installation: Install IT hardware such as PCs, printers, accessories, server, networking devices, and Broadcast equipment such as non-linear editing systems, Graphics machines, and news room systems, as needed at any KIRO-TV facility. Install desktop software required by employees to properly satisfy their business requirements as directed by station management. Proper hardware and software installation includes adherence to KIRO and Cox security standards and best practices.
* IT Maintenance: Troubleshoot and repair issues that arise with approximately 200 computer network, IT hardware, and IT related Broadcast equipment or software in a timely manner. Provide alternative equipment, software, or procedures if necessary to allow business to continue normally. Overall connectivity; local servers, internet, VPN, Wi-Fi, and corporate resources. Back-up, recovery, patching, update tools, and monitoring.
* IT Configuration: Set up hardware and software to accommodate users and system needs properly and review to ensure that changing needs are recognized and handled.
* Phones: Implement, maintain, troubleshoot, and configure the various phones used at KIRO-TV facilities. This includes VoIP, POTS, mobile phones and Tablets.
* Networking: Perform basic network functions such as cabling end-user equipment and connecting to network switches, document network connections, and basic network connectivity troubleshooting.
* Assist: Engineering Maintenance and Operations Staff The Technical Support Technician will also be called on to assist the Engineering Maintenance and Operations Staff with technical, but not necessarily IT issues. (S)he will do so to the best of her/his abilities and knowledge.
* Security: Always work to maintain KIRO and Cox security standards and always be aware of vulnerabilities and take steps to minimize or eliminate those vulnerabilities.
* Prioritize: Tasks When multiple tasks require attention, the Technical Support Technician must prioritize the jobs to ensure that on-air operations and on-air support receive priority.
* Discretion: The IT Support Technician will necessarily have access to system, files, data, and information that is considered sensitive and confidential. (S)he will be required to maintain and protect the confidentiality of this information at all times.
* Teamwork / Professionalism: The Technical Support Technician will be working with every department and group at KIRO-TV. (S)he shall do so in a professional manner and work within a spirit of teamwork.

Qualifications
* Associates degree or Technical degree in related field preferred but not required.
* Microsoft, Cisco, or other mainstream certifications are not required but beneficial.
* Three years or more performing technical support functions (Television IT experience beneficial) with proficiency with the following:
o Microsoft Windows 7, 8
o Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / 2008/2012
o Networking – LAN (Cisco), WAN, Wireless
o Active Directory
o Microsoft Office 2010
o Desktop / Network Security
o Software / Hardware Installation
o Help Desk Support
o Cisco CallManager VoIP Phone Configuration / Support
o Troubleshooting all facets of desktop / network IT issues
o Mobile Devices – Phones and Tablets
* Dynamic, self-motivated individual who can respond to the fast-paced day-to-day IT issues in an efficient and effective manner while interfacing with our employees in a friendly, professional style.
* The ability to handle more than one task at one time and establish effective priorities.
* Possess ability to solve technical or procedural problems as needed. Know when to ask for help.
* Possess ability to accurately document procedures and IT systems. Must be able to present and share information with other station employees.
* Required to be of high standards. Adhere to KIRO’s Employee Code of Conduct.
* Other duties as assigned by direct supervisor, department head or station management.
* Attend scheduled staff meetings and maintain an awareness of station goals.
* Be on constant lookout for opportunities to improve operations and procedures and be willing to present to station management.
* Be able to move PC’s and printers up to 50 lbs.
* Work under and around furniture and equipment.







CREATIVE SERVICES WRITER/PRODUCER
Seattle’s KIRO7 is seeking a promotion Writer/Producer who lives and breathes local news and wants to sell a great news brand! The ideal candidate loves writing, editing, and thrives in a newsroom environment. You will be surrounded by a team that wants to win, that values your expertise, your passion, and your creativity. Whether you’re a veteran or a relative newbie, we’re in search of someone with a positive, can-do attitude, and a willingness to learn from a talented and supportive group of producers. Whether you want to find a fun and exciting new place to call home, or take your career to that next level, we’re the place for you! Come experience the incredible beauty of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest, the exciting atmosphere of a winning station, and the support of THE BEST media company in the country!

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Production, Marketing or Broadcast-related field preferred. Excellent communication, organization, and writing skills are required. The successful candidate will have a minimum 1-2 years of experience working in Creative Services or the newsroom at a television station. Must have hands-on experience with a local news product. You must be a creative writer and video editor. Must have experience in graphic design, as it relates to producing compelling/eye-catching promos maximizing graphic elements in the production. Prefer Avid, After Affects, and Photoshop experience, as well as videography experience. Prefer experience using Avid iNews and DekoCast software.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Champion the writing/producing of daily news topicals
* Write and Produce Investigative Special Report Promos and Proof of Performance (POPs)
* Part of the creative team responsible for writing and producing PSA’s, station sponsored events, sales promotions, and syndicated promotions
* Will assist Client Services in the writing/producing of commercials, and other sales projects when necessary
* Must produce compelling, targeted, and research driven promotion at all times.
* Embrace the use of process language, and sell brand distinction in Topicals, Special Report and Image Promotion
* Integral part of a collaborative team, including the Creative Services Director, Promotion Manager, Senior Writer/Producer and Design Director, to develop and execute the overall graphic design of the News brand
* Must be able to have flexible hours to meet high volume demands in and out of sweep periods.
* Must be willing to work extended hours when necessary to meet tight deadlines
* Required to maintain valid driver’s license






DIGITAL SALES MANAGER
The Digital Sales Manager’s responsibility is to identify and drive digital strategies in order to attain revenue and share goals through development of overall direction, product and service launches and training. The DSM reports to the General Sales Manager and will strategize and work collaboratively with the sales management, and the entire sales organization to successfully execute the digital and business development needs of the station. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership, communication and project management skills. The primary objective is to meet or exceed digital revenue and share goals (monthly, quarterly, annually) through a team-based, consultative approach to sales. The DSM is accountable for development, focus, and momentum of digital sales efforts and revenue generation. The position is responsible for all facets of digital product development, deployment and sales execution of new initiatives including pricing, inventory, ad delivery, online billing and digital metrics to measure effectiveness. The DSM works in partnership with sales to identify clients’ digital marketing needs and integrate them into sales solutions. Solutions are multi-platform in nature, integrating the traditional television platform along with non-traditional, digital assets and new media platforms. Digital assets include across all screens, kirotv.com, seattleinsider.com, Live Streaming, SEO, SEM, Social Media. Essential duties and responsibilities:
* Attain digital revenue goals, monthly, quarterly and annually and grow CMG Seattle market share
* Be the internal expert and resource for all things related to digital media
* Influences, trains and motivates the development of the sales staff on growing our digital revenue and business development streams and introducing new products during sales meetings
* Conducts individual coaching sessions and performs mid-year and annual reviews for all AE’s and direct reports
* Accurately forecasts digital revenue for the station and the Seattle market in order to identify key strategies for increasing market share and product usage
* Conducts weekly, monthly and quarterly sales reporting as needed
* Sets monthly, quarterly and annual goals for the team and individual AE’s. Tracks performance and determines accountability measures.
* Responsible for focus and momentum of digital media strategies, product mixes, sales efforts and revenue generation, working with sales managers, AE’s, Marketing, Research, News, Creative Services on ways to continually increase revenue and market share
* Works closely with other Sales Managers and Department heads to integrate online sales options for our multi-platform client offerings
* Coordinate sales efforts, develop multi-product marketing solutions and communicate changes in direction, products, expectations, processes and standards as they pertain to digital media
* Drives sales, pricing, packaging and launch of new digital products
* Responsible for inventory management control
* Responsible for pricing strategy and presentation development
* Partner with Research and Marketing to ensure that all Digital Media information is current and accurate
* Analyze market trends and competitive initiatives
* Continually tracts digital media metrics to ensure growth and the utilization of the full product set
* Conducts continuous research on the latest industry trends, preliminary tests and consumer behavior analysis in order to develop new ideas for the Seattle market in order to generate further revenue
* Develops strong relations with internal department heads and external customers including key relationships at local and national agencies as well as direct clients
* Develops Digital Media sales materials to market appropriate services and opportunities to buyers of advertising at local, regional and national accounts for both Direct and Agency business

Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree (B.A) from four-year college or university in marketing, advertising, sales and/or broadcasting; and 2-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* IAB and/or Google AdWords certification required.
* Minimum 5+ years of sales management experience preferred.
* Must have good working knowledge of broadcast television industry, internet and mobile media platforms, terminology, and analytics.
* Proven track record of building, developing and training strong digital sales teams.
* Strong problem solving and communication skills.
* Must have or be willing to obtain a driver’s license.


The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Ability to prioritize and work in a results oriented, rapidly changing, dynamic and fast-paced environment that requires collaboration across multiple stakeholders and constituents
* Proven track record of strong management and leadership ability
* Demonstrated history of success in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment
* Must have strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with the ability to create solid business relationships and develop a sense of team with the AE’s and managers
* Must be able to establish strong relationships within multiple departments and across the group Extensive knowledge of digital sales processes, digital platforms, technical markets, pricing models, channels of distribution, technology trends, customer buying patterns and budgeting
* Must have knowledge in local media advertising, competitive strategies, product marketing, product management and team management
* Action-oriented, effective communicator with strong leadership and development skills
* Confident personality and strong sense of urgency
* Able to think strategically, act tactically and effectively manage multiple projects
* Must be analytical, detail-oriented and possess strong project management, organizational, problem solving and time management skills
* Must be a creative and innovative thinker
* Must be highly proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America's leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings.
The company's operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.
CMG currently operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 32 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners.







DIGITAL SALES ASSISTANT
The Digital Sales Assistant is an important member of the Cox Media Group Seattle sales team. By supporting Media Consultants and coordinating sales-related activities within CMG, they contribute to achieving sales targets. Although they do not have responsibility for selling, the digital sales assistant plays an important part in maintaining good customer relationships by acting as an extension of the field sales force.
To help Media Consultants improve their productivity and spend more time selling, the Digital Sales Assistant provides a variety of support services in all aspects of the order process (creating sales presentations, entering new digital orders, revisions, billing etc...) as well as all other miscellaneous tasks assigned by management. It will be important for this individual to keep a positive attitude and be
able to develop a working relationship with all Sales Operations teams, guaranteeing timely and precise order process. Ideal candidate will have effective verbal and written communication skills, strong project management skills, problem solving skills and will be proactive and work with attention to detail.
Responsibilities
* Prepare digital elements of Sales Presentations for Media Consultants in timely manner
* Understand digital capabilities and be able to communicate to Media Consultants and clients effectively
* Assist Media Consultants in digital campaign order process
* Data entry of digital insertion orders, digital production orders, digital billing
* Apply excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, expertise in sales relations, ability to anticipate sales needs
* Prepare and distribute weekly and monthly reports to DSM and sales team
* Maintain positive attitude towards all work requests, internal and external customer service is a key part of this role
* Provide back-up to Digital Sales Specialist as required
* Provide back-up to Sales Assistants as required
* Work with other departments (Marketing, Finance, Ad Operations) to ensure that sales support materials are up-to-date (Website metrics, App downloads, etc.)
* Coordinate projects/events required by the Sales Management team (Digital training, etc.)
* Prepare expense reports, make travel arrangements, and provide general administrative assistance to DSM
* Relieve management of administrative detail on all projects
* Interacting with clients to get contract signatures, provide campaign performance data and answer questions
* Maintain digital procedures manual to ensure consistent performance of routines
* Assisting with the reconciliation of invoice discrepancies
* Handle overall administrative work for the ad sales department including order contract maintenance
* Handle and resolve discrepancies
* Prepare agenda in advance of meetings & arrange meeting facilities/food ordering etc. when needed
* Act as recording secretary at all Digital Training sessions
* Maintain utmost confidentiality & assure discreet handling of all business


Qualifications
* Minimum of 4 year degree
* Preferred experience in advertising, marketing and/or media sales environment
* Experience in MS Office with very high proficiency in Excel and Power Point
* Knowledge and interest working in digital
* Ability to work with a diverse group of people in a fast paced environment with frequent deadlines
* Strong interpersonal skills, ability to handle multiple projects at once and effective communication skills are essential
* Attention to detail and strong organization skills to prioritize and meet deadlines are a must







ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
The Account Executive is responsible for generating media revenues for the assigned market to meet or exceed predetermined goals. You will also create revenues by working collaboratively with Local Sales Managers, by making sales presentations and by directly selling to key primary and secondary accounts as assigned. You will service and secure mutually beneficial relationships with various local businesses, agencies or individuals that have a desire to reach their target audience through various advertising channels and services.
Responsibilities:
* Develop and manage revenue producing relationships with clients and agencies
* Prospect for new business and build a full pipeline of sales prospects
* Analyze client marketing goals and develop needs based solutions to achieve them
* Oversee campaign execution and analysis
* Provide consultation to sales managers, sales teams and clients
* Work collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue

Qualifications
* Proven track record of sales success in local media setting
* BA/BS degree with a minimum of five years of media sales, account management or buying experience
* Ability to work alone and as part of a team
* Excellent presentation skills
* Excellent verbal and written skills
* Hard-working, integrity, relationship-builder with a winning attitude
* Strong problem solving and analytical skills
* Work with brand teams, ad operations and finance to provide client satisfaction
* Proficient with Microsoft Office and CRM tools
* Some travel necessary
* Valid driver's license with good driving record required
* Must have good working knowledge of ratings, BAR reports, etc.
* Co-op and vendor support knowledge helpful


To apply to an open position at KIRO-TV, submit your application via the Cox Media Group Careers website at: http://jobs.coxmediagroup.com/.

Internal applicants must apply through InSite or CMGConnex.
KIRO-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the FCC's EEO regulations, any organization that regularly distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refers job seekers to employers may request that it be provided notice of KIRO-TV job vacancies as they occur. If your organization would like to be notified of such vacancies, please contact Human Resources at KIRO-TV, 2807 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121 or hr@kirotv.com. Each organization that wishes to be given notice of job vacancies must provide its name, mailing address, telephone number, and contact person, and identify the category or categories of vacancies of which it requests notice. (An organization may request notice of all vacancies).
Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. will be required upon employment.

Stellar Industrial Supply - Product Management Assistant (Tacoma, WA)

JOB TITLE
Product Management Assistant

LOCATION
Tacoma, WA

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
If you are interested in joining a company that is committed to exceeding customer expectations in every way, consider joining the premier distributor of industrial supplies, Stellar Industrial Supply.
We serve small, medium and large manufacturers; Federal, State and local municipalities; and commercial construction companies in Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Idaho, Alaska, and beyond. We provide unparalleled service to our customers, suppliers, and employees.

Industry: Wholesale
Function: Purchasing
Experience Level: Associate

Type of Employment: Full-Time
Compensation: $13-14/hr

JOB DESCRIPTION
It is the responsibility of a purchasing assistant to learn about our supplier base, our computer system, and our systems for tracking purchase orders and utilize this to expedite and track shipments with our suppliers. In doing so we will maximize inventory turnover and customer service levels, while keeping dead stock to a minimum, adding new products, communicating with sales and marketing and maintaining an accurate database, always observing the principals stated in Stellar’s Mission Statement and Vision.

Expectations:
1. Expediting Purchase Orders & Tracking of Shipments
* Gain proficiency in use of expediting-portals
* Acknowledge & cost purchase Orders
* Tracking and checking on delivery dates of purchase orders
* Weekly order report
* Proficiently utilize database and data entry skills

2. Profit 21 (ERP) System
* Update systems changes including:
o Costs
o Vendor change information
o Item descriptions, buy methods, classes
* Input data including:
o New goods
o New vendors
o Create purchase orders
o Create vendor returns
o Items

3. Supply Connect Pro Date input and maintenance

4. Purchasing sales support
* Check pricing and availability
* Post important line cost increases
* Request samples, special quotes, assistance from vendor representatives
* Request literature, line art and suggestions for flyer

5. Vendor/representative interaction
* Negotiation: pricing, flyers, co-op funding, new item review, stock returns, programs
* Discuss problems and solutions, changes
* Expedite orders

6. Other
* Display consistent “can-do,” positive attitude.
* Strive to constantly improve
* Help elsewhere in company when requested

QUALIFICATIONS
* 2-3 years of relevant customer service experience in an industrial distribution setting or other related field preferred
* Experience with Prophet 21 (P21) preferred
* Exceptional analytical, problem solving, and time management skills
* Proficient in MS Office
* Excellent data entry skills
* Comfortable making phone calls to suppliers
* Team player
* Self-starter

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
All interested applicants must complete our Culture Index™ survey.
Please complete the survey at the following URL:

https://ciims.cindexinc.com/job/469606

You’ll need to create a user ID and password. Please select Product Management Assistant Please send resumes to HR@stellarindustrial.com

Thank you for considering Stellar Industrial Supply as an employer

Kitsap Mental Health Services - Multiple Positions

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Job Opportunities
March 26, 2015

For an application and to apply please visit our website at www.kitsapmentalhealth.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     


PROVIDER POSITIONS
CHILD & FAMILY ARNP/PSYCHIATRIST – Medical Services:
Provide psychiatric evaluations and treatment for KMHS Child and Family patients. See patients individually and jointly with team members, and family members. Become an integral part of the treatment team using a full range of capabilities to assure adequate initial and ongoing assessment, to help team members to best use and expand their own skills in managing their patients and to provide a resource to team members for relevant aspects of psychiatry. Qualifications: ARNP or MD/DO license with prescriptive authority in the State of Washington with a specialty in child psychiatry.  Experience with mentally ill children preferred.  Excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to communicate with mentally ill consumers.  Must be able to work collaboratively with agency staff, community providers, and family members of consumers.

OUTPATIENT ARNP/PSYCHIATRIST (32hrs/wk) – Medical Services:
Provide psychiatric services to KMHS patients with mental or emotional disturbances, substance abuse problems, and coincident medical problems. These services will be provided in the context of integrated multi-disciplinary care teams. Clinical duties may include psychiatric and addiction evaluations, differential diagnosis and complex decision-making, individualized treatment planning, psychiatric medical management, and medication assisted treatment for substance abuse disorders. Additional duties as part of the care team may include leadership, education, presentations, mentoring, and staff development. Qualifications: MD/DO: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in Washington. Successful completion of a residency in psychiatry. Board Certification preferred. ARNP: ARNP license with prescriptive authority in the State of Washington with a specialty in area of psychiatry appropriate to care team assignment (child and adolescent or adult). 

SUPERVISORY POSITIONS
INFORMATION SERVICES DIRECTOR - Information Services:
Provide leadership and direction to the IS Department.  Research, plan, develop, imple-ment, and maintain all computer, telecommunications and agency-wide information systems in a manner which will ensure that the informational and data processing needs of the agency and the Peninsula RSN are met. The IS Director is the agency’s HIPAA Security Officer, responsible for the ongoing manage-ment of information security policies, procedures, and technical systems in order to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all organizational healthcare information systems. Qualifications: BA in Computer Science or related field preferred. Two years supervisory experience in an IS environment. Four years experience in systems design or programming.  Previous experience in a managed mental health care setting and with a full EHR system preferred. Knowledge of WA State DBHR requirements, CoCentrix (ProFiler), and Dynamics GP preferred.  Knowledge of telephone systems desired.  Accounting background helpful.  Effective oral and written communication skills.  Excellent documentation skills. Knowledge of information systems analysis and design, current technology for hardware and software, telecommunications, computer programming, and networks. At least two years experience in the following subjects is desirable:  electronic health records, electronic financial and human resources systems, data base management, SQL operating systems, spreadsheets, Windows environments, and data communication tools. Ability to prioritize projects and work independently.  Must possess a high degree of integrity and trust.  Ability to direct activities of the department, assign projects and review work of other department personnel.  Ability to interact with user departments, management and personnel.  Capable of working productively in a continually changing environment where outside influences frequently change project priorities.  Ability to tolerate high stress and pressure of varying requirements.
Knowledge of HIPAA Security Rule and other government technology laws.  Ability to weigh business risks and enforce appropriate information security measures. Most duties are performed in an office environment utilizing a wide variety of computer related equipment and software products.  The incumbent may travel to the sites in the RSN in order to support the regional IS. Primary internal contacts include all agency computer users, supervisors, and management.  External contacts are the PRSN office and staff/management at the other three agencies in the PRSN.  Other external contacts include computer/telephone vendors, consultants, service representatives, and other mental health or medical facilities across the USA.

MENTAL HEALTH SHIFT SUPERVISOR (Day shift) – Youth Inpatient Unit:
Coordinate and monitor all shift activities. Make shift staffing and program assignments.  Implement resident-client treatment plans under the supervision of the Program Manager. Assume major responsibility for ensuring a safe and structured treatment milieu.  Serve as team leader/supervisor.Qualifications: Master’s degree in social or behavioral sciences or an equivalent combination of education (BA Degree) and experience; two years experience in relevant field; valid Washington Drivers License and reliable, insured transportation required.  Supervisory experience preferred.

PROGRAM MANAGER – Youth Inpatient Unit:
Manage the day-to-day operations of the Youth Inpatient Unit (YIU)  and ensure quality services are provided. Qualifications: Master’ degree in social, behavioral or nursing disciplines or current license as an RN in Washington. Minimum two years experience working with individuals with mental illness. Minimum of two years supervisory experience, preferably in inpatient milieu. Mental Health Professional qualified, meet qualifications for child mental health specialist. Excellent communication skills. Demonstrates strong leadership abilities in complex situations. Computer experience highly desirable.

CLINICAL POSITIONS
ACCESS PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST (20hrs/wk) – Access:
The Peer Counselor has experience as a recipient of mental health services for severe and persistent mental illness and is willing to use and share his or her personal, practical experience, knowledge, and first-hand insight to benefit the team and its clients. 
Provides the team with expertise about the recovery process, symptom management, and the persistence required by clients to lead a satisfying life. Responsible for advocating for client choice, self-determination, and decision-making in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services. Provides consultation to clients, families, and team staff in the areas of community resources, intake and treatment planning, crisis intervention, and substance abuse services. Qualifications: High school diploma and has experience as a recipient of mental health services.  Relevant experience working with clients with severe and persistent mental illness preferred. Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report. 

CARE COORDINATOR (BA Level) – South Kitsap Satellite Office:
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team while demonstrating the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to program clients.  Provide education, consultation to families, and crisis intervention services to clients assigned to the team. Qualifications: Bachelors degree in psychology, social services, or a related field required; minimum of two years experience working with clients with mental illness required.  Prefer experience in co-occurring disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, vocational services, or substance abuse treatment.   Requires valid WA State Driver’s License and reliable, insured transportation. 

CARE COORDINATOR (BA Level) 4 positions available – Wheaton Way Office:
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team while demonstrating the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to program clients.  Provide education, consultation to families, and crisis intervention services to clients assigned to the team. Qualifications: Bachelors degree in psychology, social services, or a related field required; minimum of two years experience working with clients with mental illness required.  Prefer experience in co-occurring disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, vocational services, or substance abuse treatment.   Requires valid WA State Driver’s License and reliable, insured transportation. 

CARE COORDINATOR (MA Level) – Wheaton Way Office:
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team while demonstrating the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to program clients.  Provide education, consultation to families, and crisis intervention services to clients assigned to the team. Qualifications: Master’s degree in psychology, social services, or a related field required; minimum of two years experience working with clients with mental illness required.  Prefer experience in co-occurring disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, vocational services, or substance abuse treatment.  Requires valid WA State Driver’s License and reliable, insured transportation. 

CARE TEAM MEDICAL ASSISTANT – Wheaton Way Office:
Provide support and assistance to the Care Team staff and clients so as to ensure timely and targeted comprehensive care interventions and coordination.  Facilitate appropriate and timely preventative, specialty, and transitional health services to Care Team clients.  Ensure client health data is accurately tracked in the client health record. Qualifications: Medical Assistant - Certified with medical clinic and patient education.  Ability to work within interdisciplinary team setting on behalf of complex clients with extensive behavioral care needs.  Experience with EMR and data tracking and ability to read data reports. Experience with venipuncture and capillary blood withdrawal. Familiarity with outpatient medical clinic operations so as to facilitate the establishment of positive and productive relationships with medical practice staff throughout the community. Effective collaboration and communication skills.

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROFESSIONAL (CDP) – Adult Outpatient Services, RU 932:
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team while demonstrating the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to program clients.  Provide integrated substance use disorder and mental health treatment for KMHS clients to include: assessment, collaborative treatment planning, individual, family, and group therapy and perform all duties necessary to comply with relevant Kitsap County Chemical Dependency Treatment Contracts and all other regulatory agencies. Qualifications: Current licensure as a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) in WA State preferred, a Bachelor’s Degree in a social services discipline; significant experience working with clients with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders; a valid WA State Driver License and reliable, insured transportation are required.  A Master’s Degree is preferred.

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROFESSIONAL (CDP) – Wheaton Way Office:
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team while demonstrating the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to program clients.  Provide integrated substance use disorder and mental health treatment for KMHS clients to include: assessment, collaborative treatment planning, individual, family, and group therapy and perform all duties necessary to comply with relevant Kitsap County Chemical Dependency Treatment Contracts and all other regulatory agencies. Qualifications: Current licensure as a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) in WA State preferred, a Bachelor’s Degree in a social services discipline; significant experience working with clients with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders; a valid WA State Driver License and reliable, insured transportation are required.  A Master’s Degree is preferred.

CHILD & FAMILY THERAPIST (33hrs/wk) – Child & Family Services, Community Support Team:
Provide therapy services for children and adolescents in collaboration with the parents or guardians caring for them. Qualifications: Master’s degree in Social Work, counseling/psychology or related field required. Two years experience working with children and families preferred.  Child Mental Health Specialist and Washington License (LICSW, LMFT or LMHC) preferred. Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation. 

CHILD & FAMILY THERAPIST – Child & Family Services, Home Based Team:
Provide therapy services for children and adolescents in collaboration with the parents or guardians caring for them. Qualifications: Master’s degree in counseling/psychology or related field required. Two years experience working with children and families preferred.  Child Mental Health Specialist and certification preferred. Prefer experience in co-occurring disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, vocational services, or substance abuse treatment. Possess and maintain valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle report.

MENTAL HEALTH CARE COORDINATOR (BA Level) Temporary – Adult Outpatient Services, RU933:
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team while demonstrating the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to program clients.  Provide education, consultation to families, and crisis intervention services to clients assigned to the team. Qualifications: Bachelors degree in psychology, social services, or a related field required; minimum of two years experience working with clients with mental illness required.  Prefer experience in co-occurring disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, vocational services, or substance abuse treatment.   Requires valid WA State Driver’s License and reliable, insured transportation. 

MENTAL HEALTH CARE COORDINATOR (BA Level) – Child & Family Services, Home-Based Team:
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team while demonstrating the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment and support services to clients and families.  Provide education, consultation to families, and crisis intervention services to clients and families assigned to the team. Qualifications: Bachelors degree in psychology, social services, or a related field required; minimum of two years experience working with clients with mental illness required.  Prefer experience in co-occurring disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, or substance abuse treatment.   Requires valid WA State Driver’s License and reliable, insured transportation. Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report.

MENTAL HEALTH REGIONAL CLIP COORDINATOR, CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LIAISON AND INTAKE CLINICIAN – Access:
Serve as gatekeeper for Children’s Long Term Inpatient Care (CLIP) for Kitsap County and as a liaison between the County and the statewide CLIP committee. Coordinate a continuum of treatment services for seriously emotionally disturbed children and their families upon discharge from CLIP or community hospitals. To staff and facilitate the CLIP multi-disciplinary team and assistance to referents and providers regarding quality, collaboration, and efficiency. Participate in Youth Inpatient Unit Team meetings to identify children who may be entering CLIP and develop diversion plans for those who can be served in a less restrictive setting.  Participate in monthly team meetings for each client in a CLIP facility.
Facilitate intake and situation-specific evaluation and referral services for clients in a community mental health setting. Provide services to Peninsula Regional Support Network (PRSN) consumers transitioning to and from other inpatient psychiatric facilities. Qualifications: Master’s degree in social sciences.  Two years relevant experience working with families and children. Preferred experience with in depth knowledge of local child-serving systems and organizations; outstanding communication abilities; collaboration and administrative skills; high degree of professional acumen; knowledge of family centered practice and individualized and tailored care principles; knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; ability to analyze and interpret findings, perform site reviews, prepare comprehensive reports and conduct public presentations.  Must be a Child Mental Health Specialist (CMHS) or be able to obtain credential prior to start date.  Must be fully licensed in Washington State (LICSW, LMFT or LMHC).  A good knowledge of community resources for children is helpful.  Must have knowledge, skills and experience with computer programs. Must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.

PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST – Wheaton Way Office:
The Peer Counselor has experience as a recipient of mental health services for severe and persistent mental illness and is willing to use and share his or her personal, practical experience, knowledge, and first-hand insight to benefit the team and its clients.  Qualifications: High school diploma and has experience as a recipient of mental health services.  Relevant experience working with clients with severe and persistent mental illness preferred. Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation. 

PSYCHIATRIC AIDE (Overnight Shift) – Adult Inpatient Unit:
Provide on-going assistance to clients in the Adult Inpatient Unit while maintaining a safe and therapeutic work environment. Take appropriate measures for assisting clients in meeting their daily basic needs for health and safety.  Assist in meeting client treatment objectives as directed by the treatment team. Provide appropriate documentation as required by KMHS policies and procedures. Qualifications: High school diploma or GED with six months relevant work experience, ability to gain licensure as an Agency Affiliated Counselor (or other applicable counselor profession) in Washington State, valid Washington State Driver License and Food Handler card.  A bachelor’s degree in a counseling-related field is preferred.
Note: Gender (female or male as applicable) is a bona fide occupational qualification for the position of Psychiatric Aide at this time, under an opinion letter of the Executive Director of the Washington State Human Rights Commission.

PSYCHIATRIC AIDE (Swing Shift) – Adult Inpatient Unit:
Provide on-going assistance to clients in the Adult Inpatient Unit while maintaining a safe and therapeutic work environment. Take appropriate measures for assisting clients in meeting their daily basic needs for health and safety.  Assist in meeting client treatment objectives as directed by the treatment team. Provide appropriate documentation as required by KMHS policies and procedures. Qualifications: High school diploma or GED with six months relevant work experience, ability to gain licensure as an Agency Affiliated Counselor (or other applicable counselor profession) in Washington State, valid Washington State Driver License and Food Handler card.  A bachelor’s degree in a counseling-related field is preferred.
Note: Gender (female or male as applicable) is a bona fide occupational qualification for the position of Psychiatric Aide at this time, under an opinion letter of the Executive Director of the Washington State Human Rights Commission.

PSYCHIATRIC AIDE (18hrs/wk Day/Swing Shift) – Youth Inpatient Unit:
Provide on-going supervision of clients in the Youth Inpatient Unit. Participate in all program activities and as milieu treatment team member.Qualifications: High school diploma or GED with six months relevant work experience or Psych Tech certification.  Experience working with adolescents preferred. Valid drivers license.
Note: Gender (female or male as applicable) is a bona fide occupational qualification for the position of Psychiatric Aide at this time, under an opinion letter of the Executive Director of the Washington State Human Rights Commission.

PSYCHIATRIC AIDE (26.5hrs/wk Night Shift) – Youth Inpatient Unit:
Provide on-going supervision of clients in the Youth Inpatient Unit. Participate in all program activities and as milieu treatment team member.Qualifications: High school diploma or GED with six months relevant work experience or Psych Tech certification.  Experience working with adolescents preferred. Valid drivers license.
Note: Gender (female or male as applicable) is a bona fide occupational qualification for the position of Psychiatric Aide at this time, under an opinion letter of the Executive Director of the Washington State Human Rights Commission.

NURSING REGULAR POSITIONS
CARE TEAM NURSE (32hrs/wk) – Wheaton Way Office:
The Care Team Nurse provides direct service to individual patients, monitors generalized health care needs of all patients on the team, and serves as a resource to other team members.  The Care Team Nurse is responsible for conducting psychiatric assessments, assessing physical health needs, making appropriate referrals to community physicians, providing management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist Care Team Medical Provider, and providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services in coordination with other Care Team members.Qualifications: Current license in good standing as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington.  Two years RN experience preferred.  Previous experience working with the chronically mentally ill preferred. If required to drive for work one day a week or more, possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.

NON-CLINICAL POSITION
CARE TEAM ASSISTANT – Wheaton Way Office:
Provide support for the operations of the Care Team including triaging calls and  helping respond to client requests, coordinating communication between the team, clients and their families, serving as a liaison with other departments and teams within KMHS, organizing and producing materials and reports to maximize efficient Team functioning. Qualifications: High school diploma or GED.  Three years of general office experience.  Type at least 45 WPM with accuracy in word processing and transcription with good spelling and writing skills.  Experience or course work in medical/psychiatric terminology preferred.  Ability to work in stressful situations (i.e., clients in crisis, numerous telephone calls).  Strong communication skills required.  Strong organizational skills required to prioritize variety of work assignments.  Work independently and as a team member.  Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office environments.  Experience working in an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) preferred. Must have valid Washington State Driver’s License and reliable personal transportation with business-rated insurance. Possess and maintain valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle report.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR/TECHNICIAN – Information Services:
Maintain the reliability and integrity of data on the agency’s computer system and to provide technical support for the computer hardware and software and other communication systems used at Kitsap Mental Health Services. Qualifications: Two years experience in the following software:  Windows networks, spreadsheets, and database managers such as Access.  Working knowledge of printer setups and operation.  Working knowledge of cell phones and operation.  Working knowledge regarding operation of remote connection methods and computer peripherals.  Ability to learn and troubleshoot third party proprietary software.  Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Need superior customer service skills, being able to work effectively with a variety of people in all departments to determine their problems and find solutions.  Need good organizational skills to schedule and manage multiple service requests and meet customer expectations.  AA degree in computer-related field preferred. Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report.  

ON-CALL POSITIONS
ON-CALL CARE TEAM ASSISTANT - $12.96/HR:
Provide support for the operations of the Care Team including triaging calls and  helping respond to client requests, coordinating communication between the team, clients and their families, serving as a liaison with other departments and teams within KMHS, organizing and producing materials and reports to maximize efficient Team functioning. Qualifications:  High school diploma or GED.  Three years of general office experience.  Type at least 45 WPM with accuracy in word processing and transcription with good spelling and writing skills.  Experience or course work in medical/psychiatric terminology preferred.  Ability to work in stressful situations (i.e., clients in crisis, numerous telephone calls).  Strong communication skills required.  Strong organizational skills required to prioritize variety of work assignments.  Work independently and as a team member.  Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office environments.  Experience working in an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) preferred.

ON-CALL CARE TEAM MEDICAL ASSISTANT  - $14.75/HR:
Provide support and assistance to the Care Team staff and clients so as to ensure timely and targeted comprehensive care interventions and coordination.  Facilitate appropriate and timely preventative, specialty, and transitional health services to Care Team clients.  Ensure client health data is accurately tracked in the client health record. Qualifications: Medical Assistant - Certified with medical clinic and patient education.  Ability to work within interdisciplinary team setting on behalf of complex clients with extensive behavioral care needs.  Experience with EMR and data tracking and ability to read data reports. Experience with venipuncture and capillary blood withdrawal. Familiarity with outpatient medical clinic operations so as to facilitate the establishment of positive and productive relationships with medical practice staff throughout the community. Effective collaboration and communication skills.

ON-CALL CASE AIDE - $12.96/HR:
Provide on-going supervision and treatment activities in the ICS and Home Based/Community Support Programs at KMHS.  Participate in program activities.  Participate as a treatment team member. Qualifications: High school diploma or GED with twelve months relevant experience.  Ability to work a flexible/changeable work schedule.  Requires valid WA State Driver’s License and reliable, insured transportation  with an acceptable motor vehicle report. Applicants must be 21 years old. Must be a resident of WA State for 3 years.

ON-CALL DMHP (DESIGNATED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL) - $30/HR:
Ensure the continuity of emergency mental health services for residents and visitors of Kitsap County, as per the provision of state and PRSN mandated crisis services, including DMHP duties. Qualifications: Masters Degree in counseling or one of the social sciences and 2 or more years experience in direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbances gained under the supervision of a Mental Health Professional (WAC 388-865-0150).Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report.

ON-CALL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR (PACT) - $12.96/HR:
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team responsible for carrying out rehabilitation and support functions and assisting in treatment for individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.  Provide substance abuse services, education, consultation to families, and crisis intervention services to clients assigned to the team, with most services delivered in the community via assertive outreach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in psychology, social services or a related field preferred; AA degree with relevant experience may be considered; licensure as WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor or Social Worker. Experience working with clients with chronic mental illness in a community mental health setting preferred. Possess and maintain valid driver’s license & auto insurance with an and acceptable motor vehicle report.. 

ON-CALL MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL (ADULT INPATIENT UNIT) - $22.00/HR:
Provide inpatient therapeutic psychosocial care for voluntary and involuntary adults admitted to the ADULT INPATIENT UNIT.  Provide leadership in all aspects of the treatment process involving four fundamental responsibilities: psycho-therapeutics, representation of the unit in Kitsap County Superior Court and responsibility for an array of agency and unit-based work practices to ensure unit safety and effective practices. Qualifications: Master's degree in related field with two years appropriate clinical experience in providing services to individuals and families; experience in therapeutic residential treatment setting highly preferred.  Experience with the theory and practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and co-occurring substance use disorders is also preferred.  Proficiency with computer keyboarding and MS Word is required.

ON-CALL MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL (YOUTH INPATIENT UNIT) - $22.00/HR:
Coordinate the intake and treatment process for voluntary and involuntary admissions.  Work with the referring source on voluntary and involuntary admissions to assure timely and appropriate discharge.  Conduct individual, group, family, and milieu therapy for clients at the YIU. Qualifications: Master's degree in related field with two years appropriate clinical experience in providing services to youth and families; experience in therapeutic residential treatment setting highly preferred.  Substance Abuse Disorders treatment knowledge and experience necessary with certification preferred. Qualified as Child Mental Health Specialist.

ON-CALL PSYCHIATRIC AIDE (ADULT INPATIENT UNIT) - $12.96/HR:
Provide on-going assistance to clients in the Adult Inpatient Unit while maintaining a safe and therapeutic work environment.  Take appropriate measures for assisting clients in meeting their daily basic needs for health and safety.  Assist in meeting client treatment objectives as directed by the treatment team. Provide appropriate documentation as required by KMHS policies and procedures. Qualifications:  High school diploma or GED with six months relevant work experience, ability to gain licensure as an Agency Affiliated Counselor (or other applicable counselor profession) in Washington State, valid Washington State Driver License and Food Handler card.  A bachelor’s degree in a counseling-related field is preferred. Note: Gender (female or male as applicable) is a bona fide occupational qualification for the position of Psychiatric Aide at this time, under an opinion letter of the Executive Director of the Washington State Human Rights Commission.

ON-CALL PSYCHIATRIC AIDE (YOUTH INPATIENT UNIT) - $12.96/HR:
Provide on-going supervision of clients in the Youth Inpatient Unit. Participate in all program activities and as milieu treatment team member.Qualifications: High school diploma or GED with six months relevant work experience or Psych Tech certification.  Ability to gain licensure as an Agency Affiliated Counselor (or other applicable counselor profession) in Washington State, valid Washington Driver License and Food Handler card.  Experience working with adolescents preferred.  Note: Gender (female or male as applicable) is a bona fide occupational qualification for the position of Mental Health Counselor (former title of position) at this time, under an opinion letter of the Executive Director of the Washington State Human Rights Commission.

ON-CALL PSYCHIATRIST (INPATIENT UNITS):
Perform comprehensive psychiatric medical assessment and participate in the planning and development of a treatment approach which includes all aspects of the bio/psychosocial model,  reviewing admits with the Charge Nurse and provide Admitting Orders for patients during midweek, and performing psychiatric evaluations and treatment on weekends. Psychiatric and medical decision-making for care of inpatients. Qualifications:   Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy.  Licensed to practice medicine in Washington.  Specialization in psychiatry.  Board certified or eligible preferred.

ON-CALL REGISTERED NURSE - $31.00/HR:
Provide nursing care and medical supervision to clients and residents in all units of 24-Hours Services (Adult Inpatient Unit, Youth Inpatient Unit, and Residential Services). Participate as a member of the therapeutic treatment team. Qualifications: Registered Nurse in Washington State.  Two years RN experience preferred.  Two years experience in mental health preferred.  Experience in child and adolescent care preferred. Experience in psychiatric environment preferred.

ON-CALL RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR (RESIDENTIAL SERVICES) - $12.96/HR:
Provide clinical treatment and management for Residential Services clients in need of services due to symptoms of mental illness, and to their families as necessary and appropriate.  Coordinate and monitor all shift activities, including making staff and program assignments and implementing treatment plans per guidelines set by clinical management.  Assume major clinical responsibility for assigned clients. Qualifications: High school diploma or GED with six months relevant work experience, Associate's degree in social sciences or related field and one year experience working with the chronically mentally ill population preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.  Residential experience preferred.  Ability to gain licensure as an Agency Affiliated Counselor (or other applicable counselor profession) in Washington State, valid Washington State Driver License required and Food Handler card.

Foster Parents Needed!
CONTRACTED TREATMENT FOSTER PARENTS – Reimbursement up to $1,680 per month:
Provide in–home care to children in the foster care program, and to assist the Intensive Children’s Services staff in meeting the treatment needs of the child. Foster Parents receive extensive introductory and continued training to ensure they are prepared for their challenging work.

Position Requirements:
·         Have the time and desire to make a difference in a child’s life
·         Be over the age of 21 and in good health to care for a child
·         Have sufficient income to support your family without the addition of foster care payments
·         Be able to complete an FBI and state background clearance
·         Be a homeowner or renter whose residence is deemed safe by the licensor

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, please click here to complete the Family Home Study Application and send to Jennifer Roach (360-415-5866) at Intensive Children’s Services.
For more information please call Jennifer at 360-415-5866 or refer to our website at:http://www.kitsapmentalhealth.org/foster_care_for_special_children.aspx

Volunteer Crisis Line Phone Worker Needed!
Crisis Workers provide information and referral, problem solving, crisis intervention, and a listening ear for people in the community who are experiencing situational distress.  We ask for a one-year commitment of one 4-hour shift per week and one overnight shift per month.  Quarterly trainings includes 36 hours of crisis intervention instruction, covering a wide range of topics including listening/empathy skills, mental health, domestic violence, self-harm, grief, suicide, and community resources.

Requirements:
·        Potential candidates must be 18 years of age or older (or within 6 months of turning 18 years of age to attend the training).
·        Potential candidates cannot be current clients of Kitsap Mental Health.
·        Potential candidates must fill out an application and meet with the supervisor for an informal “meet & greet” interview.
·        Potential candidates must complete training with the supervisor.

Application:
Visit http://crisisclinicofthepeninsulas.org/volunteer/ and complete the online application.

For more information please call Cory Derenburger at 360-415-5876.

Equal Opportunity – KMHS does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, religion, ancestry, age, veteran status, or other protected status under applicable laws in its programs and activities.


Akiko Nishikiori-Greenwood
Human Resources HRIS Technician
Kitsap Mental Health Services
Tel (360) 415-5882
Fax (360) 478-0951
E-mail: akikon@kmhs.org