Ascension Health Counselor-Assessment & Referral/40 Hours Per Week/Days in Richland, Washington

Job ID: 242145

Counselor-Assessment & Referral/40 Hours Per Week/Days

Richland, Washington


Additional Job Information

Title: Counselor-A&R

City, State: Richland,WA

Location: Lourdes Counseling Center

Department: AR Triage

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

Marketing Statement

Lourdes Health Network is a Catholic health care institution, founded in 1916 by the Sisters of St. Joseph. Our Mission is an extension of the healing ministry of Jesus. We are called to serve our community, our patients, their loved ones and our co-workers with respect, compassion and care. We respond to the health care needs of the community in a Christian spirit. We strive for excellence in all we do.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Conducts Interviews and assessments for potential admissions.


  • Provides admissions and intake services to patients and potential patients.

  • Responds to telephone inquiries from persons seeking mental health care or information about mental health-related services.

  • Admits patients to the hospital and registers outpatients with appropriate physician orders.

  • Documents calls and related admission information.



  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Must be WAC qualified Mental Health Professional (i.e., two years' post-Master's direct mental health service experience).

  • Licensed Social Worker credentialed from the Washington Department of Health.

  • Licensed Therapist specializing in Marriage & Family credentialed from the Washington Department of Health.


  • Master's Level Degree

  • Master's Degree in Social/Behavioral Sciences required or BS in Nursing or non-BSN Registered Nurse with psychiatric trianing acceptable)

  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (non-BSN Registered Nurse with psychiatric training acceptable)

Work Experience:

  • Minimum two (2) years' of experience working with persons who experience mental health illness required.

How To Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking on the "Apply Now" button. To apply at a later time, return to the Employment page at or visit one of your Employment Kiosks in the Human Resources Department located at 520 N 4th Ave. Pasco, Washington.

If you have any questions about the application process or require reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources at Lourdes Health Network at 509-546-2283 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 PST Monday-Friday.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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