Mental Wellness Therapist-Independent ($2,500 Signing Bonus)

Mental Wellness Therapist-Independent ($2,500 Signing Bonus)

Req No:
Health Care
Closing Date:
December 18, 2022

The Tulalip Tribes

The Tulalip Tribes publicly announces that Indian Preference in hiring shall apply to Tulalip Tribal job opportunities according to our Preference Code.


Tribal Department: Behavioral Health & Recovery (Adult Mental Wellness)


Job Summary:  Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, the Mental Wellness Therapist will provide culturally competent mental wellness counseling services for the Tulalip community.  The Therapist will offer and provide counseling services from a strength-based empowerment model.


Compensation:  DOE

The Signing Bonus is paid out in two installments:

  • 1st installment of the bonus is paid on your FIRST paycheck.
  • 2nd installment of the bonus is paid after successful completion of your 90 day probationary period.


  • Signing bonuses are for select positions only and will be indicated on the job posting.
  • Current Employee department transfers are not eligible for signing bonus.
  • Any former Employee who has resigned or been dismissed within the past 12 months is not eligible for a signing bonus.


Education Required

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, or closely related Behavioral Science field with a focus on Mental Health Counseling.


Minimum Related Experience

  • Two (2) years’ experience providing Mental Health Counseling services to adults, couples, and families.
  • Two (2) years’ working with Native American/Alaskan Native populations preferred
  • Two (2) years’ working with people experiencing crisis  preferred
  • Practice & Knowledge of one or more Trauma-Focused Therapies  Preferred



Required Licenses/Certifications/Prerequisites

  • WA State Driver’s License and personal automobile insurance.
  • Current unrestricted Independent or Full License - Marriage or Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor.
  • Qualifies as a Mental Health Professional (MHP).
  • Must complete required Health Services credentialing process prior to start date.
  • HIPAA certification upon Hire.
  • Negative TB Skin test, CPR/First Aid, and Bloodborne pathogens certificate or obtain within 90 days of hire. Must maintain as a condition of continued employment.
  • Must abide by the Tulalip Tribes vaccination policy
  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check.


Terms of Employment:  This is a contracted position