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Therapist Positions - Ongoing Acceptance of Resumés

Samaritan Center of Puget Sound provides individual, couple, family, and group therapy, as well as mediation, education and consultation. Our roots and tradition are in the Christian faith and we provide quality care for people of all backgrounds, faiths and lifestyles.  Samaritan maintains 15 counseling offices in the Puget Sound region, primarily in space provided by our partner churches.

Our clinical staff includes marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, social workers, pastoral counselors and psychologists. Each of our staff members is trained at a master's or doctoral level and is licensed by the State of Washingon. All our therapists identify themselves as Christian.

Therapists are paid on a commission basis with benefits included. We welcome resumés from qualified therapists year-round and review them as positions open. Resumés are kept on file for one year.

To be considered for clinical staff employment, send your cover letter and resumé to:
Samaritan Center of Puget Sound
Attention: Beverley Shrumm, President
564 NE Ravenna Blvd
Seattle, WA 98115
Fax: (206) 527-1009
E-mail: BShrumm at

Office Receptionist/Administrative Assistant - Main Seattle Office
Position is non-exempt, with an hourly rate of $15-$18 DOE
Paid vacation and sick days.     Employment type: full-time

Job Profile:

  • Greet and interact with clients as well as answering multi-line phone system and directing calls to appropriate staff or therapist’s voice mail.
  • Provide new clients with the necessary client intake paperwork.  Explain paperwork requirements as needed as well as make copies of insurance cards.
  • Maintain and update schedules and lists: therapist location schedules, phone extension lists, calendar of events, staff anniversary dates and birthday lists.
  • Maintain sets of new client intake forms for Agency.
  • Check and respond to general agency voice mails and e-mails daily.
  • Perform office closing procedures.
  • Set up file drawers for new therapist client files.
  • Close out client files following written procedures.
  • Retrieve client files from archives for clinical file audits and return them to client files when therapist is done.
  • Annually move current termed files and therapist day sheets to archive files and set up file drawers in the administrative office for the filing of current year term files.
  • Make service award certificates monthly to staff for recognition of their annual service anniversaries for presentation at the monthly staff potluck.
  • Order agency office and janitorial supplies.
  • Assist in the preparation of outgoing mail.
  • Provide backup for receiving incoming mail and distribute to clinical and administrative staff accordingly.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferences for Position:

  • AA degree or higher preferred.
  • Prior clerical experience preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work independently.
  • Ability to strategize and make practical decisions quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to use discretion and professionalism when responding to inquiries and when protecting confidential information and issues.
  • Ability to accurately determine when consultation with supervisors is warranted.

How To Apply:
Submit a cover letter, resumé and three professional references to: 
James Ramsey, Director of Administration, SCPS, 564 NE Ravenna Blvd. Seattle WA 98115 or online at

Handy Person/Janitor - Main Seattle Office
Position is non-exempt, 2 FTE (8 hours per week) with an hourly rate DOE
Paid vacation and sick days.     Employment type: part-time
The Handy Person/Janitor position collaborates with Samaritan Center facilities and administrative staff
to support daily functions and building care and maintenance.

Job Requirements:
Do minor repairs on building:
Door locks and keys
File cabinet locks
Grounds maintenance

 Be capable of getting bids and hiring a specialist when more difficult repairs are required
Able to manage own hours; self-starter
Able to communicate with facilities manager as to repair needs and facilitate priority levels
Have access to a vehicle for hardware store, etc. errands
Have cell phone for contact with facilities manager

How To Apply:
Submit a cover letter, resumé and three professional references to:  
James Ramsey, Director of Administration, SCPS, 564 NE Ravenna Blvd. Seattle WA 98115 or online at

Position open until filled.

Employment with Samaritan Center of Puget Sound is contingent upon successful completion of Washington State and nationwide background checks. 

Samaritan Center of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.

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