DSHS hosts career fair Friday in Lacey for new Residential Treatment Facility

Release Date: 
Feb 20 2019
DSHS Office of Communications
Kelly Stowe

OLYMPIA- The Department of Social and Health Services is hosting a career fair in Lacey for several positions open at a new 30-bed Residential Treatment Facility from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, February 22.

DSHS is looking to hire Institution Counselors, Recreational Specialists and Registered Nurses for this RTF that will be on the grounds of Western State Hospital. Although on its grounds, this facility is separate from Western and the facility and staffing falls under the DSHS Office of Forensic Mental Health Services within the agency’s Behavioral Health Administration.

DSHS offers an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Paid time off

  • Holidays

  • Insurance (Medical, dental and vision along with life and short and long-term disability)

  • A pension plan

Applicants interested in being a part of a team helping people with mental illness should bring their resumes and attend this job fair being held at the Blake West Building in the Chelan/Roosevelt Conference Rooms. The Blake West building is located at 4450 10 Avenue Southeast in Lacey. For more information, please email Beverly Burdette at burdeb@dshs.wa.gov.




DSHS does not discriminate and provides equal access to its programs and services for all persons without regard to race, color, gender, religion, creed, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, veteran’s status or the presence of any physical, sensory or mental disability.