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Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare welcomes and values the diversity of the people we hire and serve. CBH is an equal opportunity employer.


Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is moving most positions to a 4 day 9 hour work week with paid lunches to promote a better work life balance. Wages have also been increased for our valued current and future employees. 

All positions are required to get the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination or submittal of medical/religious exception for consideration. 


Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare Job Application: Application for Employment

Must submit Cover Letter, Resume and Application

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS: Youth Skills Trainer/Peer Mentor, Bilingual Recovery Ally*, Residential Support Specialist NOC SHIFT* ,Developmental Disabilities Service Coordinator*, Residential Clinician QMHP*, Clinical Services Program Manager*Adult Outpatient Clinician*, Residential Counselor On-Call* and Mobile Crisis On-call. See below for details.

CBH offers an exceptional BENEFIT package.

For full time employees, benefits include Medical (minimal premium cost for employee only coverage), Dental (Employer Paid), Vision (Employer Paid), Retirement, Life Insurance (Employer Paid) and Short-term Disability (Employer Paid). Dependents covered on medical, dental, and vision at cost to employee.  CBH offers 40 paid hours of paid time for elective training per year in addition to mandatory trainings assigned by supervisors. CBH also offers relocation assistance and supervision towards licensure. Employees are eligible for elective training reimbursement of ($500/yr for unlicensed clinicians and $1000/yr for licensed clinicians.)

12 paid holidays and 22 days of PTO years 1-3, increases after year 3. PTO accumulation starts at hire and is available for use as accumulated. CBH also offers sabbatical of 22 days after 10 years of service.

* Indicates position qualifies for a sign-on bonus


Wraparound Youth Partner 

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare (CBH) has an immediate opening for a full time Wraparound Youth Partner position. This position serves as an in-home/community treatment advocate and support for children and adolescents with mental health issues and behavioral challenges.  The Youth Partner implements strategies that are specific to each child and strengths-based in accordance with Wraparound principles and theory.  The primary role is to provide hope, one-on-one support, and mentorship to participants by sharing experience with recovery/resilience and expertise in navigating systems and programs.  They ensure that a child’s emotional and physical needs are met while under their 1:1 supervision.  The Youth Partner advocates for youth and ensures that the Wraparound team and adults consider their needs and desires.  They will communicate directly with the treatment team and sustainable supports identified by the youth to coordinate services as directed by Wraparound theory.  They will participate in staffing cases and in attending scheduled team meetings in support of the client and family as indicated.  Services are provided in the home and in the community.

 

Requirements:

 

Preferred:

 

  •     Bilingual

The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. 

Posted 10/15/2021


Wraparound Family Partner

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a full-time Wraparound Family Partner. The primary purpose of this position is to develop, coordinate and lead youth who need intensive levels of support alongside their family teams. The Wraparound Family Partner will help empower youth and family voices of families receiving Oregon Health Plan.

Applying an Intensive Array Service of mental health services, the Wraparound Family Partner will assist youth to stay in or return to homes and schools in the community rather than more restrictive out-of-home services such as hospitalization, psychiatric care or residential care.

This position requires frequent and varied work situations and the ability to operate from established and well-known procedures. Decisions within each wraparound team are made collaboratively through engagement and coordination with youth, their families and community partners with oversight by the supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

       Coordinate youth and family team meetings focusing on the systems involved in the youth’s care.

       Assist the family team in identifying needs, brainstorming potential strategies and developing action plans.

       Hold meetings in non – traditional settings including school, home or other community facilities.

       Utilize “Wraparound Principles” to create an environment in which all parties are heard, respected and have an equal role in developing and managing the plan of care.

       Assist in coordinating the development and monitoring a plan of care. Coordinate the mental health and non-traditional services delivered through the single plan of care.

       Provide clinical care coordination and review documentation.

       Provide parenting support from a peer-based lens and assist families in connecting to resources.

       Manage expenditures of flexible funds.

       Maintain client records using electronic health records and data collection.

       Consult with mental health consultants and supervisor when clinical challenges arise.


Requirements:

       Registered as a Traditional Health Care Worker or ability to be registered within 30 days of hire.

       Completion of an OHA approved Traditional Health Worker (THW) curriculum or ability to complete within 30 days of hire.

       Knowledge of local and statewide community partners and systems.

       Skilled at working as a member of a team.

       Skilled at remaining calm in stressful situation and de-escalating potential aggression from clients

       Excellent oral and written communication skills.

       Strong attention to detail, highly organized and ability to multitask from anywhere in the service region.

       Flexibility to travel throughout community and work at off-site locations including homes, schools, non-profit partner agencies, etc.

       Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and importance of maintaining confidentiality.

       Ability to pass DHS background check clearance

       Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain Oregon or Washington DL

       Ability to meet insurance requirements, must submit current motor vehicle record if licensed outside the state of Oregon

 

Preferred:

       Experience with electronic health recordkeeping and protocols for assessing health information.

       Ability to learn and adopt the policies and procedures of the agency.

       Perform other duties as assigned.

 

The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

Posted 10/7/2021


Youth Skills Trainer/Peer Mentor

This position qualifies for a $500 sign on bonus with 1/2 paid with first check and 1/2 paid after 6 months. 

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a full-time Youth Skills Trainer/Peer Mentor. This position provides in-home services and community-based care for an assigned caseload of youth and families, working closely with the Intensive In-Home Behavioral Health (IIBHT) Therapist.  Youth eligible for IIBHT services experience multiple behavioral health diagnoses, struggles across domains of functioning, significant safety concerns, may be at risk of out-of-home placement, or transitioning home from an out of home placement. 

The Youth Skills Trainer/Peer Mentor provides brief, solution-focused interventions and skills training to youth in the program as guided by the treatment plan and individual needs of each youth.  Typical length of time in the IIBHT program for clients varies from 3-6 months and may be longer if indicated.  This position serves as one of the crisis responders for clients in the IIBHT system and is supported by the IIBHT Therapist, Parent Support Line, Mobile Crisis team, and the Child and Family team.  Individuals applying for this role with receive comprehensive training and it is not assumed that they would have had experience providing these services.  The IIBHT team is comprised of an LMP, IIBHT Therapist, peer support, and the counselor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·       Meet with a youth and family as determined by applicable Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) and the IIBHT team. 

·       Participate in assessing risk and completing safety plans for individuals assigned to the IIBHT program with the team.

·       With the other members of the IIBHT team, assist in scheduling and collectively providing at least 4-6 hours of services per week per assigned youth/family.  This is between 2-5 sessions among the entire IIBHT team.

·       Maintain a strengths-based approach in working with families, community partners, team members and staff.

·       Serve as a crisis responder for IIBHT clients during working hours, responding immediately for on-site crisis stabilization as necessary and virtually by telecommunication when indicated.

·       Complete all documentation to agency standards and within parameters set by the OARs.

·       All CBH Staff are Mandatory Abuse Reporters per the State of Oregon, as such all staff must be aware of and follow Mandatory Abuse Reporting Policies.

·       If the IIBHT census is low this counselor may be assigned other youth and families to provide services.

·       Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

·       Registered QMHA through MHACBO or ability to register within 30 days of hire.

·       Bachelor's degree in a behavioral sciences field; or a combination of at least three years relevant work, education, training or experience.

·       Previous experience working with children and families.

·       Prior experience working with the therapeutic process and modalities.

·       Working knowledge of developmental disabilities and mental health issues.

·       Skilled at working as a member of an interdisciplinary team and completing required documentation.

·       Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·       Strong attention to detail, highly organized and ability to multitask.

·       Required to have and maintain an Oregon or Washington Driver's license and meet the agency's insurance carrier's insurance standards.

·       Ability to pass a criminal background check.

·       Ability to learn and adopt the policies and procedures of the agency.

·       Flexibility to travel throughout community and work at off-site locations including homes, schools, non-profit partner agencies, etc.

Preferred:

·       Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and importance of maintaining confidentiality.

·       Bilingual

The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

Posted 8/16/2021


Bilingual Recovery Ally 

This position qualifies for a sign on bonus of $500 with half paid with first check and second half paid after 6 months. 

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare (CBH) has an immediate opening for a full-time bilingual (Spanish) Recovery Ally. This position will provide outreach to individuals who need help but are not ready to seek services. The work occurs in a variety of community settings to include emergency departments and the jail.

The position must be able to read/write and hold conversations in both English and Spanish and comes with an additional 10% bilingual pay differential.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

·       Work with community partners to identify high utilizers of the emergency departments and the jail system due to their substance use.

·       Provide non-contingent supportive relationship to targeted individuals.

·       Mentor individuals in whatever stage of recovery they are in.

·       Help identify positive coping skills and healthy living activities.

·       Act as a community resource.

·       Assist in connecting individuals and families to local groups and organizations where, through participation, they will develop natural supports that will sustain them into the future.

·       Clinical documentation and file management in a timely manner.

Requirements:

·       Any combination of experience/training that will demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of this position may be considered.

·       Must have the potential to be certified as a peer recovery mentor. (The Certified Recovery Mentor (CRM) requires an Oregon Health Authority approved addiction peer training program, which CBH will assist in scheduling once hired. Per OHA requirements CRM's must be in recovery from substance use dependence and have a minimum of 2 years recovery.)

·       Bilingual in Spanish

·       Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain Oregon or Washington Driver’s License.

·       Background check clearance

·       Ability to meet agency insurance requirements, must submit current motor vehicle record if licensed outside of the state of Oregon

Preferred:

  • Knowledge and experience of current Oregon Administrative Rule's and state requirements related to position   

The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

Posted 8/3/2021


 Residential Support Specialist NOC SHIFT

Clatsop Behavioral HealthCare’s North Coast Crisis Respite Center (NCCRC) in Warrenton, Oregon is looking for a dedicated service provider to fill a full-time NOC position as Residential Support Specialist. Under the direction of the North Coast Crisis Respite Manager, the Residential Support Specialist works as a member of a team working to make a difference in the lives of persons with mental illness. This position involves menu planning and preparing meals as well as keeping the facility safe and clean for the residents. The overall approach of NCCRC is to assisting residents in achieving individual goals and ultimately making the leap to independence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •       Menu Planning and Meal Preparation
  •       Facility safety and cleanliness
  •       Ability to distribute and document medications accurately

Requirements

  •       Valid Oregon or Washington Driver’s license or ability to obtain by date of hire
  •       Motor Vehicle Record clearance that meets agency insurance requirements
  •  Ability to pass DHS background check clearance

Preferred

  •       Previous experience in medication administration.
  •     Prior experience in same or similar field
  •     Some higher education or vocational training in related field
  •     Knowledge of Trauma informed care, behavioral health or mental health training or experience
  •     QMHA certified or Bachelor’s degree

The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.

Posted 7/16/2021


Developmental Disability Services Coordinator

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare has an immediate opening for a Full Time Developmental Disability Services Coordinator. This position advocates for individuals in Developmental Disability (DD) services and makes sure that they are receiving the most suitable services available. 

 

The DD Services Coordinator works with a diverse population and with very specific support needs and identify individual’s strengths and challenges to provide support in a safe manner. Conduct quarterly monitoring of foster homes and group homes of all support being provided within the home.

 

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

 Requirements:

·       Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science or related field; or Bachelor’s degree in any field with at least one year of social services related experience; or an associate’s degree in a behavioral science AND two years human services related experience; or three years of human services related experience. 

·       Excellent communication skills with individuals and families, community partners and providers and provide excellent customer service.

·       Knowledgeable with computer software such as Windows and Excel.

·       Skilled at working as a member of an interdisciplinary team and completing required documentation.

·       Excellent oral and written communication skills. 

·       Full professional fluency in English.

·       Strong attention to detail, highly organized and ability to multitask.

·       Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain Oregon or Washington DL

·       Background check clearance

·       Ability to meet agency insurance requirements, must submit current motor vehicle record if licensed out of the state of Oregon

Preferred:

·       Bilingual

·       Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and importance of maintaining confidentiality.

·       Skilled at remaining calm in stressful situation and de-escalating potential aggression from clients.

·       Skilled at leading and facilitating groups.

·       Skilled at conducting training in groups.

·       Ability to learn and adopt the policies and procedures of the agency.

 

The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

Posted 7/13/2021 


Residential Clinician QMHP

This position qualifies for a hire on bonus of $1000 with 1/2 paid with 1st check after hire and 1/2 paid with 1st check following 6-month probationary period.  

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a full-time Residential Clinician QMHP at the North Coast Crisis Respite/Residential Center (NCCRC). This position will provide direct services to the adult population in a residential setting by conducting Mental Health Assessments, residential treatment plans, individual therapy, group therapy and case management for crisis respite and residential clients.

This position will also assist Residential Counselors with mental health interventions when needed, document client interactions and progress and communicate with community providers regarding clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Provide assessment interviews for all new and returning clients to obtain comprehensive information regarding presenting problems. This includes the ability to conclude and assign diagnoses.

·       Assist the client in developing a meaningful Recovery (Treatment) Plan.

·       Provide services that are tied to the Recovery Plan.

·       Conduct Mental Status Examinations and make appropriate treatment recommendations and referrals.

·       Provide case management services as needed to assigned caseload.

·       Provide group and individual counseling in keeping with Evidence-based Practices.

·       Provide backup crisis response to CBH programs upon request by the front desk and/or by any supervisor who requests it.

·       Participate in regular team and agency meetings.

·       Complete and maintain all clinical documents and client files according to compliance standards with the State of Oregon Administrative Rules and standards established at CBH. This includes, but is not limited to, the timely completion of Intake Interviews, Mental Health Assessments, Assessment Updates, and Progress Notes.

·       Will maintain productivity in keeping with agency expectations and standards. This includes the timely discharge and termination of clients.

·       Maintain client confidentiality and adhere to ethical standards of the profession.

·       Report critical incidents or alleged client abuses to the CBH Abuse Investigator or outside agencies as needed.

 

Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  •     Master’s Degree in the Behavioral Sciences from an accredited university
  •     Required to have and maintain an Oregon or Washington Driver's license and meet the agency's insurance carrier's insurance standards at the time of hire, motor vehicle record report required
  •     Ability to pass a criminal background check

 

Preferred:

  •     3 years of outpatient clinical experience working with the mentally ill
  •     1 year crisis work
  •     1 year working with substance use

 

The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

 Posted 6/7/2021


Clinical Services Program Manager

This position qualifies for a hire on bonus of $1000 with 1/2 paid with 1st check after hire and 1/2 paid with 1st check following 6-month probationary period.  

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare (CBH) is seeking a Clinical Services Program Manager. The Clinical Services Program Manager will be responsible for oversight of evidence and community-based programs.  This position will provide overall management and coordination of community and office-based programs to provide a smooth referral process and transition between assigned programs, other CBH programs, and stakeholders.

The Clinical Services Program Manager is responsible for implementing and maintaining assigned fidelity programs to expectations (fidelity maintenance, identifying areas of needed improvement, and advocating for program at agency-level). This position typically supervises between 7-10 employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

(These responsibilities must be able to be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.)

  • Overall management of the Adult Outpatient Mental Health and Supported Employment teams.

·        Overall management of Geriatric Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review (GER/PASSR).

  • Overall management of Mandated program.
  • Maintain fidelity standards for SEP team, communicate with oversight agencies as needed.
  • Participate in required conferences and trainings.
  • Provide individual and group supervision to team members.  Supervision includes clinical standards of care, documentation compliance, caseload/utilization management, productivity, and licensure supervision if applicable.
  • Develop work schedules, including after hour on-call schedule; approve timecards.
  • Maintain client confidentiality and adhere to ethical standards of the profession.
  • Coordinate with the Mobile Crisis team as indicated.
  • Manage, update and submit all fidelity reporting for assigned programs.
  • Seek consultation from the Director of Outpatient Services regarding high-risk cases, system barriers, and any concerns regarding abuse, neglect, or elements impacting direct care. 
  • Assist in recruiting and hiring for open agency positions as needed.  Provide ongoing training, development, and retention of employees.
  • Audit and monitor clinician and staff documentation and services provided.
  • Serve as liaison between CSS and AOT teams.  Attend CSS/ACT team meetings on a rotating basis and regularly communicate with the CSS/ACT Program Manager regarding interdepartmental collaboration and coordination of care.
  • Attend assigned meetings with community partners and stakeholders, including but not limited to:  Adult System of Care with Care Oregon, Coastal Family/Yakima Valley Farm Workers Staffing, parole/probation, Mental Health Treatment Court, etc.
  • Attend assigned internal meetings including but not limited to: AOT/AMH staffing, Managers’ Meeting, Lead Meeting,
  • Participate in Mobile Crisis Admin Rotation.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Health related field and meet qualifications to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP).
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated experience (at least 1 year) in supervision and management.
  • Previous experience with fidelity programs and OHA reporting.
  • Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain Oregon or Washington DL
  • Background check clearance
  • Ability to meet agency insurance requirements, must submit current motor vehicle record if licensed outside the state of Oregon

Preferred:

  • Bilingual
  • Previous experience with Supported Employment Programs
  • Licensure – Must hold an active license in Oregon with any of the following licensing Boards (LPC, LMFT, LCSW).

Posted: 1/15/2021


Adult Outpatient/EASA Clinician

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a full-time, Adult Outpatient/EASA Clinician. The clinician will perform a variety of tasks pertaining to mental health treatment of adults including:  assessments, treatment planning, individual and group counseling, case management, care coordination, and crisis services.  The Adult Outpatient Clinician functions as part of an interdisciplinary team.  Flexibility, attention to detail and accurate and timely documentation are critical skills necessary for this position.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

  • Provide early assessment and support alliance services to clients and families in Clatsop County.
  •       Maintain fidelity requirements of EASA with assistance of your supervisor and the EASA team.
  • Provide therapeutic intervention as indicated to EASA clients,
  •       Document therapeutic services
  •       Create service plans.
  •       Complete assessment updates
  •       Coordinate care.
  • Travel to auxiliary locations.
  •       Assess risk plan for safety.
  •       Participate in supervision.
  • Participate in continuing education.
  •       Attend team staff meetings. 
  •        All CBH Staff are Mandatory Abuse Reporters per the State of Oregon, as such all staff must be aware of and follow Mandatory Abuse Reporting Policies

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Behavioral Health, Psychology or Counseling (must be able to obtain QMHP certification)
  • 1 year outpatient experience working with people who struggle with mental illness
  • Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain Oregon or Washington DL
  • Background check clearance
  • Ability to meet insurance requirements, must submit current motor vehicle record if licensed outside of the state of Oregon

Preferred:

  • LPC, LMFT, LCSW
  • Bilingual
  • Dual Diagnosis, CADC1

The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

Salary DOE.

Posted: 11/16/2020


Mobile Crisis Clinician, QMHP (on-call)

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare (CBH) has an immediate opening for an on-call Mobile Crisis Clinician, QMHP. This position will provide Crisis Assessment and Intervention, follow up support and other outreach for individuals who are experiencing crises in a variety of settings to include local hospitals, jails, and diverse locations within the community. The Mobile Crisis Team works closely with Law Enforcement and other community partners to resolve crises in the natural setting they occur in order to defer from a higher level of care if possible. 

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Health-related field and meet qualifications to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) in the state of Oregon.
  • Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain Oregon or Washington Driver's License
  • Background check clearance
  • Ability to meet agency insurance requirements, must submit current motor vehicle record if licensed outside of the state of Oregon

Preferred:

  • Three (3) years direct service with individuals experiencing severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Candidate will have a background that includes special training, experience and other demonstrated abilities in providing behavioral health crisis intervention.
  •  Demonstrate effective communication skills to diverse client populations.
  • Proficiency in clinical documentation and use of applicable information technologies.
  • Bilingual

The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

Salary DOE.

Please complete the application, see link at the top of this employment page.


Residential Counselor (on-call)

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking to hire on-call Residential Counselors at the North Coast Crisis Respite Center facility in Warrenton, Oregon. Under the direction of the North Coast Crisis Respite Manager, the Residential Counselor works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to implement and monitor treatment for residents within the residential facility. This position involves participation and implementation of program goals and objectives to promote a strengths-based, client centered approach to assisting residents in achieving individual goals and ultimately transitioning to a less restrictive setting, and completing daily facility tasks like cooking and cleaning. Must be willing to work any shift.

Preferred

  • Three years’ prior experience in same or similar field preferred.
  • Some higher education or vocational training in the field of Psychology (trauma informed therapy), Counseling, Social Work, Behavioral Health, Mental Health.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

Required:

  • Valid driver’s license as well as a Motor Vehicle Record that meets agency insurance requirements.
  • State background check approval.

Salary DOE

Swing shift has an additional $1.00 per hour differential pay and NOC shift has an additional 1.25 differential pay. This Residential Counselor position qualifies for a hire on bonus of $500.00 with $250.00 paid with 1st paycheck after hire and $250.00 paid with 1st paycheck after completion of 6-month probationary period.


Please complete the application, see link at the top of this employment page.