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Careers


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


Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare has moved most positions to a 4 day 9 hour work week with paid 30 minute lunches to promote a better work life balance. Wages have also been increased for our valued current and future employees. 


Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare Job Application: Application for Employment

Must submit Cover Letter, Resume and Application

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS: Receptionist, Rapid Access Clinician, Housing and Residential Program Director, Child and Family 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 ($1000/yr for unlicensed clinicians and $1500/yr for licensed clinicians.)

12 paid holidays and 6.77 hours PTO accumulated per pay period for years 1-3 with increases after year 3. PTO accumulation starts at hire and is available for use as accumulated. CBH also offers sabbatical of 176 hours after 10 years of service.

Link to MODA machine readable files https://www.modahealth.com/privacy-center/machine-readable-files


Receptionist

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) has an immediate opening for a full-time Receptionist. The? purpose of this position is to provide front line customer service, answer general inquiries in person and over the phone, check-in clients, and schedule appointments.  Performs data entry, take vitals for tele-psychiatry, and runs daily insurance verification reports.  Performs general administrative duties including answer phones, file, copy, scan, and fax, review paperwork and collect money.

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    Requirements:

    •     High School Diploma or GED equivalent
    •      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 of the state of Oregon

    Preferred:

    ·         1-2 years’ experience as an administrative assistant or office specialist with public interaction and front desk reception

     

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

     Posted 4/17/2024


  • Rapid Access Clinician (QMHP)

This position qualifies for a hire on bonus of $5000 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 Rapid Access Clinician. As the Rapid Access Clinician, you will be responsible for providing clinic-based intervention and triage as part of the rapid access team with individuals that present to the drop-in clinic with mental health concerns. The Rapid Access Clinician position functions as part of an inter-disciplinary team and possesses flexibility to assist fellow team members to provide continuity and consistency of care to community members in need. 

This position performs a variety of services as triaged with the Rapid Access Manager and the Mobile Crisis Team.  You will assist in screening clients to determine if crisis assessment and safety planning is indicated. You will perform mental health assessments for individuals accessing initial care through the drop-in clinic, and crisis assessments for individuals presenting with high-risk symptoms. The Rapid Access Clinician will also complete some case management and care coordination when indicated; linking clients to supportive and sustainable community resources including housing, food scarcity, bridging care with primary care providers, accessing the Oregon Health Plan benefits, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Perform mental health crisis assessment and intervention services to community members and document these in accordance with agency standards.

·         Perform full mental health assessments and substance use assessments as indicated.

·         Coordinate care interagency and with community partners and stakeholders.

·         Report critical incidents or alleged client abuses to the CBH Abuse Investigator or outside agencies as needed within 24 hrs.

·         Provide risk assessment and determine appropriate level of care, with consideration of least restrictive option and community integration as a priority.

·         Provide crisis services resulting in coordination of care for future treatment and document accordingly.

·         Provide services that are tied to treatment plans if currently in place.

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

·         Help identify client’s natural support system and be able to work within that system as appropriate to facilitate crisis intervention.

·         Consult and coordinate services with other community partners: Developmental Disabilities, Substance Abuse, Primary Care Physicians, DHS, Senior & Disability Services, Courts, Community Action and Schools during crisis intervention to ensure adequate follow up.

·         Responsible for obtaining Releases of Information (ROI) to be able to consult and coordinate with all other family/friends and identified community agencies/providers the client is involved with.

·         Participate in regular team and agency meetings.

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

·         The ability to remain flexible to the changing demands of a mental health system and the needs of the agency.

·         All CBH staff are mandatory abuse reporters per the State of Oregon, and as such all staff must be aware of and follow Mandatory Abuse Reporting policies.

·         Continually increases level of cultural sensitivity, awareness and competency. Actively participates in training related to cultural effectiveness in working with diverse populations.

Requirements:

(Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for qualifications. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each task proficiently.)

  • Master’s Degree in the Behavioral Sciences from an accredited university is required.
  • At least 3 years of outpatient clinical experience.
  • Credentialing as a QMHP required.
  • 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.

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

Posted 4/9/2024


Child and Family Clinician

This position qualifies for a hire on bonus of $5000 with 1/2 paid with 1st check after hire and 1/2 paid with 1st check following 6-month probationary period. 

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare has an immediate opening for a full-time child and family clinician. This position will provide direct services to children and their families. You will provide individual and family therapy to assigned caseload that may vary in size. All services to clients will be closely tied to the Treatment Plans. You will perform Mental Health Assessments; Assessment Updates and Treatment Planning, Risk Assessment and Safety Planning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Provides assessment updates for clients to obtain comprehensive diagnosis information regarding the presenting problems.

·         Assist the client and family in developing a meaningful Treatment Plan or assist client in modifying the plan in order to reflect services being provided.

·         Conduct Mental Status Examinations and make appropriate treatment recommendations.

·         Integrate the clients family into therapeutic services on an ongoing basis and keep parent’s/guardian’s informed of any safety concerns which develop.

·         Be knowledgeable of community resources, refer and facilitate as appropriate client’s accessing of these supports.

·         Provide Family, Group, and Individual Services in keeping with evidence-based practices.

·         Provides outreach services as appropriate.

·         Consult and Coordinate services with other community partners such as Developmental Disabilities: Schools, Substance Abuse; Primary Care Physicians, DHS, Senior & Disability Services and the Courts.

·         Responsible for obtaining Release of Information in order to consult and coordinate with other community agencies.

·         Provide Psycho-education to clients, families and community.

·         Completes and maintains all clinical documents and client files

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

 

Education and Experience:

Master’s degree in the Behavioral Sciences from an accredited university required

3 years of outpatient clinical experience working with children and families is preferred 



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


Posted 1/23/24


Mobile Crisis Clinician, QMHP (on-call)

This position qualifies for a hire on bonus of $5000 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) 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.


Residential/Housing Support Specialist (on-call)

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 to hire on-call Residential/Housing Support Specialists to work at both the North Coast Crisis Respite Center facility in Warrenton, Oregon and in our Housing programs in Seaside, Oregon. This position works as a member of an interdisciplinary team and 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 $2.00 differential pay. 


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