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DD Program Support Specialist


The Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare Developmental Disabilities team has an opening for a dedicated DD Program Support Specialist. 

The primary purpose of this position is to provide support to the Developmental Disability (DD) Program.

This includes: front line customer service, answering general inquiries in-person and over the phone, assisting the QA to maintain electronic filing systems, scanning, completing administrative office tasks, serving as the liaison between Personal Support Workers and State Systems, managing a caseload of individuals receiving DD services, and providing back-up support to other DD staff when needed.

This person will share the responsibility for managing timecards and processing payment for

Personal Support Workers, via the State Data base, eXPRS, maintain data base for credentialing and background checks.

Position will also complete service monitoring for individuals who receive DD services from foster providers and provider agencies, make phone calls and/or schedule visits with individuals who receive a variety of DD Services to ensure current services are delivered to the satisfaction of the clients/families, etc.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

*Essential duties and responsibilities encompass the required tasks, duties, and responsibilities performed as part of the job and the reason the job exist


*Greet, welcome, direct and announce clients or visitor arrivals to appropriate staff

*Establish employee/employer relationships between Personal Support Workers and clients

*Maintain data base for credentialing and background checks

*Process, approve, and track all Personal Support Worker time sheets as needed

*Review all PSW required documentation as needed

*Complete service monitoring for individuals receiving supports from foster care providers and agency providers

*Contact clients to determine current satisfaction of DD Service plans and activities

*Assist in updating and maintaining electronic client files, including scanning

*Prepare ISP (Individual Support Plan) packets and necessary documents for upcoming ISPs

*Assist in completing internal audits of the CDDP

*Complete a variety of projects as needed by DD Program Manager and DD Services 

*Coordinator Lead

*Carry a small caseload of individuals involved in DD Services

*Complete assessment reviews, ISPs (Individual Support Plans), and all other Services Coordinator tasks as required

*Learn a variety of roles to provide back up support for CDDP staff when needed

*Complete a variety of required documentation

Education and/or Experience

 

The DD Program Support Specialist must have:

 

*Knowledge of the public service system for Developmental Disability services in Oregon.
*Knowledge of the public service system for developmental disabilities services in Oregon and at least: (a) A bachelor's degree in behavioral science, social science, or a closely related field; (b) A bachelor’s degree in any field and one year of human services related experience, such as work providing assistance to people and groups with issues, such as economical disadvantages, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competencies, or housing; (c) An associate’s degree in a behavioral science, social science, or a closely related field and two years of human services related experience, such as work providing assistance to people and groups with issues, such as economical disadvantages, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competencies, or housing; or (d) Three years of human services related experience, such as work providing assistance to people and groups with issues, such as economical disadvantages, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competency, or housing.

 
Specific Job Skills and Requirements

 

*Knowledge and understanding of various developmental disabilities and how they impact individuals;

*Knowledge of DD services, programs, case management activities;

*Skills to   interact with clients, their significant others and subcontracted providers;

*Ability to communicate   positively and productively;

*Ability to manage time and work demands appropriately;

*Ability to work independently

*Ability to complete data reporting requirement accurately and efficiently

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

 

Benefits


For full time employees, benefits include Medical (minimal premium cost to employee), Dental (Employer Paid), Retirement, Life Insurance (Employer Paid) and Short-term Disability (Employer Paid) Dependents covered on medical and dental at cost to employee.  CBH offers 40 paid hours of elective training per year in addition to mandatory trainings assigned by supervisors.  We offer stipends to pay for elective trainings ($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.

Salary DOE.

 

Application can be found on our website at https://www.clatsopbh.org/careers.php

 

Please submit application along with your cover letter, resume and references as directed from our website.

 

Be sure to put “DD Program Support Specialist” in the subject line of your email.

 

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare values diversity of the people it hires and serves.

 

CBH is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Posted 03/10/20

 





DD Services Coordinator



The Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare Developmental Disabilities team has an opening for a devoted DD Services Coordinator. 

 

The successful candidate will Develop Individual Support Plan (ISP) for adults and children in I/DD services and facilitate ISP meetings with providers as well as:

*Complete annual Level of Care for KPlan and Waiver services

*Complete annual assessment and Notification of Rights

*Complete Plan of Care in eXPRS to reflect and approve funding

*Approve PSW timesheets in eXPRS

*Complete Notice of Planned Action when applicable and assist individual or family to file hearing request if desired

*Meet every individual in person at home a minimum of 1x/year

*Complete monitoring of services per OAR requirement

*Complete required Progress Notes and billing in eXPRS

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

Essential duties and responsibilities encompass the required tasks, duties, and responsibilities performed as part of the job and the reason the job exists.

*Advocate for client’s rights and services

*Collaborate with community providers to provide resources and services for clients and their families, including attendance of IEP meetings and collaboration with Employment providers

*Monitor providers per OAR; assist with licensing reviews for comprehensive service providers

*Complete agency and state data forms

*Attend all required meetings and trainings

*Complete all required documentation

 

Education and/or Experience

 

The Services Coordinator must have knowledge of the public service system for developmental disabilities services in Oregon and at least: (a) A bachelor's degree in behavioral science, social science, or a closely related field; (b) A bachelor’s degree in any field and one year of human services related experience, such as work providing assistance to people and groups with issues, such as economical disadvantages, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competencies, or housing; (c) An associate’s degree in a behavioral science, social science, or a closely related field and two years of human services related experience, such as work providing assistance to people and groups with issues, such as economical disadvantages, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competencies, or housing; or (d) Three years of human services related experience, such as work providing assistance to people and groups with issues, such as economical disadvantages, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competency, or housing


Specific Job Skills and Requirements


*Knowledge and understanding of various developmental disabilities and how they impact

individuals

*Knowledge of DD services, programs, case management activities

*Skills to interact with clients, their significant others and subcontracted providers

*Ability to communicate positively and productively; ability to manage time and work demands appropriately

*Ability to work independently; and ability to complete data reporting requirement accurately and efficiently

*This position requires strong documentation skills

Preferred

*Bilingual

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



Benefits

For full time employees, benefits include Medical (minimal premium cost to employee), Dental (Employer Paid), Retirement, Life Insurance (Employer Paid) and Short-term Disability (Employer Paid) Dependents covered on medical and dental at cost to employee.  CBH offers 40 paid hours of elective training per year in addition to mandatory trainings assigned by supervisors.  We offer stipends to pay for elective trainings ($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.

Salary DOE.

Application can be found on our website at https://www.clatsopbh.org/careers.php

 

Please submit application along with your cover letter, resume and references as directed from our website.

 

Be sure to put “DD Services Coordinator” in the subject line of your email.


Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare values diversity of the people it hires and serves. CBH is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Posted 03/10/20

 




Outpatient Mental Health Clinician, QMHP

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a Full Time Mental Health Clinician. This position will perform a variety of services in an outpatient setting.  The clinician will provide direct services to the adult population and will be responsible for an assigned caseload that may vary in size. Clinician will perform Mental Health Assessments; Assessment Updates and Treatment Planning in keeping with agency standards. Clinician will provide short-term, individual, couples, and group counseling/therapy to assigned caseload and document all contacts in accordance with Oregon Administrative Rules. Clinician will be required to provide crisis services as needed.  The clinician will be required to function as part of an inter-disciplinary team and possess the flexibility to assist fellow team members to provide continuity and consistency of care to clients.


Requirements:

  •       Master’s Degree in the Behavioral Sciences from an accredited university
  •      Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain Oregon or Washington Driver’s License
  •      Background check clearance
  •      Ability to meet insurance requirements, must submit current motor vehicle record if licensed outside of the state of Oregon

Preferred:

  •      Licensure in the Mental Health Profession (LCSW, LPC, LMFT)
  •      At least 3 years’ experience as a QMHP serving the adult population

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

Benefits:

For full time employees, benefits include Medical (minimal premium cost to employee), Dental (Employer Paid), Retirement, Life Insurance (Employer Paid) and Short-term Disability (Employer Paid) Dependents covered on medical and dental at cost to employee.  CBH offers 40 paid hours of elective training per year in addition to mandatory trainings assigned by supervisors.  We offer stipends to pay for elective trainings ($500/yr for unlicensed clinicians and $1000/yr for licensed clinicians.)  Relocation reimbursement available.

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.

Salary DOE

Please complete the application, see link at the top of this employment page. Submit application along with your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@clatsopbh.org Be sure to put “Outpatient Mental Health Clinician” in the subject line of your email.

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare values the diversity of the people it hires and serves.

CBH is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 2-5-2020 – 2-19-2020



Mobile Crisis Clinician QMHP 

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare has a full time (40 hours per week) opening for a Mobile Crisis Clinician. This position will be responsible for providing mobile crisis services in the community/public setting including but not limited to private homes, schools, residential programs, nursing homes, group home settings, jails and hospitals, in order to enhance overall community integration for individuals experiencing mental illness. This successful candidate will function within an inter-disciplinary crisis team and needs to possess flexibility to assist fellow team members to provide continuity and consistency of care to the agency’s clients. A variety of services related to crisis work as outlined below will be a part of this role. The clinician will primarily serve as a of crisis responder, however, follow up duties may necessitate care coordination and short-term case management. The clinician will perform crisis assessments and brief crisis intervention; in some cases, this will involve initiation of the civil commitment process. Clinician will also be trained as a Pre-Commitment Investigator (PCI). Making referrals to the appropriate level of care in a crisis situation is an important component of this position. Intervention and documentation will be done in keeping with agency standards. All services to clients will be closely tied to the Treatment Plans when available. Lastly, the clinician role may include community liaison work. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Perform mental health crisis assessment and intervention services to all ages in the community and document these in accordance with agency standards.
  • Coordinate with the jail, law enforcement, and community justice to provide consultation and crisis services as needed.
  • 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 Plan 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.
  • Be knowledgeable of community resources, refer and facilitate client’s access to these supports.
  • 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.
  • Provide brief psycho-education to clients, families and the community as appropriate during crisis intervention.
  • 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 GOBHI Quality Assurance standards established at CBH. This includes, but is not limited to, the timely completion of Mental Health Assessments and other Crisis Intervention documentation.
  • Will maintain productivity in keeping with agency expectations and standards.
  • Maintain client confidentiality and adhere to ethical standards of the profession.
  • Participate in Investigations, Court hearings, and other legal proceedings as directed by agency and/or subpoenaed and maintain the required documentation for the same.
  • 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.

 

Required and Preferred Experience:

 

  • Master’s Degree in the Behavioral Sciences from an accredited university.
  • Valid Driver’s license or ability to obtain Oregon or Washington Driver License.
  • Background check Clearance.
  • Ability to meet agency insurance requirements, must submit current motor vehicle record if licensed outside the state of Oregon.
  • At least 3 years of outpatient clinical experience working with the mentally ill is preferred.
  • 1 year of crisis work and working with substance use clients is preferred.
  • Bilingual is preferred.

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

Benefits

For full time employees; benefits include Medical (minimal premium cost to employee), Dental (Employer Paid), 403B Retirement (5% employer contribution at 1 year of employment), Life Insurance (Employer Paid), Short-term Disability (Employer Paid), and Employee Assistance Program. Dependents covered on medical and dental at cost to employee.

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 and annual elective training fund that includes 5 paid days for training.


Salary DOE


Please complete an application by following the link at the top of this page, include your Cover Letter and Resume when applying.

Be sure to put “Mobile Crisis Clinician” in the subject line of your email. 



Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare values diversity of the people it hires and serves.

CBH is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Posted: 2/28/2020 





NCCRC and Open Door Clinician

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a Full Time (40 hours per week) North Coast Crisis Respite Center and Open Door Clinician.  The selected candidate will be able to function as part of an inter-disciplinary team and possess flexibility to assist fellow team members to provide continuity and consistency of care to the agency’s clients. The duties of this position is to perform a variety of services in both outpatient and respite/residential (adult) settings to adult clients in community mental health and the North Coast Crisis Respite Center (NCCRC). 20 hours per week will be dedicated to providing services at NCCRC, and 20 hours per week will be dedicated to providing services at the Open Door location, both serves individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. The selected clinician will be responsible for an assigned caseload that may vary in size. The clinician will perform Mental Health Assessments, Assessment Updates, and Individual Service Plans in keeping with agency standards. This position is also responsible for providing short-term individual and group counseling and therapy to assigned caseload and document all contacts in keeping with agency standards. All services to clients will be closely tied to the Treatment Plans.  

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. Assessments may be for respite, residential or outpatient services placement.
  • 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.
  • Help identify client’s natural support system and be able to work within that system as appropriate to facilitate clients’ recovery.
  • Be knowledgeable of community resources, refer and facilitate clients’ accessing of these supports.
  • 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.
  • Provides outreach services as appropriate.
  • Consult and coordinate services with other community partners such as: Developmental Disabilities, Substance Abuse, Primary Care Physicians, DHS, Senior & Disability Services, Courts, Community Action and Schools.
  • Responsible for obtaining Releases of Information to be able to consult and coordinate with other community agencies.
  •  Provide psycho-education to clients, families and the community.
  • 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.
  • Participate in Investigations, Court hearings, and other legal proceedings as directed by agency and/or subpoenaed and maintain the required documentation for the same.
  • Coordinate discharge planning with all treatment providers.
  • 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.
  • Report critical incidents or alleged client abuses to the CBH Abuse Investigator or outside agencies as needed.

Required Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in the Behavioral Sciences from an accredited university or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with an RN is required.

 Preferred Experience:

  • At least 3 years of outpatient clinical experience working with the mentally ill.
  • 1 year of crisis work and working with substance use clients.

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

Benefits:

For full time employees, benefits include Medical (minimal premium cost to employee), Dental (Employer Paid), 403B Retirement (5% employer contribution at 1 year of employment), Life Insurance (Employer Paid), Short-term Disability (Employer Paid), and Employee Assistance Program. Dependents covered on medical and dental at cost to employee. 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 and annual elective training fund that includes 5 paid days for training.


Please Complete the application, see link at the top of employment page. Submit application along with your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@clatsopbh.org Be sure to put the job title “NCCRC and Open Door Clinician” in the subject line of your email.

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. CBH is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 2/24/2020



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.
  • Three (3) years direct service with individuals experiencing severe and persistent mental illness.
  • 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:

  • 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. Please submit the application along with your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@clatsopbh.orgBe sure to put “On-Call Mobile Crisis Clinician” in the subject line of your email.

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare values diversity of the people it hires and serves. CBH is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 4/26/19



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

Please complete the application, see link at the top of this employment page. Please submit the application along with your cover letter, resume and references. Be sure to put “On-Call Residential Counselor” in the subject line of your email.

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare values diversity of the people it hires and serves. CBH is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 7/12/18