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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.


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CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS: Developmental Disabilities Abuse Investigator, EASA Child and Family Clinician, QMHA ACT/CSS Case Manager, QMHA ACT Case Manager, Insurance Billing Coordinator, QMHP Intensive In-Home Behavioral Health Clinician (IIBHT), Clinical Services Program Manager, Residential Counselor *Sign-on Bonus*, Adult Outpatient Clinician, Residential Counselor On-Call *Sign-on Bonus* 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.


Developmental Disabilities Abuse Investigator

The Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare Developmental Disabilities team has an opening for a full time Abuse Investigator.  This position will conduct abuse investigations for individuals in Developmental Disability (DD) and Mental Health (MH) services at Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare. The Developmental Disability Program at Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare provides specialized services to meet the unique needs of those living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Our program serves children and adults throughout Clatsop County, partnering with service providers and government agencies to offer the education and resources needed to help give every member of our community the opportunity to live well.

 

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

  •     Complete Core Competency training as required by Office of Adult Abuse Prevention and Investigations (OAAPI).
  •     Attend DD and MH Abuse Investigator Quarterly meetings in person at least once/year; others by Skype or phone.
  •     Screen and document all allegations of abuse to determine if an investigation is warranted.
  •     Complete a SI form for all allegations of abuse and determine whether the allegation will be screened out from further investigation (County Review) or screened in (Abuse Investigation).
  •     Conduct Abuse Investigation per OTIS guidelines and Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS).
  •     Use OTIS designated forms and systems to conduct Abuse Investigations.
  •     Ensure Protective Services are provided to each individual who is alleged to have been abused.
  •     Enter allegation details into DD Database.
  •     Complete quarterly report summary and review with all DD staff.
  •     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.
  •     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.

  •      At minimum: 

                    (A) a bachelor's degree in human science, social science, behavioral science, or criminal science and two years of human services,                law enforcement, or investigative experience; or

                    (B) An associate's degree in human science, social science, behavioral science, or criminal science and four years of human services,             law enforcement, or investigative experience.

  •     Knowledge of the public service system for Developmental Disability services in Oregon.
  •     Staff member must participate in a minimum of 20 hours per year DHS sponsored or other training in the area of developmental disabilities.
  •     Abuse Investigator must participate in additional 20 hours per year of required training.
  •     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 from anywhere in the service region.          
  •     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. 

Preferred:

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

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

Posted 4/26/2021


                                                    EASA/Child and Family Clinician

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare (CBH) is seeking a full time EASA/Child and Family Clinician. The Early Assessment and Support Alliance, or EASA, is in place to help identify youth between the ages of 15 and 25 who are experiencing the symptoms of psychosis for the first time, and to provide support and treatment as early as possible. The onset of psychosis can sometimes be difficult for families to recognize, and unsettling for the person experiencing it.

Our EASA team works with families and community partners to be there with the education, support and treatment needed to help young people manage their symptoms and be successful. This position will provide ongoing individual and family therapy. The EASA Clinician will assist client in creating service plans every 6 months and complete mental health assessments every year.


Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

        Provide early assessment and support alliance services to clients and families in Clatsop County within EASA fidelity measures and OARs.

        Input EASA data entry into REDcap quarterly.

        Maintain and track fidelity requirements of EASA.

        Provide therapeutic intervention in office, school, and community settings.

        Document therapeutic services.

        Create service plans.

        Complete assessment updates.

        Coordinate care and attend weekly EASA FACT meeting to staff clients with treatment team.

        Travel to auxiliary locations, provide community-based support as indicated.

        Assess risk plan for safety.

        Participate in supervision and Northern Oregon EASA quarterly consultation.

        Participate in continuing education and complete necessary EASA trainings.

        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:

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 Marriage and Family Therapy, (Bachelor's Degree) in Social Work, Behavioral Health, Psychology (Trauma informed care) or Counseling or an acceptable combination of education and experience.

        Post graduate work or internships in the area of counseling.

        1-2 years' prior experience in the field of case management while working with families and children in the mental health/child psychology arena, developmental disabilities or drug and alcohol issues.

        Knowledge of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-5, Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc. (GOBHI) and Quality Assurance Standards, and the State of Oregon Administrate Rules applicable to this position.

        Prior experience working with the therapeutic process and modalities.

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

        Clinical knowledge and skills. Experience working with community agencies such as Probation, Department of Human Services, Court Appointed Special Advocates and School to collaborate on client services.

        Working knowledge of developmental disabilities and mental health issues facing clients.

        Knowledge of Trauma -Informed therapy.

        Knowledge of human behavior of individuals diagnosed with a serious mental illness and addiction issues.

        Excellent oral and written communication skills. Full professional fluency in English.

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

        Articulate well, speak precisely, and think and write clearly.

        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.

Preferred:

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

        Preferred if candidate is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or within (1) year of completing Licensure.

        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.

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


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

Posted 4/23/2021


QMHA ACT/CSS Case Manager


Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare (CBH) is seeking a full time QMHA ACT/CSS Case Manager. The primary purpose of this position is to work with the most acute and highest level of needs of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. This position will be equally working both with the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program and with the Community Support Services (CSS) program. The ACT and CSS programs provide support to individuals who are diagnosed with a severe mental illness and whose needs have not been well met by more traditional mental health services. The CSS program works with adult outpatient team to help connect clients with services and resources. The employee in this position will work and collaborate with the ACT, CSS, adult outpatient and Open Door multi-disciplinary team to deliver integrated services that meet recovery goals and align with the OCEACT Fidelity Scale.

 

This position will deliver services to individuals in community settings. ACT/CSS case management includes service planning and coordination, family and social relationships support, referral to substance abuse treatment and support, housing assistance, referral to supported employment and education, wellness self-management, problem solving, skill development, (including basic personal care and safety, grocery shopping and cooking purchasing and caring for clothing, household chores, using transportation, assessing other community resources), health education and support, medications access, financial management, and empowerment and self-help.

 

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  •     Interview clients to obtain information concerning medical and psychosocial history or other pertinent information.
  •     Observe clients to detect indications of abnormal physical or mental behaviors.
  •     Plan with clients and provide services such as behavior modifications, skill training, education on symptoms and symptom management, and stress reduction treatment, to assist clients in understanding and controlling symptoms and other interpersonal problems.
  •     Provide sensitive and assertive community outreach to clients and natural by visiting them in their homes, workplaces, or in the community.
  •     Discuss progress toward goals with clients, clients’ family, and other natural support providers.
  •     Consult with supervisor, team lead, medical director, nurse practitioner, primary care Physician and other specialists concerning treatment plans and make recommendations to the overseeing Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) regarding updates to Treatment Plans.
  •     Conduct relaxation exercises, facilitate skills training groups, teach life skills, and other evidence-based services.
  •     Refer clients to supportive and supplemental services working community partners.
  •     Maintain clients’ charts in keeping with Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) and agency quality assurance standards, protocols, procedures, and timelines.
  •     Participate in investigations, hearings and other legal proceedings as directed by agency and/or subpoena and maintain required documentation for the same.
  •     Exercise a high degree of understanding and compliance with accepted standar/ds of client care.
  •     Maintain client confidentiality and adhere to ethical and code of conduct standards.
  •     Coordinate admissions and discharge planning with all treatment providers.
  •     Remain flexible to the changing demands of a mental health system and the needs of the agency.
  •     All ACT team members are responsible for 24/7 crisis coverage for ACT clients on a rotating basis.
  •     Other duties as assigned and within the scope of role.

 

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.

  •     Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Behavioral Health, Psychology (Trauma informed care) or Counseling or an acceptable combination of education and experience to be certified as a QMHA.
  •     2 years’ prior experience working with people diagnosed with serious mental illness.
  •     Excellent oral and written communication skills
  •     Strong attention to detail, highly organized and ability to multitask.
  •     Ability to learn and adopt the policies and procedures of the agency.
  •     Ability to pass criminal background check
  •      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.

 

Preferred:

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

  •     Knowledge of DSM-5
  •     Experience with electronic health records
  •     Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care
  •     Skilled at remaining calm in stressful situations and de-escalation techniques.
  •     Skilled at leading, facilitating and training groups

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

Posted 4/23/2021


QMHA ACT Case Manager


Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare (CBH) is seeking a full time QMHA ACT Case Manager. The primary purpose of this position is to work with the most acute and highest level of needs of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) provides support to individuals who are diagnosed with a severe mental illness and whose needs have not been well met by more traditional mental health services. The employee in this position will work and collaborate with the ACT and Open Door multi-disciplinary team to deliver integrated services that meet recovery goals and align with the OCEACT Fidelity Scale.

 

This position will deliver services to individuals in community settings. ACT case management includes service planning and coordination, family and social relationships support, referral to substance abuse treatment and support, housing assistance, referral to supported employment and education, wellness self-management, problem solving, skill development, (including basic personal care and safety, grocery shopping and cooking purchasing and caring for clothing, household chores, using transportation, assessing other community resources), health education and support, medications access, financial management, and empowerment and self-help.

 

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  •     Interview clients to obtain information concerning medical and psychosocial history or other pertinent information.
  •     Observe clients to detect indications of abnormal physical or mental behaviors.
  •     Plan with clients and provide services such as behavior modifications, skill training, education on symptoms and symptom management, and stress reduction treatment, to assist clients in understanding and controlling symptoms and other interpersonal problems.
  •     Provide sensitive and assertive community outreach to clients and natural by visiting them in their homes, workplaces, or in the community.
  •     Discuss progress toward goals with clients, clients’ family, and other natural support providers.
  •     Consult with supervisor, team lead, medical director, nurse practitioner, primary care Physician and other specialists concerning treatment plans and make recommendations to the overseeing Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) regarding updates to Treatment Plans.
  •     Conduct relaxation exercises, facilitate skills training groups, teach life skills, and other evidence-based services.
  •     Refer clients to supportive and supplemental services working community partners.
  •     Maintain clients’ charts in keeping with Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) and agency quality assurance standards, protocols, procedures, and timelines.
  •     Participate in investigations, hearings and other legal proceedings as directed by agency and/or subpoena and maintain required documentation for the same.
  •     Exercise a high degree of understanding and compliance with accepted standar/ds of client care.
  •     Maintain client confidentiality and adhere to ethical and code of conduct standards.
  •     Coordinate admissions and discharge planning with all treatment providers.
  •     Remain flexible to the changing demands of a mental health system and the needs of the agency.
  •     All ACT team members are responsible for 24/7 crisis coverage for ACT clients on a rotating basis.
  •     Other duties as assigned and within the scope of role.

 

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.

 

·       Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Behavioral Health, Psychology (Trauma informed care) or Counseling or an acceptable combination of education and experience to be certified as a QMHA.

·       2 years’ prior experience working with people diagnosed with serious mental illness.

·       Excellent oral and written communication skills

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

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

·       Ability to pass criminal background check

·       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.

 

Preferred:

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

  •     Knowledge of DSM-5
  •     Experience with electronic health records
  •     Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care
  •     Skilled at remaining calm in stressful situations and de-escalation techniques.
  •     Skilled at leading, facilitating and training groups

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

Posted 4/9/2021


Insurance Billing Coordinator

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare (CBH) is seeking a full time Insurance Billing Coordinator. The primary purpose of this position is to ensure healthcare providers are paid for services rendered while maintaining compliance with contracts, payment structures, legislation and rules that impact billing and collection. 

This position will follow-up on any outstanding Accounts Receivable for all payers, including self-pay, and will work to resolve claim denials and secure payment.  This position bills a variety of payers for services rendered to clients including Medicaid, Managed Care Plans, contracts, private and commercial insurers, and guarantors.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •     Ensuring all claims are processed in a timely manner.
  •     Submitting electronic claims and manual invoices/claims to contracted payers.
    • Verifying insurance eligibility benefits and authorizations are in place.
  •     Reviewing and approving claims to bill out to the payers.  Following up on errors and/or reversing claims that need to be reprocessed.
  •     Preparing and sending billing statements to clients.
  •     Utilizing and interpreting explanation of benefits responses to process insurance claims.
  •     Approving and posting payments.
  •     Adding and maintaining grant payments and apply payments to client claims.
  •     Notifying staff if they need to complete missing or have incomplete documentation. 
  •     Programing modules when necessary i.e. fee matrix, activities modules, procedure module, roll up rules, and payer module, etc.
  •     Providing customer service by responding to inquiries from payers, clients and co-workers regarding claims, financial information set up, billing and payments. 
  •     Investigating and resolving outstanding balances with payers.
  •     Correcting and reprocessing accounts as needed.
  •     Reviewing, processing, and resolving any failed or scrubbed activities and failed claims.
  •     Following up with insurance companies/providers if more authorizations are needed.
  •     Running necessary reports to process claims for instance, authorizations, aging, tracking unpaid claims.
  •     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.
  •      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.

  •     2-4 years’ prior experience as a billing specialist with strong understanding of medical coding.
  •     Knowledge of medical codes, billing procedures, legal billing guidelines, posting procedures.
  •     Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act HIPAA and importance of maintaining confidentiality.
  •     Ability to understand and appropriately apply contractual language in various situations.
  •     Experienced at observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. 
  •     Experience with compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. 
  •     Perform administrative activities such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
  •     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.  

 

Preferred:

  •     Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience.
  •     Experience working with confidential information. 

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

Posted 4/6/2021


QMHP Intensive In-Home Behavioral Health Clinician (IIBHT)

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a full time QMHP Intensive In-Home Behavioral Health Clinician (IIBHT). The Intensive In-Home Behavioral Health Clinician provides in-home services and at times community-based care for an assigned caseload of youth and families.  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 IIBHT clinician completes assessments, treatment plans, safety and crisis plans, and provides ongoing individual and family therapy while a youth and family are in the IIBHT program. The clinician identifies when this level of care is no longer indicated and makes appropriate referrals in connecting individuals to ongoing care.  Typical length of time in the IIBHT program for clients varies from 3-6 months and may be longer if indicated.  The IIBHT clinician follows individuals and families that have discharged from the IIBHT program for a period of time to assure continuity of care.  This position assumes a lead clinical role among all systems, programs, and providers involved with a youth and caregiver.  They are responsible for coordinating care across systems and providers.  The IIBHT clinician is responsible for ongoing data collection and reporting.  They serve as the lead crisis responder for all clients in the IIBHT system and are supported by the Warmline, Mobile Crisis, and Child and Family teams.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •     Meet with a youth and family within 3 days of being referred to the program to assess the needs and complete the treatment plan. 
  •     Assess risk and complete safety plans for individuals assigned to the IIBHT program.
  •     Meet monthly with each youth and family assigned to review progress and to update the treatment plan.
  •     Schedule, coordinate, and provide at least 4-6 hours of services per week per assigned youth/family, between 2-5 sessions among the IIBHT team.
  •     Utilize evidence-based practices and maintain a strengths-based approach in working with families, community partners, team members and staff.
  •     Collect data outcome using the Ohio Scale and Hope Scale and complete reports.
  •     When youth is discharged from the IIBHT program, follow and check-in periodically.
  •     Coordinate treatment for individuals in the IIBHT program internally within CBH and with external resources and stakeholders.
  •     Serve as lead 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 Oregon Administrative Rules.
  •     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 clinician may be assigned other youth and families to provide ongoing outpatient 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.

  •     Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, Behavioral Health, Psychology (Trauma informed care) or Counseling or an acceptable combination of education and experience to meet QMHP qualifications.
  •     Post graduate work or internships in the area of counseling with youth and families. 
  •     1-2 years' prior experience working with families and children in the mental health/child psychology arena.
  •     Prior experience and/or training (2000 hours or more) working with youth with intensive needs.
  •     Knowledge of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-5, Quality Assurance Standards, and the State of Oregon Administrate Rules applicable to this position.
  •     Prior experience working with the therapeutic process and modalities.
  •     Experience with electronic health recordkeeping, protocols for assessing health information, clinical knowledge and skills, working with community agencies such as Probation, Department of Human Services, Court Appointed Special Advocates and Schools to collaborate on client services.
  •     Working knowledge of developmental disabilities and mental health issues facing clients.
  •     Knowledge of Trauma -Informed therapy, Collaborative Problem Solving, and Family Systems.
  •     Knowledge of child development.
  •     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 from anywhere in the service region.
  •     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:

  •     Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and importance of maintaining confidentiality.
  •     LPC, LMFT, LCSW or within (1) year of completing Licensure.
  •     Skilled at remaining calm in stressful situation and de-escalating potential aggression from clients.
  •     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.

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

Posted 3/19/2021


Clinical Services Program Manager

Position Summary:

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


Residential Counselor

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare’s North Coast Crisis Respite Center in Warrenton, Oregon is looking for a dedicated service provider to fill a full-time position as a Residential Counselor. Under the direction of the North Coast Crisis Respite Manager, the Residential Counselor works as a member of a team working to make a difference in the lives of persons with mental illness. 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 making the leap to independence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and document service notes
  • Encourage and motivate residents to engage in new experiences and accomplish personal goals
  • Safely transport residents to appointments and community outings
  • Ability to facilitate groups and work individually to skills train
  • Ability to distribute and document medications accurately
  • Cooking and cleaning

Requirements

  • Day shift and Swing shift requires QMHA certification (OAR 309-019-0125) QMHAs shall demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively; understand mental health assessment, treatment, and service terminology; and apply each of these concepts, implement skills development strategies, and identify, implement, and coordinate the services and supports identified in a service plan. In addition, QMHAs shall meet the following minimum qualifications:(a) Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science field; or (b) A combination of at least three years of relevant work, education, training, or experience.
  • 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

  • 3 years prior experience in same or similar field
  • Some higher education or vocational training in related field
  • Trauma informed care, behavioral health or mental health training or experience
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred

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

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.

Posted: 1/12/21


Adult Outpatient Clinician

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a full-time, Adult Outpatient 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.

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.