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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 Job Application: Application for Employment

Must submit Cover Letter, Resume and Application

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS: Dual Diagnosis Clinician (QMHP/CADC), Community Based Service Program Manager, Residential Counselor, Residential and Community Support Services Clinician, Residential 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 to employee), Dental (Employer Paid), Vision (employer paid), 403B Retirement (5% employer contribution after 1 year of employment), Life Insurance (Employer Paid), Short-term Disability (Employer Paid), and Employee Assistance Program. Dependents covered on medical, dental and vision 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.



Supported Employment Program Specialist

Position Summary

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a Supported Employment Program (SEP) Specialist. The Supported Employment Program Specialist assists individuals who experience mental health symptoms gain the skills to obtain and maintain employment, helping lead them to self-sufficiency. They will provide one-on-one community-based contact with clients to assist the client in job searches and skills training. This position creates strong relationships with employment contacts in the community through outreach and engagement efforts. The SEP Specialist encourages clients to actively pursue appropriate employment opportunities. This position helps to maintain a strength-based and recovery-oriented perspective and approach in working with clients, community partners, and as part of a treatment team.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  •           Provide Supported Employment Services to clients in EASA, ACT, CSS, and Adult Outpatient Mental Health programs.
  •           Complete regular documentation towards billing and statistical compliance.  All documentation must be completed within 24 hours per Oregon Administrative Rules.
  •           Establish crucial relationships with other service providers and community partners to ensure continuity of care.  Obtain indicated Release of Information agreements when discussing specific clients with other service providers and community partners.  Create new community connections where appropriate.
  •           Teach, model, and foster the skills to obtain and maintain employment with clients.
  •                  Attend assigned team meetings per supervisor including 1x/week CSS/ACT meeting, 1x/week
  •           Report any abuse under role as a Mandated Reporter.
  •                  Complete fidelity tracking and participate in fidelity reviews for assigned programs.

Requirements:

  •            Associates degree in behavioral science field required, with preference for degrees in social work or occupational rehabilitation with 1-2 years of experience required or Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science field required, with preference for degrees in social work or occupational rehabilitation
  •           Registered as a QMHA or ability to register as a QMHA within 30 days of employment.
  •           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
  •                  Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and importance of maintaining confidentiality.

Preferred:

  •            Knowledge of local resources and available benefits within Clatsop County.
  •            Knowledge or experience with Clatsop Community College and other local, educational opportunities/programs.
  •            Ability to understand community, state, and federal support programs.
  •            Understanding of local businesses hiring procedures.

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

Posted: 12/2/2020


Dual Diagnosis Clinician (QMHP/CADC)

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a Full-Time Dual Diagnosis Clinician. This position will perform a variety of services in the outpatient setting to provide direct services to the adult population. The clinician will perform Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder treatment to include Assessments, ASAM dimensions, Treatment Planning, Individual and group counseling as well as crisis services as needed. Flexibility, attention to detail and accurate and timely documentation are critical skills of this position. The Clinician will function as part of an inter- disciplinary team.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Behavioral Health, Psychology or Counseling (must be able to obtain QMHP certification)
  • 3 years outpatient experience working with people who struggle with mental illness
  • CADC I
  • 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

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

Salary DOE.

Posted: 11/16/2020



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 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:

       Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field or an acceptable combination of education and experience.

       Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA).

       Experience with the Child and Adolescent Needs/Strengths (CANS) Assessment Tool for 0-5 and 6-20 years old and ability to become CANS certified.

       Knowledge of local and statewide community partners such as: DHS, Juvenile Department, school systems, insurance qualification, developmental disabilities.

       Knowledge of higher levels of care such as: sub-acute, acute psychiatric residential treatment, transitional age youth programs, Care Oregon, Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc. (GOBHI), etc.

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

       Knowledge of Trauma - Informed therapy and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-5.

       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.

       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:

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

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

       Skilled at leading and facilitating groups.

       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: 10/29/2020


Community Based Service Program Manager

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare (CBH) is seeking a qualified individual to manage our Community Support Services (CSS) programs. This position manages the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team, services provided by QMHAs and CSS staff. They will also implement ACT programs according to model and fidelity expectations (fidelity maintenance, identifying areas of needed improvement, advocating for program at agency-level).

Managers in all programs at CBH must demonstrate competence in leadership, wellness, oversight and evaluation of services, staff development, service planning, case management and coordination, utilization of community resources, group, family and individual therapy or counseling, documentation and rationale for services to promote intended outcomes and implementation of all provider policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •          Overall management and coordination of community-based programs to provide smooth referral process and transition between these programs and other CBH programs.
  •          Supervise the ACT team lead and CSS case managers.
  •         Provide backup crisis response for ACT clients, and coordinate with the Crisis and Engagement team when ACT clients present in crisis.
  •         Utilize Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) strategies for psychosis symptoms and experiences.
  •          Communication with the use of social media, texting, home and community appointments.
  •          Screenings/assessment tools include Structured Interview for Psychosis-Risk Syndrome (SIPS) and Structured Clinical Interview for DSM V (SCID).
  •         Community education and outreach - local agencies/community-based groups.
  •          Update CSS client assessments.
  •          Maintain appropriate and accepted professional boundaries with clients and coworkers.

Requirements:

·         Master’s degree in psychology or related field

·         Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) certification

·         Knowledge or experience working within a fidelity program

·         1-2 years previous supervisory experience

·         Effective written and oral communication skills

·         General computer skills

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

·         Ability to pass DHS background check clearance

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

 

        Preferred:

  •          Licensed
  •          Bilingual
  •         Experience working with ACT and other community-based programs

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

Posted 10/20/2020



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:

  •               Ability to work any shift
  •               Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
  •                 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.


Posted: 10/20/2020


Residential and Community Support Services Clinician


Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a Full Time (40 hours per week) North Coast Crisis Respite Center and Open Door Clinician.  This position 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. This position will 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, which serves individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. The clinician will be responsible for an assigned caseload that may vary in size. Clinician will perform Mental Health Assessments, Assessment Updates, and Individual Service Plans in keeping with agency standards. Clinician will provide 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. Clinician may initiate treatment plans, provide case management and care coordination, and is a community liaison. 


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.

Posted 10-7-2020




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.



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.