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Careers


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


Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare Job Application: Application for Employment

Must submit Cover Letter, Resume and Application

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS: Community Based Service Program Manager, Forensic Case Manager, Residential Counselor, Registered Behavioral Analysis Interventionist, 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.



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


Forensic Case Manager

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a Full-Time Forensic Case Manager. The Forensic Case Manager receives client assignments from the crisis team, intervening with them in the legal system by providing intensive case management to help them address their needs from a holistic, comprehensive standpoint.  This position will be the primary contact for efforts related to diversion from incarceration and working with other clients who are at various levels in the progression of their cases.

This position is involved in outreach efforts with crisis clients with the goal of diversion from incarceration or entanglement in the legal system. Many clients are diagnosed with co-occurring substance use disorders, severe mental illness, or other medical problems which present significant challenges in multiple areas of their lives.  This position helps clients manage mental health challenges, barriers to accessing and engagement in services, physical health issues, accessing benefits and entitlements, and obtaining affordable housing.

The Forensic Case Manager works primarily in the community, interfacing with clients at locations varying from correctional facilities to local emergency shelters. This position will also serve as the primary liaison for the local court and legal administration such as the district attorney.

  Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •          Attends daily crisis team meetings.
  •          Ongoing case management needs assessment and treatment planning.
  •          Jail discharge planning and support of conditional release requirements.
  •          Providing outreach and services with a collaborative, solution-focused approach using natural and community supports.
  •          Manages a variable caseload of clients involved in legal system.
  •          Provide services in the community at various locations: jail, court, emergency shelters, CMHP building.
  •          Performs outreach and engagement as a preventative measure.
  •          Interview clients to assess needs and consider additional resource referral with community partners
  •          Tracks all cases in Oregon Judicial Department Website and sends updates to all members of interdisciplinary team as needed
  •          Coordinates with Clatsop County Court, Defense, and ENCC to send updates on cases.
  •          Assists with referral and coordination of entry into diversion programs such as Mental Health or Drug treatment court as needed.
  •          providers of clients by visiting them in their homes, workplaces, or in the community
  •          Change method and degree of treatment when indicated by clients’ reactions as outlined in the recovery plan
  •          Discuss progress toward goals with clients, clients’ families, and other natural support providers
  •          Conduct relaxation exercises, facilitate skills training groups, teach life skills, and other evidence-based services
  •          Refer clients to supportive services to supplement treatment and counseling
  •          Obtain Releases of Information to be able to consult and coordinate care with other community agencies
  •          Maintain client confidentiality and adhere to ethical standards of the profession
  •          Participate in Investigations, court hearings, and other legal proceedings as directed by Supervisor and/or subpoena and maintain the required documentation for the          same
  •          Remain flexible to the changing demands of a mental health system and the needs of the agency

 Requirements:

  •          Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) certificate or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
  •          2-4 years of prior experience in the field of case management working with individuals in the area of mental health or substance use treatment.
  •          Knowledge of the DSM 5
  •          Knowledge of processes related to mental health in Oregon
  •          Must have general keyboarding and computer skills.
  •          Skilled at remaining calm in stressful situations and de-escalating potential aggression from clients.
  •          Skilled at group facilitation.
  •          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:

  •         Bachelor’s Degree in a behavioral science field
  •         Bilingual (Spanish)
  •         Experience working in corrections or the legal system

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



Registered Behavioral Analysis Interventionist


General Position Summary

The Registered Behavioral Analysis Interventionist (RBAI) provides in-home behaviorally based intervention to clients who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, possible additional neurological and/or developmental disabilities. The specific role of the Behavioral Interventionist is to provide in-home 1:1 ABA therapy sessions utilizing programs specifically designed and tailored for the individual client.  Essential duties are determined by the ABA Program and individualized client therapy is based on the direction of a supervising Board-Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA).

 

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

  •         Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements;
  •         Responsible for following the prescribed skill acquisition and behavior reduction plan developed by the BCBA;
  •         Responsible for assisting with parent and in-home provider training in line with client’s individualized treatment plan;
  •         Electronic Health Record (EHR) system documentation
  •         Maintain client confidentiality;
  •         Responsible for maintaining a clean, safe, and organized facility-based therapy environment when appropriate;
  •         Assist clients with learning a variety of self-help living skills;
  •         Successfully follow and implement written behavioral programming within various settings;
  •         Assess and record behavior in an accurate, detailed, and timely manner;
  •         Implement behavior plans and procedures designed to address identified goals and objectives;
  •         Communicate well with all parties involved with child, both verbally and in writing;
  •         Complete all agency-required paperwork accurately and within the identified timeframe;
  •         Willing to participate in client transportation in vehicles to and from community activities, mental health appointments and school to assist and support problematic behavior as appropriate;
  •         Follow all the behavioral and crisis plans for the identified youth;
  •         Develop a positive and therapeutic working relationship with identified youth, families, in-home providers and community partners;
  •         To familiarize, implement and comply with all agency policies and procedures;
  •         Ability to problem solve and manage crisis in the moment, deferring complex issues to supervisor;
  •         Willingness to learn crisis de-escalation and passive restraint techniques;
  •         Maintain and acquired technical knowledge by attending required trainings;
  •         Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience Required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential ·duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree preferred; At least 1 year working experience with children/adolescents preferred; RBAI Certification (Registered Behavioral Analysis Interventionist) required or ability to complete 40-hour RBAI training and obtain RBAI certification within 60 days of hire.  Combination of education/experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties outlined for this position may be considered.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized and ability to multitask.
  • Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and importance of maintaining confidentiality.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check 
  • Have and maintain an Oregon or Washington Driver’s license and meet the agency’s insurance carrier’s insurance standards.    

Desired Skills:

Spanish speaking/writing


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

Posted 10-7-2020


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.