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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: Adult Outpatient Program Manager, Residential Counselor, Recovery Ally, Rapid Access Manager, Rapid Access Dual Diagnosis Clinician (QMHP), Dual Diagnosis Clinician (QMHP/CADC), 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.



Adult Outpatient Program Manager – AOT, GERO, and Supported Employment

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare (CBH) is seeking an Adult Outpatient Program Manager. The Adult Outpatient Program Manager will be responsible for oversight of the Adult Outpatient and Supported Employment (SEP) Programs.  They will oversee evidence and community-based programs including Supported Employment and education, Geriatric Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review (GER/PASSR) and Mandated Mental Health services.  This position will provide overall management and coordination of community and office-based programs to provide smooth referral process and transition between these programs, other CBH programs, and stakeholders.

The Adult Outpatient Program Manager is responsible for implementing and maintaining SEP to fidelity expectations (fidelity maintenance, identifying areas of needed improvement, and advocating for program at agency-level). 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overall management of the Adult Outpatient Mental Health and Supported Employment teams.
  • 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).
  • Licensure Required – Must hold an active license in Oregon with any of the following licensing Boards (LPC, LMFT, LCSW).
  • 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

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

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.

Posted: 1/1/22


Recovery Ally

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare (CBH) has an immediate opening for a full time Recovery Ally. This position will provide outreach to individuals who need help but are not ready to seek services. The work occurs in a variety of community settings to include emergency departments and the jail.

Requirements:

  •       Any combination of experience/training that will demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of this position may be considered. Must have the potential to be certified as a peer recovery mentor. (The Certified Recovery Mentor (CRM) requires an Oregon Health Authority approved addiction peer training program, which CBH will assist in scheduling once hired. Per OHA requirements CRM's must be in recovery from substance use dependence and have a minimum of 2 years recovery.)
  •       Work with community partners to identify high utilizers of the emergency departments and the jail system due to their substance use
  •       Provide non-contingent supportive relationship to targeted individuals. Mentor them in whatever their stage of recovery is and help them identify positive coping skills and healthy living activities.
  •       Act as a community resource, assisting in connecting individuals and families to local groups and organizations where, through participation, they will develop natural supports that will sustain them into the future
  •       Skills related to professional clinical documentation and file management
  •       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:

  • Knowledge and experience of current Oregon Administrative Rule's and state requirements related to position  
  • Bilingual

Posted 12/16/2020



Rapid Access Manager

Position Summary:

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) Rapid Access Manger (RAM). The Rapid Access Manager will be responsible for the daily operations and oversight of the Rapid Access Clinic, the outpatient assessment team and the Call Center/Intake Department.  They are responsible for ensuring all new clients access the appropriate follow up care within a reasonable amount of time, based on clinical presentation and identified risk factors. This position requires a high level of attention to clinical detail.

This manager will provide oversight and direct service in the Rapid Access Clinic while supervising and collaborating with the team of clinicians and recovery allies working in the Clinic. This Rapid Access team will provide clinical support to all clients utilizing the Rapid Access Center.  They will triage cases, provide brief mental health assessments, ASAM, complete referrals and ensure appropriate follow up care is in place.

The Rapid Access Manager will work closely with all other program managers to ensure appropriate clinical support and follow up care is established. This manager will also be the contact for the Harbor, our local domestic violence shelter and organization. This position will participate as an active member of the CBH Leadership team and will work with intention to uphold and support the mission and work of Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  •         Clinical and daily operational oversight and supervision of the Rapid Access Clinic.
  •         Supervision of the Call Center/Intake Department and outpatient assessment team.
  •         Coordination with CBH program managers and directors to address workflows, operating procedures and program improvement.
  •         Coordination with CBH program managers and leadership to ensure clients are supported appropriately based on their clinical presentation and identified risk factors.
  •         Monitor Assessment availability for OP MH, SUD and Psych.  Communicate with appropriate departments to address access related issues.
  •         Provide direct care for the Rapid Access Clinic including but not limited to brief MH assessments, ASAM, risk assessment, safety planning, referrals, and care coordination.
  •         Participate as part of a clinical team to support all clients who utilize the Rapid Access clinic, welcome clients, triage cases and provide clinical supports.
  •         Act as the direct contact for the Harbor and provide support to their staff and clients as indicated and clinically appropriate.
  •         Communicate and collaborate with community partners to address community need.
  •         Participate in On Call Admin Back-up rotation.
  •         Participate as an active member of the CBH Leadership team.
  •         Commit to ongoing training, growth and awareness around cultural humility, equity, and inclusion.
  •         Participate in agency meetings as assigned.
  •         Facilitate staff meetings.

Requirements:

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

  •            Licensure required: LMFT, LPC or LCSW
  •            Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)

Program Managers in all programs 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.

 

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:

  •         Bilingual
  •         CADC

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

Posted: 12/7/2020


Rapid Access Dual Diagnosis Clinician (QMHP)

Position Summary:

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) Rapid Access Clinician. As the Rapid Access Clinician, you will be responsible for providing clinic-based intervention as part of the rapid access team with individuals that present mental health or substance use concerns. The Rapid Access Clinician position functions as part of an inter-disciplinary team and possesses flexibility to assist fellow team members to provide continuity and consistency of care to community members in need. 

This position performs a variety of services by presenting issues of individuals and triaged with the Rapid Access Manager and the Mobile Crisis Team.  You will assist in screening clients to determine if crisis assessment and safety planning is indicated. You will perform mental health assessments for individuals accessing care, and crisis assessments for individuals presenting with high risk symptoms. The Rapid Access Clinician will complete ASAM assessments for individuals presenting with substance use concerns.  Linking clients to supportive and sustainable community resources including housing, food scarcity, bridging care with primary care providers, accessing the Oregon Health Plan benefits, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  •         Perform mental health crisis assessment and intervention services to community members and document these in accordance with agency standards.
  •         Perform full mental health assessments and substance use assessments as indicated.
  •         Coordinate care interagency and with community partners and stakeholders.
  •         Report critical incidents or alleged client abuses to the CBH Abuse Investigator or outside agencies as needed within 24 hrs.
  •         Provide risk assessment and determine appropriate level of care, with consideration of least restrictive option and community integration as a priority.
  •         Provide crisis services resulting in coordination of care for future treatment and document accordingly.
  •         Provide services that are tied to treatment plans if currently in place.
  •         Conduct Mental Status Examinations and make appropriate treatment recommendations and referrals.
  •          Help identify client’s natural support system and be able to work within that system as appropriate to facilitate crisis intervention.
  •         Consult and coordinate services with other community partners: Developmental Disabilities, Substance Abuse, Primary Care Physicians, DHS, Senior & Disability Services, Courts, Community Action and Schools during crisis intervention to ensure adequate follow up.
  •         Responsible for obtaining Releases of Information (ROI) to be able to consult and coordinate with all other family/friends and identified community agencies/providers the client is involved with.
  •         Participate in regular team and agency meetings.
  •         Maintain client confidentiality and adhere to ethical standards of the profession.
  •         The ability to remain flexible to the changing demands of a mental health system and the needs of the agency.
  •         All CBH staff are mandatory abuse reporters per the State of Oregon, and as such all staff must be aware of and follow Mandatory Abuse Reporting policies.
  •         Continually increases level of cultural sensitivity, awareness and competency. Actively participates in training related to cultural effectiveness in working with diverse populations.

Requirements:

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

  •         Master’s Degree in the Behavioral Sciences from an accredited university is required.
  •         At least 3 years of outpatient clinical experience.
  •         Credentialing as a QMHP required.
  •         Dual diagnosis, CADCI or ability to obtain CADCR required.

         Required to have and maintain an Oregon or Washington Driver’s license and meet the agency’s insurance carrier’s insurance standards at the time of hire

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

Posted: 12/7/2020


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


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.
  • 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

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