IMPORTANT: This recruitment closes October 28, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. A completed Yamhill County application MUST BE SUBMITTED to Human Resources for you to be considered for this position. Please visit the Human Resources page of our website at www.co.yamhill.or.us for more information, a link to the REQUIRED application, and details on how to apply.
Yamhill County Adult Behavioral Health has two (2) regular full-time therapist (QMHP) positions available to provide integrated behavioral health services using training and experience in evidence-based practices for adults with co-occurring mental health conditions such as serious mental illness, trauma disorders, and/or moderate mental health conditions. Duties will include intake assessments, crisis screenings in the clinic and community, effective case management, community crisis assistance in partnership with local law enforcement, travel to local hospitals to assist with acute care placement recommendations, diagnosis and treatment planning activities, providing treatment to assigned clients, and maintaining accurate treatment records, while working closely with an integrated behavioral health team.
The position requires an MSW or Master’s degree in a social services field from an accredited school AND:
HS Specialist II: One year of experience as a Human Services Specialist I. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures ability to perform the work may substitute for the above. Must qualify as a QMHP or CADC, to work in respective fields. May require licensing.
HS Specialist III: Three years’ post-masters experience. Must possess active professional license in the state of Oregon as a Qualified Mental Health Provider (QMHP) or be a non-licensed QMHP with dual credentialing as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC I, II, or III).
Additionally, CADC certification is preferred but not required at hire; however, the expectation will be for the individual in this position to be eligible to become a CADC Candidate and to complete the CADC I requirements within their first two years of hire. Successful completion of a background check is also required.
This position requires working knowledge of techniques specifically related to community mental health services and the following abilities: to understand the behavior of people under stress; to develop and maintain effective cooperative relationships with clients and their families, the community, physicians, law enforcement agencies, the courts, and public and private administrators; to interpret community mental health and chemical dependency services, and to prepare concise and complete client treatment and progress records. Typing and computer proficiency are required for collaborative documentation. The successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, and will be dependable, organized, self-directed, detail-oriented, and possess the ability to work in a team environment and to interact with co-workers, clients, and the public in a courteous, professional manner.
In order to qualify for most HHS positions, applicants:
**Must not be excluded from participation in federal health care programs (Medicaid,
Medicare, and other federally funded programs that provide health benefits); and
**Must not be excluded from participation in federal procurement (Federal
Acquisition Regulation) and non-procurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549).
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this classification with or without accommodation. A completed County application is required.
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