IMPORTANT: This recruitment will close when a successful applicant has been selected, so APPLY NOW! PLEASE NOTE: A completed Yamhill County application MUST BE SUBMITTED to Human Resources for you to be considered for this position. E-mail sent through Craigslist will NOT be considered as a replacement for a completed employment application. Please visit www.co.yamhill.or.us/hr to download an application.
This is a regular full-time position for an Occupational Therapist in the Yamhill County Community Support Services Program. It is an excellent opportunity for variety & challenge in a multi-disciplinary, community mental health program to provide evidence-based, recovery oriented services to youth/adults with serious mental illness and their families. Candidate must be licensed as an Occupational Therapist with the State of Oregon, or eligible for licensing. Duties will include participation in annual evaluations, diagnosis and treatment planning activities, providing direct treatment and OT Assessment of assigned clients, and maintaining current records of treatment while working closely with an integrated behavioral health team.
In addition to working knowledge and techniques of community behavioral health, the position requires understanding behaviors of people under stress; the ability to develop and maintain cooperative relationships with clients, their families, physicians, law enforcement agencies, the courts, public and private agencies and administrators, and the community in general; knowledge of community mental health and chemical dependency services; and preparing and maintaining concise and complete client treatment and progress records. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively as part of a team, excellent communication skills, proficiency in computer use including basic office software, and will be dependable and organized. New graduates are welcome; bilingual (Spanish language) candidates are encouraged to apply. For more information, including a general job description and application, visit the County website at http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/hr.
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.
Yamhill County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in full compliance with the ADA. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. A completed County application is required. Applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other factor prohibited by law or regulation. Please notify the Human Resources Office if you need accommodation or assistance with any part of our application process
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