The Human Services Specialist II/III
There are three regular, part-time positions (20-32 hours/week) for therapists (QMHP) 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 providing treatment to assigned clients, diagnosis and treatment planning activities, maintaining accurate treatment records, effective case management, while working closely with an integrated behavioral health team. We are actively working on being a trauma informed agency. This position provides a great opportunity for professional development and advancement in clinical skills. (Salary will be pro-rated and will depend on hours worked per week.)
The Benefits - (premiums will be pro-rated for part-time)
Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage is available for the entire family. For the 2021- 2022 plan year, the County will pay 98% of the monthly premium and employees will pay 2% ($35.78 per month) for the
Base Plan. With this plan, employees are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.
Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).
Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid.
Life insurance - $10,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid.
Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, employees earn 13 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance, employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.
The position requires a master's degree from an accredited school in social work, clinical psychology,
psychiatric nursing, or a related field 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 QMHP, CADC, or QMRP to work in respective fields. May require licensing.
HS Specialist III: Three years’ post-master’s experience. 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).
Preference will be given to those applicants with training and experience in evidence-based practices and experience providing intensive mental health and addictions services in a community-based setting. The successful candidates must have an NPI number or the ability to obtain one upon employment. Will be subject to successful completion of a background check.
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 is 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 coworkers, 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.
Yamhill CountyMcMinnville , OR