Crisis, Assessment, Triage Team Therapist/QMHP

Yamhill County   McMinnville , OR   Full-time
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Crisis, Assessment, Triage Team Therapist/QMHP
(HS Specialist II or III)
HS Specialist II Salary: $4639- $5984/month
HS Specialist III Salary: $5066- $6475/month
(DOE) with Excellent Benefits
Job #BH21-097
Recruitment closes September 17, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.


The CAT Team Therapist/QMHP
Yamhill County Adult Behavioral Health has one regular full-time therapist (QMHP) position available to provide
integrated behavioral health services using training and experience in evidence-based practices for adults with cooccurring 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. Please see attached job descriptions for full details.

The Benefits
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 Qualifications
A MSW or master’s degree in a social services field from an accredited school is required in addition to:
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-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).
CADC is preferred but not required at hire; however the expectation will be for the individuals 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. Must have an NPI number or be able to obtain one upon employment. Successful completion of a background check is also required.


The Candidate
The successful candidate must have 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. They 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. Typing and computer proficiency are required for collaborative documentation. 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 and values diversity.


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Yamhill County

McMinnville , OR