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Behavioral Health Specialist II, Adult Outpatient (South County Hub: La Pine) Re-opened

Company: Deschutes County
Location: Bend
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Behavioral Health Specialist II, Adult Outpatient (South County Hub: La Pine) Re-opened Print (/deschutes/job/_bulletin.cfm?jobID=2971138&sharedWindow=0) Apply Behavioral Health Specialist II, Adult Outpatient (South County Hub: La Pine) Re-opened Salary $5,052.65 - $7,109.58 Monthly Location Bend, OR Job Type Regular, full time, full benefits Department Health Services Job Number 2021-00011 Closing Continuous + Description + Benefits + Questions Summary Deschutes County is currently accepting applications for a Behavioral Health Specialist II Outpatient Integrated Care Team. The incumbent will provide outpatient intensive services to a diverse group of clients from youth to older adults. This includes individuals with a variety of diagnoses: anxiety, depression, PTSD, bi-polar disorder, substance use disorders, and psychosis. Clinicians utilize a variety of evidenced-based treatment models. In addition to being skilled at providing individual and family counseling, the incumbent should also be able to provide integrated health interventions, case management services, and lead therapy groups each week. Successful candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team emphasizing treating clients with co-occurring mental health/substance use/ and medical conditions; They should be accomplished in collaboration with other members of the treatment team and be able to develop and maintain positive relationships with community partners and social service agencies. With the high prevalence of trauma among individuals receiving mental health services, it is required that the incumbent understand the effects of trauma on health, coping, and other aspects of the lives of those we serve.This job posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and functions. Notification to all candidates will be sent viaemail and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your account for application status. Additional information regarding the position may be found by clickinghere. (/careers/deschutes/classspecs) This classification is under review. Changes to job duties and requirements may occur. Compensation $5,052.65 to $6,771.03 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. $5,305.29 to $7,109.58 per month for a 172.67 hour work month for those possessing current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Salary normally starts at the first step. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately. This position has been re-opened until filled. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field with one year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR a Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Occupational Therapy with three years of experience in a behavioral health field. There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) hired by Deschutes County Health Services (DCHS). This only applies to QMHPs who do not possess current licensure or are currently pursuing licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. Please see website for information on these requirements:rg/en/. There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification fees will be paid by DCHS, if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification. Preference will be given for: + Individuals with a Master's degree in Social work (MSW). + Current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). + CADC certification and/or experience providing addictions treatment. + Experience with short-term or solution focused treatment therapy. + Experience with evidenced-base models of therapy, such as DBT, CBT, EMDR. + Experience treating individuals with SPMI, bipolar, and/or PTSD disorders. + Bilingual in Spanish and English. Must have a demonstrated ability to: + Provide short-term or solution focused treatment therapy. + Use evidenced-base models of therapy, such as DBT, CBT, EMDR. + Treat individuals with SPMI, bipolar, and/or PTSD disorders. + Conduct comprehensive assessments utilizing the DSM 5. + Establish working diagnoses and treatment plans. + Prepare concise and complete assessments and documentation related to client treatment, progress and services in a timely and professional manner. + Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. + Work within an Electronic Health Record system with advanced computer skills. + Work effectively both independently and in a team setting. + Act professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality. + Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients, other agencies and the public at all times. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule when necessary, to meet client and department needs. Must have dependable transportation and be able and willing to drive throughout Deschutes County in sometimes adverse weather conditions. Computer literacy with strong typing and computer skills required. Physical Requirements: Requires sufficient ambulatory ability to drive throughout Deschutes County and to provide face-to-face services in a variety of settings in the community, including but not limited to hospitals, jails, clinics, client homes, and community and residential settings within required response times. Must have the ability to work in an office that is environmentally controlled; possess sufficient hand coordination to perform keyboarding and data entry; arm/hand movements to retrieve work materials and operate a variety of general office equipment; and an ability to sit, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, reach, stand, grasp, talk, hear, see, and lift up to 10 pounds on an occasional basis. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes County offers eligible employees a comprehensive health care package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their eligible dependents at a minimal cost of $90 per month. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following 1 month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, Deschutes County provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: + Life Insurance for employee and dependents + Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance + Long-term Disability Insurance + Employee Assistance Program + Retirement Program through Oregon PERS + Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: + 125 Flexible Spending Program + 457 Deferred Compensation Program + Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please /hrand click on Employee Benefits. 01 This position requires a Master's Degree in psychology, social work, recreational therapy, music therapy, art therapy or a behavioral science field with one year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR a Bachelor's degree in nursing or occupational therapy, licensed by the State of Oregon, with three years of experience in a behavioral health field. Do you meet this requirement? + Yes + No 02 Please state the level and field of your degree. 03 Are you currently licensed without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Please check the box that describes your current licensure status. + Yes, I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). (Please skip to question # 6) + Yes, I am Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT). (Please skip to question # 6) + Yes, I am Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). (Please skip to question # 6) + No, but I am actively pursuing a license in Oregon as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. (Please skip to question # 5) + No, I am not currently licensed in Oregon as listed above, nor am I actively pursuing licensure. (Please go to question # 4) 04 Are you currently registered or certified as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) in the state of Oregon or eligible for registration into the QMHP certification program? (To check if you are registered or certified as a QMHP clickHERE (rg/en/) ). + Yes, I am currently registered or certified as a QMHP in Oregon. + Yes, I am eligible to obtain registration into the QMHP certification program within 45 days from the date of hire. + No, I am not currently certified as a QMHP, nor am I eligible to obtain registration into the QMHP certification program within 45 days from date of hire. 05 If you are pursuing Oregon licensure, which license are you currently pursuing (LCSW, LMFT, or LPC) and what date do you expect to receive your license? 06 Please tell us why you are a good candidate for this position. Please be specific in respect to the job responsibilities. 07 Please describe your experience utilizing evidenced-based practices and outcome tools (such as motivational interviewing, solution-focused therapy, Trauma focused CBT, EMDR, DBT, Seeking Safety, Trauma informed care, ACORN, DLA-20 or others). 08 Do you have experience documenting clinical services in an Electronic Health Record? + Yes + No 09 If applicable, what Electronic Health Records have you utilized? 10 Preference will be given for individuals who have a CADC with experience providing SUD treatment to individuals. Do you possess a CADC? + Yes + No 11 If applicable, please describe your experience and treatment philosophy working with individuals with trauma, personality disorders, and/or substance use disorders. 12 If applicable, please describe your experience and treatment philosophy working with individuals with complex medical conditions. 13 This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule to meet client and program needs. Do you have the ability to work a flexible schedule to meet client and department needs? + Yes + No 14 Preference will be given for bilingual in English and Spanish. Do you speak and/or write in English and Spanish? + No + Yes, I speak English and some Spanish + Yes, I speak English and Spanish fluently + Yes, I speak and write in English and Spanish 15 Successful candidates must have the ambulatory ability to drive throughout Deschutes County and to provide face-to-face services in a variety of settings in the community, including hospitals, jails, clinics, client homes, etc. Applicants must also be willing and able to drive throughout Deschutes County in sometimes adverse weather conditions. Can you meet these requirements? + Yes + No Required Question Agency Deschutes County Human Resources Address 1300 NW Wall Street Suite 201Bend, Oregon, 97703 Phone (541) 330-4643 Website /jobs Apply Please verify your email addressVerify Email

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