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Behavioral Health Specialist II, Crisis Team (Part-time, Day shift, Limited-duration)

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

Job Description:

Behavioral Health Specialist II, Crisis Team (Part-time, Day shift, Limited-duration) Print (/deschutes/job/_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3058670&sharedWindow=0) Apply Behavioral Health Specialist II, Crisis Team (Part-time, Day shift, Limited-duration) Salary $3,031.53 - $4,265.67 Monthly Location Bend, OR Job Type Limited duration, part-time, pro-rated benefits Department Health Services Job Number 2021-00065 Closing Continuous + Description + Benefits + Questions Summary Deschutes County is accepting applications for a limited-duration, part-time, Behavioral Health Specialist II, Crisis Team member. This position provides phone and face-to-face crisis screening and referral involving a variety of situations including high-risk children and adults needing hospital, residential or respite care. Clinician may perform a variety of treatment services for both voluntary and involuntary clients including, but not limited to, comprehensive assessments, case management consultation, and crisis intervention. Services are provided at the newly established Deschutes County Stabilization Center (DCSC). Incumbent will perform civil commitment evaluations for involuntary hospitalization.This position will work a non-traditional schedule including holidays. Typical schedule for this position is Saturday and Sunday from 7:00am-7:30pm.This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. 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 position is under review. Changes to job duties and requirements may occur. Compensation $3,031.53 to $4,062.54 per month for a 103.60 hour work month (24 hours per week). Salary normally starts at the first step. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately. $3,183.11 to $4,265.67 per month for a 103.60 hour work month (24 hours per week) 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 is a limited-duration employment position as defined by Deschutes County Code Chapter 3.08.010.The position may be terminated by Deschutes County based upon the availability of discrete revenue sources. If the specified discreet revenue source has yet to terminate, the position may be terminated by the County to fulfill its business needs, as determined by the sole discretion of the County.This position will terminate no later than June 30, 2022. Should funding changes occur such that the position is no longer restricted by the specified discreet revenue source, the County at its sole discretion may at that later date offer regular employment status to the incumbent in this position. This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis. 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: + 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). + Experience providing crisis intervention. Must have working knowledge in the following: + Community behavioral health and addictions concepts. + Client assessment and case management. + Treatment services, planning and protocols. + Behavioral health disorders and diagnostic classifications. + Psychological, sociological and psychiatric theories. Required skills: + Well-developed human relations skills with an appreciable interpersonal sensitivity and awareness of client situations and values. + Interviewing and counseling skills. + Writing skills to prepare clear and concise reports. Must have a demonstrated ability to: + Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. + Apply theory in behavioral health and addictions diagnosis. + Plan and implement intervention programs. + Handle crisis situations. + Work effectively both independently and in a team setting. + Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients and their families, other agencies and the public at all times. + Collaborate with team members. + Act professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality. + Prepare concise and complete documentation related to client treatment, progress and services in a timely and professional manner. 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. Computer literacy with strong typing and computer skills required. Must have dependable transportation and be willing and able to drive throughout the tri-county area in sometimes adverse weather conditions. 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' 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 Preference will be given for experience providing crisis intervention. Do you possess experience providing crisis intervention? + 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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