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CLINICAL MANAGER
The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center (NCC) is an independent, nonprofit, community
mental health center providing counseling, psychiatric medication management and psychoeducational
workshops to more than 1,400 people each year, regardless of faith or financial
resources. The Center has a special commitment to the disenfranchised who often shoulder the
greatest emotional and financial burdens of mental health issues and poverty.
Classification: Full-time, 40 hours/week; Exempt
Compensation: $57,000-61,000 DOE; paid vacation, sick, holidays; full medical and dental;
retirement
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Northeast Portland, Oregon
Closing Date: March 28, 2014
Summary: The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center seeks a highly motivated, compassionate
and collaborative therapist and manager to lead counseling programs and staff. The Clinical
Manager (CM) serves in senior leadership and contributes to setting the organization’s strategic
direction and clinical priorities. The CM also establishes and supports the professional, clinical and ethical values and standards to which all clinical staff are expected to adhere. The CM promotes
quality and safety of care and fosters a culture of open and continuous improvement.

Click here to read the full job description: Job Announcement-clinical Manager 2014
Posted 2/28/14


Child and Family Therapist II or III (WA State Licensed)
Columbia River Mental Health Services provides behavioral health services that promote healthy people, healthy families and a healthy community. Lives change here!

We are seeking a Child and Family Therapist II or III (WA State Licensed) to join our Child & Family team. The successful candidate will have a MA, MS or MSW specializing in Counseling or Social Work and a minimum of 2 years full-time post graduate experience in providing direct clinical services to children/youth and their families to decrease risk factors and increase success in community and school setting. Experience with community based and wrap around services and MHP eligibility required. Maintain Washington Agency Affiliated Counselor Certification or higher-level Washington State Licensure. A pre-hire drug screen, criminal background check and annual TB testing are required.

Job Duties will include:

- Use Motivational Interviewing techniques to establish therapeutic rapport and facilitate active engagement in treatment.
- Conduct diagnostic assessments
- Develop Individual Service Plans that identify areas of clinical intervention and/or need which include a specific time frame for the completion of each identified goal.
- Provide therapeutic intervention to address identified treatment and recovery goals
- Participate in case consultation as indicated.
- Continuously assess client status and determine ongoing medical necessity for treatment.
- Routinely assess for level of risk, and respond to emergent situations.
- Coordinate care with relevant internal and external providers and informal supports
- Complete all documentation and charting as required by law or agency contract.
- To maintain an acceptable number of client contact hours per month.
- Possess knowledge of client rights and ensure an atmosphere that allows for consumer privacy, dignity, and well-being in a safe secure environment.
- Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures.
- Maintain valid driver's license and appropriate automobile liability insurance

Salary Range:
Therapist II: $14.86 - $16.36 (DOE)
Therapist III (WA State Licensed): $17.79 - $19.57 (DOE)
Columbia River offers benefit eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; employer paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance; Pension plan with an employer sponsored 5% contribution and a very generous Paid Time Off program.

To apply please email a cover letter w/salary requirements & resume to recruiter@crmhs.org

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Posted: 1/24/2014


Therapist II or III (WA State Licensed)
Columbia River Mental Health Services is seeking a Therapist II or III (WA State Licensed) to join our Community Support team. The successful candidate will have a MA, MS or MSW specializing in counseling or social work and a minimum of 2 years full-time post graduate experience in providing treatment to children, families and Adults with severe emotional disturbances. MHP & CMHS eligibility required. Experience with community based services; wrap around teams and CDP or chemical dependency treatment with youth a plus. Experience with Community Based Services preferred. For a Therapist III - WA State licensure is required besides other requirements listed above. A pre-hire drug screen, criminal background check, annual TB testing and maintaining valid driver’s license and appropriate automobile liability insurance are required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / JOB RESULTS

- Therapist work with their clients in the community, in the home and in the clinic.
- Use Motivational Interviewing techniques to establish therapeutic rapport and facilitate active
engagement in treatment.
- Conduct diagnostic assessments
- Develop Individual Service Plans that identify areas of clinical intervention and/or need which
include a specific time frame for the completion of each identified goal.
- Provide therapeutic intervention to address identified treatment and recovery goals
- Participate in case consultation as indicated.
- Continuously assess client status and determine ongoing medical necessity for treatment.
- Routinely assess for level of risk, and respond to emergent situations.
- Coordinate care with relevant internal and external providers and informal supports
- Complete all documentation and charting as required by law or agency contract.
- To maintain an acceptable number of client contact hours per month.
- Possess knowledge of client rights and ensure an atmosphere that allows for consumer privacy,
dignity, and well-being in a safe secure environment.
- Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control
procedures.

STARTING SALARY RANGE:
Therapist II: $14.86 – 16.36 (DOE)
Therapist III: $17.79 - $19.57 (DOE)

SHIFTS/STATUS:
Days, Some Evenings and Weekends
Full-time
To apply please email a resume and a cover letter w/salary requirements & resume to recruiter@crmhs.org
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Posted: 1/24/2014


OLD MILL CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
CLINICAL SUPERVISOR FOR CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for the planning, implementation and supervision of Outpatient mental health services. The Clinical Supervisor will oversee the following areas: Initial referral, screening intake, case
assignment, treatment planning and review, review of reports, adherence to AMH regulations and other related regulations, quality assurance system, record keeping oversight, staff supervision and appraisal, community relationships as well as providing input into the Center’s programs, policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATION:
Master's degree qualifying in social work, psychology, counseling, education sociology, or an
allied field and a minimum of five years experience in full time paid social work or therapy position,
three years working directly with families and children and a minimum of two years as a supervisor, community organizer; or a satisfactory equivalent combination of knowledge, experience and training. Must be a Qualified Mental Health Professional in the state of Oregon and licensed in
the state of Oregon. Must have working knowledge of psychiatric diagnoses, prescribed therapeutic interventions, milieu therapy and family systems approaches and best practice and mental health related Evidence Based Practices. Must subscribe to a professional code of ethics.

Please see more information here: http://www.oldmillcenter.org/html/services/documents/ClinicalSupervisorOct2013.pdf
Posted 10/28/13


CLINICAL MANAGER

The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center (NCC) is a nonprofit community mental health center
providing counseling, psychiatric medication management and psycho-educational workshops to
more than 1,400 people each year, regardless of faith or financial resources. The Center has a
special commitment to the disenfranchised who often shoulder the greatest emotional and financial
burdens of mental health issues and poverty.


Classification: Full-time, 40 hours/week; Exempt
Compensation: $47,000-50,000 DOE; paid vacation, sick, holidays; full medical and dental;
retirement
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Northeast Portland, Oregon
Closing Date: November 26, 2013


Summary: The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center seeks a highly motivated, compassionate
and collaborative therapist and manager to lead counseling programs and staff. The Clinical
Manager (CM) serves in senior leadership and contributes to setting the organization’s strategic
direction and clinical priorities. The CM also establishes and supports the professional, clinical and
ethical values and standards to which all clinical staff are expected to adhere. The CM promotes
quality and safety of care and fosters a culture of open and continuous improvement.

Please submit cover letter and resume by November 26, 2013 to:
Clinical Manager Search
NCC
8383 NE Sandy Blvd. #205 or jobs@nwcounseling.org.
Portland, OR 97220
Posted 10/28/13


Family Support Specialist Part Time
Children’s Center is seeking a part-time Family Support Specialist. This position is responsible for providing support services, including information and referrals to non-offending caregivers of children suspected to be victims of abuse. Experience with child welfare, law enforcement and social work required. Spanish speaking strongly preferred.  Master’s degree in social work, counseling, child development or related field and five or more years of experience working with abused and neglected children required. Professional pay and training provided.  Send cover letter and resume to HR@childrenscenter.cc

www.childrenscenter.cc
Deadline: October 11th
Posted 9/30/13


Director, Mental Health
Job Purpose:

Provides leadership, business acumen and management for operations of the Mental Health Department including regional services and mental health teams in the local medical offices. Provides leadership for achievement of Regional priorities across all pillars: Service, Quality, Growth, People, and Financial. Manages projects of considerable scope and long-term regional consequence. Designs and implements operational structures in partnership with medical, union and health plan staff. Leads collaborative communication, planning and coordination activities to foster positive environment for employee growth, development and team work and provision of high quality health care and service to members. Supports managers, physician leaders and staff in resolution of operational problems in identifying resource and system needs. Manages improvement of department /facility performance.
 
Essential Functions:
• Administrative: Ensures efficient, ongoing operations in MH through an effective organizational structure, and the selection, development, appraisal, motivation and retention of competent personnel.
• Fosters and supports an area-wide culture of continuous quality improvement based upon regular problem identification and solving activities undertaken by cross-facility and cross-functional groups.
• Promotes and supports development of work group empowerment, improved communications, individual initiative, creativity, and environment characterized by a strong ethic of trust, cooperation and personal commitment and respect of the individual.
• In conjunction with the partner physician, works with the provider group to create an efficient and satisfying professional environment, supportive of professional practice, intellectual curiosity and balance between service, quality and cost.
• Promotes effective working partnerships between physician leadership, union leadership, management and staff.
• Develops and administers operations budget to ensure continuous cost structure and quality improvements through the appropriate use of available resources.
• Administers budget in manner to maximize the resources in meeting the needs of the region.
• Provides leadership for all long and short-term planning for facilities and service offerings, and coordination of facility remodeling and construction projects once approved.
• Contributes to member satisfaction and staff morale by providing for safe, efficient, pleasant and accessible patient care/work environments.
• Completes regular rounds to evaluate properly the safety and aesthetic considerations, assures compliance with OSHA/WISHA guidelines and other regulatory requirements.
• Provides leadership and manages the design and implementation of programs in support of department/facility care delivery and administrative operations.
• Seeks out opportunities for innovation and assists others in developing executable strategies.
• Directs the design, monitoring, and reporting of performance metrics.
• Lends support, leadership and/or sponsorship to cross-department/facility projects to increase organizational efficiency.
• Ensures the strategic development and facility/department performance of assigned areas, and works in collaboration with other regional and national leaders in support of regional and program success.
• Provides leadership and support to health plan staff.
• Assures that the quality and appropriateness of patient care provided by members of the department is monitored and evaluated, and action is taken in a timely manner to address identified problems.
• This job description is not all encompassing.
Basic Qualifications:
• Five (5) years of increasing leadership and management experience in a health service delivery system.
• Master's degree in social work, clinical psychology or closely related field.
• Has knowledge of major therapeutic modalities in the treatment of mental health conditions, mental health service delivery programs, supervision of professional staff, management technologies and program evaluation.
• Budget and fiscal management expertise.
• Working knowledge of statistical and research methodology in mental health field.
• Ability to develop, monitor and coordinate multi-discipline mental health department.
• Demonstrates interpersonal, leadership, communication and influence skills.
• Ability to manage day to day operational issues effecting service delivery.
• Ability to use CQI methodology for program development and evaluation.
• Use computerized communication tools.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Five (5) years or more of increasing leadership and management experience in mental health service delivery systems.
• Five (5) years or more of clinical experience in mental health field including providing clinical supervision.
• Ph. D. or master's degree in social work, clinical psychology or a closely related field.
• Current professional certification or license in good standing. Current license to practice without restriction, in Oregon and/or Washington.
• Thorough knowledge of major therapeutic modalities in the treatment of mental health conditions, mental health service delivery programs, supervision of professional staff, management technologies and program evaluation preferred.
• Ability to develop, monitor and coordinate multi-discipline mental health department preferred.
• Strong interpersonal, leadership, communication and influence skills preferred.
• Manage day to day operational issues effecting service delivery preferred.
• Ability to use CQI methodology in the development of programs preferred.
• Use computerized communication tools preferred.
• Develop performance based measures for individual, clinician and department for the purpose of quality monitoring and accreditation preferred.
 
Salary Range:
$48.79 - $87.74

To apply for this opportunity, please refer them to www.kp.org/jobs.
Posted 9/16/2013


Executive Director

De Paul Treatment Centers seeks a dynamic, business savvy, mission-driven Executive Director to lead the agency’s next chapter in Oregon’s transforming health care environment.  For nearly 40 years, De Paul has provided drug and alcohol treatment in Portland and the metro area—supporting more than 30,000 adults and youth in creating freedom from addiction. The agency’s next executive leader will report to the Board of Directors and work with the experienced Executive Team and staff to pursue additional strategic partnerships, increase earned and raised revenues, and continue to make high quality, evidence-based treatment accessible to youth, adults and families.
About De Paul Treatment Centers

The mission of De Paul Treatment Centers is to work with individuals, families and communities to create freedom from addiction. De Paul’s treatment programs are nationally accredited and serve individuals and families with substance use and mental health disorders. The organization has an annual budget of approximately $9.6 million, a staff of 150, three locations including residential and outpatient facilities, and numerous partnerships with health care providers, funders and other community organizations.  De Paul Treatment Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome diversity.  To view the complete job description and application instructions, click here: Depaul Exec Dir


Outpatient Counselor

De Paul Treatment Centers serves the greater Portland community by providing drug and alcohol addiction treatment services. We are currently seeking a full time Outpatient Counselor for our Hillsboro facility. Counselor position provides professional treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders to adults and families. Candidates must be familiar with strength based counseling and have knowledge of dual diagnosis, Stages of Change and Motivational Interviewing. This position requires a Master’s degree. LPC/LMFT/LCSW and/or CADC preferred. Position is M-F, evening hours required.  Bilingual and bicultural applicants are encouraged to apply.

This position requires 2+ years’ continuous sobriety, if recovering.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

De Paul Treatment Centers, Inc.
Attn:  Melissa Farin
PO Box 3007
Portland, OR  97208-3007
Fax: (503) 693-6474
melissaf@depaultreatmentcenters.org
EOE
Posted 8/30/13


Mental Health Service Area Supervisor
Job Purpose:
Assume supervisory responsibility for Mental Health and Health Plan staff, including therapists, prescribers, MAs, and RNs, and manage daily operations for assigned Mental Health offices.  Participates with and assists the Mental Health Regional Director, and MH Leadership Team, and the Chief of the Mental Health Department in Program Development, Strategic Planning, and Operations Leadership. Partners with the Area Medical Director to facilitate successful team functioning in their respective service area.  Provides high quality MH clinical services to Kaiser Permanente members in a cost effective manner and in accordance with accepted professional practice standards.
 
Essential Functions:
• Deliver high quality clinical services to MH patients.
• Interviews, assesses & evaluates patients who present w/ psychiatric dysfunction; provides professional counseling & treatment w/ the goal of maximizing personal/familial functioning.
• Assist w/ urgent & post hospital access as needed.
• Provide consultation regarding clinical care to intra & interdepartmental colleagues.
• Complete & maintain computerized documentation of treatment services.
• Collaborates w/ treating physician, psychiatric & allied health professional team to plan & direct each individual member's treatment program.
• Provide all care w/in regional, departmental & professional standards for care.
• Maintains current knowledge in best practices in the management of behavioral health.
• Assume supervisory responsibility of the geographical (Salem Area, SW Washington Area, Westside Area Eastside Area, Central Service Area) or specialty (Triage) teams w/in the department.
• This includes direct supervision of MH Clinicians & HP staff, evaluation of Clinical Staff performance, development of Clinicians training plans, resolution of team problems, scheduling of Clinicians to meet dept & regional standards,.
• Utilize Human Resource disciplinary process if clinician's behavior falls below regional, departmental, or professional standards of practice.
• Keep Regional Director & Chief informed of such events at all times.
• Provide direct Clinical Supervision to Mental Health therapists in assigned service area, either in an individual or group format.
• Supervise therapeutic interventions & progress according to regionally defined outcome targets & priorities.
• Provide leadership & facilitation of program development, including participation in formulation & implementation of policy, procedures, services & treatment approaches; & leadership of multidisciplanarian case conferences & team meetings.
• Meet w/ Dept Chief & Dept Mental Health Leadership Team to design, implement & monitor above.
• Participate in region or department wide planning of special programs on an ad hoc basis when approved by regional or dept managers.
• Work w/ local Primary Care Leaders to address local clinic concerns & collaborate in problem solutions.
• Oversee daily operations of assigned teams to ensure delivery of high quality care & service:
• Manages day to day functions of multi-site outpatient behavioral health clinics.
• Manages behavioral health staff's daily schedules, including the use of on-call staff as needed.
• Monitors the compliance of staff & operations to KP standards & policies, State & Federal rules & regulations, & NCQA standards.
• Monitors staff's compliance to clinical standards developed by the dept clinical leaders.
• Develops Dept & Unit Policies & Procedures as assigned.  .
• Monitors & ensures staff meets dept productivity standards.
• Develops & maintains relationships w/ internal & inter-departmental staff.

• This job description is not all encompassing.

Basic Qualifications:
• Two (2) years of team or program management experience.
• Master's degree in Mental Health field with five (5) years of clinical experience AND two (2) years of supervision of professional staff.
• Current, unrestricted license in state where job is assigned:
 - Oregon Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) OR Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) OR Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) OR Licensed Psychologist (PhD or PsyD).
 - Washington Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) OR Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW) OR Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) OR Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) OR Licensed Psychologist (PhD or PsyD).
• National Provider Identification (NPI).
• Thorough and working knowledge of major Mental Health therapeutic modalities.
• Thorough and working knowledge of integrated medical and psychotherapy care of patients.
• Thorough and working knowledge of clinical supervision.
• Thorough and working knowledge of organizational development, quality management technology, continuous quality improvement methods, and professional standards regarding confidentiality and ethical behavior.
• Ability to access and provide diagnostic skills for diverse clinical population.
• Provide direct clinical care utilizing various modalities of treatment (i.e. individual, couple, family, group therapy).
• Manage a large volume of patients.
• Demonstrate ability in leadership, supervision and team building.
• Strong communication and problem solving skills.
• Required ability to travel between multiple sites.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
• Three (3) years of team or program management experience preferred.
• PhD. or master's degree in mental health field AND five (5) years of full time clinical experience and direct supervision of professional staff preferred.
 
Salary Range:
$34.18 - $58.22

Sign-on Bonus:
Sign-on bonus available.
To apply for this opportunity, please refer them to www.kp.org/jobs.
Posted 8/19/13


Counseling Program Supervisor

De Paul Treatment Centers serves the greater Portland community by providing drug and alcohol addiction treatment and dual diagnosis services. We currently have a full-time opening for a Counseling Program Supervisor in our Northeast Youth and Family Center; a residential treatment program for youth ages 13-18. This position manages all aspects of the residential counseling services including support and clinical supervision for a small staff of counselors, and requires strong supervision and program management skills. This is a working supervisor position that also carries a small caseload and works in close coordination with other residential departments as a member of the Leadership Team. Hours include some on-call and may at times require some evenings or weekends.

The position requires an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW who is able to sign off on hours for interns pursuing licensure, advanced clinical experience in behavioral health care, a minimum of 2 years of paid and supervised experience providing strength-based adolescent, family and group counseling with MI and Addiction/Recovery focus, and at least 1 year experience in a residential setting. CADC II Certification and knowledge of systems and Positive Youth Development is preferred. Bilingual/bicultural applicants are encouraged to apply.

Position requires 2+ years’ continuous sobriety, if recovering.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:
De Paul Treatment Centers, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 3007
Portland, OR  97208-3007
Fax: (503) 535-1190
jobs@depaultreatmentcenters.org
EOE
Posted 8/5/13


Youth and Family Counselor
De Paul Treatment Centers serves the greater Portland community by providing drug and alcohol addiction treatment services.

We currently have an opening for a Youth and Family Counselor at our Hillsboro outpatient facility for 32 hours per week. This position provides treatment and support to adolescent clients and their families/significant others.  Duties include assessment of youth and family history/functioning, individual therapy, family therapy, youth group and multi-family group, documentation and collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. Position requires a Master’s degree, preferably MFT, plus a year of experience working with youths and families.  Must be flexible with days and times of availability and provide some evening hours.  

All positions at De Paul require 2+ years’ continuous sobriety, if recovering.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:
De Paul Treatment Centers, Inc.
Attn: Chris Farentinos
PO Box 3007
Portland, OR  97208-3007
Fax: (503) 535-1190
Chrisf@depaultreatmentcenters.org
EOE
Posted 8/5/13


MFT Jobs with the Veterans Administration

The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking to hire more than 60 LMFTs for positions at VA facilities in 18 states. These positions have salaries that range from $57,000 to $74,000.  For a complete list of these MFT positions with the VA, including information on applying with the VA click here .



 

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