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This is a Mental Health Therapist 2 position that may be underfilled as a Mental Health Therapist 1, depending upon the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Mental Health Therapist 2: $33.44 - $44.80 hr (Non-exempt)
Mental Health Therapist 1: $27.56 - $36.94 hr (Non-exempt)
20 hours per week with full benefits
Typical work will be Saturdays and Sundays between 8:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Mental Health Therapist 2:
Provides independent functional assessment and treatment of Adults in Custody (AIC); provides crisis intervention services; assists in the development and implementation of behavioral health services to the community, including treatment groups; performs related duties as required. Primary responsibility of this class is to provide crisis intervention, case management, and treatment services, including intensive services, to consumers and their families and/or to develop and implement specific services in the community.
Mental Health Therapist 1:
Plans and carries out recreational, social and skills training activities; performs case management and counseling functions with Adults in Custody (AIC); facilitates counseling and/or skills training groups; performs related duties as required. Primary responsibility of this class is case management and counseling, without responsibility for developing and implementing specific programs in the community.
Mental Health Therapist 2 and 1:
Works under the supervision of a supervisor who assigns work, establishes goals, and reviews the results obtained for overall effectiveness.
Supervision of others is not a responsibility of positions in this classification. Mental Health Therapist 2 may act as Clinical Supervisor designee when needed. May assist in the supervision of practicum students and/or volunteers.
Typical Duties - Duties include, but are not limited to the following
Provide intensive case coordination, including triage, crisis intervention and referral to jail psychiatric prescriber as appropriate for consumers who are in jail. Provide case management and assessments in consultation and in coordination with jail/medical staff, probation and parole officers, Psychiatric Crisis Center, pre-commitment, contract staff and Adult Behavioral Health. Facilitate connection with community mental health provider/agency and referral back to treatment. Travel to community agencies and trainings as needed.
Provide triage and functional assessments of mental health, addiction and violence risk issues to jail inmates that include a provisional multi-axial diagnosis and interventions as well as long-term and short-term treatment and intervention recommendations that promote victim/community safety and continuity of care. Collaborate with family members and significant others as appropriate. Coordinate care for those individuals in jail who are enrolled with community agencies. Participate in the court and team meetings as indicated.
Provide traditional counseling services as appropriate.
Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team as appropriate in the evaluation of consumers’ mental health and behavioral recovery, addiction recovery and physical safety.
Drive a motor vehicle to attend meetings and staff meetings throughout county agencies.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Response Level 2: In the event of an emergency, employee makes a reasonable effort to report to work. Employee may be required to perform duties outside of their regularly assigned duties. Employee may be requested to work an extended or flexible schedule. Staff at this response level must complete Incident Command System 100 and 700 on-line or in-person training.
Requirements for the Position
Possession of a graduate degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field, or possession of a bachelor's degree in Nursing and licensed by the State of Oregon, or possession of a bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy and licensed by the State of Oregon; OR second year graduate students waivered as QMHP's by the Oregon Health Authority.
Mental Health Therapist 2 Only: In addition to the educational requirements above, the Mental Health Therapist 2 must have at least one year of full-time, post-graduate degree experience in the behavioral health field.
Must be either 1) licensed by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, 2) licensed by the Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers or 3) credentialed or registered through the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) within the first 30 days of employment.
Salem Hospital Credentialing: Must possess, or obtain within 6 months of hire, Salem Hospital Privileges.
This position may be subject to the following: Must not be excluded from participation in the federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare and other federally funded programs that provide health benefits); AND must not be excluded from participating in federal procurement (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and non-procurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549).
Must possess a current driver's license in the applicant's state of residence and an acceptable driving history. Marion County will obtain a copy of the driving record for all qualified applicants from Driver and Motor Vehicle Services and review the driving record according to the Marion County policy and procedure for Driving on County Business. The policy can be found at: http://apps.co.marion.or.us/APAP/.
The finalist for this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check, including finger printing; however, conviction of a crime may not necessarily disqualify an individual for this position.
This is a safety sensitive/special needs position. Final candidates selected for this position will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen, including testing for marijuana. The Marion County Drug and Alcohol Use and Testing Policy can be found at: http://apps.co.marion.or.us/APAP/policy.aspx?p=policy&pid=518.
This assignment is represented by a union.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Working knowledge of community mental health concepts and/or chemical dependency case management and treatment services; individual assessment, treatment planning and treatment protocols; mental health disorders and diagnostic classifications.
Ability to establish positive working relationships with other employees, individuals and their families, other agencies, and the public; prepare concise and complete clinical documentation related to individual treatment and progress in services in a timely and professional manner; work within a team and collaborate with team members; knowledge of and ability to act professionally with regard to a code of ethics and confidentiality.
Operates a motor vehicle; sees using depth perception; drives at night; sits; stands; moves about the work area; operates a keyboard; speaks with a clear and audible voice; reads a 12 pt. font; hears a whispered speech level.
Additional Information and/or Attachments
Your well-being is important to us, and we offer a comprehensive benefits package. For those relocating from outside of Oregon, we provide the following relocation package:
Up to $3,000 reimbursement of moving expenses
Relocation bonus in the amount of $3,000 (prorated based on FTE) as a one-time payment upon proof of Oregon residency.
We offer the following retention bonus, prorated based on FTE:
$3,000 bonus after six months of continuous employment
$3,000 bonus after twelve months of continuous employment
We offer tuition assistance for employees interested in professional development towards a profession in behavioral health.
Up to $7,500 to reimburse for tuition, licensure and/or other educational expenditures. According to the Marion County Administrative policies regarding tuition payments. The policy can be found at: Marion County Tuition Payment Policy 303
PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS
Marion County is a qualifying public employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, full-time employees working at the County may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan. Questions about your loan eligibility should be directed to your loan servicer or the US Department of Education.
Applicants are eligible to use Veterans’ Preference when applying with Marion County in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230, and 408.235 and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be awarded only if the applicant meets the minimum requirements of the position and attaches the required documentation at the time of application.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR VETERANS’ PREFERENCE
One of the following:
MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215); OR
Letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension; OR
Certification that discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate.
In addition to one of the above documents, Disabled Veterans must also submit one of the following:
A copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs; OR
Certification that medical separation from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate.