Wellness Health Careers

Central Oregon

Tonya Christensen
tonya@wellnesshealthcareers.com
(360) 566-3610

8/31/2020

Job Description:

General Purpose:

The Mental Health/QMHP will provide individual MH counseling, group therapy, assessments and treatment planning and crisis services.

Responsibilities:

Conducts comprehensive Mental Health evaluations and diagnostic evaluations; develops treatment plans which may include the delivery of psychiatric and mental health services.
Conducts individual, group and family counseling for clients needing mental health services.
Provides crisis intervention, counseling, evaluations and related services – including after-hours crisis coverage.
Provides Sexual Offender Treatment Counseling.
Governed by a code of ethics of the individual’s professional discipline including rules of confidentiality; working knowledge and techniques of comprehensive, community mental health services and the relationship of all mental health disciplines to the field of community of psychiatry.
Skill in dealing with mentally ill, developmentally disabled and alcohol or drug addicted persons and able to understand the behavior of people under stress.
The ability to develop cooperative relationships with patients, their families, and the community.
The ability to maintain a relationship with physicians, law enforcement agencies, the court, public and private administrators and the community in general.
The ability to prepare concise and complete patient treatment and progress records.
Actively participates in joint case planning and coordination with internal multidisciplinary team and agency psychiatrists.
Utilizes agency clinical software system to prepare current client records of treatment and reports as necessary and required.
Responsible for maintenance and timeliness of all records (i.e. mental health assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, level of care instruments, etc.), and other required documentation.
Assists and/or provides back-up support with screening, referral, and crisis services as needed and directed by supervisor.
Participates in team meetings as scheduled or assigned.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
Must interact amiably with co-workers, clients and outside contacts.

Desired Requirements:

Working towards professional licensure, either LCSW or LPC.  Satisfy QMHP requirements as spelled out by Oregon State Statue – Department of Human Services Addictions and Mental Health Division – Integrated Services and Supports Rule 309-032-1520 Personnel (3) (f).  Preferred Requirements:

Journey-level professional counseling position with an M.A.-MSW degree plus two years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Education/Experience Required:

M.A.-MSW degree