4/30/2022

Job Description:

Treatment provider for substance use disorders, is the oldest opioid addiction treatment program in Oregon. We help people start and sustain their journey to recovery. We offer hope and healing!  We are seeking an Integrated Clinical Specialist!  Do you love the coastal life? Bring your career to the Oregon Coast areas!

SUMMARY:

The Integrated Clinical Specialist is responsible for provision of clinical services including assessment and diagnosis, treatment planning, mental health and addiction therapies, family services, consultation, case management and coordination with community and medical service partners as well as for championing new program staff. Direct services as a percentage of total allocated work per week must be provided at productivity levels consistent with agency policy.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:  

∙ Conduct screening and assessment activities to determine detoxification, substance use and mental health diagnosis, level of care and functioning, and recommend a clinical course of treatment.

∙ Apply motivational techniques and case management to promote engagement in treatment.

∙ Conduct continuing care and monitoring of recovery efforts post-treatment.

∙ Provide engaging patient education, cognitive behavioral, psycho-education, process, and relapse prevention group therapies.

∙ Act as liaison and bridge to family, community involved agencies, primary care, and other service providers

∙ Provide services that are family and community oriented, person centered, culturally competent, and trauma-informed.

∙ Provide case management, resource information and referral services.

∙ Provide assertive coordination of care with adjunct medical and other service providers.

∙ Provide timely, accurate and complete medical record documentation.

∙ Participate in staff meetings, including case presentations, clinical consultation, and operational process review.

∙ Demonstrate effective clinical judgment to support safe and quality treatment.  ∙ Maintain credentialing and adherence to ethical guidelines.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:  

▪ Provide comprehensive team coverage during team absences or assisting with a shared team responsibility.

▪ Participate and engage in clinical supervision and professional development activities.

▪ Provide toxicology testing as needed.

▪ Participate in on-call coverage and crisis evaluation within Director Designee responsibilities.

▪ Provide home or community based services as appropriate.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES: 

▪ Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or Psychology

▪ 3-5 years of experience working in community or behavioral health systems.

▪ Advanced knowledge of and ability to effectively apply advanced principles of Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Informed Care, and similar strategies for facilitating recovery and empowerment.

▪ Ability to utilize both oral and written communications skills to effectively communicate with clients, co-workers, community resources, supervisors, and various other individuals encountered in the course of performing work while maintaining client confidentiality and establishing professional rapport.

▪ Ability to operate a computer, utilize basic MS Office programs, and effectively navigate and maintain client records in an electronic medical records system utilizing concurrent documentation techniques.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: 

▪ Qualified Mental Health Professional

▪ Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Professional Counselor in State of Oregon or capacity to secure within 24 months of employment.

▪ Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor II or capacity to secure within 24 months of employment

▪ Current Oregon or Washington State Driver’s License.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Tonya Christensen, Senior Recruiter. EOE

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