12/31/2022

Job Description:

Overnight Crisis Therapist-QMHP needed immediately!  Bring your career to Southern Oregon!  Nestled between the Cascade and Siskiyou mountains, the Rogue Valley and surrounding area in Southern Oregon offers many trails to explore, large parks, breathtaking views, mild climate year- round and more!  Be part of a thriving, growing region!

Summary:

Provides comprehensive mental health treatment as part of a multi-disciplinary team; assesses family, cultural, social and work relationships; conducts mental status examinations; identifies current DSM diagnoses; writes and supervises the implementation of an Individual Services and Support Plan (ISSP); and, provides individual, family and/or group therapy within scope of training. Performs a full range of duties with only occasional instruction or assistance in an independent and professional manner and possesses a significant level of specialized and functional expertise.

Examples of Essential Position Duties: (The following duties represent some of the principal job duties; however, they are not all-inclusive. Other duties may be required or assigned.)

  • Completes comprehensive mental health assessment.
  • Develops and/or coordinate client Individual Services and Support Plans; as appropriate, makes referrals to other services or community agencies to meet client need.
  • Provides specialized individual, family and/or group counseling and therapy, education, outreach and support to clients and families as necessary.
  • Provides consultation, education, information and resource advocacy to agencies in the community which routinely come in contact with clients; maintains liaison with key community agencies that serve people with mental illness.
  • Prepares and maintains required records, progress notes and files; prepares reports as needed.
  • Completes appropriate billing and encountering of time spent in delivery of client services.
  • Assists with program planning activities, designing program services and coordinating activities with assigned staff.
  • Adheres to regulatory requirements, collective bargaining agreements, County and departmental policies and procedures, required trainings, as well as safe work practices.
  • Develops and maintains effective internal and external working relationships at all levels.
  • Has regular and reliable attendance. Overtime may be required.
  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, recreational therapy, art therapy, music therapy, or related behavioral science field.

License, Certificate or Other:

Requires possession of a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record. If not currently licensed as stated below, must register as an intern and have an approved Plan for Supervised Work Experience or have a complete application and an approved Resident Supervision Contract with the appropriate Oregon licensing board within one (1) year of date of hire.  Must be licensed as a clinical social worker (LCSW), psychologist, professional counselor (LPC), or marriage and family therapist (LMFT) in Oregon within five (5) years of date of hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Requires a knowledge of the techniques and procedures used in evaluating, modifying and motivating human behavior; case management methods; rules, laws, regulations and ethics of mental health services and treatment; and community services and resources.

Ability to assess status of individuals and families for services and needs; write concise and accurate progress notes and reports; coordinate treatment plan; provide individual and group counseling; maintain confidentiality; participate as an active member of a cohesive work groups; work independently and as a team member; exercise initiative, tact and good judgment in dealing with people from various backgrounds; provide support and guidance to clients and family members; handle multi-task situations well; understand and carry out detailed instructions of a technical and professional nature; understand and use basic mathematics to compute totals; operate office equipment including a computer and basic medical equipment; read and understand medical reference manuals, equipment manuals, etc.; maintain records with accuracy and confidentiality; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; communicate effectively and sensitively with patients; respond professionally and responsibly in crisis, emergency or dangerous situations.

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