This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, September 24, 2018.
Annually: $68,740.17 - $86,959.51; Hourly: $33.04 - $41.80
Bilingual skills are compensated at an additional 5%. Bilingual Spanish skills are preferred, not required.
In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.
This is a full time County position represented by the Employees' Association.
Clackamas County Health Centers - Behavioral Health Clinics is looking for a licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to work with our Community Support Team. This program provides evidence-based treatments and supports for adults with severe and persistent mental illness as well as co-occurring addiction issues. Our focus is on CBT for psychosis, trauma-informed care, health and wellness, and cognitive remediation for employment.
We are looking for a skilled, experienced mental health professional to provide assessment, treatment planning, individual and group therapy as well as some community outreach and crisis intervention. This position coordinates care with a team of therapists, addiction specialists, case managers, psychiatric prescribers, peer specialists and supported employment specialists.
Competitive candidates will have experience working with this population and be skilled at engaging, assessing and appropriate treatment planning with this population. The ideal candidate will be bilingual in English/Spanish and be either a CADC or have a minimum of 60 hours of Alcohol and Drug training with extensive experience conducting and providing substance abuse assessment and treatment.
Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.
** A ”Qualified Mental Health Professional" (QMHP) means a Licensed Medical Provider or any other person meeting one or more of the following minimum qualifications as authorized by the Local Mental Health Authority or designee:
QMHPs must demonstrate the ability to conduct an assessment, including identifying precipitating events, gathering histories of mental and physical health, alcohol and other drug use, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts, assessing family, cultural, social and work relationships, and conducting a mental status examination, complete a five axis DSM diagnosis, write and supervise the implementation of a ISSP and provide individual, family or group therapy within the scope of their training.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY:
Working knowledge of: Human development and trauma-informed treatment to ensure appropriate services for each individuals seeking treatment services; accepted principles and theories of assessing and treating mental health issues and substance abuse and dependency; principles and techniques of providing individual, family and group treatment.
Skill to: Accurately assess developmentally appropriate mental health issues and substance abuse and dependency issues; maintain objective and therapeutic relationships with individuals receiving services; apply Evidenced Based Practices.
Ability to: Establish positive working relationships with other employees, clients and their families, with community partners and the public.
This position works 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Friday. Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.
EXPLORE CLACKAMAS COUNTY
Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens and is a great place to live, work and play!
Clackamas County employees work to serve the public and enrich our community. In that spirit, we pledge to hold ourselves to these standards at all times in our interactions with customers and one another.
Service. Professionalism. Integrity. Respect. Individual accountability. Trust.
Learn more about Clackamas County Core Values
We are committed to removing barriers to fairness in representation, opportunity, and access in Clackamas County
Learn more about our commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
Clackamas County Health Centers provide direct medical, dental, and mental health services to Clackamas County residents.
We provide services at our Integrated Primary Health Care Clinics, our mental health clinics, or through our School Based Health Centers.
Health Centers is a Division of the Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) Department.
Clackamas County only accepts online applications.
Help With Your Application:
If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or e-mail us. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).
HOW TO CLAIM VETERAN'S PREFERENCE
Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.
If selected as a final candidate, you will be required to submit all State Professional Licenses/Certificates, DEA, National Board Certifications, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), BLS and/or ACLS level CPR, and degrees (as applicable). Credentialing and Provider Enrollment processes will be completed prior to hire with the help of our Health Centers Credentialing team.