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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Options Counseling and Family Services
Location: Salem
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationSouth Salem - Salem, ORRemote TypeOptional Work from HomePosition TypeFull TimeSalary Range$46,200.00 - $56,700.00 Salary/yearJob ShiftDayJob CategoryNonprofit - Social ServicesAbout UsSign-on Bonus, starting at $2,000!Optional work from homeVision StatementOptions Counseling and Family Services supports the health, safety, equity, and well-being of our clients, families, employees, and communities.Mission StatementIn partnership with members of the communities we serve, Options Counseling and Family Services promotes safety, healing, and empowerment for individuals and families.BenefitsOptions offers many benefits for our full-time employees (full-time is any employee working 30 hours per week or more). A list of all our benefits can be found on our website, here: pays 100% of the cost to cover employees for medical, dental, vision, basic term life, accidental death and dismemberment, and long-term disability403b retirement plan with an agency matchHealth Reimbursement Account (HRA) funded by Options to reimburse employees for a percentage of medical expenses related to employees' deductibleFlexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Expense accounts are availableGenerous Paid Time-Off (PTO) policy that allows employees to earn up to four weeks in the first year of employmentEmployee Assistance Program (EAP), 100% funded by OptionsWhat Options OffersIn addition to the robust benefit package, you will be joining a team of dedicated professionals committed to promoting safety, healing, and empowerment for the individuals and families we serve. As a Mental Health Therapist with Options, you would experience working in an environment that includes:A supportive team of office staff to assist with scheduling and billing, resource specialists, case managers, and a psychiatry teamDirect support for clinical supervision toward licensure, including testing feesReimbursement for the costs associated with professional licensureMany opportunities for training and learning including support toward certification in PCIT, EMDR, or TF-CBTMultidisciplinary team approachOngoing training and supervision to promote growth and learningOpportunities for advancementStudies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they have every one of the qualifications as described. We are most interested in finding the best candidate and our hiring processes are centered on assessing candidates based on diverse experience. Please let us know if you have questions.Position DetailsGeneral Description:The Mental Health Therapist provides individual, family, and group therapy to children, adults, and families. They may also provide case management and consultation with PCPs, schools, ODHS Child Welfare and Self Sufficiency programs, and other community partners. Clients are self-referred or referred through partnerships with local schools, primary care physicians, hospitals, or ODHS Child Welfare or Self Sufficiency. Options accepts both commercial insurance and Oregon Health Plan. Here's what you need to qualify:The State of Oregon is requiring all Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Staff in Healthcare Settings to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series. New employees must submit vaccination documentation before beginning work. For more information, visit OAR 333-019-0010Required Qualifications:Masters or doctorate degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field. Must be able to qualify as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) and be eligible for registered internship or licensure in the State of Oregon. Knowledge and/or experience providing mental health services, including assessment and diagnosis, to children, families, and/or adults. Must be computer proficient. Must have respectful, open, accepting attitude toward clients and their families. Must be able to pass a ODHS background check.Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of the impact of trauma and experience working with individuals and families from a systemic lens. Knowledge of best practice methods of treatment for serious and persistent mental illness and the impacts of co-occurring disorders. Strong understanding of evidence-based practice and the role of feedback informed treatment. Experience with record keeping software preferred. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:65% - Direct Client ServicesInterview client to obtain information concerning family history or other assessment informationConduct mental health assessments for children and adults, including DSM-V diagnosisProvide therapy and case management services in the office or through telehealthDevelop and implement treatment plans, defining specific goals and objectives, and revise as needed25% - DocumentationMaintain accurate and current client records, including timely Service Plans, authorization requests, and service notes within the electronic client record (ECR), and sign documents to meet federal and state regulatory standardsCoordinate access and provision of services from multiple agencies, including establishing service linkages, advocating for service needs, and obtaining entitlements based on mental or emotional disabilityWork closely with psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses to coordinate treatmentCoordinate case activities with treatment team partners including, when applicable, ODHS/Child Welfare, primary care physicians, schools, and others Refer client to supportive services to supplement treatment and counseling as appropriate Make requests for authorization for services to the local Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) as requiredCoordinate with ODHS and the local CCO regarding referrals as directed10% - Other duties Attend and participate in regular clinical supervision (minimum of two times a month) and team meetings, as directedRemain current on relevant research and evidenced based practicesReport suspected child abuse and neglectMaintain client confidentiality according to state guidelinesWorking Conditions:Extended periods of time sitting or standing at workstation updating client records, phone work, and therapy sessionsMobility and dexterity sufficient to assist clients and handle required job related functions and move about the facilityAbility to manage clients who may use offensive language or challenging behaviorsMay be required to work afternoons or some evenings Salary: Non-Licensed Provider Entry Salary $46,200 to $56,700 DOELicensed Provider Entry Salary $54,600 to $65,100 DOE

Keywords: Options Counseling and Family Services, Salem , Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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