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Bilingual Mental Health Therapist

Company: Catholic Community Services of the Mid-W
Location: Salem
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Catholic Community Services is a faith-based organization, rooted in the values of Love, Justice, Truth, and Freedom, that has been serving the Mid Willamette Valley and Central Coast for over 80 years. We are committed to providing the best care for those that we serve and advancement opportunities for our staff. At CCS, not only will you to work with extraordinary people, you will receive a competitive wage, earn 20 days of paid time off in your first year of employment, and have excellent company paid health benefits. Join us today! Become a champion in the lives of others!Wage: $19.85 - $20.95 (depending on experience and education)Schedule: Monday - Friday (flexible 8 hour day)Location: Salem, ORType: Full Time / ExemptBenefits we provide:5 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) per yearEmployer paid health insuranceDental, vision, life insurance, FSA and more!Wellness Activity DiscountsOn The Job Training and CPR/First Aid certificationAnnual performance evaluations with annual pay increaseEmployee appreciation eventsGeneral Position SummaryThe Mental Health Therapist is an integral member of the service center team and provides general counseling services to customers we serve. This position will be focused on providing services to Hispanic/Latino youth, families and individuals in the Marion County area. This position will also include direct care duties to families and individuals and case management of the youth and families served.Minimum RequirementsM.A./M.S. in marriage and family therapy, counseling, social work, psychology or related field.Qualified Mental Health Professional (as prescribed in the Oregon Administrative Rules) for Medicaid provider status.Demonstrate competency to conduct mental health assessments including multi-axial D.S.M. diagnosis, develop treatment plans and provide individual family and/or group therapy.Provide documentation of training and/or experience in certain types of specialized training.Two years prior therapist experience preferred.A professional certification or licensure in mental health discipline is preferred.Bilingual (English/Spanish) is required.Knowledge/competency in Hispanic/Latino culture and tradition and experience working with local Hispanic/Latino families is preferred.Preferred Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge, and AbilitiesKnowledge of strength-based assessment practices.Knowledge of mental health treatment planning.Skill in case management.Knowledge of community resources.Ability to communicate with all types of individuals.Ability to assess and accurately diagnose clients.Ability to maintain records and data in an accurate timely manner.Ability to develop rapport with clients.Ability to work independently.Ability to meet deadlines.Ability to identify concerns, challenges, or trends.Essential Position Functions and Key Work ProcessesCollects client data, assesses client needs, provides a diagnosis, and treatment plan for clients.Uses a systemic, solution-oriented approach when interacting with client, youth, families, collateral contacts and colleagues.Establish, maintain, and support a collaborative relationship with youth and his/her foster/biological family through frequent and regular home visits.Act as a liaison with service providers to assure youth and their families receive the necessary support to be empowered and successful.Provides quality care according to the Agency, Mid-Valley Behavioral Care Network, Integrated Delivery Service System protocols and Council on Accreditation Standards.Maintains accurate records related to case management duties, to include, but not limited to updating client notes and information, completing and sending appropriate billing information, completing notes regarding referrals or collaboration with other agencies, notes or changes in treatment plans, and verification of annual and 90 day chart review.Prepare case presentation for the consulting psychiatrist.Monitor quality of support received by youth and families, through an agreed upon process, and evaluate their progress.Acts as a liaison, advocate, or witness with other community agencies as required by treatment plan or individual case.Participates in teams, committees, training or supervision as directed by supervisor to include, but not limited to case review, utilization review, peer review, group preparation and debriefing, treatment plan review, employee stewardship and quality improvement initiatives.Stays current on community services and collaborative programs that will add value and benefit mental health outcomes for the people we serve.Stays abreast of trends and issues related to mental health care.Secondary Position FunctionsProvides input into the Annual Operation Plan and assists in defining outcomes and objectives.Other duties as assigned by Program Director.EducationRequiredMasters or better in Counseling Psychology or related fieldLicenses & CertificationsRequiredQualified MH ProfessionalEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Catholic Community Services of the Mid-W, Salem , Bilingual Mental Health Therapist, Other , Salem, Oregon

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