Post Date: 09/16/2019
Close Date: 10/14/2019
IPP provides outpatient mental health care, including case management, group and individual therapy, and medication management support to people in Oregon whose first language is other than English. This staff currently serves approximately 1,000 patients.
The Bicultural Qualified Health Professional (QMHP) works closely with staff psychiatrists of the Intercultural Psychiatric Program (IPP) as part of an integrated team model to provide comprehensive, holistic care for individuals seeking mental health services in a culturally sensitive environment.
The duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to individual counseling, family counseling, group therapy, case management, client intake, outreach, skills training resource connection and timely documentation of all clinical services. This position also provides directly or coordinates the provision of language interpretation to assist staff psychiatrists and other mental health practitioners at IPP in providing psychiatric services to non-English speaking adult outpatients. In addition, this position provides clinical case management and other clinical support to non-English speaking patients and potentially other IPP patients, as specified by the director or manager of the IPP.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English and fluency in written and spoken Somali are required for this position.
We may consider experienced non-licensed Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) applicants.