Post Date: 04/08/2019
Close Date: 04/21/2019
Are you passionate about ensuring that vulnerable people are protected from potential abuse? Do you enjoy working through an investigative process? If so, Come Lead with Us as a Behavioral Health Adult Abuse Investigator (Mental Health Services Coordinator, Senior)!
The Mental Health Services division of the Department of Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for an Adult Abuse Investigator. This position is responsible for investigating allegations of abuse of individuals experiencing behavioral health issues. The successful candidate will review and interpret the Oregon Administrative Rules and Oregon Revised Statutes around abuse and neglect; be highly organized with strong multi-tasking skills and be able to respond immediately to allegations of abuse. In addition, the candidate must have strong documentation and report writing skills and possess the skills for assessing and interviewing individuals with behavioral health concerns.
The ideal candidate will have and preference will be given to those candidates with either a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in social services, and/or prior experience in the field of Behavioral Health and prior investigative experience.
Education and Experience:
A Master's degree in a social service field AND one (1) year of experience conducting investigations of abuse and neglect claims in the behavioral health population;
A Bachelor's degree in a social service field AND three (3) years of experience conducting investigations of abuse and neglect in the behavioral health or developmental disabilities populations; OR
Seven (7) years of experience conducting investigations of abuse and neglect for behavioral health or developmental disabilities populations or other closely related populations; AND
Certification as an adult protective services investigator by the Oregon Office of Training, Investigations and Safety within six (6) months of hire.
Additional Licenses, Certificates, Physical Abilities and Specialty Requirements:
Possession of a Driver's license valid in the State of Oregon and an acceptable driving record per Washington County policy.
Completion of a criminal history check in accordance with Oregon Administrative Rules.
To apply for this position, please visit our website at www.washcojobs.org. This posting will close on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
Complete details: http://www.washcojobs.org