Job Details

Mental Health Counselor, QMHP

Central City Concern, Portland, OR. 97209

Job - Health

Close Date: 04/30/2019

Central City Concern is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive solutions to ending homelessness and achieving self-sufficiency. CCC provides many services, such as addiction treatment, employment, housing, mental health, primary care, and other related culturally specific services, to a diverse population. As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens.

TITLE: Assertive Community Treatment Mental Health Counselor, QMHP
DEPARTMENT: Old Town Recovery Center – CORE/ACT
REPRESENTED: Yes
SALARY: $22.84 - $26.26 Hourly DOE
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm. Must be able to work weekends and holidays on a rotating basis and share in carrying the crisis phone for one week every ten weeks to manage after hours and weekend crisis response needs.

SUMMARY: The Mental Health Counselor, QMHP works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing intensive case management and integrated dual diagnosis treatment. The team works to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, medication management, physical health treatment, mental health treatment, accessing benefits and entitlements, accessing appropriate and affordable housing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Master's degree in a human services field and one year experience in mental health. Experience with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) preferred.
2. At minimum, must meet State guidelines for QMHP.
3. Has the competencies necessary to:
a. Identify precipitating events;
b. Gather histories of mental, emotional and physical disabilities, alcohol and drug use, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts;
c. Assess family, social and work relationships
d. Conduct a mental status assessment
e. Document a multiaxial DSM diagnosis
f. Write and implement or supervise implementation of a treatment plan
g. Conduct and document a mental health assessment
h. Provide mental health treatment and rehabilitative services within ones scope of practice
4. Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
5. Must have current CPR certification or must be able to obtain in one month.
6. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
7. If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.
8. Will be required to carry an agency cell phone for work use. Cell phone will be provided by Central City Concern.
9. Must possess a current driver’s license, access to a vehicle, qualify as an Acceptable Driver as designated in Central City Concern’s Fleet Safety policy. Must pass an initial drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification training. Must maintain vehicle insurance coverage of a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 personal auto liability coverage.
10. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB Test, and background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.
11. Physical ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull and lift heavy objects.
12. Must be able to climb stairs several times a day.
13. Must adhere to agency’s non-discrimination policies.
14. Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and clients with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, political affiliation, cultural backgrounds, life-styles and sexual orientations, and treat individuals with respect and dignity.

TO APPLY: Check out the full job description and apply at:
http://www.ccconcern.org/jobs


Central City Concern is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.

Complete details: http://www.ccconcern.org/jobs