Crisis Therapist/QMHP (HS Specialist II or III)
This is a regular, full-time position for a therapist (QMHP) to work on the Newberg Behavioral Health team providing integrated behavioral health services using training and experience in evidence-based practices with a diverse group of clients, which may include adolescents, children, adults, and families with co-occurring mental health conditions such as serious mental illness, trauma disorders, and/or moderate mental health conditions. Duties will include intake assessments, crisis screenings in the clinic, effective case management, diagnosis and treatment planning activities, providing treatment to assigned clients, and maintaining accurate treatment records, while working closely with an integrated behavioral health team.
This position may be underfilled with an HS Specialist II. Please see classification specifications below for details.
HS Spec III Salary: $5066- $6475/month (DOE)
HS Spec II Salary: $4639- $5984/month (DOE)
An MSW or master’s degree in a social services field from an accredited school is required in addition to:
HS Specialist II: One year of experience as a Human Services Specialist I. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures ability to perform the work may substitute for the above. Must qualify as a QMHP or CADC to work in respective fields. May require licensing.
HS Specialist III: Three years post-master’s experience. Active professional license in the state of Oregon as a Qualified Mental Health Provider (QMHP) or be a non-licensed QMHP with dual credentialing as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC I, II, or III).
CADC certification is preferred but not required at hire; however, the expectation will be for the individuals in this position to be eligible to become a CADC candidate and to complete the CADC I requirements within their first two years of hire. Additional preference will be given to those who are bilingual in English and Spanish. Applicants will be required to pass skills testing as applicable. Must have an NPI number or be able to obtain one upon employment. Successful completion of a background check is also required.
The State of Oregon requires all Health Services and Clinic employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exemption to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exemption will lead to withdrawal of the job offer.