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Mental Health Clinician

Company: Lutheran Community Services Northwest
Location: Mcminnville
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Our Mission: Lutheran Community Services Northwest partners with individuals, families and communities for health, justice and hope.About Us Lutheran Community Services Northwest is a non-profit human services agency that improves lives of people in communities throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho. We provide a wide variety of services to adults, adolescents, children, families, schools and communities. We are privileged to touch lives of all ages, cultures and faiths.POSITION SUMMARY: The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing counseling/psychotherapy to children and families, adults, couples, and groups. This position is also responsible for maintaining accurate records, relating to other staff in a supportive manner, recommending and carrying out agency policies, and remaining professionally current. Note: we provide in-house clinical supervision, both 1:1 and group, as well as reimburse for CSWA or credentialing in order to complete the role.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:--- Provide culturally mindful mental health treatment services to children, youth, adults and families experiencing mental health conditions--- Conduct mental health screenings and assessments to determine treatment needs--- Diagnose students utilizing most current DSM format--- Facilitate consumer participation in the development of treatment plans based on consumer strengths--- Maintain timely case notes and records in alignment with the agency's documentation standards--- Apply evidenced-based practices in treatment--- Collaborate with consumer supports, including family members, partner agencies, and others as indicated on an ongoing basis--- Provide culturally appropriate, trauma-informed counseling to individuals, families, and groups--- Model and encourage direct, professional communication among staff members--- Demonstrate awareness and sensitivity in the delivery of client services as it relates to the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of the populations served--- Stay up to date in knowledge and skills in the field--- Meets or exceeds established productivity standards--- Perform duties and work on other projects as assignedQUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.--- Must have good communication, teamwork, and organizational skills--- Must have mature work habits with the ability to work without supervision--- Must be able to work in a multicultural setting--- Requires strict adherence of HIPAA standards in the office workspace to ensure confidentialityEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:--- Master's degree granted by an accredited institution in Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, or closely related field is required--- Must meet State of Oregon Administrative Rule requirements for a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) and possess, or work toward, MHACBO certification as a QMHP-C unless already pursuing licensure through another counseling/social work profession's board.--- Successful completion of a background check through DHS and the FBI is required--- Cannot be excluded from participation in any federal healthcare programs (Medicaid, Medicare, and other federally funded programs that provide health benefits)CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: LCSW, LMFT, LPC, or QMHP-C in the State of Oregon is preferred; eligibility for licensure, or working toward licensure, in Oregon is required. Must have a current driver license, car insurance, and consistent access to a reliable vehicle.The Perks: We offer a full benefits package with options for medical and dental insurance. Employer-paid life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance. Vacation includes up to 2 weeks in the first year, with an increase up to 3 weeks in the second year (based on hours worked). Up to 2 weeks of Sick leave for you or to take care of your immediate family (based on hours worked). 12 Paid Holidays plus 2 Floating Holidays each year. A 403(b) Retirement plan, with employer matching after meeting eligibility requirements. Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is designed to help and support you. Mileage and expense reimbursement is also provided.We thank all candidates in advance for their interest in joining the Lutheran Community Services Northwest team. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.LUTHERAN COMMUNITY SERVICES NORTHWEST IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND COMMITTED TO CULTURAL COMPETENCY.

Keywords: Lutheran Community Services Northwest, Portland , Mental Health Clinician, Other , Mcminnville, Oregon

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