Mental Health Counselor, Community-Based, QMHP - $3000 HIRING BONUS
Company: Central City Concern
Posted on: September 14, 2022
Close Date: Open Until Filled (Seniority Bid: 7/18/2022)
Central City Concern's Old Town Recovery Center is hiring a Mental
Health Community Based Counselor for the Integrated Outpatient
team! In this role, you will work in downtown Portland in a
community based counselor role. This is a good fit for counselors
who want to be out of the office and working in the community on a
Salary : $52,707.20
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm on-site
The Mental Health Counselor, QMHP works as a member of a
multi-disciplinary team providing counseling, 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.
Duties to include:
- Collect information regarding clients' history through a
combination of interviewing, records review, and consultation,
after obtaining written consent.
- Conduct and document Mental Health Assessments, including
mental status exam, DSM diagnosis, and clinical formulation.
- Develop treatment plan with client.
- Participate in outreach activities necessary to offer services
and engage participation in a non-coercive manner. Escort clients
to meetings and appointments as necessary.
- Participate in evaluating clients for risk of harm & initiate
Directors Custody transport holds when appropriate.
- Participate in clinical staff meetings and case conferences
with team members in order to utilize interdisciplinary expertise
and facilitate individual treatment plans for clients
- Maintain client records using an electronic medical record.
Must be documented as required by program standards and funding
requirements including documentation of clinical interactions,
behavioral health assessments & individual service plans.
- Master's degree in a human services field and one year
experience in mental health. Experience with severe and persistent
mental illness (SPMI) preferred. Must meet State guidelines for
QMHP. Must be registered with appropriate state board before
- CADC Preferred.
- Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by
- Must have reliable personal transportation for regular outreach
activities. If using a vehicle for agency use: 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; pass an initial drivers training within 60 days of
being an approved driver and continued recertification training;
and maintain vehicle insurance coverage of a minimum of
$100,000/$300,000 personal auto liability coverage.
- Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB Test, and background
check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check
Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits
package to our employees:
- Generous paid time off plan which provides up to 4 weeks of PTO
accrual in the first year. Accrual increases with longevity.
- Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with competitive
- 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the
- Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance
- Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term
This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work
performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory
of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the
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. Please note we follow
Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those
legal at the state level. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected
Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not
discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or
applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or
disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or
applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation
information of other employees or applicants as a part of their
essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees
or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to
compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response
to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an
investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
Associated topics: addiction, behavioral, disabilities, mental,
mental health, outpatient, rww, social, substance, youth
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