Position Summary

This Substance Use Disorder Clinician Team position works as a member of a multi-disciplinary Assertive Community Treatment team serving transition-age youth in the Multnomah County Homeless Youth Continuum.

Essential Duties

  • Participate on interdisciplinary team providing community-based, wrap-around support.
  • Participate in outreach activities necessary to offer services and engage participation in a non-coercive manner.
  • Provide initial comprehensive assessment and re-assessments of participants, including mental status exam, DSM diagnosis, ASAM, and clinical formulation.
  • Facilitate development of a Service Plan with participants.
  • Recommend services and supports by signing off on Service Plans written by the employee or other team members within 10 business days of the start of service.
  • Execute treatment services consistent with professional judgment as identified on Service Plan, including individual and group counseling and skills interventions.
  • Facilitate treatment groups specific to substance use disorder needs.
  • Collect and utilize treatment outcomes related to behavioral health counseling.
  • Participate in admission and discharge planning for any participant needing hospitalization or subacute level of care.
  • Participate in crisis planning and crisis intervention, which may include after-hours work.
  • Participate in the rotation of carrying after-hours crisis phone and providing holiday coverage with other members of the team/program.
  • Provide advocacy and assist participants in accessing the services and other resources they need.
  • Coordinate access to shelter and housing services.
  • Ensure timely documentation of services and outcomes.
  • Adhere to all state and federal privacy regulations, including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2, and to Outside In policies and agreements regarding confidentiality, privacy, and security.
  • Other duties as assigned.



We are committed to having an applicant pool for this position that reflects the diversity of the people we serve, and we highly encourage Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and Queer folks to apply.

Studies have shown that women and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We know that the best candidates for this job might include individuals who haven’t engaged in traditional educational systems, and if this position speaks to you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our described qualifications.



  • Master’s degree in a human services field and meet State guidelines for QMHP required.
  • At least two years’ experience in mental health or substance use support services required.
  • Credential in Chemical Dependency counseling equivalent to CADC I required or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status or approved medical or religious exception on file is required
  • Valid driver’s license
  • ability to be insured to drive participants in agency vehicle and car share.

Desired but not required:

  • Dual diagnosis counseling experience preferred.
  • Experience with relevant treatment models including Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Individual Placement and Support (IPS), and Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment (IDDT) preferred.
  • Experience and/or desire to follow the HIPPA rules and regulations
  • The desire to work in public health and/or community engagement
  • Spanish language fluency preferred.


This job includes working in a standard office environment as well as a variety of community locations to offer community-based treatment. This means that the employee will meet with participants in community locations which may include the participant’s home, hospital, and other surrounding community settings. The employee will be responsible for transporting participants in a rented vehicle.

Application Instructions

Please follow the link of the position for which you wish to apply and complete the online application. A resume and cover letter are requested. You can submit these documents in any format, but pdf works best. In your cover letter, please address the following:

  • How would this position contribute to the pursuit of your long-term professional goals?
  • If you were selected for this position, how would you use your skills and experience to contribute to equity, inclusion, and community growth at Outside In?

Applications will be considered as they are submitted so you are encouraged to apply early. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please go to the website to apply: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=70696&clientkey=2CA9A091B94797F48C70CA490F4188D4