QMHP Clinician/Assertive Community Treatment Team Lead
A Full Time QMHP Clinician who will work as the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team Lead is available immediately at Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare. The position will perform a variety of QMHP services to include individual and group supervision to ACT team members as assigned, coordination and management of fidelity, assessments, treatment and recovery plan development, provide outreach as well as coordination of discharge. This position will carry a case load.
Wages are $30.61—42.37 for unlicensed QMHP and $33.12-45.84 for licensed. With a $3k bonus ½ paid with first check and ½ after 6 months. COVID-19 vaccination required.
• Provide individual and group supervision to team members utilizing the Assertive Community Treatment model and strength’s based group supervision.
• Maintain training and supervision logs.
• Assist Program Manager to complete annual performance evaluations for all team members.
• Directly supervise and oversee the services provided by QMHA and all staff in the ACT Program.
• Develop work schedules, including after hour on-call schedule; approve time cards.
• Coordinate and manage the ACT program to fidelity.
• Provide assessment interviews for all new and returning clients to obtain comprehensive information regarding presenting problems. This includes the ability to conclude and assign Diagnoses.
• Assist the client in developing a meaningful Recovery (Treatment) Plan.
• Provide services that are tied to the Recovery Plan and assist client in modifying the plan as needed throughout the treatment process.
• Conduct Mental Status Examinations and make appropriate treatment recommendations.
• Help identify clients’ natural support system and be able to work within that system as appropriate to facilitate clients’ recovery.
• Be knowledgeable of community resources, refer and facilitate clients’ accessing of theses supports as appropriate.
• Provide case management services as needed to assigned caseload
• Provide Group Services Treatment in keeping with evidence based practices.
• Provide backup crisis response for ACT clients, and coordinate with the Crisis and Engagement team when ACT clients present in crisis.
• Provide outreach services as appropriate..
• Provide psycho-education to clients, families and the community.
• Participate in regular team and agency meetings.
• Complete and maintain all clinical documents and client files according to compliance standards with the State of Oregon Administrative Rules, GOBHI and Quality Assurance standards established at CBH.
• Maintain client confidentiality and adhere to ethical standards of the profession.
• Participate in Investigations, Court hearings, and other legal proceedings as directed by agency and/or subpoenaed and maintain the required documentation for the same.
• Coordinate discharge planning with all treatment providers.
• The ability to remain flexible to the changing demands of a mental health system and the needs of the agency.
• Master’s degree in the Behavioral Sciences from an accredited university
• Valid Oregon or Washington Driver’s license or ability to obtain
• Ability to be insured under the agency motor vehicle insurance, MVR obtained
• Ability to pass state required background check
• Professional communication skills, written and verbal
• Leadership skills to promote team cohesiveness
• 3 years of outpatient clinical experience working with people who have mental illness
• 1 year of working with ACT Program
The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.
CBH offers an excellent employee benefits package.
For full time employees, benefits include Medical (minimal premium cost for employee only coverage), Dental (Employer Paid), Vision (Employer Paid), Retirement, Life Insurance (Employer Paid) and Short-term Disability (Employer Paid). Dependents covered on medical, dental, and vision at cost to employee. CBH offers 40 paid hours of paid time for elective training per year in addition to mandatory trainings assigned by supervisors. CBH also offers relocation assistance and supervision towards licensure. Employees are eligible for elective training reimbursement of ($500/yr for unlicensed clinicians and $1000/yr for licensed clinicians.)
12 paid holidays and 22 days of PTO years 1-3, increases after year 3. PTO accumulation starts at hire and is available for use as accumulated. CBH also offers sabbatical of 22 days after 10 years of service.
Application can be found at www.clatsopbh.org/careers.php. Please submit application along with your cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org be sure to put “ACT Team Lead” in the subject line of your email.
Equal Opportunity Employer