ACT Therapist – Polk County

Polk County (OR)
ACT Therapist
SALARY
$30.17 – $40.46 Hourly
$5,229.00 – $7,013.00 Monthly
$62,748.00 – $84,156.00 Annually
LOCATION
Dallas, OR
JOB TYPE
Full time
DEPARTMENT
Behavioral Health
OPENING DATE
04/08/2024
CLOSING DATE
4/22/2024 1:00 PM Pacific

Brief Description
ABOUT THE JOB
This position is designed to be part of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team which is a multidisciplinary team providing intensive, community based outpatient services for participants with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI)and co-occurring disorders.
As a member of the team, you would provide intensive outpatient level services while representing the values of Polk County Behavioral Health; client focused, trauma informed, integrity, respect and collaboration. Clinicians should possess the ability to provide services to individuals with a variety of SPMI diagnoses at different levels of acuity and will utilize a variety of evidenced-based treatment models and perform a variety of community based treatment services.
Your skills in quick problem solving, time management & communication, crisis support, and advocacy will be instrumental in your success within this role as you partner with your fellow team members, internal PCBH partner programs and otherc ommunity agencies to facilitate clients’ success in recovery and achievement of their identified treatment goals. If you are passionate about helping others move forward in their journey towards recovery.
BONUS ELIGIBLE
*Licensed candidates may be eligible for an additional 6% pay differential.
*Licensed MH providers who are also credentialed as a CADC may be eligible for up to an 8% pay differential.
*This position is eligible for a Commitment Bonus equivalent to 3 months salary with an agreement to stay with Polk County Behavioral Health for a period of at least 24 months.
UNDERFILL
This position may be under filled with a MH Specialist I. Please refer to the classification specifications for details.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST I
Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behaviora lscience field;
AND Credentialing as a QMHP or licensed as a LMFT, LPC, LCSW or PsyD;
OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job.
MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST II
Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field;
AND (2) years of experience in the behavioral health field post-graduation
AND Credentialing as a QMHP or licensed as a LMFT, LPC, LCSW or PsyD;
OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job.
General Statement

Polk County, the Organization:
Polk County takes pride in knowing that our employees are what makes the County a great place to work. We have a strong desire for each employee to feel respected; connected to the department they work for as well as other County departments and the community at large; and know that they are critical to County business. We understand that work maybe necessary, but not what should define each individual. We all have diverse personalities and interests away from the job, and at Polk County we encourage our employees to be connected to something bigger than work.
Benefits:
Polk County offers generous employee benefits including, but not limited to:
11 paid holidays per year
8 hours of vacation earned monthly (increasing with years of service)
8 hours of sick leave earned monthly
4-5 Personal Leave Days earned each fiscal year (Depends on position; prorated depending on date of hire
PERS (Public Employees Retirement System) – 100% employer funded contributions
Full health benefits with employee paying only 10% of the premium which covers all members of the employee’s immediate family
Life Insurance – employer paid
Qualifying employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program
HRSA/NHSC approved site for certain positions

Our Community:
Polk County is located in the Willamette Valley just an hour from the Pacific Coast to the west and an hour from Portland to the north. The population is approximately 87,000 and the county spans about 744 square miles, with two thirds of the western part of the county being forest. National protected areas include the Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge and Siuslaw National Forest.
The County is part of the agricultural richness the Willamette Valley has to offer. In recent decades, the valley has also become a major wine producer, with Polk County being one of the best in the area. The valley is often known as the“Oregon Wine Country”. Polk County has over 25 wineries alone.
Polk County also houses the beautiful liberal arts college, Western Oregon University, and is only 30 miles from Oregon State University. Western was an inaugural winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. This award recognizes universities and colleges that have demonstrated the highest level of commitment and action towards fostering a campus community that celebrates all the many facets of diversity. WOU is one of the most diverse universities in Oregon and has a higher percentage of Latino students in the Oregon University system.
Polk County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request.
Agency
Polk County (OR)
Address
850 Main St.
Dallas, Oregon, 97338
Phone
(503)623-1888
Website
http://www.co.polk.or.us

Qualifications
Please refer to the Class Specification for the full job description and minimum experience, education and training requirements for this position.
Mental Health Specialist I
Mental Health Specialist II

Supplemental Information
** A cover letter is required. If you are a military veteran and want to apply for Veterans’ Hiring Preference, you must attach the Veterans’ Preference Form (available on our website) and your DD-214/215 and/or disability letter. **
** DO NOT ATTACH ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS
(transcripts, letters of recommendation, certificates, etc.) They will not be considered at the application stage. You may bring them to the interview if you are selected to interview.
**

Mental Health Specialist I, QMHP – Linn County Mental Health

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Location: Albany, OR
Job Type: Full Time- SEIU
Job Number: 24-00034A
Department: Mental Health
Opening Date: 01/30/2024
Closing Date: Continuous
FLSA: Exempt
Bargaining Unit: SEIU

Description

LINN COUNTY IS OFFERING SIGN ON BONUSES OF 10% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY.

Linn County Mental Health is recruiting for experienced mental health therapist to work with adults who experience a range of symptoms including trauma, depression, psychosis, and anxiety. The person filling this position should be skilled in assessment, individual and group therapy, case management and consultation. Candidates should have familiarity with Evidence Based Practice and have excellent case management and therapy skills. Must be willing to work as part of an interdisciplinary team and follow documentation requirements in accordance with the Oregon Administrative Rules and department policies and procedures.

Follow this link to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/linncountyhealth/jobs/4423732/mental-health-specialist-1-act?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Minimum Qualifications

Masters degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field is required. Professional or supervised practicum-level experience in providing similar services to persons with similar problems or concerns is desirable but not required. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience, education and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the work described may be acceptable.
Linn County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Benefits

Linn County employees say their benefits play a large role in what makes the County such a great place to work.  We offer competitive benefit plans.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
    • Family plans are less than $15 per month
  • Vacation and Floating Days
  • Paid Holiday Time
    • 10.5 paid holidays
  • Sick & Bereavement Time
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • County Paid Life and Long Term Disability Benefits
  • Longevity Incentive
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
    • Fully Paid by County

We offer a Work/Life Balance with our work week is 37.5 hours. With our reduced schedule it allows for a healthier work life balance.

For a full list of our benefits, please visit our Benefits webpage: Benefit Summary

Follow this link to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/linncountyhealth/jobs/4423732/mental-health-specialist-1-act?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

ACT LPN – Tillamook Family Counseling Center

JOB SUMMARY:

Tillamook Family Counseling Center (TFCC) seeks a Licensed Practical Nurse [Part Time 24 Hours per Week] as a health provider for its Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT). This position does offer benefits.  You will provide health care coordination, client support, and triage in home and community settings to adults presenting with severe and persistent mental illness.

Follow the link to apply: https://tfcc.bamboohr.com/careers/63?source=aWQ9MTc%3D

Position Duties include:

– Basic health assessment and education

– Symptom management

– Works as part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team

– Organize and maintain pill minders for some clients

– Responsible for managing refill requests, communicating with providers, and working

with pharmacies

– Some administration of IM injections

– Documentation in the Employee Health Records (EHR) system

Schedule:

This is a part-time, 24 hours per week, benefitted position. Days and hours of work are variable, but generally between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This position may require longer work hours if necessary.

**Successful Passing of a UA, Background Check is required

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Education and Experience

  • LPN License from an accredited college or program
  • Experience working with individuals who have been diagnosed with serious psychiatric illnesses or major coursework in Psychology.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bilingual – English/Spanish
  • Previous Electronic Medical Records experience

BENEFITS: 

At TFCC we value our employees and one of the ways that we show that is our amazing benefits package. We offer Dental, Vision and Medical that includes prescription coverage. We have HSA and FSA plans that we pay 90% of; you choose what suits you best. We have 11 paid holidays a year, as well as paid sick leave and vacation time. Vacation starts out at 9 hours a month and increases with your time here. We also offer a generous retirement program. Our 403(b) is non-contributory, we put in 9% of your salary (whether you contribute or not) and you are vested after 6 months. We also have a corporate membership for our local YMCA at a significantly reduced rate.

ABOUT US:

Tillamook Family Counseling Center (TFCC) is a comprehensive behavioral health services provider, serving youth, adults and their families in Tillamook County. The Agency was incorporated as a nonprofit corporation in 1983 and has been successfully operating in Tillamook County since that time. Our trained professional staff is highly qualified to assess client problems and to partner with others to seek solutions. TFCC is certified by the Health Systems Division of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).

At TFCC we strive to improve the lives of those that live in our community and are committed to making a difference within our community. Become a part of the process and not only help improve the lives of our clients but enrich yours at the same time.

Important Work. Making a Difference. Work with Us.

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING:

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at http://tfcc.bamboohr.com/jobs. Be sure to submit an online application and upload your resume. Any questions, please visit us online at http://tfcc.org or contact us at jobs@tfcc.org

Tillamook Family Counseling Center is a drug free workplace and equal opportunity employer.

Important Work. Making a Difference. Work with Us.

Follow the link to apply: https://tfcc.bamboohr.com/careers/63?source=aWQ9MTc%3D

ACT Team Lead Supervisor – Tillamook Family Counseling Center

Live your best life in this beautiful rural community on the Northern Oregon Coast. We can offer you dramatic vistas, no traffic jams or air pollution. You will lead ACT Program at Tillamook Family Counseling Center, in accordance with fidelity standards and recovery/resiliency principles. The Act Program provides direct treatment and rehabilitation services to persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse concerns. You will lead, supervise, and evaluate the multidisciplinary team.

Follow this link to apply: https://tfcc.bamboohr.com/careers/103?source=aWQ9MTc%3D

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directs day to day clinical operations specific to the ACT team.
  • Assuring adequate staff coverage and ongoing clinical supervision
  • Leading daily organizational meetings
  • Maintain appropriate supervision documentation for team clerical services.
  • Clinical records oversight and quality improvement/assurance activities
  • Coordinating the assessment and treatment planning process
  • Coordinate training and technical assistance for the team
  • Educating community resources regarding the ACT Team and maintain positive working relationships with key community organizations
  • Establishes and maintains contact with the Oregon Center for Excellence, Assertive Community Treatment (OCEACT) for ongoing consultation related to establishing program fidelity.
  • Organizing and reporting data to CPCCO and OCEACT

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, nursing, or social work. License preferred, with a minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Knowledge of the ACT model and a willingness to promote and respect the philosophy of that model
  • Strong clinical skills in treating individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Experience with Clinical supervision within a community mental health setting

Competencies

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • General keyboarding and computer skills
  • Ability to prioritize work tasks and priorities.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills
  • Problem Solving skills.
  • Technical Capacity

Preferred Competencies

  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Experience using Electronic Health Records system.
  • Experience in a management/supervisory capacity preferred

Working Conditions

Ability to lift 10 pounds; ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. This position requires a current valid driver’s license.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds, and have the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week. The days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. as well as on-call shifts on a rotating basis. This position may require longer working hours if necessary.

BENEFITS:

At TFCC we value our employees and one of the ways that we show that is our amazing benefits package. We offer Dental, Vision and Medical that includes prescription coverage. We have HSA and FSA plans that we pay 90% of; you choose what suits you best. We have 11 paid holidays a year, as well as paid sick leave and vacation time. If you work on these holidays, you are compensated accordingly. Vacation starts out at 9 hours a month and increases with your time here. We also offer a generous retirement program. Our 403(b) is non-contributory, we put in 9% of your salary (whether you contribute or not) and you are vested after 6 months. We also have a corporate membership for our local YMCA at a significantly reduced rate.

ABOUT US

Tillamook Family Counseling Center (TFCC) is a comprehensive behavioral health services provider, serving youth, adults, and their families in Tillamook County. The Agency was incorporated as a nonprofit corporation in 1983 and has been successfully operating in Tillamook County since that time. Our trained professional staff is highly qualified to assess client needs and to partner with others to seek solutions. TFCC is certified by the Health Systems Division of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).

At TFCC we strive to improve the lives of those that live in our community and are committed to making a difference within our community.  Become a part of the process and not only help improve the lives of our clients but enrich yours at the same time. We live in a beautiful part of the country, and we believe in having a balance between work and family to have time to enjoy the community around us.

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING: 

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at http://tfcc.bamboohr.com/jobs. Be sure to submit an online application and upload your resume. Any questions, please visit us online at http://tfcc.org or contact us at jobs@tfcc.org

Tillamook Family Counseling Center is a drug free workplace and equal opportunity employer.

Important Work. Making a Difference. Work with Us.

Follow this link to apply: https://tfcc.bamboohr.com/careers/103?source=aWQ9MTc%3D

ACT Peer – Polk County

ABOUT THE JOB
This position is designed to be part of the  Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team which is a multidisciplinary team providing intensive, community based outpatient services for participants with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and co-occurring disorders.

As a Mental Health Peer, you will use your own lived experience to help others. You’ll be able to share the skills, tools, and information you’ve learned to transform your own life with adult clients going through similar struggles.

Peer Support Specialists instill hope while improving engagement, self-confidence, and quality of life. The majority of your time will be spent meeting with clients in community settings including residential facilities, adult foster homes, and private residences. You will regularly use agency vehicles to transport clients to important appointments or for skill building and socialization related activities.

To apply, please go to Polk County’s career page: ACT Mental Health Peer | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. As defined by Oregon Administrative Rule 309-032-1501, a “Peer Support Specialist” provides peer delivered services to an individual or family member with similar life experience, under the supervision of a qualified Clinical Supervisor. A Peer Support Specialist must have at least one year of experience: as a self-identified person currently or formerly receiving mental health services; or a self-identified person in recovery.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
*Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver’s license within 30 days of hire date.
*Must be registered with the State of Oregon Office of Equity and Inclusion and hold a Traditional Health Worker certificate as a Peer Support Specialist with at time of hire.

General Statement

Polk County, the Organization:
Polk County takes pride in knowing that our employees are what makes the County a great place to work.  We have a strong desire for each employee to feel respected; connected to the department they work for as well as other County departments and the community at large; and know that they are critical to County business.  We understand that work may be necessary, but not what should define each individual.  We all have diverse personalities and interests away from the job, and at Polk County we encourage our employees to be connected to something bigger than work.

Benefits:

  • Polk County offers generous employee benefits including, but not limited to:
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • 8 hours of vacation earned monthly (increasing with years of service)
  • 8 hours of sick leave earned monthly
  • 4-5 Personal Leave Days earned each fiscal year (Depends on position; prorated depending on date of hire
  • PERS (Public Employees Retirement System) – 100% employer funded contributions
  • Full health benefits with employee paying only 10% of the premium which covers all members of the employee’s immediate family
  • Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Qualifying employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program
  • HRSA/NHSC approved site for certain positions
Our Community:
Polk County is located in the Willamette Valley just an hour from the Pacific Coast to the west and an hour from Portland to the north. The population is approximately 87,000 and the county spans about 744 square miles, with two thirds of the western part of the county being forest. National protected areas include the Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge and Siuslaw National Forest.

The County is part of the agricultural richness the Willamette Valley has to offer. In recent decades, the valley has also become a major wine producer, with Polk County being one of the best in the area. The valley is often known as the “Oregon Wine Country”. Polk County has over 25 wineries alone.

Polk County also houses the beautiful liberal arts college, Western Oregon University, and is only 30 miles from Oregon State University. Western was an inaugural winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. This award recognizes universities and colleges that have demonstrated the highest level of commitment and action towards fostering a campus community that celebrates all the many facets of diversity. WOU is one of the most diverse universities in Oregon and has a higher percentage of Latino students in the Oregon University system.

Qualifications

Please refer to the Class Specification for the full job description and minimum experience, education and training requirements for this position.

Supplemental Information

** A cover letter is required. If you are a military veteran and want to apply for Veterans’ Hiring Preference, you must attach the Veterans’ Preference Form (available on our website) and your DD-214/215 and/or disability letter. **

** DO NOT ATTACH ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS (transcripts, letters of recommendation, certificates, etc.) They will not be considered at the application stage. You may bring them to the interview if you are selected to interview. **

Polk County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request.

To apply, please go to Polk County’s career page: ACT Mental Health Peer | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

ACT Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Polk County

ABOUT THE JOB
This position is designed to be a part of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team which is a multidisciplinary team providing intensive services, community based outpatient services for  participants with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and co-occurring disorders.

As a nurse for the ACT team you will be providing nursing care and coordination to ACT program participants in a community setting. Primary responsibilities of the ACT team nurse include: managing the medication system; administering medications and injections; screening participants for medication side effects and medical conditions; coordinating care with medical providers; facilitating health promotion, prevention, and education activities; and educating the team about medications, side effects, and health conditions. The majority of these services are provided in the community. The ACT team nurse may also perform case management tasks such as providing consultation to home care providers, managing participant care schedules, accompanying ACT participants to medical appointments, and advocating for ACT participants during interactions with outside organizations.

To apply, please go to Polk County’s career page: ACT Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited school for licensed practical nursing and three years of experience in public health or in a clinical setting; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
*Possession of a license to practice as a licensed practical nurse in the State of Oregon at the time of appointment.
*Must possess and maintain a valid Oregon driver’s license, automobile insurance, and access to and use of a personal automobile as a condition of employment.

General Statement

Polk County, the Organization:
Polk County takes pride in knowing that our employees are what makes the County a great place to work.  We have a strong desire for each employee to feel respected; connected to the department they work for as well as other County departments and the community at large; and know that they are critical to County business.  We understand that work may be necessary, but not what should define each individual.  We all have diverse personalities and interests away from the job, and at Polk County we encourage our employees to be connected to something bigger than work.

Benefits:

  • Polk County offers generous employee benefits including, but not limited to:
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • 8 hours of vacation earned monthly (increasing with years of service)
  • 8 hours of sick leave earned monthly
  • 4-5 Personal Leave Days earned each fiscal year (Depends on position; prorated depending on date of hire
  • PERS (Public Employees Retirement System) – 100% employer funded contributions
  • Full health benefits with employee paying only 10% of the premium which covers all members of the employee’s immediate family
  • Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Qualifying employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program
  • HRSA/NHSC approved site for certain positions

Our Community:
Polk County is located in the Willamette Valley just an hour from the Pacific Coast to the west and an hour from Portland to the north. The population is approximately 87,000 and the county spans about 744 square miles, with two thirds of the western part of the county being forest. National protected areas include the Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge and Siuslaw National Forest.

The County is part of the agricultural richness the Willamette Valley has to offer. In recent decades, the valley has also become a major wine producer, with Polk County being one of the best in the area. The valley is often known as the “Oregon Wine Country”. Polk County has over 25 wineries alone.

Polk County also houses the beautiful liberal arts college, Western Oregon University, and is only 30 miles from Oregon State University. Western was an inaugural winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. This award recognizes universities and colleges that have demonstrated the highest level of commitment and action towards fostering a campus community that celebrates all the many facets of diversity. WOU is one of the most diverse universities in Oregon and has a higher percentage of Latino students in the Oregon University system.

Qualifications

Please refer to the Class Specification for the full job description and minimum experience, education and training requirements for this position.

Supplemental Information

** A cover letter is required. If you are a military veteran and want to apply for Veterans’ Hiring Preference, you must attach the Veterans’ Preference Form (available on our website) and your DD-214/215 and/or disability letter. **

** DO NOT ATTACH ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS (transcripts, letters of recommendation, certificates, etc.) They will not be considered at the application stage. You may bring them to the interview if you are selected to interview. **

Polk County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request.

To apply, please go to Polk County’s career page: ACT Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)