$5,000 Signing Bonus - Behavioral Health Specialist II, Crisis Team
Location: Bend, Oregon
Type: Part Time
Required Education: Masters
Salary: $3,031.53 - $4,265.67 Monthly
Hospital, Public and Private
Advocacy / Non-Profit
Community Health Center/Community Clinic
Internal Number: 2021-00065
Deschutes County is accepting applications for a part-time, Behavioral Health Specialist II, Crisis Team member. This position provides phone and face-to-face crisis screening and referral involving a variety of situations including high-risk children and adults needing hospital, residential or respite care. Clinician may perform a variety of treatment services for both voluntary and involuntary clients including, but not limited to, comprehensive assessments, case management consultation, and crisis intervention. Services are provided at the newly established Deschutes County Stabilization Center (DCSC). Incumbent will perform civil commitment evaluations for involuntary hospitalization. This position will work a non-traditional schedule including holidays. Typical schedule for this position is Saturday and Sunday from 7:00am-7:30pm.
Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field; AND one (1) year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job.
There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) hired by Deschutes County Health Services (DCHS). This only applies to QMHPs who do not possess current licensure or are currently pursuing licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. Please see website for information on these requirements: https://mhacbo.org/en/.
There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification fees will be paid by DCHS, if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification.
Join our progressive and cutting edge crisis program in beautiful Bend Oregon! Our team is at the front lines in addressing mental health and substance abuse crises within Deschutes County. With our brand new, innovative crisis stabilization center and our acclaimed mobile crisis team, Deschutes County crisis truly represents excellence in crisis services.
Competitive salary! Excellent county benefits! Generous paid time off! PERS eligibility! You may also be eligible for loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program! All of this in beautiful Central Oregon, an outdoor wonderland with mountains, rivers, lakes, caves, forests, and the high desert!