Mental Health Clinician (Madras, Oregon)

BestCare Treatment Services in Madras is recruiting for a Mental Health Clinician! The successful candidate in this position will be working in our BestClub Adult Mental Health Consumer Center and as such will be working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness (schizophrenia, bipolar, depression).

This is a Full Time, regular position that includes employer-paid health benefits, FOUR WEEKS of paid time off, NINE recognized holidays, a retirement account option and loan forgiveness program potential.

Title: Mental Health Clinician

Program: BestClub Adult Mental Health Consumer Center

Program Location: Madras, Oregon

Employment Status: Full-Time Regular

FSLA Class: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Supervisor: Mental Health Clinical Supervisor, Adult Program; Program Director


Work closely and be able to get along with other staff as a member of a treatment team.
Complete intakes, assessments and treatment plans as appropriate.
Provide one-on-one, group, and family counseling, and case management services, working collaboratively with treatment team members and other agencies, and document those services in the client file.
Lead psycho-educational, skill development, process, gender-specific, and family groups as assigned.
Work closely with referral sources, keeping them informed on the progress of the client, as needed and as compatible to client confidentiality and HIPPA.
Maintain documentation in a timely manner in client files.
Model appropriate counselor behavior to the newer staff, and help train and orient new staff to the program.
Other duties as assigned by the program manager and/or clinical supervisor.

Minimum Requirements:

Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus, but not required.
Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, behavioral sciences, or related field or have a minimum of three years of demonstrated work in the social services or counseling field required. Preferences given to people with licensure.
Ability to work effectively in multiple cultural contexts is essential. Ability to develop strong collaborative relationships with a range of community partners is critical. Flexibility is a must.
Must be able to get along and work collaboratively with co-workers.
Have the knowledge, skills, and abilities demonstrating competence in the following essential job functions: treatment of mental health and substance-related disorders including client evaluation and individual, group, family, and other counseling techniques; program policies and procedures for client case management and record keeping; and accountability for recording information in the client files assigned to them consistent with those policies and procedures and applicable OAR’s.
Have demonstrated competencies to identify precipitating events; gather histories of mental, emotional and physical disabilities, alcohol and drug use and substance abuse disorders, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts; assess family, social, and work relationships; conduct a mental status assessment; document a multiaxial DSM diagnosis; write and implement or supervise implementation of a treatment plan; conduct and document a mental health assessment; and provide mental health treatment and rehabilitative services within the scope of his or her practice.

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