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Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC), North Bend, OR

Organization: Waterfall Community Health Center
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: North Bend, OR
Date Job Posted: December 22, 2020
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Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) ***Not Remote or Telecommute Position***


Waterfall Clinic Inc. (dba:Waterfall Community Health Center) is looking for passionate and talented people to join our team on the beautiful Southern Oregon Coast. Our culture is believing in and empowering our people to cultivate a place of creativity, teambuilding, and continued learning. At Waterfall Community Health Center, everyone contributes value and we are dedicated to our mission.

We offer competitive salary and benefit packages, continuing education, health insurance, 401K retirement, and paid time off program. Waterfall Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, National Health Scholar and loan repayment site and committed to supporting our staff.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


SALARY RANGE: $70,984 with Sign-On Bonus $5,000

Waterfall Community Health Center (WCHC) - Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) / FQHC / Integrated Behavioral Health Model / Innovation Champion - Opportunity for professional growth. ***Competitive Salary & Benefits Total Rewards Package***

WCHC is proud to participate as a qualified site with Oregon Health Care Provider Incentive Loan Repayment which offers licensed health care providers, as well as pre-licensed mental health providers, an opportunity to apply to receive tax free funds to repay qualifying educational loan debt. Eligible providers are highly encouraged to apply. For more information on the program, including qualification requirements, FAQs, and applications visit the program’s webpage.

You can find information about it at both the ORH site, and at the Oregon Primary Care Office site,


This position requires to be onsite as a full time (1.0 FTE) employee working standard hours of Monday – Friday and will work not less than forty (40 per week) - MUST be a licensed mental health provider with trauma focused or Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) certification. *** NOT REMOTE OR TELECOMMUTE POSITION ***

Functions as a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) in a team and mission-based setting to provide therapeutic services for children, adolescents and their families/guardians who are experiencing behavioral issues, family conflict, and/or mental health challenges. BHC will build individual and community capacity in increasing health knowledge and self-efficacy to individuals from diverse cultural, racial, and economic backgrounds.

BHC provides mental health services, incorporating evidence-based practices that focus on the strengths of children, adolescents, and families/guardians served, maintains required records, and works effectively with agency staff. Related tasks, including but not limited to ensuring efficient and effective workflow of patients, may consist of consultation, regarding diagnostic assessments, developing treatment plans and providing direct treatment services for patients experiencing primarily mental health problems, through individual, group, and family/guardian treatment intervention modalities. Demonstrated ability to assess patient needs, and make appropriate clinical diagnosis; to provide effective treatment services on an individual and group basis; to work effectively with community resources in coordinating services; to intervene in emergency situations; to problem solve and mediate conflicts; to accurately prepare and maintain patient records and related documentation and reports; to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; and to maintain confidentiality.

BHC works as part of an onsite interdisciplinary team to follow-up on progress toward goals, provide care coordination, lead educational and support groups, prepare reports, etc. BHC has primary responsibility for serving as a resource to build, strengthen and maintain positive working relationships with the clients, providers, case managers, agency representatives, supervisors, program managers and other staff within local communities. This position may be asked to work at other clinic sites as needed.

Waterfall Clinic, Inc. dba Waterfall Community Health Center (WCHC) is an integrated patient-centered primary care clinic serving insured and uninsured children and adults with a special emphasis on care for persons who experience barriers to accessing care due to income, language, cultural and social barriers. This position will support mission and goal achievement, organizational quality and patient-centered medical home philosophy.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Personnel supervision is not a responsibility of this position.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the direct supervision of the Behavior Health Program Manager. Exercises progressive levels of autonomy in day-to-day activities based on satisfactory job performance.




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  • Master’s Degree from an accredited school of social work, clinical psychology, psychiatric nursing, or a related field.
  • Maintain compliance with credentialing including active licensure as a clinician.
  • Ability to be credentialed with Medicaid, Medicare, private and other insurance within the scope of licensure.
  • Three (3) or more years of experience working in healthcare or similar setting as a behavioral and/or mental health provider, preferred.
  • Three (3) or more years’ experience with providing diagnostic assessment and therapy services to full range of individuals from youth through adulthood.
  • Experience working in a mental health care setting and with low income population, preferred.
  • Demonstrate interest and experience providing quality integrated behavioral health care to persons with difficult clinical presentations, including but not limited to: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), personality disorders, and general mental health conditions such as thought disorders and psychosis.
  • Working knowledge of social, emotional, and physical development issues regarding children and adolescents; of therapeutic interventions, treatment methods for children and adolescents experiencing mental health problems; and, of unique life stresses and circumstances facing adolescent.
  • Proven interpersonal skills and experience providing complex patient care support in a high-profile environment with tact and diplomacy.
  • Effective time management and project management skills, such as communication, delegation, prioritization, maintain a big picture of the organization outcomes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in a confidential environment to provide information and service to a wide range of internal and external contacts.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills to provide a wide range of complex and confidential care regarding highly sensitive matters.
  • Demonstrates required customer service and phone etiquette competencies.
  • Establish and maintain solid working relationships through communication, cooperation, and positive interactions with all patients, employees, staff, providers and vendors.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule when circumstances necessitate.
  • Ability to use a wide range of office machines including personal computers.
  • Demonstrate ability to learn and maintain appropriate technical skills to effective support the electronic records system and/or other reporting platforms.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), Keyboarding at 25+ wpm and reporting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Maintain confidentially – in accordance with WCHC policies and HIPAA regulations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply Patient Centered Medical Home principles.
  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License.


  1. Unrestricted Oregon License and Board Certified to practice as it relates to Behavioral Health and/or Mental Health Provider (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, PsyD, or PHD), required.
  2. Trauma focused or Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) credentials and/or training as recommended by BHPM obtained within 1 year of employment, and, must recertify prior to expiration date.
  3. Non-violent Crisis Intervention Comprehensive training class completed within 6 months of hire, and recertify prior to expiration date.
  4. Current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support Card (BLS) within 6 months of hire, and recertify prior to expiration date.
  5. Mandatory Trainings for Organization and Advanced Health compliance completed within 3 months of hire, no later than 6 months, and recertify prior to expiration date.


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