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Therapist- Residential, Grants Pass, OR

Organization: Options for Southern Oregon
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Grants Pass, OR
Date Job Posted: October 8, 2021
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Therapist- Residential

Full Time 30-40 hours/week
Grants Pass, OR, US
Requisition ID: 1105

Attention Candidates: Please upload both your resume and a cover letter.


  • Clinical supervision and training is provided along with continuing education opportunities.
  • Bilingual skills a plus; Options pays a premium for employees who can conduct business in Spanish and provide certification of a language proficiency test approved by the Oregon Health Authority that meets a proficiency level of “High Intermediate”.
  • Benefits include: family medical, long term disability, 403(b) plan with 6% match – and more.
  • This position is eligible for relocation reimbursement, as well as professional development and support for licensure.


Located in a residential treatment facility (RTF) program for adults with mental-health disorders and co-occurring disorders. The Residential Therapist provides clinical recovery-focused services to clients with serious persistent mental illness (SPMI) and co-occurring disorders, helping to ensure the smooth running of the unit and a high level of responsiveness to clients’ clinical needs.


Performs diagnostic assessments and formulates diagnoses. Develops individual service plans in conjunction with the client and members of the treatment team. Completes service plan updates and assessment updates. Works in collaboration with the program manager. Provides direct mental health services including, but not limited to, psychotherapy, behavioral health counseling, and/or mental health skills training to individuals or groups of individuals. Successful candidate may be asked to provide these services in-house, in the community, or other sites as deemed appropriate and therapeutic.


Candidate must possess a Master's degree in a behavioral science, an understanding of co-occurring disorders, trauma and related experience.

Must be a QMHP on the Mental Health & Addictions Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) registry.


Meet eligibility qualifications to register with MHACBO (please visit for more information)


Must be registered as a licensure intern with the State of Oregon or be licensed in Oregon as an LMFT, LCSW, LPC or clinical Psychologist.

Candidates must be able to use e-mail, compose documents, save and locate documents electronically, and learn to use our Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. Proficiency in Word and other MS Office applications preferred.

Must pass state-required background and DMV checks; possess a valid OR driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Candidate must be able to work independently and flexibly, under general supervision.

Options for Southern Oregon is subject to the State of Oregon vaccine mandate for healthcare workers. New hires must submit vaccination documentation showing they are fully vaccinated, or be approved for an exception/accommodation, by their hire date.

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