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Therapist – Youth Outpatient (EASA), Grants Pass, OR


Organization: Options for Southern Oregon
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Grants Pass, OR
Date Job Posted: September 7, 2022
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Therapist – Youth Outpatient (EASA)

Full Time 30-40 hours/week
Grants Pass, OR, US
Requisition ID: 1076

$5,000 SIGNING BONUS

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

  • Benefits include:
    • Family medical, dental, long term disability, 403(b) plan with 6% match, and more.
    • Generous paid time off policy. (Annual accrual up to 208 hours - based on FTE status and available to use upon accrual). Plus 10 paid holidays annually.
  • 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".
  • This position may be eligible for relocation reimbursement, as well as professional development and support for licensure.
  • Position may be eligible for loan repayment.

Overview

This position provides clinical services and supports to clients in our Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA) as well as our Transition Aged Youth (TAY) program. The clinician for EASA works as part of a transdisciplinary team to provide supportive, community-based services to youth and young adults ages 15-25 who meet criteria for the EASA program. In addition to providing direct services to program members and their families, the clinician will provide training, education and will co-facilitate multi-family groups. The Clinician works collaboratively within the agency and with other mental health professionals, community partners and local, state and federal stakeholders. The Clinician will utilize Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) in delivery of client services. Options provides on the job training and supervision for FIT.

Depending on agency need, and applicant interest and experience, the therapist may perform some of their work remotely (at home) via telehealth (technology is provided) and/or in a clinic office environment and/or as an integrated clinician at system partner agencies in the community. Covid-19 safety precautions are in place in all working environments.

Responsibilities

Therapist works with the EASA program and transition age youth. Provides outreach and engagement activities, assessments and service plan development, psychoeducation, and appropriate treatments in consultation with the patient, families, and other team members. Works in community based and office based settings. Offers community education to reduce the stigma of mental illness and raise awareness about psychosis. Utilizes appropriate evidence-based practices and ensures program fidelity is met. Provides therapy and coordination of services. Submits timely documentation of services provided using Electronic Health Record. Delivers services that address diverse social, cultural, gender, and economic needs of the population served utilizing equity frameworks.

Qualifications

This position requires a Master's degree in a behavioral science, an understanding of co-occurring disorders, and related experience.

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

OR

Meet eligibility qualifications to register with MHACBO (please visit www.mhacbo.org for more information)

OR

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.

Options for Southern Oregon provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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