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Title:Mental Health Counselor, QMHP
Company:Central City Concern
Description:Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC’s Old Town Recovery Clinic is seeking a Mental Health Counselor, QMHP for the IHART Team! The Integrated Health & Recovery Treatment (IHART) Team Mental Health Counselor works as a member of a multi-disciplinary behavioral health home team who provides clinical care within a care team providing close collaboration & coordination with clients enrolled at Old Town Recovery Center who are also paneled in care at Old Town Clinic. The IHART Mental Health Counselor is responsible for the delivery of care to the population assigned to the behavioral health home, ensuring care that is accountable, comprehensive, proactive, well coordinated and client-centered.

This team works to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, medication management, physical health treatment, mental health treatment, accessing benefits and entitlements, accessing appropriate and affordable housing, providing counseling, case management and integrated dual diagnosis treatment.

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Duties will include:

Conduct and document Mental Health Assessments, including mental status exam, DSM diagnosis, and clinical formulation.
Develop care plan with client with assistance & input from all of the clients care team providers.
Interface and collaborate in an interdisciplinary manner within the IHART team and with their counterparts at Old Town Clinic to support the client’s recovery & health goals.
Participate in outreach activities necessary to offer services and engage participation in a non-coercive manner. Escort clients to meetings and appointments as necessary.
Participate in evaluating clients for risk of harm & initiate Directors Custody transport holds when appropriate.

Master's degree in a human services field and one year experience in mental health. Experience
IO-QMHP with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) preferred.
Must meet State guidelines for QMHP and be certified with the appropriate board.
CADC certification preferred.
Must have current CPR certification
Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
Must become a certified Director’s Custody designee in Multnomah County within the first 6 months of hire.
If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB Test, and background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.
Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees!

Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of 6.25% in your 1st year, 8% in the 2nd year, and 10% in your 3rd year! Fully vested with your first contribution!
9 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!

HOW TO APPLY: You must apply through our website for consideration

This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

Central City Concern is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.
Address:727 W Burnside
Portland, OR 97209



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