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Title:Mental Health Outreach 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 Outreach Counselor, QMHP

The Mental Health Outreach Counselor, QMHP works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing counseling, case management, and integrated dual diagnosis treatment. The 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.

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

Duties will include:

Collect information regarding clients’ history through a combination of interviewing, records review, and consultation, after obtaining written consent.
Conduct and document Mental Health Assessments, including a mental status exam, DSM diagnosis, and clinical formulation.
Develop a treatment plan with the client.
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.

Requirements:

Master's degree in a human services field and one year experience in mental health. Experience with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) preferred. Must meet State guidelines for QMHP and be and be certified with the appropriate board (MHACBO).
Current CPR license required
CADC Preferred.
Has the competencies necessary to:
Identify precipitating events;
IO-QMHP
b. Gather histories of mental, emotional and physical disabilities, alcohol and drug use, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts;
c. Assess family, social and work relationships
d. Conduct a mental status assessment
e. Document a DSM5 diagnosis
f. Write and implement or supervise the implementation of a treatment plan
g. Conduct and document a mental health assessment
h. Provide mental health treatment and rehabilitative services within one's scope of practice
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
http://www.ccconcern.org/jobs

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.
Contact:Mandi
Address:727 W Burnside
Portland, OR 97209
Phone:9713528755
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