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Title:Mental Health Counselor - Licensed
Company:Northwest Human Services
Description:Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970.

YOUR ROLE at NWHS:
As one of our highly qualified Mental Health Counselors, you will provide trauma-informed, compassionate, and professional mental health counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups across a broad range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. You will assess the nature and extent of Mental Health challenges and Co-Occurring Disorders, and formulate a plan for service that addresses each individual’s issues.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
*Assess the nature and extent of client’s MH and COD presenting problem, formulate a plan for service that addresses Mental Health and COD issues and their impact on client’s interaction, and ensure complete and timely documentation pursuant to OAR 309.019.0140
*Ensure productivity requirements are met by providing mental health treatment to individuals, couples, families, and groups that improve the client’s level of functioning.
*Provide timely and complete on-going assessment, treatment planning and measurable goal setting including annual reviews. Ensure annual reviews are submitted to the LMP pursuant to OAR 309.019.0140.
*Ensure clinical supervision requirements are met pursuant to OAR 833.030.0031
*Keep accurate and timely records and data in accordance with NWHS policy standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:
*Must have a Master’s Degree in the mental health field including education in Professional Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Clinical Social Work
*Must be licensed as an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW in the state of Oregon
*Successful experience in counseling and supporting individuals experiencing mental health and emotional distress is required
*Must be able to demonstrate proficiency using DSM IV-TR, DSM V, and ICD-10

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
*A passion for working with underserved adult populations; including homeless clients, clients with dual diagnosis, chronic or persistent mental illness, and trauma is highly preferred
*Experience in an integrated system is preferred
*Experience working for a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) is preferred
Bilingual, Spanish or ASL preferred
*EHR, specifically NexGen experience is preferred

To apply, please visit: http://www.northwesthumanservices.org/Employment.html
Contact:Sarah Perrotta
Address:681 Center Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone:15035885828856
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