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Title:Behavioral Health Consultant
Company:Northwest Human Services
Description:Northwest Human Services is an innovative non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970. We are seeking a licensed Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) to join our team!

YOUR ROLE at NWHS:
The BHC is an integral part of the Care Coordination team, working with Medical Providers, Community Health Workers, Nurses, Case Managers, and others to provide continuity of care for patients with complex cases. As our BHC, you will work with patients and clients at our primary care clinics to help them overcome behaviors that are impeding positive outcomes in their medical diagnosis and symptoms. You will accomplish this by providing brief interventions to empower patients with tools and resources to manage their physical and mental health. The BHC also supports outreach efforts of our Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Project (HOAP) through screening, evaluation, and education for A&D, Mental Health, and other needed community resources.

REQUIRED EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS:
*Candidates must have appropriate credentials and level of training including one of the following: 
* A master’s degree in Social Work and licensure as an LCSW in the state of Oregon, -OR-
* A master’s degree in Counseling and licensure as an LPC in the state of Oregon, -OR-
* Doctoral level education in Clinical Psychology and appropriate licensing and credentialing.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
* Demonstrated proficiency using DSM IV-TR, DSM V, and ICD-10.
* Successful experience working with vulnerable and underserved populations and clients with dual diagnosis, chronic mental illness, and trauma is required.
* Candidates with experience in a primary care clinic are preferred.

ABOUT NWHS:
Northwest Human Services is an innovative Federally Qualified Health Center that has been providing care to the local community for nearly 50 years. Our programs are designed to maximize support for those in our community who need it most - uninsured individuals, families, the homeless, and migrant workers. In addition to our Transitional Programs that provide services for the homeless, our medical clinics are Tier V Patient Centered Medical Homes and our West Salem location offers fully integrated primary care, psychiatry, therapy, and dentistry all on the same campus. Our care teams are committed to the overall wellness of our patients and work together to ensure patient needs are expertly evaluated, and met with compassion and respect.

We offer a first class employment experience, with a focus on teamwork, integrity, growth, and balance. This approach has contributed to a fast growing and dedicated team of nearly 240 individuals with an average tenure of over 5 years. Our leadership team and Board of Directors support our staff with training opportunities and career development as we continue to grow and expand our programs and community offerings.

Summary of Benefits:  Northwest Human Services offers competitive wages and a generous benefits package that includes; Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life: Short Term & Long Term Disability, 403(b) retirement plan with generous employer match and Paid Time Off.

If you are interested in joining a team that makes a difference in the lives of many, please apply online at: https://northwesthumanservices.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=226&source=aWQ9MjI%3D

For more information, please contact the HR/Recruiting Department at:
Office: 503-588-5828 | Email:

Equal Opportunity Employer: We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All candidates who receive a written offer of employment will be required to undergo a criminal records check as well as testing for commonly abused controlled substances, including marijuana.
Contact:Sarah Perrotta, Talent Acquisition Specialist
Address:681 Center Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone:15035885828
Email:


 


 

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