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Bilingual Mental Health Therapist

Salem, Oregon
Job Type
4 Aug 2022
Join our team and become a part of a supportive community dedicated to individual and community enrichment.

Catholic Community Services (CCS) is a faith-based organization, rooted in the values of Love, Justice, Truth, and Freedom, that has continually served the community for the past 80 years. We seek individuals who are motivated, compassionate, and eager to make a difference in their community. Along with our competitive wages CCS offers a variety of employer paid benefits for employees. We are committed to providing the best care for those that we serve and advancement opportunities for our staff. Join us today and become a champion in the lives of others!

Hiring Incentive up to $10,000 for Bilingual Mental Health Therapist

Pay: $20.05 - $25.26 (depending on licensure status, experience, and education)

Hiring Incentive: $10,000

Schedule: Monday - Friday (flexible 8 hour day)

Location: Salem, OR

Type: Full Time Exempt

Employer Provided Benefits:

5 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) per year
100% Medical/ Vision Coverage for Employees
50% Medical coverage for dependent/ spouse
401(k) Retirement Plan Employer Match
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Life Insurance Plan
10 Paid Holidays/ Holiday Pay
Mileage Reimbursement
Jury Duty Paid Leave
Bereavement Leave
Wellness Activity Discounts
On the job training and CPR/First Aid certification
Annual performance evaluations and pay increases
Employee appreciation events

Additional Benefits Offered:

Multiple Dental Plan Options
Supplemental Life Insurance
Discount Gym Memberships with Medical Enrollment
Aflac Voluntary Supplemental Insurance
Legal Guidance
Work-life Solutions
Will Preparation
24/7 Resource Support & Information
Employee Referral Program
On the Job Training

Additional Benefits Provided:

Paid Licensing Exam Fee
Clinical Supervision
Continuing Education Training(s)
Paid Annual License Fee
General Position Summary

The Mental Health Therapist is an integral member of the service center team and provides general counseling services to customers we serve. This position will be focused on providing services to Hispanic/Latino youth, families and individuals in the Marion County area. This position will also include direct care duties to families and individuals and case management of the youth and families served.

Minimum Requirements
M.A./M.S. in marriage and family therapy, counseling, social work, psychology or related field.
Qualified Mental Health Professional (as prescribed in the Oregon Administrative Rules) for Medicaid provider status.
A professional certification or licensure in a mental health discipline (will consider applicants working towards professional certification or licensure).
Demonstrate competency to conduct mental health assessments including multi-axial D.S.M. diagnosis, develop treatment plans and provide individual family and/or group therapy.
Provide documentation of training and/or experience in certain types of specialized training.
Two years prior therapist experience preferred.
A professional certification or licensure in mental health discipline is preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) is required.
Knowledge/competency in Hispanic/Latino culture and tradition and experience working with local Hispanic/Latino families is preferred.
Preferred Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Knowledge of strength-based assessment practices.
Knowledge of mental health treatment planning.
Skill in case management.
Knowledge of community resources.
Ability to communicate with all types of individuals.
Ability to assess and accurately diagnose clients.
Ability to maintain records and data in an accurate timely manner.
Ability to develop rapport with clients.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to identify concerns, challenges, or trends.
Essential Position Functions and Key Work Processes
Collects client data, assesses client needs, provides a diagnosis, and treatment plan for clients.
Uses a systemic, solution-oriented approach when interacting with client, youth, families, collateral contacts and colleagues.
Establish, maintain, and support a collaborative relationship with youth and his/her foster/biological family through frequent and regular home visits.
Act as a liaison with service providers to assure youth and their families receive the necessary support to be empowered and successful.
Provides quality care according to the Agency, Mid-Valley Behavioral Care Network, Integrated Delivery Service System protocols and Council on Accreditation Standards.
Maintains accurate records related to case management duties, to include, but not limited to updating client notes and information, completing and sending appropriate billing information, completing notes regarding referrals or collaboration with other agencies, notes or changes in treatment plans, and verification of annual and 90 day chart review.
Prepare case presentation for the consulting psychiatrist.
Monitor quality of support received by youth and families, through an agreed upon process, and evaluate their progress.
Acts as a liaison, advocate, or witness with other community agencies as required by treatment plan or individual case.
Participates in teams, committees, training or supervision as directed by supervisor to include, but not limited to case review, utilization review, peer review, group preparation and debriefing, treatment plan review, employee stewardship and quality improvement initiatives.
Stays current on community services and collaborative programs that will add value and benefit mental health outcomes for the people we serve.
Stays abreast of trends and issues related to mental health care.

Secondary Position Functions

Provides input into the Annual Operation Plan and assists in defining outcomes and objectives.
Stays current on community services and collaborative programs that will add value and benefit mental health outcomes for the people we serve.
Stays abreast of trends and issues related to mental health care.
Other duties as assigned by Clinical Director.
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