General Outpatient Therapist
(HS Specialist II or III)
HHS/Adult Behavioral Health
HS Spec II Salary: $4504- $5136/month (DOE)
HS Spec III Salary: $4918- $5580/month (DOE)
With Excellent Benefits
Recruitment closes February 5, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
The General Outpatient Therapist
This is a regular full-time position for a therapist (QMHP) to provide integrated behavioral health services using training and experience in evidence-based practices for adults with co-occurring mental health conditions such as serious mental illness, trauma disorders, and/or moderate mental health conditions. Duties will include providing treatment to assigned clients, diagnosis and treatment planning activities, maintaining accurate treatment records, effective case management, while working closely with an integrated behavioral health team. We are actively working on being a trauma informed agency. This position provides a great opportunity for professional development and advancement in clinical skills.
This position requires working knowledge of techniques specifically related to community mental health services and the following abilities: to understand the behavior of people under stress; to develop and maintain effective cooperative relationships with clients and their families, the community, physicians, law enforcement agencies, the courts, and public and private administrators; to interpret community mental health and chemical dependency services, and to prepare concise and complete client treatment and progress records. Typing and computer proficiency is required for collaborative documentation. The successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, and will be dependable, organized, self-directed, detail-oriented, and possess the ability to work in a team environment and to interact with coworkers, clients, and the public in a courteous, professional manner. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this classification with or without accommodation.
In order to qualify for most HHS positions, applicants:
* Must not be excluded from participation in federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare, and other federally funded programs that provide health benefits); and * Must not be excluded from participation in federal procurement
(Federal Acquisition Regulation) and non-procurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549).
Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage is available for the entire family. For the 2020- 2021 plan year, the County will pay 98% of the monthly premium and employees will pay 2% ($34.89 per month) for the Base Plan. With this plan, employees are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.
Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both
contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).
Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid.
Life insurance - $10,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid.
Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, employees earn 13 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance, employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.
Yamhill County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All qualified
applicants are encouraged to apply. A completed County application is required. Applicants are considered
for employment based on their qualifications without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other factor prohibited by
law or regulation. Veterans are encouraged to apply. In order to receive Veterans’ Preference Points, please
be sure to submit the required Veterans Hiring Preference Form. Please notify the Human Resources Office
if you need accommodation or assistance with any part of our application process.