Older Adult Behavioral Health Specialist
Full salary range: $4639- $5984/month, (DOE) with Excellent Benefits
Recruitment closes November 30, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
The Older Adult Behavioral Health Specialist
This is a regular full-time position for a Management Analyst to serve as the designated Older Adult Behavioral Health Specialist (OABHS) for Yamhill County. Performs community-wide coordination, planning, health promotion, and education related to older adult services. Assesses community needs, identifies gaps in services, eliminates barriers, promotes best practices and evidence-based approaches, offers placement and transition assistance, provides information and training, and maintains information on area resources for older adults. Works closely with multiple agencies, systems, and individuals to assure appropriate services for older adults and adults with disabilities are available, provided with dignity, and responsive to individual needs. This position does not routinely provide direct clinical services.
Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage is available for the entire family. For the 2021- 2022 plan year, the County will pay 98% of the monthly premium and employees will pay 2% ($35.78 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.
A master’s degree in social work, clinical psychology, or other human services field plus at least one year
of related work experience are required or bachelor’s degree in a human services field plus at least 5
years’ related work experience. Must qualify as QMHP, QMHA, CADC, and/or QMRP. May require licensing.
Will be subject to successful completion of a background check.
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.