Job Title: QMHP
Salary Range: $19.50/hr. DOE
Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.
This part-time, on call QMHP position is responsible for providing mental health assessments, individual counseling, and groups for individuals who are seeking mental health services with Bridges to Change. The QMHP will work with individual’s mentor and case manager assigned through treatment programming and meet weekly for clinical supervisor to ensure clinical oversight.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Serves a diverse population effectively, through management of an assigned caseload of up to 30 participants.
- Conducts mental health assessments and makes diagnoses using DSM-V criteria.
- Develops individualized treatment plans for BTC participants in consultation with the participant, the participant’s family (whenever appropriate) and representatives of BTC partner organizations.
- Organizes and manages schedule with a goal that a minimum of 20 hours each work week are spent providing direct face-to-face services with BTC participants.
- Completes and maintains accurate and same-day treatment documentation including individual service notes; services and supports plans; court reports or reports to probation/parole; assessments; and closure summaries that meet OAR/Medicaid standards.
- Provision of culturally informed individual, family and group counseling services congruent with BTC clinical orientation. Maintains fidelity to evidence-based treatment models adopted by BTC.
- Provides crisis intervention and emergent suicide interventions and evaluations.
- Identifies and refers individuals for other services such as psychiatric, medical, educational, vocational,and recreational.
- Attend and actively participate in individual and group supervision, daily contact meetings with the recovery mentor, weekly BTC staffing’s and other meetings as assigned
- Abide by agency policies and procedures and all relevant state and federal treatment regulations and standards.
- Master’s Degree in counseling, social work, or similar field required
- Skilled in provision of individual and group counseling using respect and compassion.
- Well-developed clinical documentation skills and a strong commitment to quality management.
- Experience serving high-risk populations using evidence based practices.
- Skilled in engagement practices and working with high need individuals
- Knowledge of comorbid substance abuse and mental illness diagnosis and treatment.
- Experience working with communities of color and knowledge of the current disparities that certain communities of service users may face more broadly in society, preferred
- Demonstrated success at working effectively in a diverse, collaborative team environment, with skills in promoting inclusion and cultural responsiveness
- Experience in collaborating with community partners to identify shortcomings in the organization and in building partnerships to improve outcomes
- Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills
- Ability to maintain high ethical and professional standards at all times with client, staff, and community partners
- Computer literate; functional ability with Word and Outlook.
- Understanding of outcomes based care and implementation of tools to assess outcomes
• May be required to occasionally work extended hours including evening, weekend and/or holiday work as job duties demand.
• The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis, and occasionally up to 50 pounds is also necessary
• Requires the use of a personal vehicle
Generous paid time off
Access to employee assistance program
One paid volunteer day per year
Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference the Job Title in the subject line.
Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination. Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.