Case Manager (Crisis Intervention Team) (Limited Term)
Job ID: 106271
Location: Oregon City, Oregon
Full/Part Time: Part Time
CLACKAMAS COUNTY CORE VALUES
Clackamas County employees work to serve the public and enrich our community. In that spirit, we pledge to hold ourselves to these standards at all times in our interactions with customers and one another:
• Individual accountability
By incorporating these values into our daily routines, we can better serve our customers, ourselves and our projects. We're always looking to improve.
That's the Clackamas County SPIRIT.
This position will remain open until filled. The first application review will be Monday, August 1, 2022, and weekly thereafter.
• Screening interviews to be conducted while posting is open
• This is a limited term position through March 2023. Position will be reviewed at this time.
PAY AND BENEFITS
Hourly Pay Range: $24.802950 - $31.253151
Salary offers will be made within the posted pay range and will be based on a candidate's experience (paid or unpaid) that is directly relevant to the position.
In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.
Employees must work a minimum of 30 hours per week to receive full benefits. Employees working 20 - 29 hours per week are eligible for medical benefits for themselves and family members. Medical plans cover the employee and all eligible dependents (including spouse/domestic partner and/or children) at a reasonable cost.
This is a part time County position represented by the Employees' Association.
JOB DETAILS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Clackamas County's Behavioral Health Division (CCBHD) is looking for an energetic and adaptable Case Manager to join the Crisis Intervention Team.
The Behavioral Health Response Team (BHRT) is a one year grant funded pilot program. The team consists of a Deputy from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office (CCSO), a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP), and a part time Qualified Mental Health Associate/Case Manager. The Deputy and QMHP will partner and co-respond, in a marked patrol vehicle, to mental health crisis calls from 4:30pm to 3am Wednesday through Saturday. The Case Manager will work 8am to 6:30pm Thursday and Friday providing follow-up case management services to the individuals served. As this is a new program, the hours may shift slightly to better accommodate the needs of the team.
Primary responsibilities of the QMHA will include field-based case management, consultation, referral, and crisis intervention for a variety of individuals in need. Secondary responsibilities include outreach and engagement of individuals and families struggling with symptoms of mental illness and substance abuse and providing training in mental health related topics as requested to law enforcement or other members of the community.
Since this is a field-based position, successful candidates will have a history of working with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. field, clinic, homes, etc). Other desired skills and experience include: history of working with law enforcement, providing support to people (across the lifespan) in crisis; incorporating a person-centered, strengths-based recovery approach that includes peers and natural systems of support; a positive and collaborative attitude and approach in working with partners; and a belief that every person we serve has the right to define and pursue their own definition of recovery.
This is a part time (working 20 hours per week), limited duration position.
Clackamas County is committed to building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. In that spirit, we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and experience, including those in recovery, or who identify as having lived experience.
Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
Per the Oregon Health Authority, (https://secure.sos.state.or.us/oard/viewSingleRule.action?ruleVrsnRsn=280799 & https://secure.sos.state.or.us/oard/viewSingleRule.action?ruleVrsnRsn=280616), this position is subject to the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement. Prior to the start of employment, the selected candidate must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exception in place with the County as a qualification of employment.
• A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills to be successful in the position
• Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) or (QMHA- R) as established by the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) at the time of hire
A Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) means a person delivering services under the direct supervision of a Qualified Mental Health Profession (QMHP) and meeting the following minimum qualifications as authorized by the Local Mental Health Authority (LMHA) or designee:
(a) Bachelor's degree in a behavioral sciences field; or
(b) A combination of at least three years relevant work, education, training or experience.
Additionally, QMHAs must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, understand mental health assessment, treatment and service terminology and apply each of these concepts, implement skills development strategies, and identify, implement and coordinate the services and supports identified in an ISSP.
• Experience working with adults, children, and families experiencing mental health and substance abuse issues
• Experience working collaboratively with community partners, collateral service providers, law enforcement agencies and co-workers
• At least 1 year experience providing case management support to individuals who are in mental health crisis
• At least 1 year experience working in a community based setting (ie: mobile outreach, in-home/ in-community case management)
• Experience utilizing an electronic record or similar computerized data system
• Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. https://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/69fd8013-4594-4afd-bee9-f1e0aeab42ea
• Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check
• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. http://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/828106a0-265a-47cc-a3a6-0a2c8b028673
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
• Certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) I, II, Ill
• Bilingual English/Spanish
• ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills) or other suicide prevention training
• Familiarity with resources available to the community within Clackamas County
*For Veterans qualified for Veteran's Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.
• Provides community-based case management and support services to consumers and their families; enters and maintains documentation of services provided in electronic clinical record in accordance with OAR and Division procedures.
• Coordinates with individuals/ families and community providers as needed;
• Works as a key member of an interdisciplinary team consisting of Law Enforcement, Qualified Mental Health Professionals, and other mental health professionals; makes referrals to community clinics, agencies, resources or care facilities; provides case-specific consultation to other staff members, providers, families and/or community agencies; prevention and follow-up case management to individuals at risk of crisis, may provide in the moment crisis response. Help individuals access benefits, housing, and other community resources.
• Works as a consultant or trainer to staff, other individuals, other agency personnel, interested community groups or staff at institutions; provides education and training to other staff outside professionals, family members and the community regarding community resources,; may represent the agency on internal or external committees as appropriate; may act as liaison for specific projects or contract services.
• Prepares documentation of client interactions and services offered, writes case summaries, reports, and letters and maintains case records; completes program-related assignments as required.
This is a 20 hour per week position, working two ten hour days, Thursday and Friday, 8am to 6:30pm.
EXPLORE CLACKAMAS COUNTY
Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Clackamas County Behavioral Health Division strives to provide excellent mental health and addictions services to Clackamas County residents who receive Medicaid and Medicare, or who may be uninsured. We offer services through partner providers located throughout the county. We also offer direct service through our Crisis Services programs.
Behavioral Health is a Division of the Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) Department.
Clackamas County only accepts online applications.
Help With Your Application:
If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or mailto:email@example.com?subject=Application%20Materials%20Question. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).
HOW TO CLAIM VETERAN'S PREFERENCE
Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.
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