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Mobile Crisis Clinician

Columbia Community Mental Health Saint Helens, OR

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

SUMMARY: Provides a wide variety of community-based services to residents of Columbia County. Services may be provided in clinic, over the phone, or in the community with people who are experiencing mental health and substance use crisis situations. The Crisis Clinician provides rapid risk assessment, triage, de-escalation and short-term stabilization services.


• Mental Health Crisis assessment including evaluation of risk and initiation of involuntary transport to hospital (Director’s Custody) as needed

• Short-term crisis stabilization counseling

• Short term case management/advocacy for resource linkages

• Behavioral Health Liaison to law enforcement organizations

• Consultation and coaching with CCMH staff in crisis situations

• Coordination of care and discharge planning with hospitals and jails

• After-hours on call rotation (as needed)

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related behavioral health field from an accredited college/university; QMHP credential from either the Mental Health And Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) OR active license or license internship via an eligible state licensing board; Minimum one year post-master’s degree experience in direct service BH field including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and case management for individuals experiencing mental illness and substance use disorder, utilizing DSM-V and ASAM criteria; Combination of education/experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties outlined for this position may be considered. 

We offer excellent benefits to all eligible employees. Medical/Dental/Vision, 90% employer paid HMO option - Part Time employee option as well. Other benefits offered include $30,000 Employer paid Life/ADD, voluntary life for employee/spouse/children, FSA, retirement 43(b) and Roth IRA with up to 3 percent employer match for eligible employees, generous paid time off, sick time, paid holidays and additional paid floating days yearly! 

Columbia Community Mental Health seeks to recruit and retain highly qualified and motivated employees who will strive to support the agency’s mission, vision and values.

It is the goal of Columbia Community Mental Health to provide a compensation structure that is fair, reasonable, transparent and consistent with compensation structures of comparable non-profit agencies with like positions of complexity and responsibility, while also providing a structure that will motivate, recognize and reward excellent performance.

Our company makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodations would impose an undue business hardship. Please let us know if you need an accommodation to participate in the application process.

Columbia Community Mental Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. As such, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and all will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran/reserve/national guard, disability, or any other similarly protected status.

Columbia Community Mental Health


Saint Helens, OR
97051 USA



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