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QMHP Clinician/Outpatient Behavioral Health Services

Columbia Community Mental Health
Saint Helens, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Come join our team at Columbia Community Mental Health!  We are a community mental health agency located in beautiful St. Helens, Oregon.  We value our employees and our culture of respect, trustworthiness, transparency, and support for each other as we strive to create opportunities for healing for those we serve.  

We understand that our clinicians are the foundation of our service to our community and want you to be successful in your career and personal life. 

CCMH provides for work/life balance by offering a substantial amount of Paid Time Off including Sick/Vacation/Holiday/Floating time paid.  We carry excellent health benefits and retirement as well. If your career goals include progress towards licensure, we provide funds for supervision hours and can help with certain student loan forgiveness requests.  We like to "grow from within" and encourage all employees to look towards their future with us by aspiring to acquire new skills and qualifications leading to more opportunities within our agency.  

Right now, we are looking for qualified individuals to work at our Creekside Clinic in our Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health Department.

We have openings for Adult Mental Health Clinicians, as well as Youth and Dual Diagnosis Clinicians and are interviewing immediately.  There are multiple schedule options including part-time and opportunities for some remote work.  Many of our clinicians work on site 2-3 days per week and we have excellent practices in place for COVID safety during on-site attendance.  

Salary range is $47,632-$61,609 plus 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 and 10 paid holidays yearly! 

SUMMARY: The Counselor II provides therapeutic services to adults, children, adolescents and families as assigned. Duties may vary per location/department.

• Provide therapeutic services to children at school(s), including individual, groups, and families
• Assessments/evaluations and intake packets
• Treatment planning
• Individual/group/family therapy
• Diagnosis of mental health disorders
• Consultation/referral/information/education and community outreach
• Member of Agency’s Crisis Team, including after-hours as needed, which may include Civil Commitment Investigators Certification (as per department/position)
• Case management/skills training
• Clinical record keeping and report writing; track billable services
• Attend/participate in Agency staff meetings
• Liaison with other human service organizations
• Facilitate in conjunction to client services to include health center staff, school (staff and administration) Juvenile court (POS) CASA (as per department/position)
• Crisis intervention: respond, support, (individual or group)
• Data gathering, collection, and organization for current contract (as per department/location)
• Participate in County HUB parent education
• Other duties may be assigned as needed per location/department

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position supervises no others and is directly supervised by the designated Clinical Supervisor. All programs/staff are responsible to the Executive Director.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEMaster’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work or related field from an accredited college required.  CADC I required or ability to obtain within 1 year of hire. Three to five years related work experience to include Crisis, Outpatient, Addictions and high acuity client services required. Combination of education/experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties outlined for this position may be considered.  

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: Must have knowledge of age-related development/human behavior, mental illness and chemical dependency in children, adolescents, adults, elderly and families. Must have skills in psycho diagnosis/treating related issues; as well as skills working with sexual abuse victims, and their families preferred. Also must have skills/abilities to interact as a member of an interdisciplinary team and complete required documentation. Public relations skills.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret common and complex documents, technical journals, and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to common and/or sensitive inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or Boards of Directors.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define and solve practical problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to understand personal boundaries and how this impacts treatment.

• Candidates must be legally employable by a U.S. business
• Civil Commitment Investigator Certification (if needed)
• CADC I or obtainable in first year of hire

WORK ENVIRONMENT: This job operates in a medical/office environment. Work with and operates phones, computers, fax machines, copiers, and other office equipment.

**Salary Range is a "step progression" system - Typically, wage for new hires, based on education/skills/experience, is set using the start of the range to mid-range.


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.

CCMH is a drug free workplace.  

Proof of COVID vaccination is required prior to employment. 

Columbia Community Mental Health


Saint Helens, OR
97051 USA



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