Coos County's behavioral health department is actively recruiting for a qualified Mental Health Specialist for a school based setting position. School based therapists work primarily in the school setting to identify children/adolescents at risk of developing mental or emotional disorders, poor school performance, or self-destructive or antisocial acts and initiate appropriate interventions, working cooperatively with the school to provide a positive environment that maximizes student success. Position is located in Coos County, Oregon.
This position follows the school vacation schedule. Enjoy the summer break !
Salary range: $45,312 –$52,212 per year;
5% bonus for Oregon licensure + additional 3% for CADC;
Must be a qualified mental health professional or eligible; Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or other mental health related field; or Bachelors in Nursing or occupational therapy with license and experience. Must pass a criminal background check per state requirements.
Benefits: Full employer paid PERS (Public Employee Retirement System). Health Insurance for Employee and Family. Professional development/licensing reimbursement. Paid sick time.
Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit www.co.coos.or.us under the Human Resources tab for Coos County job application (required) and full job description, or contact Coos County Human Resources at (541) 356-7580. Fax (541) 396-1018.
Job Type: Full-time