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Mental Health Specialist 1 or 2 - FITT

Lane County
Eugene, OR
  • Posted: March 29, 2022
  • $30 to $40 Hourly
  • Full-Time

MH 1: $25.42 - $33.94 Hourly
MH 2: $30.17 - $40.32 Hourly

About the Position
Lane County Behavior Health is looking for a highly trained Mental Health Clinician to fill the role of generalist on our Forensic Intensive Treatment Team (FITT). This person will provide mental health screenings, short -term treatment and care coordination services to individuals that have been referred for services by the criminal justice system including law enforcement and the courts.

This position involves working with a team of clinicians and case workers who go into the community to engage people in social and mental health services where they are. The work is done collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team that includes mental health clinicians, peer support specialists, case managers, a nurse and psychiatrist as well as partner with other social service providers in the community.

For this recruitment we are looking for individuals with a passion to serve adults with severe and persistent mental health needs who are also involved in the criminal justice system. This position requires a QMHP Certification. If you are driven to serve, this is the job for you!

About the Division
Lane County Behavioral Health provides services to more than 1,600 individuals with behavioral health conditions. We work with community partners to provide a continuum of care from prevention through treatment and aftercare in an environment that promotes a culture of resilience and recovery.

Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm
*This is an AFSCME represented position*


Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a mental health field, psychology, counseling, social work or a related field.

One year of some experience working directly with mentally or emotionally disturbed clients in the provision of behavioral health services is highly desirable.

An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. 

Special Requirements:

  • Transcripts 

  • License or QMHP Certification 

  • NPI 

  • Diploma 

  • CV or Resume 

  • CADC Certification 

  • For MHS2 - Oregon Health Licensure required: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Notes :

  • This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check. If fingerprinting is required, the fee is paid for by the successful candidate and the expense is non-reimbursable.  
  • Offers of employment are contingent upon consenting to and successfully passing a drug screening test; negative results are reimbursable.  
  • Please note that as part of the screening process Lane County will verify license and certification status.
  • In accordance with county policy, the incumbent of this position is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or have an approved medical or religious exception, prior to starting work.


Mental Health Specialist 1 (B068) Classification Details
Mental Health Specialist 2 (B012) Classification Details

Lane County


Eugene, OR
97401 USA



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