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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Direction Service
Location: Eugene
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type:
Full Time, Exempt

$52,000 to $55,000 annually (dependent on licensure, degree, experience)


100% employer-paid medical, dental, vision, mental health and alternative care benefits for the employee;
Paid vacation, sick and 11 paid holidays;
100% employer-paid Life, AD&D, and Long-Term Disability insurances for the employee;
Retirement contribution with employer match;
Health and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts;
Employee Assistance Program

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Our program is a highly respected agency for a reason-we hire outstanding therapists and maintain the highest level of professional standards and practices possible.
With the exception of medication management, we are a full-service mental health program that provides outpatient services to individuals and families across the life span. Our services include behavioral health counseling for individuals, families, and groups in both the agency and community settings.
Our work is evidence-based, strength based, and collaborative in nature. Our clients are in control of their own counseling journey as we guide them utilizing our expertise and a wide range of resources to help them reach their goals. Each person's aspirations and inherent strengths are integral to treatment planning. Ultimately, our focus is on helping individuals achieve greater life satisfaction and wellness in all facets of their lives. We believe this is a critical goal for our staff to hold as well.

What to expect:
We've learned that self-care is not just an important skill to be taught to our clients, but is equally important to be practiced by our staff. Our work environment provides the freedom to create and practice a professional career in an atmosphere of mutual respect and understanding while simultaneously maintaining a healthy work ethic. The successful applicant will thrive working independently, set their own schedule, select the clients they are passionate about working with, bring heart to their work, and let our administrative staff take care of business. Paperwork required by therapists is minimized as much as possible by streamlining the process at every opportunity.

24/7 Support:
Are therapists are supported, we go beyond the minimum requirements for supervision. Therapeutically, technically, legally, ethically, and personally, our clinical supervisors are there for you. We are committed to promoting your growth, learning, and wellness. We offer you support every step of the way-as often as needed.Who Should Apply:
We are seeking colleagues passionate and enthusiastic who want to join a creative and dynamic team of therapists. If you meet the minimum qualifications below and are excited to bring your skills, wisdom, heart, and professional contributions to our organization and to this field, we encourage you to apply. Both licensed professionals, and those seeking licensure are welcome!

Required Qualifications:
Master's level degree in psychology, social work, or a related field. Ability to be certified as a Qualified Mental Health Professional. The ability to have a licensure plan approved by the appropriate licensing board within six months of hire or be an active LCSW, LMFT, or LPC preferred.

Employment is contingent on a satisfactory Criminal History Check as required the State of Oregon (OAR 407-007-0200 to 407-007-0370) and as deemed acceptable by Direction Service.

Direction Service is subject to the State of Oregon vaccine mandate for healthcare workers. New hires must submit vaccination documentation showing they are fully vaccinated, or be approved for an exception/accommodation, by their hire date.

About Direction Service:
Forty-six years ago, Direction Service was founded with a desire and a dream: To provide a place where people with disabilities and special needs would be treated with respect and dignity. Today, Direction Service continues that legacy of service as a multi-program family support nonprofit located in Springfield, OR. Direction Service is a private, nonprofit organization funded through public and private donations, as well as local and federal support, and provides assistance through three major programs: Youth and Family Services, the Direction Service Counseling Center, and the National Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE). To learn more about Direction Service please visit us at

Direction Service is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and we seek applicants from all backgrounds to join our teams. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law.PI173529718

Keywords: Direction Service, Eugene , Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Eugene, Oregon

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