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Individual Family Therapist - $1200 Sign-on Bonus!

Company: Kairos NW
Location: Coos Bay
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Coastline is a day treatment program with a client base of youth between the ages of 11 to 17 12. The perfect candidate for this position would be a QMHP level or higher therapist who has a passion for changing lives and building resilience and coping skills in our youth. You will be joining an expert team of enthusiastic individuals who devote their time to making an impact by promoting mental wellness, instilling hope, and changing the way society looks and reacts to mental health needs.

Individual Family Therapist - Coastal This position is a member of the interdisciplinary team providing psychiatric services to youth and families. The Individual family therapist provides comprehensive mental health assessments, treatment plans and interventions within the framework of Collaborative Problem Solving.

To qualify as a QMHP level or higher therapist, you must meet the state classifications, which includes a degree in:

Graduate degree in Psychology

Graduate degree in Social Work

Graduate degree in Recreational, Art, or music therapy

Graduate degree in a behavioral science field or

Be a qualified Mental Health Intern, as defined in 309-019-0105 (61)

QMHP's will need to become licensed within 2 years of their hiring date. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to conduct an assessment, including identifying precipitating events, gathering history of mental and physical health, substance abuse, past mental health services and juvenile detention services, assessing family, cultural, and social relationships, conducting a mental status examination, complete a DSM diagnosis, write and supervise the implementation of a Service Plan, and provide individual, family or group therapy within the scope of their training.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and core competencies for this position:

Deliver and coordinate psychiatric services for youth and families

Establish rapport by demonstrating clear, consistent, appropriate, and therapeutic boundaries

Demonstrate knowledge of all applicable Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) and Behavior Rehabilitation Services Rules as they pertain to assessment tools and treatment plans

Concisely and thoroughly document daily clinical information. Provide timely accurate documentation to meet billing requirements. Must adhere to Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) and standards of care.

Demonstrate knowledge of and be able to efficiently access community resources, support services and referral systems for treatment and discharge planning.

Demonstrate alignment with the philosophy of Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) by utilizing the approaches in interactions with youth, families, staff, and community partners.

Provide treatment and assist in stabilization of youth using a variety of evidence based methods including wraparound, strengths based, and family-centered framework.

Provide individual, group, and family therapy per treatment plan

Formulate and document mental health assessments and treatment plans based on identified strengths and needs

Maintain communication with essential staff regarding client needs and treatment plans while working in the therapeutic milieu

Fulfill responsibilities for Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) on call responsibilities

Provide feedback and leadership to those working with the youth including skills coaches, med assistants, other team therapists, and direct family members

Actively supervise and interact with youth both in the community as well as within the therapeutic milieu to maintain safety and provide psychiatric services

Demonstrate knowledge of youth development and group dynamics by adjusting therapeutic approaches to development level and group interactions

Occasionally provide transportation of youth to appointments and activities using a company vehicle

Safely de-escalate youth, including in crisis situations, be effectively using verbal CPS intervention skills

Participate in continuous quality improvement and assurance activities

Abide by ethical codes, mission, values, and professional standards of Kairos, including confidentiality

Actively utilize and refer to agency policies, procedures, and guidelines

Comply with all federal, state and agency health and safety mandatory reporting guidelines

Additionally, candidates will need to:

Provide proof of current valid Oregon's drivers license within 30 days of hire as well as automobile insurance. Candidates will also need to have a safe driving record for the past 3 years

Successfully pass a Criminal Background check and Medicaid Fraud Check

Obtain and Maintain Children's Emergency Safety Intervention Specialist Certification

Obtain and maintain Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) certification and demonstrate proficiency in TCI certification procedures. Coastal requires occasional strenuous activity. Although occasional, the candidate must be able to withstand physical exertion through:

o Dropping to the knees, supporting a youth's weight, bending, kneeling, and lunging

o Arm and shoulder range of motion involving bending at the elbow and moving at the shoulder

o Ability to support 50-100 pounds of weight using a combination of lower and upper body strength

o Remain balanced while holding a struggling youth

o Ability to go from a sitting position to a standing position quickly and without difficulty

o Ability to quickly twist and turn

Must maintain CPR/First Aid certification and obtain a current food handler's card

Obtain and maintain National Provider Identifier (NPI) number and credentialing application process.

Benefits: 2.4 weeks paid time off, 1 week paid sick time the first year of employment, 6 paid holidays per year, Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, up to 6% matching 401K employer contribution after 1 year. Agency is qualified for federal student aid public service loan forgiveness program.

Kairos is a Non-profit, mental health organization. Company Description Kairos is a non-profit, multi-service mental health agency that provides a comprehensive array of services and support to children, adolescents, young adults, and families struggling with trauma and other mental and behavioral issues. Known state-wide and nationally for innovation, quality, and accountability in our provision of services, Kairos is committed to continuous learning, grounding of evidence based treatment models, and emerging best practices in mental health through partnerships and training opportunities with leaders in the mental health field. Since 1977, Kairos has grown in scope and now operates out of five counties in Oregon. Kairos is licensed by the Oregon Department of Human Services and certified by the Oregon Health Authority, and has been accredited by The Joint Commission since 1984.

Keywords: Kairos NW, Eugene , Individual Family Therapist - $1200 Sign-on Bonus!, Other , Coos Bay, Oregon

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