Qualified Mental Health Provider : Assertive Community Treatment

Organization/Company Name: 
Benton County
Position Description: 

Are you interested in working in a dynamic treatment setting?  If you like to be able to get out of the office and have the flexibility to work with clients in less traditional but effective ways: this may be the position for you! 

About the ACT Team:
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based practice designed to provide comprehensive treatment & support services. ACT aims to provide intensive, highly integrated, community-based services from a multidisciplinary team of professionals. The target population is individuals ages 18 and over, who have a Serious Mental Illness who often have a co-occurring diagnosis of substance use disorder that impair their capability to live in the community. These individuals do not typically come into a clinic setting for traditional treatment. The ACT model aims to provide services in the most integrated settings as possible to maximize independent & community integration. The ACT Team takes the treatment service to them in their homes, shelters, sidewalks etc.
Job Summary:
The Qualified Mental Health Professional provides recovery oriented, crisis and therapeutic case management to serve individuals with a severe and persistent mental illness. Services are offered in individual and group settings utilizing evidence based clinical practice and skills and in compliance with program standards. Provide an array of services to a mixed caseload of individuals with mental illness and/or addictions. This position may provide specialized services depending on area of assignment.

The Benton County Behavioral Health Department is seeking a Qualified Mental Health Professional to join the ACT Team. We proudly serve all Benton County residents regardless of race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services.
This role delivers intensive and highly integrated community-based mental health services to a mixed caseload of individuals with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance disorders as a member of the multi-disciplinary ACT Team. Services are provided in individual and group settings, utilizing evidence-based clinical practices, harm reduction, trauma informed and skills that comply with program standards. This position includes a diverse array of job duties, including but not limited to, mental health assessment, services planning, crisis planning, and outreach.
The Oregon Center of Excellence for Assertive Community Treatment (OCEACT) provides training and technical assistance to support new and existing Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) programs throughout Oregon. For more information about the ACT model, please visit OCEACT | Oregon Center of Excellence for Assertive Community Treatment       

The first review of applications will be December 21st. 

Applications submitted after this date may or may not be considered. This listing may close at any time after the first review date.

Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Full Time
$59,514.00 - $85,106.00 Annually


Your Total Compensation/Benefits:

Bonus: New Employee's hired into this position are eligible for up to a $6,000 hiring bonus!

Spend more time with your family, friends and get back to doing what you love!

10 Paid Holidays + 2 Floating Holidays + 8 hours of vacation accrual every month + sick leave! Vacation accrual increases with years of service.

$0 Health Insurance Premium!

Medical, Dental and Vision - cover your whole family without paying a dime.

The county currently pays up to $10.28 per hour to cover your health benefits ($1,781 a month for a family plan, $21,372 a year).

In addition, the county contributes up to $1,400 per year to your Health Savings or Retirement account!

Apart from your deductible you can use this money for things that aren’t traditionally paid by insurance – i.e. Ibuprofen, Tylenol and other preventative type medications

You never lose your Health Savings Account funds as it rolls over from year to year

Dependents up to age 26 are covered!

Get ready for retirement. Save money without putting in money!

After 6 months of employment:

The county makes a retirement contribution of 6% of your salary towards Oregon PERS!

The county makes a deferred compensation 457b plan contribution of 1.5% of your salary! You can add more if you wish.

A free wellness and assistance program that pays YOU!

We want to help you be your best self. Join county groups and competitions and get money added to your paycheck for taking care of yourself! Earn up to $240 a year in quarterly and yearly health incentives!

Participate in drawings for fun prizes like exercise equipment, smart watches, and more!

Get free legal and financial counseling sessions through our Employee Assistance Program, Canopy.

100% employer-paid coverage for AD&D ($100,000), Life ($50,000), and Long Term Disability coverage.

Supplemental plans are available at reasonable rates!

Advance, learn and grow your career with a team committed to your professional development.

$1000 reimbursement to toward continuing education available for each fiscal year. This covers licensure/certifications fees. Passing six month probation required.

Annual salary range of:

QMHP - Health Care Professional 2: $59,514 - $80,322

QMHP - Health Care Professional 3: $63,069 - $85,106

This position guarantees two salary raises within your first year. Increases are given at the end of the 6 month probationary period and at the 1 year anniversary, as long as your performance is in good standing! Increases are given until the maximum of the salary range is reached.

For most employees who take advantage of health benefits the salary only makes up 60% of their total compensation. The County invests in you and your family!

We encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQIA+ community members. The strength of our organization lies in the diversity of our workforce and the perspectives our employees bring to their work at Benton County.

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

Special Requirements:

Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Valid Oregon driver's license. This position requires driving and may require use of a personal vehicle.

Benton County requires all Health Services and Clinic employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer.

Ideal Candidate:

PsyD, LCSW, LPC, LMFT or equivalent licensure

CADC obtained 

Corvallis, OR 97333
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
To Be Determined
Application Address: 
Corvallis, OR 97333