Organization/Company Name: 
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
Position Description: 

By applying to this talent pool, you are submitting interest in any position that requires a QMHP credential.


Cascadia's QMHPs may work in the following programs within our health centers and our residential programs

Residential and Supported Housing


Child and Family

Substance use and Gambling Addictions

Crisis Intervention


Older Adult

Street and Housing outreach

Urgent walk-in


QMHP positions with Cascadia usually align with one of these job titles.

Counselor III

Crisis Counselor III

Program Manager II or III

Program Supervisor II

Clinical Directors

What kind of experience may be helpful for our QMHP level positions?

Experience working/volunteer in mental health and/or SUD

Experience working in a behavioral healthcare setting especially nonprofit

Experience in case management

Experience in doing assessments

Experience using electronic medical or health record systems

Experience serving diverse populations and demonstrative ability to provide culturally appropriate services

Experience working with those involved in the criminal justice system

Crisis work experience

Prior experience in housing and homeless outreach

Knowledge, skills and abilities that QMHPs tend to bring into these roles are:

Able to conduct a Mental Status assessment and formulate a diagnosis according to the most current DSM

Demonstrative ability to provide culturally appropriate interactions in working with our consumers and colleagues

Ability to engage and provide culturally specific services

Bilingual in English and another language 

Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Informed Care, and principles of Illness Management Recovery, and skills to provide strength based practices.

Emotional IQ: Ability to effectively communicate and engage with others

Ability to be dependable

Respect client confidentiality

Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care

Knowledge of barriers to access services

Other Considerations that make this type of work a good fit for you:

A desire to help others

A general understanding of cultural differences and appreciation for

Caring and compassionate

Patience and understanding

Dedication and commitment

Cascadia is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or age. 

Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Full Time
Varies by position

Cascadia BHC has great benefits for our employees: A generous Paid Time Off package starting at close to 6 weeks a year, very affordable medical and dental, short and long term disability, a matching retirement, EAP program and more. Visit www.cascadiabhc.org/careers to learn more about the benefits offered.

Required Education and / or Certifications: 

Master's degree in a behavioral science field to qualify for QMHP

All  QMHP qualified positions in the state of Oregon will need to be filled by incumbents who are officially certified or who meet eligibility qualifications to register with MHACBO as a QMHP. If you are not currently registered, you will need to be registered if you become employed with Cascadia. For more details on QMHP certification and registration, conact MHACBO (www.mhacbo.org)

Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
To Be Determined
Application Address: 
Application deadline: 
Friday, February 28, 2020