Community Outreach Specialist/QMHP (HS Specialist II or III) JOB #BH21-053

Organization/Company Name: 
Yamhill County Health and Human Services
Position Description: 

This is a regular, full-time position for a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) to perform a variety of tasks while working largely in the community providing crisis and de-escalation services with law enforcement, partners in criminal justice, and community members. Duties will include assisting in quality assurance activities, participation in program planning and development, engaging in concurrent, collaborative documentation in EMR with clients, and may include care coordination and case management, crisis services, skills training, providing or participating in consultation, in-service training, and education programs as well as other necessary administrative tasks and related work as required by the program supervisor/manager. Please see more details.

National Health Service Corp (NHSC) and Oregon Office of Rural Health approved site—loan repayment opportunities available.

Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Full Time
HS Spec II Salary: $4504- $5809/month (DOE)/ HS Spec III Salary: $4918- $6286/month (DOE) With Excellent Benefits

Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage is available for the entire family. For the 2020-2021 plan year, the County will pay 98% of the monthly premium and employees will pay 2% ($34.89 per month) for the Base Plan. With this plan, employees are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.

Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).

Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid.

Life insurance - $10,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid. 

Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, employees earn 13 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance, employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

A MSW or master’s degree in a social services field from an accredited school is required in addition to:

HS Specialist II: One year of experience as a Human Services Specialist I. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures ability to perform the work may substitute for the above. Must qualify as a QMHP or CADC, to work in respective fields. May require licensing.

HS Specialist III: Three years’ post-master’s experience. Must possess active professional license in the state of Oregon as a Qualified Mental Health Provider (QMHP) or be a non-licensed QMHP with dual credentialing as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC I, II, or III).

CADC is preferred but not required at hire; however the expectation will be for the individuals in this position to be eligible to become a CADC Candidate and to complete the CADC I requirements within their first two years of hire.

Must have an NPI number or be able to obtain one upon employment. Successful completion of a background check is
also required.

Required Education and / or Certifications: 

MSW or master’s degree in a social services field from an accredited school

535 NE 5th Steet
McMinnville, OR 97128
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
Same as the Employer Address
Application Email: 
Application Address: 
Human Resources Attn: Kathy
Yamhill County
535 NE 5th Steet
McMinnville, OR 97128
Application deadline: 
Friday, June 25, 2021