General Outpatient Therapist/QMHP (HS Specialist II or III) Job #BH21-088

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

There are two regular, part-time positions (20 hours/week) for therapists (QMHP) to provide integrated behavioral health services using training and experience in evidence-based practices for adults with co-occurring mental health conditions such as serious mental illness, trauma disorders, and/or moderate mental health conditions. Duties will include providing treatment to assigned clients, diagnosis and treatment planning activities, maintaining accurate treatment records, effective case management, while working closely with an integrated behavioral health team. We are actively working on being a trauma informed agency. This position provides a great opportunity for professional development and advancement in clinical skills. Please see for full details.

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

Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Part Time
HS Spec II pro-rated salary: $2319- $2992/month (DOE) HS Spec III pro-rated salary: $2533- $3237/month (DOE)

The Benefits - (premiums will be pro-rated for part-time)
Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage is available for the entire family. For the 2021- 2022 plan year, the County will pay 98% of the monthly premium and employees will pay 2% ($35.78 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: 

The position requires a master's degree from an accredited school in social work, clinical psychology, psychiatric nursing, or a related field and:
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 QMHP, CADC, or QMRP to work in respective fields. May require licensing.
HS Specialist III: Three years’ post-master’s experience. 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).
Preference will be given to those applicants with training and experience in evidence-based practices and experience providing intensive mental health and addictions services in a community-based setting. The successful candidates must have an NPI number or the ability to obtain one upon employment. Will be subject to successful completion of a background check.

535 NE 5th Steet
McMinnville, OR 97128
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
To Be Determined
Application Email: 
Application Address: 
Human Resources Attn: Kathy
Yamhill County
535 NE 5th Steet
McMinnville, OR 97128
Application deadline: 
Monday, September 13, 2021