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Providence Health & Services Licensed Mental Health Therapist in Oregon City, Oregon


Providence is calling a Licensed Mental Health Therapist (0.6 FTE, Days) to Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Be responsible for providing clinically therapeutic programs and treatment in the inpatient mental health units.

  • Be responsible for providing various modalities of care, individual therapy, and treatment intervention with patients as agreed upon by the treatment team while under the supervision of the clinical supervisor and in collaboration with the patients Registered Nurse.

  • Use education and training to assist in stabilizing and treating patients during their stay on the unit.

  • Provide feedback and input to the team regarding assessment of the patients strengths, capacities, and responsiveness to the treatment.

  • Assist in discharge planning and interventions to support rapid stabilization and movement of the patient back into the community while working in conjunction with the team.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters degree in psychology, social work, or other mental health related field from an accredited school, or from a school in candidacy status by the appropriate higher education council

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with the state of Oregon required. Licensure as an LICSW in the state of Washington required as needed based on work location(s)


  • Masters degree in recreational therapy from an accredited school, or from a school in candidacy status by the appropriate higher education council

  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) national credential is required. Licensure in accordance with the appropriate Oregon state board


  • Masters degree in Creative/Expressive Arts from an accredited school, or from a school in candidacy status by the appropriate higher education council, required. It is also required that this Masters degree be eligible for licensure as LPC or LMFT in accordance with the appropriate Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) licensure with the appropriate Oregon state board

  • 2 years relevant experience in an inpatient mental health

  • 2 years experience with child/adolescent population preferably in the inpatient setting

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest health care system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their health care needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Oregon-Oregon City

Req ID: 235611