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Providence Therapist Mental Health Associate - Oregon City in Oregon City, Oregon


Therapist Mental Health Associate - Mental Health Adolescent Child Department at Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center

On Call, Variable

The Therapist Mental Health Associate will be responsible for providing clinically therapeutic programs and treatment in the inpatient behavioral health units. Under the supervision of the manager/director and in collaboration with multidisciplinary treatment team, the Mental Health Professional Associate (MHP Associate) is responsible for providing various modalities of treatment from a trauma informed clinical model that can include group, individual and family therapy. The MHP Associate is responsible for the psychosocial interventions established in the patient's treatment plan. The MHP Associate will use their education and training to assist in stabilizing and treating patients during their stay on the unit. The MHP-Associate provides feedback and input to the multidisciplinary team regarding their assessment of the patients strengths, capacities, and responsiveness to the treatment. In conjunction with the multidisciplinary team, the MHP-Associate will assist in supporting discharge planning efforts and interventions that support rapid stabilization and movement of the patient back into the community or the next level of care.

Required qualifications:

  • Master’s 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. -OR-

  • Master's Degree in Recreational therapy from an accredited school, or from a school in candidacy status by the appropriate higher education council -OR-

  • Master’s Degree in Creative/Expressive Arts from an accredited school, or from a school in candidacy status by the appropriate higher education council, required.This Master's degree must be eligible for licensure as LPC or LMFT in accordance with the appropriate Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists

  • Temporary CSWA license, or proof of CSWA initiated within six months of hire

  • Must be working toward licensure that must be completed within five (5) years of state board approval

  • Documentation of an approved supervision plan -OR-

  • Working toward licensure with NCTRC

  • Documentation of an approved supervision plan

  • Must obtain clinical licensure within the deadlines established by the appropriate Oregon board of licensure -OR-

  • LPC Registered Intern or LMFT Registered Intern from the appropriate Oregon Board, within six months of hire

  • Must obtain clinical licensure within the deadlines established by the appropriate Oregon board of licensure

Preferred qualifications:

  • One (1) year experience in an inpatient mental health setting

  • One (1) year experience with child/adolescent population in an inpatient setting

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare 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 healthcare 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.

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About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P366503
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Behavioral Health
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Per-Diem
Shift: Variable
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 5003 PWFMC PSYCH ADOL
Address: OR Oregon City 1500 Division St

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.