Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. The County has 1,200 employees and a $587 million annual budget. The County assesses property, records public documents, conducts elections, collects taxes, and provides a variety of key community services, including public safety, public and behavioral health, building inspection, planning and zoning, road maintenance and construction, solid waste and the operation of a large Fair & Expo Center. Indirect services that support county operations include finance, human resources, property and facilities management, internal auditing, information technology, legal counsel, and public information.

For the past decade, Central Oregon has been recognized as one of the best places to live. Deschutes County is conveniently located within a three-hour drive to Portland, Oregon, and within one hour of the Cascade Mountain Range. With an average elevation of 3,600 feet, the area enjoys a dry, high desert climate with cool nights and sunny days. Annual precipitation averages 11.7 inches.

The countywide population is over 200,000, spread over 3,054 square miles. Deschutes County is the fastest growing county on the West Coast and one of the most diverse economies in Oregon. Tourism brings to Central Oregon over four million overnight visitors annually. The Mount Bachelor ski resort attracts tourists from across the nation. The nearby Cascade Lakes are also a large draw for tourists.

Other local features include a vibrant visual and performing arts community, an outstanding restaurant scene, an extensive and respected health care network, and a high quality educational system.

The cities of Bend, (the county seat), Redmond, La Pine, and Sisters are the four municipalities in Deschutes County. Roberts Field Redmond Municipal Airport connects Deschutes County to other major western U.S. cities. In addition to excellent public and private K-12 schools, Bend is home to Central Oregon Community College (COCC) and Oregon State University’s Cascade Campus.

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21 job(s) at Deschutes County

Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Feb 29, 2024
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE: The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with five K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 200,000 residents in Deschutes County. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: This position will work with inmates at the Deschutes County Jail to promote integration and collaboration with the behavioral healthcare system and the criminal justice system. The incumbent will be providing ongoing communication and collaboration with jail, law enforcement, court system, and other partners assisting individuals with multiple needs, to support jail diversion and/or community re-entry efforts. Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including regular and split shifts during the day, evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet the needs of the Sheriff's Office and clients. Key Responsibilities: Perform a wide variety of duties to assist in delivering recovery-oriented services and planning for inmate release. Prepare concise and complete reports and documentation related to client treatment, progress and services in a timely manner. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Behavioral health and chemical dependency theory. Advanced interpersonal sensitivity and human relations skills to work effectively with the population served including the ability to understand client situations and values. Skill in: Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing. Working effectively both independently and in a team setting within a corrections facility. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, clients, agencies and the public at all times. Acting professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $4,879.33 to $6,538.74 per month for a 173.33 hour work month. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral sciences field; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job. There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Associates (QMHA) hired by Deschutes County. Please see website for information on these requirements: https://mhacbo.org/en/ There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification fees will be paid by DCSO, if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification. Preference will be given for: Experience and training in drug/substance and alcohol abuse. Experience working in a corrections or confined environment-type setting. Experience working with high-conflict populations involving emotionally distressed clients. Application and Selection Process: Candidates are required to meet certain standards in order to be considered for hire by the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, including the ability to maintain physical and mental capabilities to complete required job tasks. The selection process includes a thorough examination of the application, attachments, and supplemental responses. The application review will be used to assess each candidate's ability to follow instructions and give complete and accurate information in written form. Additional minimum qualifications include passing a pre-qualifying driving record review and criminal history background check. A current driver's license number and the state of origin are required. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Must pass a pre-qualifying driving record review and criminal history background. A current driver's license and the state of origin are required . Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must include an accurate driver's license number and state of origin on their application under the Personal Information section . Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule as outlined under the Summary section of this posting. Physical Requirements. Requires sufficient ambulatory ability to provide face-to-face services in a variety of settings including but not limited to hospitals, jails and clinics within required response times. Must have the ability to work in an office that is environmentally controlled; possess sufficient hand coordination to perform keyboarding and data entry; arm/hand movements to retrieve work materials and operate a variety of general office equipment; and an ability to sit, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, reach, stand, grasp, talk, hear, see, and lift up to 10 pounds on an occasional basis. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Feb 23, 2024
Part Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: To promote and protect the health and safety of our community. Our Behavioral Health Front Office department is in charge of serving the client either in person or by phone, providing quality care at all times. We have offices in La Pine, Redmond and Bend. Our commitment is to serve the community in a professional and accurate manner. To hear from staff about working at Deschutes County Behavioral Health, please click HERE. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: This position provides administrative support to Behavioral Health teams and clinicians serving the public. The Administrative Support Technician is responsible for performing a variety of administrative tasks that require intermediate computer and interpersonal skills. The incumbent will work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment that includes frequent contact with clients in person and on the phone. The incumbent will receive training and be expected to routinely complete knowledge checks to insure policies and procedures are accurately attained and sustained. This part-time position has a defined schedule of 20 hours a week: Wednesday from 1pm-5pm, Thursday from 8am-5pm, and Friday from 8am-5pm. Key Responsibilities: Initiate and produce correspondence and documents in standardized formats using word-processing equipment. Proficiently operate a 10-key. Enter data and numerical information into a computer system with speed and accuracy, and maintain electronic records, files and databases. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, Administration, and other employees at all times. Work effectively in a multi-task environment with multiple deadlines. Be flexible in working at different locations and taking on necessary tasks as needed. Ability to participate in trainings for extended periods of time, retain information and demonstrate an ability to accurately implement policies and procedures with limited supervision. Prepare detailed reports. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: General office procedures and methods. Modern office equipment and software including processing, spreadsheets, databases, and electronic mail. English language usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation. HIPAA requirements related to client health records. Skill in: Maintaining confidentiality. Working independently as well as in a team setting. Prioritizing, organizing and carrying out assignments and special projects in a timely and professional fashion with basic supervision. * This job posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking here. Compensation $1,904.37 to $2,552.05 per month for an 86.34 hour work month. Excellent pro-rated benefit package when eligible . This union-represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND two (2) years of administrative support experience; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. Preference will be given for: Bilingual in English and Spanish. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel. Knowledge of EHR software, specifically the EPIC/OCHIN platform. Necessary Special Requirements Driving is a requirement for this position. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. NOTE: Per OAR 407-007-0000 to 407-007-0100 this position requires a Criminal Background check through the State Background Check Unit/Orchards, which may also include being fingerprinted. These rules provide for the reasonable screening under ORS 181A.195, 181A.200, 409.027 AND 413.036 of the County’s employees to determine if they have a history of specific criminal behavior identified in federal or state law or rules such that they should not be allowed to work, be employed, or perform in positions covered by these rules. Please click HERE to review Criminal Records Check Rules. All offers of employment for this position are contingent upon the candidate receiving final approval from the State Background Check Unit/Orchards to work in this position. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: 3/7/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Feb 16, 2024
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Health Services supports over 400 staff in Behavioral and Public Health programs working to promote and protect the health and safety of the community in a broad variety of community based settings. Deschutes County Behavioral Health (DCBH) is the Community Mental Health Program providing safety net and core clinical services for community members in Deschutes County dealing with mental health and substance use conditions. DCBH is also a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). As such, DCBH relies on multi-disciplinary teams to provide innovative, evidence based, recovery oriented services in behavioral healthcare settings co-located with physical health providers. To hear from staff about working at Deschutes County Behavioral Health, please click HERE. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: Deschutes County is currently accepting applicants for a Pre-Civil Commitment Investigator/Monitor (Behavioral Health Specialist II) with the crisis team. This position will provide clinical services and conduct clinical interviews with individuals who are hospitalized on emergency mental health holds to determine if they meet criteria for a civil commitment hearing. They will also supervise post-commitment treatment and services to children, adults, and seniors who have been placed on civil commitment. The Civil Commitment Investigator/Monitor will be responsible for advocating for clients’ needs and safety, ensuring the individual’s civil rights are being maintained, coordinating with treatment providers and legal professionals, developing pertinent treatment plans, and monitoring client’s progress. This position is based out of the Deschutes County Stabilization Center (DCSC). Duties will primarily be carried out at the DCSC and St Charles Medical Center. Position will receive on-going guidance and training from other members of the crisis team with expertise in civil commitment work. This position also helps to support the rest of the crisis team by providing crisis interventions and risk assessments for non-committed individuals experiencing a crisis, when necessary. This is a weekday position with typical hours being 8:00am-4:30pm from Monday-Friday with discretion based on personal preference and program needs. As our clinic is open 24 hours/7 days a week, staff may be expected to work some holidays. Key Responsibilities: Complete clinical interviews with clients, perform mental health assessment, and evaluate allegedly mentally ill individuals. Provide crisis and therapeutic interventions to individuals who are allegedly mentally ill or are in crisis. Collect and evaluate records and medical charts; consult with medical and mental health professionals; and obtain collateral information from law enforcement, potential witnesses, family members, and friends. Formulate case conceptualization and clinical findings, prepare hearing reports, and make recommendations based upon criteria outlined in ORS 426. Coordinate and communicate with community partners as necessary. Preparing concise and complete reports and documentation related to client assessment and services in a timely manner. Providing post-commitment services for individuals who have been placed on a civil commitment, including individual counseling, monitoring terms of a trial release, connecting clients with resources, and other functions. Outreach and communication with agency partners, health care providers, media, and general public. Perform other duties as assigned. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Client assessment, treatment planning and treatment protocols. Behavioral health disorders and diagnostic classifications. Well-developed human relations, interviewing, counseling with interpersonal sensitivity and awareness of client situations and values. Advanced knowledge of behavioral health principals, programs and policies including state and federal requirements. Skill in: Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, clients and their families, other agencies, and the public at all times. Writing skills to prepare clear and concise reports. Act professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality. Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $5,648.42 to $7,569.43 per month for a 173.33 hour work month. $5,930.85 to $7,947.91 per month for a 173.33 hour work month for those possessing current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. Reopened until filled. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field; AND one (1) year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) hired by Deschutes County Health Services (DCHS). This only applies to QMHPs who do not possess current licensure or are currently pursuing licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. Please see website for information on these requirements: https://mhacbo.org/en/ . There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification must be received within 14 days of hire date. Fees will be paid by DCHS if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification. . Preferred Qualifications: Current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Experience providing crisis intervention. Civil Commitment Investigation experience. Experience working with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI). Necessary Special Requirements Driving is a requirement for this position. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. NOTE: Per OAR 407-007-0000 to 407-007-0100 this position requires a Criminal Background check through the State Background Check Unit/Orchards, which may also include being fingerprinted. These rules provide for the reasonable screening under ORS 181A.195, 181A.200, 409.027 AND 413.036 of the County’s employees to determine if they have a history of specific criminal behavior identified in federal or state law or rules such that they should not be allowed to work, be employed, or perform in positions covered by these rules. Please click HERE to review Criminal Records Check Rules. All offers of employment for this position are contingent upon the candidate receiving final approval from the State Background Check Unit/Orchards to work in this position. Must have dependable transportation and be willing and able to drive throughout the tri-county area in sometimes adverse weather conditions. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule when necessary, to meet client and department needs. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Jail, Oregon, United States
Feb 12, 2024
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE: The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with five K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 200,000 residents in Deschutes County. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB Deschutes County is accepting applications for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office - Adult Jail. This position acts as a member of the Sheriff’s Office medical team and provides basic direct practical nursing care to Adults in Custody (AIC) in the Adult Jail. Incumbent receives procedural instructions for assisting in the delivery of patient healthcare services through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, regarding the scope and approach to medical care to ensure patients’ physical, emotional, and mental well-being. Key Responsibilities: Completes health assessments on individuals when admitted to the Adult Jail; evaluate, observe and report physical and mental health conditions. Provides assistance to registered nurses or medical providers as needed. Preparing accurate written documentation, records of nursing care given and patient progress notes. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Nursing practices and principles as applied to licensed practical nursing. Principles and practices of general office administration, file management, record keeping, case management, and records management. Clinical processes and procedures including scheduling, paperwork, and assisting other professionals. Skill in: Interview and assess physical information of clients. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $4,364.76 to $5,849.19 per month for a 173.33 hour work month. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $90 per month, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. This posting has been extended until filled. Minimum Qualifications Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program; AND one (1) year of related experience; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job. Possession of State of Oregon license as a Practical Nurse upon date of hire. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Must pass a pre-qualifying driving record review and criminal history background. A current driver's license and the state of origin are required . Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must include an accurate driver's license number and state of origin on their application under the Personal Information section. Background Investigation: A successful candidate who receives a conditional job offer will complete a full background investigation and interview. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits.
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Feb 09, 2024
Part Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Our mission is to provide prompt assistance in a caring, resourceful, and professional manner to those we serve. The Deschutes County 9-1-1 Service District became a consolidated public safety dispatching agency in 1988, taking all calls for police, fire, and medical service assistance in Deschutes County. The District dispatches for 15 police and fire/emergency medical services (EMS) agencies and works closely with the U.S. Forest Service, AirLink, Life Flight, Oregon State Police, and other State and Federal entities. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: You will have the opportunity to be part of a wonderful team that works together to fulfill various requests and provide timely customer service to our community. This will be a part-time position, Monday-Friday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., with the potential of moving into full-time status within one year of employment. This position will be the first point of contact at the Deschutes County 9-1-1 window, and will answer administrative phone calls, fulfill public records requests, and perform basic accounts receivable tasks. Key Responsibilities: Performs a variety of clerical functions, including typing, filing, and maintaining records; cross-trains in other administrative jobs and performs assigned tasks, as needed. Processes customer requests and transactions, receives payments, completes necessary forms for County services, determines and assesses fees for services; enters account information into database, verifies accuracy of information, prepares reports and files documents. Applies specific knowledge of County policies and procedures in order to organize and coordinate work and relieve the manager and staff of routine administrative detail; duties may vary according to job assignment. Performs other duties as business needs necessitate. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Customer Service Skills by having techniques for dealing with the public, in person and over the phone. Basic practices in file management, accounting/bookkeeping, record keeping, and records management. County Policies and Procedures Business and personal computers with specialized software. Skill in: Performing a variety of clerical functions to support County operations. Data entry into a computer system with speed and accuracy, maintaining electronic records and documents. Interpreting a variety of technical instructions and programmatic requirements. Reviewing documents for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with agency, County, and State requirements. Ability to: Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with co-workers. Communicating effectively, verbally and in writing. Demonstrate courteous behavior when interacting with visitors and County staff. Promote County goals and priorities and comply with all policies and procedures. * This job posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking here. Compensation $2,205.66 to $2,955.82 per month (25 hours per week) for a 100 hour work month. Excellent pro-rated benefit package when eligible . This union-represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. This posting is reopened until March 5, 2024. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND two (2) years of administrative support experience; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job. Necessary Special Requirements The employment offer will be contingent upon pre-employment screening for criminal history and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). These screenings must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Possession of or ability to obtain an Oregon Notary Public Certification. Possession of or ability to obtain Criminal Justice Information System Security & Awareness Training. Pass a thorough background, employment, and criminal history investigation; and a psychological examination. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: 3/5/2024 12:00 PM Pacific
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Feb 07, 2024
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Health Services supports over 400 staff in Behavioral and Public Health programs working to promote and protect the health and safety of the community in a broad variety of community based settings. This position is part of Public Health service area, which works to keep people healthy and safe by striving to improve and protect the health of people in Deschutes County. This work includes: disease prevention, surveillance and control; food and consumer safety; assuring clean and safe drinking water; ensuring access to essential health services; providing education about healthy lifestyles; implementing strategies to reduce and prevent high-risk behaviors among youth; and responding to pandemics and emerging threats, outbreaks and other events. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: The Overdose Prevention and Response Strategist is a professional position that will serve a critical role to help Deschutes County and community partners reduce and prevent harms associated with drug use and drug overdose. The position serves as a content expert and is responsible for coordination of overdose prevention and surveillance to create progress toward the following goals: Improved community awareness to universal and targeted audiences; prevention and reduction of adolescent and young adult drug use; improved coordination with internal and external entities working on this issue; and ensuring a real-time surveillance response that enables community partners to quickly respond to overdose deaths and provide timely risk communication to prevent further death. Key Responsibilities: Specific measurable objectives this position will be responsible for within the first year are: Provision of on-going communication and awareness through multiple media strategies and audiences ensuring widespread Deschutes County reach. Overdose prevention education to a minimum of 10 organizations who engage with high risk populations to promote resources and access to Narcan. Develop a website on how to receive naloxone training and where to access naloxone and other important information and resources. Develop a network of agencies who provide naloxone and ensure access to naloxone in the community. Develop a surveillance tool to communicate overdose deaths in a timely manner. Develop an internal coordination plan for real-time surveillance and response to overdose alerts in Deschutes County. Oversee the real-time surveillance response that enables community partners to quickly respond to overdose deaths and provides timely risk communication to prevent further death. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Training, educating, and advocating with both community organizations and the general public on the use of evidence-supported prevention strategies. Collaborating across-systems to prevent drug overdose and encourage pathways to treatment. Local and regional planning to identify root causes of addiction and overdose, crafting goals for reducing harms related to the opioid epidemic, and identifying areas and populations with the greatest needs for treatment. Skill in: Collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating quantitative and qualitative data. Presenting data, health information, and concepts to a varied audience of community member professionals and partner agencies. Developing real-time surveillance & risk communication to quickly respond to overdose deaths in critical populations. Creating diverse communication materials and health communication messages through targeted approaches to reach key audiences. Work assignments will be broad in scope and require considerable reasoning, independent judgment, and skill in project management for an action plan built from broadly defined objectives. A candidate with strong communication skills for working with a variety of groups and individuals as well as experience and skill for developing health communication messages and resources is desired. This is an exciting opportunity to support and protect the health and well-being of people in Deschutes County. *This job posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and functions. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. This position is classified as a Community Health Specialist III. Compensation $6,513.84 to $8,729.19 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. This position is opened until filled. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Public Administration, or other health related field; AND five (5) years of related experience; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with social marketing strategies and health risk communications. Necessary Special Requirements The employment offer will be contingent upon pre-employment screening for criminal history and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). These screenings must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits.
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Jan 31, 2024
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Health Services supports over 400 staff in Behavioral and Public Health programs working to promote and protect the health and safety of the community in a broad variety of community based settings. Deschutes County Behavioral Health (DCBH) is the Community Mental Health Program providing safety net and core clinical services for community members in Deschutes County dealing with mental health and substance use conditions. DCBH is also a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). As such, DCBH relies on multi-disciplinary teams to provide innovative, evidence based, recovery oriented services in behavioral healthcare settings co-located with physical health providers. To hear from staff about working at Deschutes County Behavioral Health, please click HERE. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: The Public Health Nurse II, Psychiatric position is responsible for providing on-call coverage for vacation , sick and other staffing needs. Incumbent will provide a variety of registered nursing duties working with adults and or children with mental health diagnosis. Responsibilities will include assisting clients with daily and weekly medications including injections. Incumbent will assist with prescription refills, monitor side effects and provide education. These services will be primarily office based, but may include services in client's home or within the community. Incumbent will work with a variety of clients including those with serious mental illness, and will coordinate and consult with behavioral health, medical and other staff and community partners on behalf of clients. This position is located in Deschutes County and may be eligible for remote work as allowed by policy and approved by the supervisor/County Administrator. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule when necessary to meet the needs of the department. Key Responsibilities: Assisting clients with daily and weekly medication needs. Medication management, coordination and education. Administering long-acting IM medication. Performing health assessments and screenings. Coordinating and consulting with medical staff, PCP's, other team members, and community partners. Practice nursing skills and principles relating to client care. Demonstrate nursing practices as they relate to the needs of a community mental/behavioral health setting. Apply knowledge and understanding of mental health concepts. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Mental health assessment, treatment, and service terminology. Providing psychosocial skills development, and implementing interventions prescribed on a treatment plan. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with community agencies, the general public, and other employees at all times. Skill in: Use of electronic health records systems such as EPIC platform. Working independently as well as in a team setting. Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $34.2171 to $45.8542 per hour. Salary normally starts at the first step. There are no County benefits with this position. This position is available immediately. This position has been reopened until filled. Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree in Nursing; AND two (2) years of relevant experience; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Possession of an Oregon Registered Nurse license or ability to obtain by hire date . Must have dependable transportation and be willing and able to drive throughout Deschutes County in sometimes adverse weather conditions. This position requires sufficient ambulatory ability to drive throughout Deschutes County and provide face-to-face services in a variety of settings in the community, professional facilities, clinics and residential homes. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Jan 18, 2024
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Our mission is to provide prompt assistance in a caring, resourceful and professional manner to those we serve. The Deschutes County 9-1-1 Service District became a consolidated public safety dispatching agency in 1988, taking all calls for police, fire, and medical service assistance in Deschutes County. The District dispatches for 15 police and fire/emergency medical services (EMS) agencies and works closely with the U.S. Forest Service, AirLink, Life Flight, Oregon State Police, and other State and Federal entities. Are you interested in joining a talented team and serving your community? If so, we invite you to review additional information by clicking HERE. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,100 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. ABOUT THE JOB: The 9-1-1 Call Taker is the first person that talks to a person in an emergency. They are the critical decision maker in properly assessing the situation, interviewing the caller and getting the information entered into the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system to be dispatched out to police, fire or medical. The 9-1-1 Call Taker provides computer-aided emergency and non-emergency dispatch services for all local law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical services agencies within Deschutes County. Dispatchers operate complex communications equipment, multi-line telephone systems and computer terminals to access and input information. This position requires the ability to maintain accuracy and speed while performing job duties, often under stressful situations. Key Responsibilities: Receives and processes incoming telephone calls, and texts, often during high-call volume periods, from people requesting emergency and non-emergency police, fire, and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) assistance in a courteous, accurate, efficient, and timely manner. Enters information into a computer aided dispatch system in an accurate and timely manner. Makes effective, immediate decisions regarding life-threatening situations based on highly complex rules, regulations, and procedures. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Strong emotional intelligence with a history of honest and ethical decision-making. Interpersonal skills to discern callers' situations and assure an accurate, appropriate, and timely response by responders. A minimum basic knowledge of geography or the ability to learn geography in a timely manner. Excellent listening skills and the ability to communicate clearly. Ability to adapt and communicate effectively with diverse public. Ability to manage your time and assignments. Skill in: Thinking quickly and independently in emergency situations that require multiple decisions for action. Coordinating computer systems to access and enhance information provided to responders. Operation of multiple and complex telephone, radio, and computer equipment/systems. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation The starting hourly rate is $25.4433. Salary range during initial training is $4,410.09 to $5,628.44 per month for a 173.33 hour work month. Hourly rate is increased to $29.2596 upon completion of police dispatch training (about 6-12 months, Public Safety Dispatcher I); and $30.7227 upon completion of fire dispatch training (which usually occurs within the first two years of employment, Public Safety Dispatcher II). Dispatchers may also earn up to an additional 6% of their base salary when they obtain their intermediate certification and 11% of their base salary when they obtain their advanced certification through DPSST. At the top step with possession of an advanced certification, a Public Safety Dispatcher II can expect to earn over $95,000.00 per year. For those currently possessing DPSST Certification as a Telecommunicator, certificate pay begins upon hire date and will receive an additional: 6% - for Intermediate certification. 11% - for Advanced certification. Out of State Certified applicants will receive certification pay as soon as certification is granted by DPSST. Lateral certified applicants with 36 months or more experience begin at pay step 2 - $26.7151 per hour. Hours will increase to 182.50 per month after the initial training period. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This position is available immediately. This is a union represented position, for additional information, please click HERE . BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED equivalent; Must be 18 years of age by hire date; Must accurately type a minimum of 42 words per minute. To qualify for employment with the 9-1-1 Service District, candidates must: Pass a drug screening; a hearing and vision exam; a thorough background, employment, and criminal history investigation; and a psychological examination. Meet the requirements as outlined in Oregon Administrative Rule 259-008-0300 Possess or obtain all required state certificates and licenses within the probationary period, and maintain thereafter. Certification as an Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) Basic Telecommunicator, Emergency Medical Dispatcher and Emergency Fire Dispatcher. CPR and First Aid certification. Law Enforcement Data System (LEDS) certification. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Must pass a driving record review and criminal history background. A current driver's license, state of issue, and date of birth are required . Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must include an accurate driver's license number, state of origin, and date of birth in the Supplemental Question portion of the application. Physical Requirements : Must meet the physical requirements as outlined in Oregon Administrative Rule 259-008-0011. Most work in this classification series occurs under a stressful, high activity office environment where concentration and focus are required for long periods of time. There is often little opportunity to talk to co-workers. Work is performed in an area with moderate noise and lighting fluctuations with restrictions to the workstation. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: 7/31/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Jan 13, 2024
Full Time
Summary Mission Statement: It is the mission of the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office to seek justice, advance public safety and uphold the law. We strive to maintain public trust and serve the people of Deschutes County with fairness, integrity and honor. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The District Attorney’s Office represents the State of Oregon in all criminal cases filed in Deschutes County. Representation includes enforcing the laws of the State of Oregon, protecting the innocent, ensuring the guilty are held accountable, and advocating for victims of crime to be heard and respected in the process. The District Attorney and a team of Deputy District Attorneys are responsible for evaluating the investigative reports submitted by local, state and federal agencies and determining whether justice and public safety require prosecution. If the Office initiates prosecution, the attorneys are then responsible for presenting evidence to and advising the Grand Jury, and representing the State at every stage of the criminal proceeding in Circuit Court thereafter. The Office can also decide to defer certain cases out of the traditional criminal justice system into alternative diversion programs that maintain community safety and improve offender and victim outcomes. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: A Deputy District Attorney is appointed by the District Attorney to represent the State of Oregon by upholding State and Federal law through the review, preparation, and prosecution of criminal cases in Deschutes County. Deputy District Attorneys are assigned to perform some or all functions of the District Attorney's Office, such as criminal case intake, guidance to law enforcement, appearances before the grand jury, circuit and juvenile courts, and serve in other areas as directed. The position is to perform professional legal work in an assigned area. A Deputy District Attorney is responsible for the analysis, preparation, negotiation and litigation of a full range of criminal cases. The position works under the direction of the District Attorney, Chief Deputy District Attorney and Supervisory Deputy District Attorneys who assign work, review performance and provide consultation on cases. The incumbent is expected to comply with all legal practices and standards, as well as office policy. Supervision is not a responsibility of this position. This position is located in Deschutes County and may be eligible for hybrid of in-office/remote work as allowed by policy and approved by the supervisor. Key Responsibilities: Examines incoming investigation reports to determine whether further investigation is needed or whether criminal charges should be issued through reviewing and analyzing evidence, police reports and related documents. Appears in court for arraignments, release hearings, plea appearances, trials, sentencing hearings and other proceedings that the court may schedule. Must be prepared to advocate or respond to opposing counsel and to inform the court of the State's position on the matter, as well as supporting or contrary authority. Negotiates potential case resolutions with defense counsel/defendants as appropriate, in accordance with the pertinent facts, law and office policy. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Criminal law and the practices and procedures of criminal prosecution, legal research methods, and applicable rules, codes and regulations for area of assignment. Courtroom and trial procedures. Legal research methods. Skill in: Communicating effectively verbally and in writing and work with minimum supervision, using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, community partners and agencies at all times. Analyzing and interpreting data using accepted legal research procedures and methods. Ability to present effectively before the court and to work with a high degree of independence. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE . Additional information regarding the District Attorney's Office and the position can be found by clicking HERE . Compensation Deputy District Attorney I: $6,951.54 to $9,354.67 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Deputy District Attorney II: $9,354.67 to $12,556.11 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Deputy District Attorney III: $9,826.43 to $13,183.92 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. This position is open until filled. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited school of law. Must be a member in good standing with the Oregon State Bar or have the ability to become a member of the Oregon State Bar by hire date. Preferred Qualifications: Criminal law experience. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. CJIS certification from the State of Oregon are required within six months of hire. Must pass a pre-qualifying driving record review and criminal history background. Background Investigation. A successful candidate will complete a full background investigation prior to receiving a conditional job offer. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits.
Deschutes County Jail, Oregon, United States
Jan 12, 2024
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE: The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with five K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 200,000 residents in Deschutes County. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: This position provides professional nursing duties in a corrections setting that include physical assessments, verification of medication and treatment, TB testing, documentation of medical care, scheduling, and conducting sick calls. Will also be responsible for communicating with medical, mental health, and public health communities, alcohol and or drug detoxification, administering medications, scheduling out-of-facility physician and dental appointments, maintaining statistics, and resolving medical bills. Key Responsibilities: Provides non-emergency medical services during daily sick call in jail; takes requests for medical services; examines inmates as needed; dispenses treatment; administers medications and injections; collects laboratory samples. Coordinates medical needs of inmates with jail providers; works with providers to assess and treat medical conditions. Assesses medical needs and evaluates medical requirements of inmates. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Principles and practices of professional nursing. Skill in: Responding to stress and medical emergencies with haste and sound judgment. Maintaining medical records and writing clear and concise reports. Communicating effectively in both oral and written form. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with individuals, whether members of the public or coworker, from diverse groups and backgrounds. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $6,885.80 to $9,227.68 per month for a 182.53 hour work month. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately. Nurses currently work 12 hour shifts and follow our Correction’s team schedule of 4 days on and 4 days off, however shifts may vary. May be required to work 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. Must be available for all shifts including day, swing, and/or graveyard. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. This position is open until filled. Minimum Qualifications Associates or Bachelor's degree in nursing; Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job. Must possess an Oregon State Registered Nurse license by date of hire. Preference will be given for : A Bachelor's degree in nursing; AND one year of experience in a hospital or physician's office. ICU, medical/surgical, or emergency room experience is helpful but not required. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Must pass a driving record review and criminal history background. A current driver's license and the state of origin are required . Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must include an accurate driver's license number and state of origin on their application under the Personal Information section . Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Jan 04, 2024
Part Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Health Services supports over 400 staff in Behavioral and Public Health programs working to promote and protect the health and safety of the community in a broad variety of community based settings. Deschutes County Behavioral Health (DCBH) is the Community Mental Health Program providing safety net and core clinical services for community members in Deschutes County dealing with mental health and substance use conditions. DCBH is also a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). As such, DCBH relies on multi-disciplinary teams to provide innovative, evidence based, recovery oriented services in behavioral healthcare settings co-located with physical health providers. To hear from staff about working at Deschutes County Behavioral Health, please click HERE. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,100 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: The Behavioral Health Specialist II on the Crisis Team provides phone and face-to-face crisis screenings and referrals involving a variety of situations including high-risk children and adults needing hospital, residential or respite care. Clinicians may perform a variety of treatment services for both voluntary and involuntary clients including, but not limited to, comprehensive assessments, case management consultation, and crisis intervention. Services are provided at the newly established Deschutes County Stabilization Center (DCSC). This position will perform civil commitment evaluations for involuntary hospitalization and will work non-traditional hours including evening hours. This position is a night shift position and typical working hours include Saturday and Sunday night from 7:00pm to 7:30am. Will be required to work some holidays. Key Responsibilities: Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Apply theory in behavioral health and addictions diagnosis. Plan and implement intervention programs. Handle crisis situations. Work effectively both independently and in a team setting. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients and their families, other agencies and the public at all times. Collaborate with team members. Act professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Community behavioral health and addictions concepts. Client assessment and case management. Treatment services, planning and protocols. Behavioral health disorders and diagnostic classifications. Psychological, sociological and psychiatric theories. Skill in: Well-developed human relations skills with an appreciable interpersonal sensitivity and awareness of client situations and values. Interviewing and counseling skills. Writing skills to prepare clear and concise reports. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only . Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $3,389.12 to $4,541.74 per month for a 104 hour work month (24 hours per week), plus a 10% shift differential for night shift. $3,558.58 to $4,768.84 per month for a 104 hour work month (24 hours per week) for those possessing current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), plus a 10% shift differential for night shift . Excellent County pro-rated benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. This recruitment is open until filled. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field; AND one (1) year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) hired by Deschutes County Health Services (DCHS). This only applies to QMHPs who do not possess current licensure or are currently pursuing licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. Please see website for information on these requirements: https://mhacbo.org/en/ . There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification fees will be paid by DCHS, if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification. Preferred Qualifications: Current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Previous experience providing crisis intervention. Previous experience with SPMI. Bilingual in English and Spanish communication. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. NOTE: Per OAR 407-007-0000 to 407-007-0100 this position requires a Criminal Background check through the State Background Check Unit/Orchards, which may also include being fingerprinted. These rules provide for the reasonable screening under ORS 181A.195, 181A.200, 409.027 AND 413.036 of the County’s employees to determine if they have a history of specific criminal behavior identified in federal or state law or rules such that they should not be allowed to work, be employed, or perform in positions covered by these rules. Please click HERE to review Criminal Records Check Rules. All offers of employment for this position are contingent upon the candidate receiving final approval from the State Background Check Unit/Orchards to work in this position. Must have dependable transportation and be willing and able to drive throughout the tri-county area in sometimes adverse weather conditions. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule when necessary, to meet client and department needs. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Dec 20, 2023
Summary This posting will be used to establish a pool of candidates for on call openings at the Stabilization Center. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Health Services supports over 400 staff in Behavioral and Public Health programs working to promote and protect the health and safety of the community in a broad variety of community based settings. Deschutes County Behavioral Health (DCBH) is the Community Mental Health Program providing safety net and core clinical services for community members in Deschutes County dealing with mental health and substance use conditions. DCBH is also a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). As such, DCBH relies on multi-disciplinary teams to provide innovative, evidence based, recovery oriented services in behavioral healthcare settings co-located with physical health providers. To hear from staff about working at Deschutes County Behavioral Health, please click HERE. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: The Behavioral Health Specialist II (on call) on the Crisis Team provides phone and face-to-face crisis screenings and referrals involving a variety of situations including high-risk children and adults needing hospital, residential or respite care. Clinicians may perform a variety of treatment services for both voluntary and involuntary clients including, but not limited to, comprehensive assessments, case management consultation, and crisis intervention. Services are provided at the Deschutes County Stabilization Center (DCSC). This is an on-call position. Our clinic is open 24 hours/7 days a week. The majority of available shifts will be evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Successful applicants will be available to work non-traditional hours. Advanced notice for shift schedules is provided whenever possible, however there is also a need to fill shifts with little or no notice. Flexibility is key. Key Responsibilities: Provide crisis assessments and services to individuals and families in our community. Manage clinical care of individuals admitted to respite unit. Coordinate care with community partners for those we serve in crisis services. Coordinate within crisis team to provide seamless care at a 24-hour facility. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Community behavioral health and addictions concepts. Client assessment and case management. Treatment services, planning and protocols. Behavioral health disorders and diagnostic classifications. Psychological, sociological and psychiatric theories. Skill in: Human relations skills with an appreciable interpersonal sensitivity and awareness of client situations and values. Collaboration with team members. Interviewing and counseling skills. Preparing documentation related to client treatment, progress and services in a timely and professional manner. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $32.5877 to $43.6706 per hour. $34.2171 to $45.8542 per hour for those possessing current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). There are no County benefits with this position. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field; AND one (1) year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) hired by Deschutes County Health Services (DCHS). This only applies to QMHPs who do not possess current licensure or are currently pursuing licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. Please see website for information on these requirements: https://mhacbo.org/en/ . There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification must be received within 14 days of hire date. Fees will be paid by DCHS if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification. . Preferred Qualifications: Current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Previous experience providing crisis intervention. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. NOTE: Per OAR 407-007-0000 to 407-007-0100 this position requires a Criminal Background check through the State Background Check Unit/Orchards, which may also include being fingerprinted. These rules provide for the reasonable screening under ORS 181A.195, 181A.200, 409.027 AND 413.036 of the County’s employees to determine if they have a history of specific criminal behavior identified in federal or state law or rules such that they should not be allowed to work, be employed, or perform in positions covered by these rules. Please click HERE to review Criminal Records Check Rules. All offers of employment for this position are contingent upon the candidate receiving final approval from the State Background Check Unit/Orchards to work in this position. Driving is a requirement for this position. Must have dependable transportation and be able and willing to drive throughout Deschutes County in sometimes adverse weather conditions. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule when necessary, to meet client and department needs. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Health Services supports over 400 staff in Behavioral and Public Health programs working to promote and protect the health and safety of the community in a broad variety of community based settings. Deschutes County Behavioral Health (DCBH) is the Community Mental Health Program providing safety net and core clinical services for community members in Deschutes County dealing with mental health and substance use conditions. DCBH is also a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). As such, DCBH relies on multi-disciplinary teams to provide innovative, evidence based, recovery oriented services in behavioral healthcare settings co-located with physical health providers. To hear from staff about working at Deschutes County Behavioral Health, please click HERE. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: The Behavioral Health Specialist II is a member of the Intensive Forensic Services team (IFS), which is part of Deschutes County Intensive Adult Services. The purpose of this team is to promote integration and collaboration within the behavioral health and criminal justice systems for individuals with serious and persistent mental illnesses. This position functions as behavioral health clinician within the IFS team and provides therapeutic and monitoring services to forensically involved clients in the Psychiatric Security Review Board, Aid and Assist, and Mental Health Court programs in Deschutes County. This clinical knowledge and expertise is critical to working effectively with this population on p roviding both case management and therapeutic services in the community. This position works closely as part of a multi-disciplinary team and participates in a treatment model that provides individualized wrap-around services closely tied to clients’ needs. The Behavioral Health Specialist II will also be coordinating with the Oregon State Hospital and community partners including courts and jail, testimony at state or court hearings, review of program referrals in conjunction with team members, and coordination with local residential providers. Key Responsibilities: Individual and group therapy. Conducting and completing biopsychosocial assessments and substance use treatment plans. Providing monitoring services to assure compliance with conditional release plans. Care coordination. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Completing assessments and treatment plans. Individual/group/family therapy. Group/individual skills training. Substance abuse/dual diagnosis treatment. Skill in: Effective communication both verbally and in writing. Working effectively both independently and in a team setting. Preparing concise and complete reports and documentation related to client assessment and services in a timely manner. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, clients and their families, other agencies, and the public at all times. Acting professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality. Be comfortable and work well with individuals with serious mental health issues. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. This posting has been re-opened. Compensation Part Time: $2,705.40 to $3,625.50 per month for a 86.34 hour work month. Full Time : $5,410.49 to $7,250.59 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Part Time : $2,840.68 to $3,806.78 per month for a 86.34 hour work month f or those possessing current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Full Time: $5,681.03 to $7,613.12 per month for a 172.67 hour work month for those possessing current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Excellent County (pro-rated for part time) benefit package when eligible. This position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. You may be assigned to another program area depending upon the needs of the department. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field; AND one (1) year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) hired by Deschutes County Health Services (DCHS). This only applies to QMHPs who do not possess current licensure or are currently pursuing licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. Please see website for information on these requirements: https://mhacbo.org/en/ . There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification must be received within 14 days of hire date. Fees will be paid by DCHS if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification. Preferred Qualifications : Current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Substance abuse background, CADC I, CADC II, or CADC III or 60 hours of substance use disorder training in lieu of CADC if also licensed as a LCSW, LMFT or LPC. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. NOTE: Per OAR 407-007-0000 to 407-007-0100 this position requires a Criminal Background check through the State Background Check Unit/Orchards, which may also include being fingerprinted. These rules provide for the reasonable screening under ORS 181A.195, 181A.200, 409.027 AND 413.036 of the County’s employees to determine if they have a history of specific criminal behavior identified in federal or state law or rules such that they should not be allowed to work, be employed, or perform in positions covered by these rules. Please click HERE to review Criminal Records Check Rules. All offers of employment for this position are contingent upon the candidate receiving final approval from the State Background Check Unit/Orchards to work in this position. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule when necessary, to meet client and department needs. Must have dependable transportation and be able and willing to drive throughout Deschutes County in sometimes adverse weather conditions. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits.
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Health Services supports over 400 staff in Behavioral and Public Health programs working to promote and protect the health and safety of the community in a broad variety of community based settings. Deschutes County Behavioral Health (DCBH) is the Community Mental Health Program providing safety net and core clinical services for community members in Deschutes County dealing with mental health and substance use conditions. DCBH is also a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). As such, DCBH relies on multi-disciplinary teams to provide innovative, evidence based, recovery oriented services in behavioral healthcare settings co-located with physical health providers. Hear from staff about our workplace here. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,100 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. ABOUT THE JOB Deschutes County Health Services is currently accepting applications for an on call Behavioral Health Specialist II, on call Access Team member. This position will primarily provide behavioral health screenings and in-depth bio-psycho-social assessments with DSM 5 diagnoses for children, adults and families seeking mental health and substance use disorder services. Screenings and assessments are conducted for all types of presenting concerns, including but not limited to depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, and alcohol/drug abuse. Services will be provided face-to-face, by video, and over the phone with clients. Selected candidate will also use psychometric tools to determine necessary levels of care, will need to provide appropriate treatment recommendations, and will collaboratively develop service plans with clients. Duties may also include brief treatment interventions with individuals and families, care coordination with internal and external partners, and referral management. Potential to support the Crisis Team as well (this can be discussed at time of interview). Key Responsibilities: Provide comprehensive behavioral health screenings and in-depth bio-psycho-social assessments with DSM 5 diagnoses for children, adults, families, and individuals in crisis who are seeking mental health and addiction services. Prepare concise and complete reports and documentation related to client diagnoses, treatment, progress and services in a timely and professional manner. Determine necessary levels of care, appropriate treatment recommendations, collaborative service plans, and provide coordination of care with internal and external partners. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: DSM 5 and differential diagnoses. Clinical interviewing and documentation skills. State and Federal Rules that outline compliance standards. Skill in: Conducting comprehensive assessments, with justified diagnoses and measurable treatment plan objectives. Communicating professionally both verbally and in writing. Working effectively both independently and in a team setting while also establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, clients, other agencies and the public at all times. We hope you will consider joining our talented team. This position is located in Deschutes County and may be eligible for some remote work as allowed by policy and approved by the supervisor. "This job posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking here. Compensation $32.5877 to $43.6706 per hour. $34.2171 to $45.8542 per per hour for those possessing current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). There are no County benefits with this position. This position is available immediately. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field; AND one year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) hired by Deschutes County Health Services (DCHS). This only applies to QMHPs who do not possess current licensure or are currently pursuing licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. Please see website for information on these requirements: https://mhacbo.org/en/ . There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification must be received within 14 days of hire date. Fees will be paid by DCHS if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification. Preference will be given for : Current LCSW, LMFT, or LPC licensure in the State of Oregon (without restrictions). Knowledge and experience in working with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. Necessary Special Requirements The employment offer will be contingent upon pre-employment screening for criminal history and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). These screenings must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule when necessary to meet client and department needs. Physical Requirements : Requires sufficient ambulatory ability to drive throughout Deschutes County and to provide face-to-face services in a variety of settings in the community, including but not limited to hospitals, jails, clinics, client homes, and community and residential settings within required response times. Must have the ability to work in an office that is environmentally controlled; possess sufficient hand coordination to perform keyboarding and data entry; arm/hand movements to retrieve work materials and operate a variety of general office equipment; and an ability to sit, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, reach, stand, grasp, talk, hear, see, and lift up to 10 pounds on an occasional basis. NOTE: Per OAR 407-007-0000 to 407-007-0100 this position requires a Criminal Background check through the State Background Check Unit/Orchards, which may also include being fingerprinted. These rules provide for the reasonable screening under ORS 181A.195, 181A.200, 409.027 AND 413.036 of the County’s employees to determine if they have a history of specific criminal behavior identified in federal or state law or rules such that they should not be allowed to work, be employed, or perform in positions covered by these rules. Please click HERE to review Criminal Records Check Rules. All offers of employment for this position are contingent upon the candidate receiving final approval from the State Background Check Unit/Orchards to work in this position. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Health Services supports over 400 staff in Behavioral and Public Health programs working to promote and protect the health and safety of the community in a broad variety of community based settings. Deschutes County Behavioral Health (DCBH) is the Community Mental Health Program providing safety net and core clinical services for community members in Deschutes County dealing with mental health and substance use conditions. DCBH is also a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). As such, DCBH relies on multi-disciplinary teams to provide innovative, evidence based, recovery oriented services in behavioral healthcare settings co-located with physical health providers. To hear from staff about working at Deschutes County Behavioral Health, please click HERE. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: Deschutes County is accepting applications for a Behavioral Health Specialist II - Mobile Crisis Assessment Team (MCAT) member. Crisis services is a 24-hour program that responds by phone or face-to-face. Services may include assessment, intervention planning, information and referral services. In addition, we provide brief crisis stabilization through individual or group treatment. Successful candidates are required to live within a geographic proximity that will allow a timely response to emergency situations in multiple locations. This is defined as living in the Bend or Redmond areas and within 30 minutes of St. Charles and Redmond hospitals/medical centers. The requirement remains in effect for the duration of employment in this position. This is a full-time position with a unique schedule working in several 24-hour shifts (including some Nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays) with multiple days off following. The position works from home responding to calls but can work in the office if preferred. Each shift rotates primary day shift, primary night shift, and float position that supports both. Key Responsibilities: This position will provide community based assessment and crisis intervention on the phone and face-to-face, in a variety of settings including medical facilities, jails, hospitals, the community, and office settings. The incumbent will provide hospital liaison/coordination to children, adults, and seniors. This position is designed to provide services in conjunction with emergency first responders such as law enforcement, medical facilities, and family members for people in crisis. What You Will Bring: Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Work effectively both independently and in a team setting. Prepare concise and complete reports and documentation related to client assessment and services in a timely manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients and their families, other agencies, and the public at all times. Act professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality. *T his job posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and functions. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $5,626.92 to $7,540.60 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. $5,908.27 to $7,917.64 per month for a 172.67 hour work month for those possessing current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). There is also a 10% pay differential for MCAT positions in addition to the standard salary. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field; AND one (1) year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) hired by Deschutes County Health Services (DCHS). This only applies to QMHPs who do not possess current licensure or are currently pursuing licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. Please see website for information on these requirements: https://mhacbo.org/en/ There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification must be received within 14 days of hire date. Fees will be paid by DCHS if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification. Preferred for this position: Current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Possession of Investigator Training Certification to provide Civil Commitment Investigations. Experience providing crisis intervention services. Civil Commitment Investigation experience. Experience working with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI). Necessary Special Requirements Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Possession of or ability to obtain Investigator Training Certification to provide Civil Commitment Investigations in the State of Oregon within 30 days of hire date. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet client and program needs, which include full 24-hours shifts, evenings, weekends and holidays. Physical Requirements : Requires sufficient ambulatory ability to drive throughout Deschutes County and to provide face-to-face services in a variety of settings in the community, including but not limited to hospitals, jails, clinics, client homes, and community and residential settings within required response times. Must have the ability to work in an office that is environmentally controlled; possess sufficient hand coordination to perform keyboarding and data entry; arm/hand movements to retrieve work materials and operate a variety of general office equipment; and an ability to sit, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, reach, stand, grasp, talk, hear, see, and lift up to 10 pounds on an occasional basis. NOTE: Per OAR 407-007-0000 to 407-007-0100 (Download PDF reader) this position requires a Criminal Background check through the State Background Check Unit/Orchards, which may also include being fingerprinted. These rules provide for the reasonable screening under ORS 181A.195, 181A.200, 409.027 AND 413.036 of the County’s employees to determine if they have a history of specific criminal behavior identified in federal or state law or rules such that they should not be allowed to work, be employed, or perform in positions covered by these rules. Please click HERE (Download PDF reader) to review Criminal Records Check Rules. All offers of employment for this position are contingent upon the candidate receiving final approval from the State Background Check Unit/Orchards to work in this position. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Jail, Oregon, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the Adult Jail, provides Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Civil Process and Search and Rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with five K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 200,000 residents in Deschutes County. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: Deschutes County is accepting applications for a Behavioral Health Specialist II. This position will work with inmates at the Deschutes County Jail to provide crisis intervention; intake and treatment assessments; and individual and group therapy. Incumbent will perform consultation and case planning with Parole & Probation, the District Attorney's Office, public defenders, and the medical, mental health, and chemical dependency treatment community. In addition to collaborating frequently with Behavioral Health agencies in the county, this position will collaborate with outside department contacts such as law enforcement agencies from the community, families of patients, court personnel, community hospital staff, and other county agencies such as Public Health. Key Responsibilities: Interviewing and assessing the needs of incarcerated adults who may be in emotional and behavioral crisis. Apply theory in mental health diagnosis and the planning and implementation of intervention programs. Prepare concise and complete reports and documentation related to client treatment, progress and services in a timely manner. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Behavioral health and chemical dependency theory. Advanced interpersonal sensitivity and human relations skills to work effectively with the population served including the ability to understand client situations and values. Act professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality. Skill in: Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing, with the ability to carry out instructions in an efficient manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients, agencies and the public at all times. Work effectively both independently and in a team setting within a corrections facility. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $5,648.42 to $7,569.43 per month for a 173.33 hour work month. $5,930.85 to $7,947.91 per month for a 173.33 hour work month for those possessing current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $90 per month, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. This posting has been reopened until filled. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field; AND one (1) year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job. There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) hired by Deschutes County. This only applies to QMHPs who do not possess current licensure or are currently pursuing licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. Please see website for information on these requirements: https://mhacbo.org/en/ . There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification fees will be paid by DCHS, if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification. Preferred Qualifications : Possession of current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Experience and training in drug/substance and alcohol abuse. Experience working in a corrections or confined environment-type setting. Experience working with high-conflict populations involving emotionally distressed clients. Master's degree in a behavioral health field with one year of experience in the delivery of mental health services. Necessary Special Requirements Driving is a requirement for this position. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Physical Requirements. Requires sufficient ambulatory ability to provide face-to-face services in a variety of settings including but not limited to hospitals, jails and clinics within required response times. Must have the ability to work in an office that is environmentally controlled; possess sufficient hand coordination to perform keyboarding and data entry; arm/hand movements to retrieve work materials and operate a variety of general office equipment; and an ability to sit, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, reach, stand, grasp, talk, hear, see, and lift up to 10 pounds on an occasional basis. Application and Selection Process: Candidates are required to meet certain standards in order to be considered for hire by the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, including the ability to maintain physical and mental capabilities to complete required job tasks. The selection process includes a thorough examination of the application, attachments, and supplemental responses. The application review will be used to assess each candidate's ability to follow instructions and give complete and accurate information in written form. Must pass a pre-qualifying driving record review and criminal history background. A current driver's license and the state of origin are required . Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must include an accurate driver's license number and state of origin on their application under the Personal Information section. Background Investigation. A successful candidate will complete a full background investigation prior to receiving a conditional job offer. The psychological and medical evaluation will require completion after the conditional job offer. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The mission of the Juvenile Community Justice division is to reduce risk, repair harm and create opportunity. The juvenile division operates the following programs: Juvenile Detention, Juvenile Field Services, including: Probation, Informal Supervision, Community Service and Juvenile Behavioral Health. We adhere to evidence-based practices in all decision-making, aspire to a continuous learning and improvement culture, utilize restorative justice practices and promote structural equity for our clients, community and staff. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: Under general supervision, the Behavior Health Specialist II provides professional behavior health services, using the Functional Family Therapy (FFT) model, designed to empower youth and families by creating strength-based behavior change that will be sustained long after treatment ends. Performs assessment, treatment protocols, case management, crisis intervention, and community outreach and in-home services to youth and their families. Provides direct clinical treatment using the FFT treatment model and principles. Some principles include leveraging strengths and focusing on the positive, interrupting blame and negativity in family meetings, and changing focus and reframing as necessary to name a few. This position is located in Deschutes County and may be eligible for hybrid of in-office/remote work as allowed by policy and approved by the supervisor. Typical work schedule includes evenings and the ability to be flexible to meet the scheduling needs of families. Key Responsibilities: Applies extensive therapeutic and counseling techniques to provide excellent services to youth and their families; directs the provision and development of treatment services. Provides weekly (or as needed) home-based family therapy sessions utilizing the FFT model with fidelity as an evidence based practice to referred families who have adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18. Manages time and caseload work to successfully prioritize weekly case planning, data entry and evaluation of case progress, with ongoing support from supervisor and team members. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Psychological, sociological, and psychiatric theory and belief in the capacity of people to grow and change. Client assessment, treatment planning, and diagnostic classifications. Working with adolescents and families, using cultural responsivity and trauma informed practice. Skill in: Effective relationship skills such as eliciting trust, warmth, being non-blaming and showing individual, familial and cultural respect, as well as cross-agency collaboration. Interpersonal skills including being able to provide validation, positive interpretation and reframing as well as structuring skills and the ability to provide direction and focus during family meetings. Adapting and individualizing program interventions to utilize family strengths and skills as well as cultural responsivity in working with native Spanish speaking families and communities. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $5,626.92 to $7,540.60 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. $5,908.27 to $7,917.64 per month for a 172.67 hour work month for those possessing current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Bilingual pay: $150 per month. Additional compensation shall be granted when one has successfully passed the testing process to qualify for bilingual pay. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. This posting has been reopened until filled. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field; AND one year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. This position requires the ability to speak fluently in English and Spanish. Preferred Qualifications : Master’s degree in a relevant field with internship experience working with youths and families, and at least two years’ experience. Knowledge of Functional Family Therapy (FFT) model. Restorative Justice principles and practices. Necessary Special Requirements Driving is a requirement for this position. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) hired by Deschutes County. This only applies to QMHPs who do not possess current licensure or are currently pursuing licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. Please see website for information on these requirements: https://mhacbo.org/en/ . There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification fees will be paid by DCJCJ, if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification. NOTE: Per OAR 407-007-0000 to 407-007-0100 this position requires a Criminal Background check through the State Background Check Unit/Orchards, which may also include being fingerprinted. These rules provide for the reasonable screening under ORS 181A.195, 181A.200, 409.027 AND 413.036 of the County’s employees to determine if they have a history of specific criminal behavior identified in federal or state law or rules such that they should not be allowed to work, be employed, or perform in positions covered by these rules. Please click HERE to review Criminal Records Check Rules. All offers of employment for this position are contingent upon the candidate receiving final approval from the State Background Check Unit/Orchards to work in this position. Must have dependable transportation and be able and willing to drive throughout Deschutes County in sometimes adverse weather conditions. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Dec 12, 2023
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Health Services supports over 400 staff in Behavioral and Public Health programs working to promote and protect the health and safety of the community in a broad variety of community based settings. Deschutes County Behavioral Health (DCBH) is the Community Mental Health Program providing safety net and core clinical services for community members in Deschutes County dealing with mental health and substance use conditions. DCBH is also a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). As such, DCBH relies on multi-disciplinary teams to provide innovative, evidence based, recovery oriented services in behavioral healthcare settings co-located with physical health providers. To hear from staff about working at Deschutes County Behavioral Health, please click HERE. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: As a part of the Behavioral Health Specialist II, Child, Family & Young Adult Team, you will have the opportunity to provide various intensive outpatient services to a diverse group of youth and young adults ages 0-25 and their families seeking both mental health and addiction services. This includes individuals with a variety of diagnoses or experiences including, but not limited to: anxiety, depression, attachment issues, ADHD, PTSD, Bi-polar disorder, substance abuse and psychosis. In addition to being skilled at providing individual counseling with children and adolescents, a successful candidate is one who is willing and able to provide integrated health interventions, family focused treatment services, case management services, lead therapy groups, and work as part of a multidisciplinary team. This position works as part of an intensive outpatient approach primarily from our Courtney Clinic in Bend. You will also work closely with other DCBH team members including psychiatrists, case managers, peer support specialists, and other group facilitators, as well as, other intensive youth services programs such as WRAP and community partners such as schools, Child Welfare, and Juvenile Justice. Services will be provided face-to-face, via video, and over the phone with clients. Typical schedule is Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM, though an adjusted work schedule can be discussed. This position is primarily located in Bend, however travel to locations in Deschutes County may be required to meet department needs. Key Responsibilities: Providing direct and indirect behavioral health services to youth and families. Prepare comprehensive assessments using the DSM-V-TR, service plans, and progress notes. Coordination with schools, medical providers, child welfare, and other community partners. Collaboration with Deschutes County Behavioral Health teams. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Preparing concise and complete reports and documentation related to client treatment, progress and services in a timely and professional manner. Working effectively both independently and in a team setting. Screening, assessing and diagnosing clients for services. Implementing evidence-based therapy practices and core counseling skills. Skill in: Effective communication both verbally and in writing. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, clients and their families, other agencies, and the public at all times. Acting professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $5,626.92 to $7,540.60 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. $5,908.27 to $7,917.64 per month for a 172.67 hour work month for those possessing current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. Positing reopened. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a behavioral science field; AND one (1) year of experience in the behavioral health field; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. There are registration/certification requirements under the Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon (MHACBO) that apply to Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP) hired by Deschutes County Health Services (DCHS). This only applies to QMHPs who do not possess current licensure or are currently pursuing licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. Please see website for information on these requirements: https://mhacbo.org/en/ . There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates who progress to the final stage of the interview process. Registration and/or certification must be received within 14 days of hire date. Fees will be paid by DCHS if the candidate selected for the position meets the criteria for registration/certification. Preferred Qualifications : Master's degree in a behavioral health field with two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in providing counseling services. Current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Familiarity with the WRAP-Around and Other Intensive youth services programs. Bilingual in Spanish and English. Necessary Special Requirements Driving is a requirement for this position. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. NOTE: Per OAR 407-007-0000 to 407-007-0100 this position requires a Criminal Background check through the State Background Check Unit/Orchards, which may also include being fingerprinted. These rules provide for the reasonable screening under ORS 181A.195, 181A.200, 409.027 AND 413.036 of the County’s employees to determine if they have a history of specific criminal behavior identified in federal or state law or rules such that they should not be allowed to work, be employed, or perform in positions covered by these rules. Please click HERE to review Criminal Records Check Rules. All offers of employment for this position are contingent upon the candidate receiving final approval from the State Background Check Unit/Orchards to work in this position. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule when necessary, to meet client and department needs. Must have dependable transportation and be able and willing to drive throughout Deschutes County in sometimes adverse weather conditions. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Dec 09, 2023
Full Time
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Behavioral Health (DCBH) is the Community Mental Health Program (CMHP) providing safety net and core clinical services for community members in Deschutes County. DCBH is also a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). As such, DCBH relies on multi-disciplinary teams to provide innovative, evidence based, recovery oriented services in behavioral healthcare settings co-located with physical health providers. To hear from staff about working at Deschutes County Behavioral Health, please click HERE. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team. ABOUT THE JOB: This Behavioral Health Supervisor position leads a team that provides high intensity outreach and case management services to adult individuals with serious mental illness using Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) model. ACT is a client centered/recovery focused treatment approach, where services are largely delivered outside of the office setting. Many ACT clients are at risk for psychiatric hospitalization, and require extensive supports in order to live independently in the community. This multidisciplinary team includes; therapists, case managers, nurses, peer support specialists, and psychiatrists and is co-located with a primary care clinic and pharmacy. For more information about the ACT treatment model click HERE . This supervisor position provides program oversight and supervision to a team of seven staff, as well as providing some direct service to clients. The position requires the application of specialized knowledge in the area of behavioral health supervision, diagnosis, documentation, substance use disorders, multidisciplinary team care, crisis services, complex care coordination, intensive treatment models, and fidelity programming. Typical schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, with the potential for minor schedule adjustments. This position is located in Bend, though occasional travel throughout Deschutes County may be required. Candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule when necessary to meet client/team needs, which will include some evenings and weekends. ACT team members do a rotation of carrying an on-call phone on evenings and weekends, to be available to the crisis team for consultation regarding ACT clients. Key Responsibilities: Provide program leadership, oversight, and coordination to the CSS team. Supporting, training, directing and developing clinical staff. Training and developing clinical staff. What You Will Bring: Knowledge of or experience with: Clinical leadership and supervision. Evidence based practices for treating SPMI clientele/ACT model. Fostering strong internal agency and community partner relationships. Skill in: Supporting staff through change. Managing competing demands. Interpersonal communication. * This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $6,839.56 to $9,165.65 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This position is available immediately. BENEFITS: Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE for full benefit details. This posting is re-opened until filled. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related behavioral science field; AND three (3) years of related experience in the behavioral health field, including lead or supervisory experience; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job. Must possess current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board with the ability to be licensed in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Preferred Qualifications: Previous supervisory experience as a LCSW, LPC and/or CADC II, III, MAC. Knowledge and experience with treating co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. Knowledge and experience in working with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness. Knowledge and experience of the ACT model. Bilingual in Spanish and English communication. Necessary Special Requirements Driving is a requirement for this position. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Must meet provider Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) credentialing requirements as required by Oregon Administrative Rules ( OARs ) 309-019-0125 (8). Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule to meet client and department needs. Must have dependable transportation and be willing and able to drive throughout Deschutes County in sometimes adverse weather conditions. NOTE: Per OAR 407-007-0000 to 407-007-0100 this position requires a Criminal Background check through the State Background Check Unit/Orchards, which may also include being fingerprinted. These rules provide for the reasonable screening under ORS 181A.195, 181A.200, 409.027 AND 413.036 of the County’s employees to determine if they have a history of specific criminal behavior identified in federal or state law or rules such that they should not be allowed to work, be employed, or perform in positions covered by these rules. Please click HERE to review Criminal Records Check Rules. All offers of employment for this position are contingent upon the candidate receiving final approval from the State Background Check Unit/Orchards to work in this position. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees. Employer paid benefit offerings include: Life Insurance for employee and dependents Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program Retirement Program through Oregon PERS Time Management Leave Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include: 125 Flexible Spending Program 457 Deferred Compensation Program Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Deschutes County Bend, Oregon, United States
Nov 29, 2023
Summary ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Clerk's Office is responsible for processing all real property transactions, plats, Commissioners' Journal documents and Board of Property Tax Appeal petitions for Deschutes County. The Clerk's Office also issues marriage licenses, processes passport applications and oversees the county’s Archive/Records Center. In addition, the office plans, coordinates and conducts all elections in Deschutes County. It ensures that elections are conducted according to statute and other related requirements. The office maintains safe, up-to-date and accurate voter rolls. Deschutes County Clerk's Office is a professional, knowledgeable and friendly team that takes pride in its work, providing excellent and timely service to customers while actively meeting change. ABOUT THE COUNTY: We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices. Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods. ABOUT THE JOB: The following positions are available for Elections Workers. Please read each position description to understand the responsibilities and duties they entail. Election Board Worker: Election board workers play an important role in how elections are conducted locally. Election board workers serve in a 2-4 person team with a combination of people with different political party affiliations. Election board workers’ primary duties are to inspect, open and prepare ballots to be counted. The work is not physically demanding, but is fast paced, repetitive and requires attention to detail in a team environment. The work schedule for election board workers varies based on the level of ballot returns leading up to election day. Approximate length of employment is 4-5 days. Election board workers will typically work three or four days prior to election day for roughly 4-8 hour shifts. Election Day work schedule involves late hours generally past midnight. Physical requirements include good manual dexterity, the ability to perform repetitive motions, the ability to sit for long periods, good hearing, and the ability to visually inspect ballots at close range. In addition to the job description outlined above, some election board workers may be asked to also assist with the following tasks: Ballot Counting: You will operate ballot tally equipment and/or various ballot processing functions. May involve working a night shift on Election Day. Physical requirements include the ability to lift and carry moderate weight (15-30 pounds), good manual dexterity, the ability to stand for long periods, and the ability to perform repetitive motions. Ballot Adjudication: As part of a team with another employee, you will review ballot images on a computer screen and make decisions on how to count votes that are not clearly marked. Length of employment may be 1-3 weeks. Required skills include the ability to work well in a two-person team, consistently follow rules, efficiently use a mouse and keyboard to navigate and enter information into a computer, remain focused while performing a repetitive task and pay attention to detail. You must also be able to sit for a long period while performing this job. Ballot Pickup Team Member: Teams of employees will pick up ballots from the 11 official ballot drop sites located throughout the county and deliver them to the Deschutes County Clerk’s Office. Requires some lifting and a valid driver's license. Approximate length of employment is 6-12 days, including one Saturday. Election Day work schedule may extend to 10:00 pm. Physical requirements include the ability to lift and carry moderate weight (15-30 pounds), the ability to pull, push, reach, bend, kneel, and crouch, good manual dexterity, good hearing, the ability to operate motorized equipment, the ability to stand or sit for long periods, and the ability to perform repetitive motions. We hope you’ll consider joining our talented and dedicated team. *This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function. Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status. Review the full job description by clicking HERE. Compensation $14.20 per hour. This is an on-call position; there are no County benefits with this position. This posting closes on September 1, 2024. A first review of candidates will be January 26, 2024. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age Must be registered to vote Necessary Special Requirements Driving may be a requirement for this position. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended. Election Board Worker: Must be registered to vote Must commit to the work schedule Election Board Worker - Ballot Scanning: Ability to use mouse and keyboard Ability to stand for long periods of time Have good manual dexterity Ability to lift and carry (15-30 pounds) Election Board Worker - Ballot Adjudication: Ability to use mouse and keyboard Ability to sit for long hours Ability to enter information into a computer Ballot Pickup Team Member: Must be registered to vote Must commit to the work schedule There are no benefits offered with this position. Closing Date/Time: 9/1/2024 11:59 PM Pacific