Improve your LIFE and your CAREER at COMMUNITY COUNSELING SOLUTIONS!
CCS is looking for motivated employees to help us continue our vision. Employment at CCS will allow you to improve lives for those in the community and for yourself!
CCS, a 501 ( c)3 Behavioral Health Organization serving Eastern Oregon in Morrow, Wheeler, Gilliam, Grant, and Umatilla Counties.
For over 40 years, we have provided quality behavioral health services for children and families in Eastern Oregon. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, but the best rewards are intangible ones…the accomplishment of helping to change someone’s life for the better!
CCS currently has an array of positions available and we would love to find a place for you!
QMHP certified, master’s in Social Work or Counseling, Licensed Therapists & much more. CCS also offers a generous benefit package that is worth checking out!
Job Type-Full and Part time positions available!
Provides culturally competent and appropriate behavioral health treatment to people served by Community Counseling Solutions (CCS). The position provides the treatment in accordance with the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR’s) and the mission and values of CCS. The position works closely with other involved community partners and is professional in all aspects of service delivery. Additionally, this position assists administration in meeting the behavioral health needs of the community.
Depending upon location, this position is supervised by the Clinical Supervisor, Clinical Director or Site Manager.
This position does not supervise other employees.
Provide clinical services to children, adults and families. This would include but is not limited to screening, assessment, individual and group therapy, consultation, and all other allowed clinical services.
Actively participate in joint case planning and coordination with agency employees and relevant agency contractors. Act as a liaison between clients and other agencies. Act as a client advocate when appropriate.
Actively participate in group and individual supervision sessions.
Work with other staff and community representatives to initiate new programs, reviews, evaluates and revises existing programs as necessary.
Perform joint case planning and coordination in areas of behavioral health with other community agencies including but not limited to: schools, group homes, police organizations, district attorney’s offices, courts, community clinics and hospitals and other agencies in the Department of Human Services.
Provide behavioral health and addiction education, prevention and information to various interest groups.
Assist other clinicians in the facilitation of groups as requested.
Provide after hours emergency services on a 24 hour, rotating basis to adults and children. This includes telephone consultation and crisis intervention in the community.
Initiate holds, provide civil commitment investigations, and work with the hospitals, case workers and the state and other individuals/agencies for all individuals in the civil commitment process.
Complete all paperwork in a way that is professional, clinically sound and timely as prescribed by the OAR’s and other pertinent guidelines. Required to ensure that all paperwork is present, and/or the client record is well maintained.
Attend trainings, meetings, conferences, etc. as directed by administration and use the information gathered to benefit the agency and the customers.
Provide intensive children’s treatment services.
Utilize agency software/computer systems to prepare current client records of treatment and reports as necessary and required.
Transport clients as required
Administer forms for urinalysis testing (UA’s), provide accurate information on the UA’s to clients, in some cases observes the UA, and record all pertinent information.
Must report all abuse to appropriate legal office, complete all necessary paperwork and investigations, and develop safety plans as required.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Education and/or Experience
A Master’s degree from an accredited college in social work, psychology or other human service related field is required.
Must have or be able to obtain certification from the Department of Human Services as a Certified Mental Health Investigator.
Must have or be able to obtain Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor designation or Certified Gambling Addiction Counselor designation.
Other Skills and Abilities
Must possess, or have the ability to acquire, knowledge of symptoms and challenges faced by people with mental illness and addictions. Must have, or possess the ability to acquire, knowledge about relevant OAR’s.
Must have the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing and have the ability to work independently and complete all designated tasks and/or assignments in a thorough and timely fashion.
Must have skills to professionally work with the public and the ability to coordinate services across various agencies and community groups.
Must be able to develop cooperative and respectful relationships with clients and their families.
Must have knowledge, or the ability to acquire knowledge, about the recovery model.
Must possess the ability to represent the interest of the customer and the agency in a favorable light in the community.
Must have the ability to work well with teams and other groups of individuals.
Must be computer literate and have the ability to type and utilize word processing and other software programs/systems.
The position requires the handling of highly confidential information. Must adhere to rules and laws pertaining to client confidentiality.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS
Must pass all criminal history check requirements as required by ORS 181.536-181.537 and in accordance with OAR 410-007-0200 through 410-007-0380.
In addition to a pre-employment background check, each employee, volunteer and contractor shall be checked on a monthly basis against the OIG and GSA exclusion lists, as well as other federal and state agency lists. If it is discovered that an employee, volunteer or contractor is excluded or sanctioned it will be the cause for immediate termination of employment, volunteering, or the termination of the contract.
PERSONAL AUTO INSURANCE
Must hold a valid driver’s license as well as personal auto insurance for privately owned Vehicles utilized for CCS business such as client service purposes, travel between
business offices and the community, to attend required meetings and trainings.
Must show proof of $300,000 or more liability coverage for bodily injury and property damage, and maintain said level of coverage for the duration of employment at CCS.
The employee’s insurance is primary with CCS insurance being secondary. CCS reserves the right to deny any employee the use of a vehicle owned by CCS.
While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use office automation including computer and phone systems that require find manipulation, grasping, typing and reaching.
The employee is also regularly required to sit; talk and hear; use hands and fingers and handle, smell or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel and/or squat when adjusting equipment or retrieving supplies.
The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
When serving in the on-call rotation, employee may be required to perform on less than optimal amounts of sleep.
Work is performed in an office environment as well as in the community. The noise level in the office environment is usually moderate, but occasionally one may be exposed to loud noises. The noise in the community, including the homes of customers, is often difficult to predict. Some individuals in this position may be required to drive long distances routinely as a part of their regular job duties. Occasional out of area travel and overnight stays will be required for attendance at meetings and/trainings.
However, the employee also will be required to work in the communities, homes and other living environments, of the clients we serve. Handicap access may not be available at all places where this position must go. There are some situations where this position may be required to respond to environments where a client is in crisis. The environments in these situations are difficult to predict and may be in uneven terrain.
This position exposes the employee to the everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as an office.
Community Counseling Solutions offers a wide variety of behavioral health services to five counties in the state of Oregon, including individual, family, and group therapy, gambling counseling, alcohol and drug treatment, 24/7 crisis intervention services, psychiatric consultation, and medication management, in addition to cooperation with various other organizations including residential and acute psychiatric services and school programs. We also offer case management for developmental disabilities in five counties.
CCS now offers clients access to our new Client Portal. The main feature of the new Client Portal will allow all new and existing clients to complete the Intake Packet which helps streamline the process and removed the paper forms we have used in the past. As we move forward we will add new features to the portal to give our clients access to important information related to the services offered by CCS.