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Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine|Spanish Language

  • ... Portland, Oregon, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 46.58 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 02, 2024       Expires on:

Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine|Spanish Language   

JOB TITLE:

Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine|Spanish Language

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Portland Oregon United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Current employees: Please apply through the employee portal to be considered for this opportunity.


Pay Range: $37.
86 - $46.
58 Hourly

Department: Health Department

Job Type: Regular Represented

Exemption Status: United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

The Opportunity:

THIS WORK MATTERS!

**When applying please be sure to follow ALL instructions under Screening & Application**

This recruitment is \"Open Until Filled\" to allow for a deeper candidate pool.
Applicants will be reviewed every week, starting 2/7/2024.


Following the CARES (Child Abuse Response and Evaluation Services) medical evaluation and forensic interview, families are in need of crisis intervention and on-going support.
The Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine/Spanish Language provides support which enhances effective family functioning.
Services provided are: provide emotional support, provide emergency mental health suicide risk assessment for at-risk youth and parents which may include a recommendation for psychiatric hospitalization, provide psycho-education and literature regarding child abuse and neglect, assist in creating emergency safety plans, and help access auxiliary support services to obtain food, clothing and shelter.
This Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine/Spanish Language provides consultation to CARES NW staff, families and professionals in the community.
This Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine/Spanish Language may give formal trainings to community mental health organizations and attend a wide variety of multi-disciplinary community meetings.
The agencies involved may include DHS, School staff, Clergy, Law enforcement, Medical and Mental health professionals.
Additionally, the Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine/Spanish Language may be asked to facilitate meetings that address child abuse concerns in community and church settings.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA): The applicant has lived and specific experience working with the Latine/Spanish Speaking community.
Demonstrates an understanding of the traditions, values and customs of this community.
Additionally, understands cultural/racial/ethnic factors including systemic advantage or barriers; generational trauma and any factors related to non-dominant culture affecting mental health and treatment.
(Language testing will be required).


As the Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine Spanish Language, other duties will include:

Family Support Counseling

Provide crisis counseling, psycho education, information, resources and referral services to community supports and families who are at CARES NW for a child abuse evaluation.


Facilitate crisis assessment and triage for hospitalization or other crisis intervention as needed.


Services are provided in Spanish and English languages.


Mental Health Consultation

Provide expert consultation in areas of child development, child abuse, and mental health to families following the CARES NW evaluation.


This includes families who have been to CARES NW, families seeking help through phone in consultation, and community members who call CARES NW in search of information and support.


Support might include: helping access food, clothing and shelter; case coordination, attendance at community meetings, safety planning.


Multi-disciplinary Consultation

Provide expert consultation regarding child abuse and mental health to multi-disciplinary teams at CARES NW (medical providers, child interviewers, law enforcement and DHS workers), as well as to professionals in the community, including teachers, community health nurses, therapists, religious leaders, foster parents, medical providers, criminal justice system workers and others.


Participate as expert in child abuse issues on community panels and as a member of professional consultation groups.


Provide trainings to community professionals regarding assessment and treatment of child abuse.


Write professional materials related to child abuse and neglect.


Clinical Documentation

Initiates and maintains electronic clinical record keeping on individual clients to comply with legal, medical, mental health (OARs), and programmatic standards for clinical care documentation.


Completes administrative data collection to record information about service delivery and to meet compliance with program, county, and CARES NW data requirements.


TO QUALIFY:

We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required.
Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant.
For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of page.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (REQUIRED):

Education/Certification: Must meet the standards of Qualified Mental Health Professional - (QMHP - R) with the Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) - more information can be found at .
QMHP - R within 30 days of hire, current QMHP - R, and/or licensed Board of Oregon (LPC, LCSW, PHD,etc)

Graduate degree in psychology or

Graduate degree in social work or counseling or

Graduate degree in a behavioral science field

Other:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA): Specifically knows about and has experience working with the Latine/Spanish Speaking community.
Demonstrates an understanding of the traditions, values and customs of this community.
Understands cultural/racial/ethnic factors, including systemic advantage or barriers,; generational trauma, and any factors related to non-dominant culture affecting mental health and treatment.
This would be demonstrated by knowledge of the traditions, values and customers of the community being served as well as the ability to identify specific examples of experience working directly with individuals and families who identify with the Latino and Spanish-speaking community.
(Language testing will be required).


This position requires a background investigation, which may include being fingerprinted.


Preferred Qualifications/ Transferable Skills*: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/ transferable skills to qualify.
However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates.


Lead with race through actions and advocacy with internal programs, with community partners and across departments throughout the county.


Demonstrate the ability to flex style when faced with myriad dimensions of culture in order to be effective across cultural context.


Respect and appreciation for ethnic and cultural diversity.


Ability to collaborate and build relationships to achieve positive work outcomes.


Ability to maintain a safe and healthy workplace.


High degree of resilience, is outcome driven and can thrive in an environment of rapid change while effectively managing pressure in an effective and professional manner.


*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position.
Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.


SCREENING & EVALUATION (REQUIRED):

The Application Packet: You must submit ALL requested items below.
Failure to do so will be deemed as an incomplete application.


1.
Attach a Resume demonstrating you meeting minimum qualifications; AND

2.
Attach a Cover Letter addressing the following:

Describe if you have any experience providing mental health services to diverse communities and your experience providing mental health crisis support to families impacted by child abuse and neglect ; AND

How you meet the qualifications for this position; AND

3.
Attach a copy of your QMHP and/ or Board of Oregon Licensure (if applicable)

Note: The application, resume and cover letter should demonstrate your work experience/skills and how it is related to those shown in the Overview and To Qualify sections of the job announcement.
Please be thorough, as these materials will be scored and determine your eligibility to advance in this recruitment process.


The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of page.
We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:

Initial review of minimum qualifications

Resume and Cover Letter Review

Phone screen

Consideration of top candidates

Background, reference

Oral Exam

Note: Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process.
This process is subject to change without notice.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Type of Position: This hourly union-represented position is eligible for overtime

Type: Represented

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Applying for this posting will give you the opportunity to be placed on the eligible list for future opportunities for Mental Health Consultant positions as positions for these programs become available.
The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill regular, full or part time, temporary, and limited duration assignments.


Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics.
The is available for your reference.
Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
We request priority protected veteran referrals.


Veterans Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans preference.
Review our for details about eligibility and how to apply.


Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process.
Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance.
Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.


Questions?

Recruiter: Caitrin Thomaselli

Email: caitrin.
thomaselli@multco.
us

Phone: +1 (971) 4218257

Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process.
This process is subject to change without notice.


Disclaimer: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change.
It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.


Job Profile: 6365 - Mental Health Consultant

multco.
us\"> Multnomah County

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 02, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

46.58 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707369246-3507585356a4d8ee0d84e75a8eb04b43

LOCATION:

Oregon United States

CITY:

Portland

Job Origin:

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Pay Range: $37.86 - $46.58 Hourly

Department: Health Department

Job Type: Regular Represented

Exemption Status: United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

The Opportunity:

THIS WORK MATTERS!

**When applying please be sure to follow ALL instructions under Screening & Application**

This recruitment is \"Open Until Filled\" to allow for a deeper candidate pool. Applicants will be reviewed every week, starting 2/7/2024.

Following the CARES (Child Abuse Response and Evaluation Services) medical evaluation and forensic interview, families are in need of crisis intervention and on-going support. The Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine/Spanish Language provides support which enhances effective family functioning. Services provided are: provide emotional support, provide emergency mental health suicide risk assessment for at-risk youth and parents which may include a recommendation for psychiatric hospitalization, provide psycho-education and literature regarding child abuse and neglect, assist in creating emergency safety plans, and help access auxiliary support services to obtain food, clothing and shelter. This Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine/Spanish Language provides consultation to CARES NW staff, families and professionals in the community. This Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine/Spanish Language may give formal trainings to community mental health organizations and attend a wide variety of multi-disciplinary community meetings. The agencies involved may include DHS, School staff, Clergy, Law enforcement, Medical and Mental health professionals. Additionally, the Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine/Spanish Language may be asked to facilitate meetings that address child abuse concerns in community and church settings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA): The applicant has lived and specific experience working with the Latine/Spanish Speaking community. Demonstrates an understanding of the traditions, values and customs of this community. Additionally, understands cultural/racial/ethnic factors including systemic advantage or barriers; generational trauma and any factors related to non-dominant culture affecting mental health and treatment.(Language testing will be required).

As the Mental Health Consultant - KSA Latine Spanish Language, other duties will include:

Family Support Counseling

Provide crisis counseling, psycho education, information, resources and referral services to community supports and families who are at CARES NW for a child abuse evaluation.

Facilitate crisis assessment and triage for hospitalization or other crisis intervention as needed.

Services are provided in Spanish and English languages.

Mental Health Consultation

Provide expert consultation in areas of child development, child abuse, and mental health to families following the CARES NW evaluation.

This includes families who have been to CARES NW, families seeking help through phone in consultation, and community members who call CARES NW in search of information and support.

Support might include: helping access food, clothing and shelter; case coordination, attendance at community meetings, safety planning.

Multi-disciplinary Consultation

Provide expert consultation regarding child abuse and mental health to multi-disciplinary teams at CARES NW (medical providers, child interviewers, law enforcement and DHS workers), as well as to professionals in the community, including teachers, community health nurses, therapists, religious leaders, foster parents, medical providers, criminal justice system workers and others.

Participate as expert in child abuse issues on community panels and as a member of professional consultation groups.

Provide trainings to community professionals regarding assessment and treatment of child abuse.

Write professional materials related to child abuse and neglect.

Clinical Documentation

Initiates and maintains electronic clinical record keeping on individual clients to comply with legal, medical, mental health (OARs), and programmatic standards for clinical care documentation.

Completes administrative data collection to record information about service delivery and to meet compliance with program, county, and CARES NW data requirements.

TO QUALIFY:

We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of page.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (REQUIRED):

Education/Certification: Must meet the standards of Qualified Mental Health Professional - (QMHP - R) with the Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) - more information can be found at . QMHP - R within 30 days of hire, current QMHP - R, and/or licensed Board of Oregon (LPC, LCSW, PHD,etc)

Graduate degree in psychology or

Graduate degree in social work or counseling or

Graduate degree in a behavioral science field

Other:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA): Specifically knows about and has experience working with the Latine/Spanish Speaking community. Demonstrates an understanding of the traditions, values and customs of this community. Understands cultural/racial/ethnic factors, including systemic advantage or barriers,; generational trauma, and any factors related to non-dominant culture affecting mental health and treatment.This would be demonstrated by knowledge of the traditions, values and customers of the community being served as well as the ability to identify specific examples of experience working directly with individuals and families who identify with the Latino and Spanish-speaking community. (Language testing will be required).

This position requires a background investigation, which may include being fingerprinted.

Preferred Qualifications/ Transferable Skills*: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/ transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates.

Lead with race through actions and advocacy with internal programs, with community partners and across departments throughout the county.

Demonstrate the ability to flex style when faced with myriad dimensions of culture in order to be effective across cultural context.

Respect and appreciation for ethnic and cultural diversity.

Ability to collaborate and build relationships to achieve positive work outcomes.

Ability to maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

High degree of resilience, is outcome driven and can thrive in an environment of rapid change while effectively managing pressure in an effective and professional manner.

*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.

SCREENING & EVALUATION (REQUIRED):

The Application Packet: You must submit ALL requested items below. Failure to do so will be deemed as an incomplete application.

1. Attach a Resume demonstrating you meeting minimum qualifications; AND

2. Attach a Cover Letter addressing the following:

Describe if you have any experience providing mental health services to diverse communities and your experience providing mental health crisis support to families impacted by child abuse and neglect ; AND

How you meet the qualifications for this position; AND

3. Attach a copy of your QMHP and/ or Board of Oregon Licensure (if applicable)

Note: The application, resume and cover letter should demonstrate your work experience/skills and how it is related to those shown in the Overview and To Qualify sections of the job announcement. Please be thorough, as these materials will be scored and determine your eligibility to advance in this recruitment process.

The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:

Initial review of minimum qualifications

Resume and Cover Letter Review

Phone screen

Consideration of top candidates

Background, reference

Oral Exam

Note: Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Type of Position: This hourly union-represented position is eligible for overtime

Type: Represented

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Applying for this posting will give you the opportunity to be placed on the eligible list for future opportunities for Mental Health Consultant positions as positions for these programs become available. The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill regular, full or part time, temporary, and limited duration assignments.

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.

Veterans Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans preference. Review our for details about eligibility and how to apply.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.

Questions?

Recruiter: Caitrin Thomaselli

Email: caitrin.thomaselli@multco.us

Phone: +1 (971) 4218257

Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.

Disclaimer: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

Job Profile: 6365 - Mental Health Consultant

Multnomah County

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