Mental Health Practitioner

7 months ago
Job ID
# Positions
Behavioral Health/Social Work
Hours per pay period
Regular Part-Time
Shift Start & End Time
Scheduled days of the week
USD $23.96/Hr.
USD $36.66/Hr.
3 - Night shift


Provides counseling services including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for clients/patients experiencing social/behavioral/mental health issues.


Participate with team members in facilitating patient’s and family’s learning throughout the continuum of care.  Reinforce patient’s continued health care through teaching and/or referral to community agency follow-up.

Perform patient assessment of social, economic, emotional and family situations.

Provide diagnostic, preventative and treatment services of a psychosocial nature pertaining to personality adjustment, behavior problems and interpersonal dysfunction.

Respect the privacy and protect the confidentiality of patients and family members while maintaining the boundaries of the professional discipline.

Function as a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team to assure care is accomplished effectively and efficiently in a cost-effective manner.

Provide therapy using a variety of treatment modalities, interventions and strategies.

Additional Duties Specific to Sage View:
Work in a fast past environment at times multi tasking and triaging numerous needs of patients, their families and community agencies.

Complete Psychosocial Assessment, Trauma Assessment, Substance abuse assessment  and a treatment plan that is individualized and measurable in compliance with the department and regulatory standards.

Assess the potential threat of harm to self and/or others and/or inability to care for one self.  Determine, in coordination with the treatment team and county, the legal status of patients in accordance with State Civil Commitment laws.

Work in concert with the psychiatrist to develop a working diagnosis and treatment goals, coordinates the morning multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.

Coordinate after care with outpatient providers including therapeutic appointments, medication management and follow up medical appointments. 

Provide crisis intervention to patients in immediate crisis on the unit and to recently discharged patients on an as needed basis.

Participate in Code Gray interventions as needed.

Responsible for maintaining knowledge of all state and federal regulations as they apply to the admission, care, and discharge of patients from an inpatient psychiatric facility including all pertinent civil commitment procedures and protocols.



Education:  Master’s of social work or related field required. 


Licensure/Certification/Registration:  Valid Oregon driver's license and ability to meet SCHS driving requirements. 

Licensure required for Outpatient Behavioral Health, preferred for PES and Sage View.  Member of the National Association of Social Worker’s or anther national association membership preferred.


Personal Protective Equipment: Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.


Experience:  Two years of experience in mental health field required, inpatient experience preferred.  Post graduate, clinical experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

Continually (75% or more): Use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, keyboard operation.

Occasionally (25%): Standing, walking, bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing stairs, reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-10 pounds, grasping/squeezing, operation of a motor vehicle, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 11-50 pounds.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Occasionally (25%): Chemical solution for Laboratory Caregivers.

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area.

Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, chemical solution, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP


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