PeaceHealth is seeking a Vocational and Education Counselor - Behavioral Health for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.
Responsible for providing direct counseling and support to individuals experiencing a mental illness and/or substance use disorders, individual counseling and support includes vocational and/or educational planning and goal setting, job development, job placement, and follow-along support. The majority of the work is community-based.
Works as a member of a multidisciplinary team by participating in weekly case review meetings, collaborative treatment planning, and supporting individual progress through integrated care.
Helps clients establish and achieve goals of competitive employment within the mainstream community.
Helps clients achieve educational goals that lead to gainful competitive employment.
Completes initial assessments with all clients and documents ongoing progress in an electronic medical record.
Conducts job and education development by actively recruiting, engaging, and offering ongoing support to employers and schools.
Assists individuals who are experiencing psychosis to develop and practice coping strategies to use at school and work.
Helps clients establish health insurance and income through public benefits and work incentive programs as appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Required unless otherwise noted):
Bachelor's degree in related field (social work, vocational counseling, psychology, etc.).
Degree in vocational counseling preferred.
Master's in related field preferred.
Must be able to obtain Qualified Mental Health Associate certification.
Minimum of three years vocational counseling experience.
Valid Oregon driver's license and ability to transport clients in a Lane County vehicle (no major traffic or alcohol/drug-related convictions within the last 5 years).
Knowledge and understanding of symptoms of psychosis.
Ability to recruit and establish a network of potential employers and academic programs.
Ability to provide assessment and crisis intervention with individuals experiencing acute psychological distress.
Skills in conflict resolution and advocacy.
Strong problem solving, critical thinking, work ethic, interpersonal and team building skills.
General knowledge of behavioral healthcare environment and healthcare delivery systems.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Eugene, OR community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.
Location: Eugene, OR, Physician & Surgeons South Building (427) Job Category: Professionals - Other Shift: Day Shift Length: 8 Hours FTE: 1.0 Work Type: Full Time Hourly compensation starts at: $DOE, more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Drivers License
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Eugene, OR || Professionals - Other || Full Time || BEHAVIORAL HLTH SVCS
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout th...e Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth. PeaceHealth is an EEO/AA Employer.