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Washington County, OR: Spanish/English Bilingual Wraparound Senior Care Coordinator

Washington County, OR

This is a Full-time position in Hillsboro, OR posted August 20, 2021.

THE POSITION * Effective 6/26/2021, this recruitment will be open until filled.

Applications will be reviewed as received, and the posting may be closed at any time without further notice.

Washington County reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during the posting period.

*** It is anticipated that the first initial application screening will start on 7/19/2021 for the applications submitted by Sunday, 7/18/2021.

This posting will remain open and applications received after 7/18/2021 may be considered if needed.

**Washington County Behavioral Health Division within the Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for a bilingual Spanish/English Senior Care Coordinator to join our Wraparound team!

This is an exceptional opportunity to take your career to a new level and provide behavioral health care coordination for eligible children and families in the Washington County Wraparound program.

We hope you consider joining our dynamic team of passionate care coordinators!Wraparound is a team-based planning and problem-solving process to help youth and their families struggling with emotional, mental, and behavioral problems.

The process begins by identifying the family’s strengths and needs and then creating a plan to meet these needs.In this position, you will work closely in partnership with family and youth partners to build an individualized Wraparound planning team with young individuals enrolled in our voluntary program.

Youth and family voices are centered in all of our work and we continually strive to align our work with Oregon’s Wraparound Best Practices.

You will also facilitate a fidelity Wraparound process; develop care and safetyplans; provide complex case orexceptional needs care coordination; conduct Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) assessments; procure needed treatment, coordinate service delivery; and coordinate and collaborate with system of care/community partners.The ideal candidate will have an extensive experience working in child/youth mental health field; have knowledge of the child/youth serving system of care; have a passion for serving youth and families with complex needs; have experience in coordinating with the multiple child/youth serving systems; and have strong knowledge of childhood development and complex mental health needs of children, youths and families.

They will also understand and be passionate about serving the Latinx community in Washington County.To learn more about our Division, please use this link: Mental Health ServicesBilingual Positions:Designated bilingual positions require that the incumbent have knowledge of the Spanish language, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Skill in writing Spanish accurately; ability to speak Spanish fluently; and ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing are required.

If you possess these skills, you are encouraged to apply.

An additional $55/per pay period for bilingual skills will be paid to qualified employees.

Pay periods are every two weeks.Washington County values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives, and life experiences.

Our organization embraces innovation, collaboration and work-life harmony.

We offer job stability, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to serve and support our diverse community.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and an inclusive workforce.

Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES Duties may include:Provides or supervises the provision of behavioral health service coordination for adults and youth with severe, chronic, or acute mental illness or emotional and behavioral problems within approved guidelines, regulations, and policies; performs mental status exams, behavioral health evaluations, and develop treatment plans; procures needed behavioral health services and monitors treatment.Plans and coordinates the activities of a specialized service within the behavioral health program.Provides assistance with coordination of behavioral health services for youth and adults as identified by system/community partners, to include ensuring communication between system partners and behavioral health treatment providers when possible.Participates in meetings and committees led by other behavioral health providers and systems as the County behavioral health representative; provides consultation and support in linking clients in other systems to behavioral health services in the community.Assists in creating a positive and supportive work environment; enforces a safe workplace; establishes a culture of teamwork and communication; creates a workplace that promotes the organizational values of workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion; and actively promotes an environment respectful of living and working in a multicultural society.Provides technical assistance in the development of suicide prevention and intervention policies and procedures, tragedy response policies and procedures, and threat assessment policies and procedures.Represents Washington County Behavioral Health in the development and implementation of grant funded behavioral health programs, which may include working with authorization procedures, consultation on the model of services provided, etc.Provides consultation and support to other child-serving system partners regarding accessing behavioral health services and supports for identified youth, including system development to improve practice.Conducts pre-commitment investigations of individuals put on legal or medical holds within the County; takes petition statements; gathers or supervises the gathering of background information; interviews individuals named in commitment petitions to evaluate mental health status and needs; approves pre-hearing commitments and coordinates hospital arrangements.Attends commitment hearings; provides courts with investigation reports; testifies in court; works with County Counsel and the District Attorney’s Office to determine proper disposition of commitment petitions and holds.Trains local agencies and police departments in commitment and abuse reporting procedures.Provides behavioral health services coordination for adult offenders within the Community Corrections Department; acts as liaison betweenthe Behavioral Health and Community Corrections Departments; evaluates offenders’ needs and recommends services to probation counselors, jail staff, and court personnel.Works with other County agencies to coordinate effective behavioral health service provision to offenders; identifies needed behavioral health services.Monitors client progress in department or outside agency programs, including hospitals; attends agency meetingsto review client progress and evaluates need for further services.Maintains caseload records of investigations, evaluations, treatment plans, referrals, and follow-up reports.Assists in monitoring of specialty program budget; assists in the preparation of the annual program budget and plan.Provides information on and referrals to specialty services; arranges for a variety of goods and services including, but not limited to, respite care, special medical, diet, or recreational services, etc.Coordinates investigations of abuse with other responsible agencies and develops and implements protective service plans.Provides consultation and/or supervision to Service Coordinator I and II.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESEducation and Experience:The minimum qualifications for this position are:A Master’s Degree in a clinical field related to the diagnosis, etiology and treatment of mental health disorders; AND three (3) years of increasingly responsible mental health experience in assisting individuals with severe and persistent mental illness in accessing needed services and support; ANDMustbe certified by the Mental Health and Addictions Certification Board of Oregon as a Qualified Mental Health Professional or hold an approved clinical license and meet the criteria of a Qualified Mental Health Professional as defined in the Oregon Administrative Rules.Additional Licenses, Certificates, Physical Abilities and Specialty Requirements:Must possess a driver’s license valid in the State of Oregon and have an acceptable driving record per Washington County policy.Bilingual positions will require the ability to speak, read, write, and translate Spanish into English and English into Spanish.Background Investigation:Please be advised that this position is required to pass a criminal background check post offer.Department of Motor Vehicle Records (DMV) Requirement:Driving a motorized vehicle is an essential function of this position.

Successful applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.

To review the Driver’s License and Record Policy for Washington County and instructions for submitting appropriate DMV documentation, please use this link: Driver’s License & Records Policy.Wraparound Senior Care Coordinator is a working title.

This position is classified as a Senior Mental Health Services Coordinator.

Washington County organizes its positions into classifications.

Classification descriptions are typically written broadly.

To review this classification, please use this link: Senior Mental Health Services Coordinator-Mental HealthPlease be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant.

This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses.

Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONWashington County is committed to using a Merit Based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.Selection Process:1.

An evaluation of training and experience of submitted application packets will be performed by Human Resources.2.

Applicants who passed the initial Human Resources screening will be invited to take a written Spanish language aptitude examination.

To be considered for a bilingual position, candidates will also be required to pass an oral Spanish language test prior to placement in the position.

Please note: additional compensation is provided to staff members occupying positions designated as bilingual.3.

Our goal is to schedule panel interviews with candidates that successfully passed the written Spanish language aptitude examination as soon as possible.Please note: candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.Status of Your Application:You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition.

Please note that Washington County communicates with all candidates via email.

If you ” Opt out” or ” Unsubscribe” from email notifications from NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about job postings.Veterans’ Preference:If you are a Veteran and would like to be considered for a Veterans’ Preference for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans Preference Points Instructions (Download PDF reader).Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act:Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment.

To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail at: [email protected] at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.Questions (?) Regarding This RecruitmentYeji Seo, Talent Acquisition Business [email protected] Resources:New to GovernmentJobs.Com?

Visit https://www.Governmentjobs.Com/home/applicationguide for a comprehensive, step-by-step guide on the application process.For technical support, contact Government Job’s Live Application Support at 855-524-5627.* Washington County is a drug-free workplace * Management, Administrative and Professional Personnel System (MAPPS) FLSA exempt employees are paid on a salaried basis.

The premise of salaried/exempt employment is that established compensation recognizes the time and effort needed to accomplish all assigned job duties.

Job responsibilities may require work outside of the employee’s standard work week or a work week in excess of 40 hours.For more information on the MAPPS policy, please review the specific document using this link:Click HereThis position is not represented under a collective bargaining agreement.Washington County offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes family and domestic partner health benefits such as medical, dental and vision.

Other benefits include a deferred compensation program, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

Retirement benefits are provided through the Oregon Public Employers Retirement System.

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