Employment Opportunities

The quality and effectiveness of any health care service is dependent upon the employment of qualified and motivated individuals. Willamette Family is looking for enthusiastic team members to share in our mission to provide readily accessible, quality mental health and substance abuse services in an atmosphere that promotes compassion, respect and well being.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
Willamette Family Inc. prohibits discrimination on the basis of any characteristics protected by applicable local, state, federal laws and any agency policy including, but not limited to, discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or sexual orientation.

DATE POSTED: JOB TITLE/POSTING
05/10/2019 Substance Abuse Counselor
05/09/2019 Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor
04/24/2019 Teacher at a Professional Childcare Center (Star 5 in QRIS)
04/24/2019 Substance Abuse Program Support Services Specialist for Women’s Residential
04/24/2019 Peer Support Specialist
04/24/2019 Mental Health Therapist (QMHP)
04/12/2019 Mental Health Skills Builder in Substance Use Residential Treatment Program (QMHA)
04/12/2019 Substance Abuse Program Outpatient Counselor Assistant
04/10/2019 Certified Medical Assistant/Medication Technician
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Position/Title: Substance Abuse Counselor
location: Multiple Locations
job type: Full-Time
salary: Consistent with experience and certification level

POSITION OPENING:
Willamette family is seeking an experienced Substance Abuse Counselor to join our team! Willamette Family provides the full continuum of Substance Use Disorder Treatment, outpatient mental health therapy, Primary Healthcare, Family Services, Peer Support, Parent Education, Skill Development, and Supported Housing services.  Please see our website at WFTS.org

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Oregon state certification (CADC) is required of all counselors, or demonstration of active progress towards certification within timelines
  • If recovering from alcohol/drug addiction, must provide documentation of sobriety for a minimum of two years and must be in a program of recovery
  • Must pass a required criminal records background check
  • Must adhere to the agency’s non-discrimination policies
  • Ability to effectively interact with co-workers, clients, and others with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, political affiliation, cultural backgrounds, life-styles, and sexual orientations and treat each individual with respect and dignity.
  • Demonstration of competence in the treatment of SUDS as defined: ISSR 309-032-1520 (3) (c)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interact with the service population providing individual and group therapy.
  • Provide educational presentations on substance abuse and other related issues.
  • Service planning, file management and record keeping per OAR’S and program policy.
  • Serve as a liaison between WF and other service agencies.
  • Provide culturally appropriate services, implemented within the context of social, cultural, racial, gender-specific sensitivity and understanding
  • Participate in clinical staff meetings.
  • Assess ongoing needs of individuals and make appropriate referrals.
  • Provide immediate crisis intervention and assistance in developing safety plans.
  • Participate in weekly supervision sessions with Clinical Supervisor.
  • Provide comprehensive authorization reviews for insurance companies
  • Complete necessary requirements in order to maintain certification.
  • Ad hoc assignments as requested

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge and understanding of substance addiction as a progressive disease
  • Knowledge, understanding, and expertise in providing effective, evidence-based substance addiction treatment services
  • Knowledge, skill, and experience in evidence based interventions including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and other trauma-informed treatment
  • Required knowledge in ASAM-PPC 2R, ISSR/OAR’s, 42 CFR Part 2/HIPAA.
  • Above average skills and Knowledge of Office 2010 software applications including Outlook, as well as navigating Electronic Medical Records software
  • Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  •  Ability to follow oral and written directions and to apply techniques for special needs
  • Knowledge of de-escalation methods
  • Flexibility in responding to changing needs and requirements
  • Ability to work in an environment where people may be verbally hostile and/or abusive
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and necessary paperwork

Pre-employment drug screen (including Cannabis THC) and criminal background check will be required.

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Position/Title: Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor
job type: Full-Time
salary: Salary is competitive and based upon experience and credentials

POSITION OPENING

Willamette Family is seeking a Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor to join our integrated care leadership team.  Experience in working with a population that has co-occurring disorders is essential in providing clinical supervision for both substance abuse and mental health providers.
Willamette Family provides the full continuum of Substance Use Disorder Treatment, outpatient mental health therapy, Primary Healthcare, Family Services, Peer Support, Parent Education, Skill Development, and Supported Housing services.  Willamette Family is a leader in the State in providing this advanced level of integrated care and is excited to offer this position to a qualified individual who is eager to be part of its implementation and development.  Please see our website at WFTS.org
This position will have responsibility for clinical supervision of integrated behavioral health providers, which includes Substance Use Disorder/Mental Health and skill building/peer support.

Qualifications include:

  • Licensure as a QMHP and CADC II or above with the appropriate licensure issued by the OBLPT and/or the OBLSW
  • Ability to work as a member of an integrated care team leader to ensure that comprehensive behavioral health treatment is provided as indicated by each individual’s treatment plan
  • Ability to provide clinical supervision and monitoring for each clinician under your supervision, including the establishment of tracking and accountability systems to assure fidelity in providing evidence based practices and compliance with Federal, State, agency, and ethical standards
  • Must be able to effectively function as a member of the Leadership Team at Willamette Family, and to support the mission and goals of this agency

This position is currently open.
Salary is competitive and based upon experience and credentials.

To apply please submit cover letter and resume to Humanresources@wfts.org

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Position/Title: Teacher at a Professional Childcare Center (Star 5 in QRIS)
Location: Women’s Residential: 687 Cheshire Ave. Eugene, OR. 97402
job type: Full Time
wage/salary: Depending on Experience
SIGN ON BONUS FOR A NEW EMPLOYEE. $250 AFTER 90 DAYS AND $250 AFTER SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF SIX MONTH TRIAL SERVICE PERIOD.
supervisor: Anita Miller, Program Manager
open until: Position is Filled

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Flexibility in responding to changing needs and requirements
  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Related field
  • Minimum 1 or more years’ experience in certified center 
  • Current Pediatric CPR & First Aid certified and have a current Food Handler's Card.
  • Annual TB skin testing required
  • Currently enrolled in Child Care Division-Criminal History Registry and must renew every two years.
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Maintain a minimum of 20 hours per year of ongoing training

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Frequent significant decision and problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to work as a team member collaborating with staff, parents and community resources.
  • Ability to supervise and monitor children at all times to ensure a safe environment. This includes the physical ability to monitor and move quickly in order to respond to children who are very active
  • Ability to implement Developmentally appropriate practice in daily activities, and adapt to the individual needs of children
  • Respond to crisis or emergency situations that may occur. Provide first aid or CPR, prevent the spread of blood borne pathogens, and access emergency services as needed.
  • Experience should include the ability to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of all children including at risk, special needs, and culturally diverse populations.
  • Regular kneeling, stooping, bending, and sitting on the floor to attend to children's needs.
  • Extensive position description available at time of interview.

Please Submit Resume/Cover letter to: HumanResources@wfts.org
Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

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Position/Title: Substance Abuse Program Support Services Specialist for Women’s Residential
Location: Women’s Residential: 687 Cheshire Ave. Eugene, OR. 97402
job type: Full-Time/Part Time: Various Days/Hours
salary: Depending on Experience
supervisor: Elizabeth Merritt, Supervisor and Trina Renfrow, Manager/Director of Women’s Residential
open until: 03/06/19

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • For an individual recovering from the disease of addiction, continuous abstinence for at least the past two years and demonstration of as defined: ISSR 309-032-1520 (4).
  • Have an understanding of Substance Abuse Treatment as well as psychotropic medications.
  • Valid ODL, with a clean driving record.
  • Pass Criminal background check.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Telephone reception: receiving incoming phone calls, routing calls, taking messages, providing general information.
  • Dispense medications in accordance with Willamette Family Policy and procedure.
  • General office duties: make copies, send faxes, sorting mail and occasionally assist individuals to complete forms.
  • Assist counselors with a variety of office duties, including file maintenance.
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance of 42 CFR Part 2/HIPAA
  • Drive residents to a variety of appointments and meetings.
  • Provide a variety of support to all residents including assisting parents and children & crisis intervention.
  • Collect U.A.s from residents.
  • Notify managers, supervisors, counselors, and family advocates of necessary information regarding residents at the facility.
  • Oversee curfews and bedtimes. Complete bed checks.
  • Monitor visitation.
  • Maintain daily log.
  • Complete any tasks assigned by the Program Manager/Clinical Supervisor and Program Director.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Able to learn new skills and keep up with the changes in the program
  • Data entry
  • Multi-line phone systems
  • Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Multi-tasking

Please Submit Resume/Cover letter to: HumanResources@wfts.org

Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

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Position/Title: Peer Support Specialist
Location: Multiple Locations
job type: Full-Time
salary: Negotiable/ Depending on Experience
supervisor: Colleen Smith CADCII Director of Health Clinic, PSS, and Housing/ Amy Zamudio, PSS, CHW, Program Supervisor
open until: Position is filled

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under general supervision, PS will work directly with WF individuals obtaining services by assisting in the promotion of abstinence, self-sufficiency and self-determination. The PS works in helping teach concepts of health promotion involving physical, mental, and social wellbeing and removing all other identify barriers to recovery.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful completion of AMH approved training.
  • Must be on the Oregon Health Authority Traditional Health Worker Registry.
  • A self-identified person in recovery from a substance use disorder/mental health, who meets the abstinence requirements for recovering staff in alcohol and other drug treatment programs (2 years); or (c) A family member of an individual who is a current or former recipient of addictions services.
  • Be acquainted with local community resources.
  • Good verbal and written skills.
  • Able to work some evening and weekend hours.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in accordance with WF policy, HIPPA and 42 CFR Part 2.
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify barriers to full participation in service and develop strategies to overcome those barriers.
  • Link individuals with self-help and/or support groups that exist in the community.
  • Coach individuals in the independent use of community supports.
  • Assist clinical staff in interventions with individuals disengaging from services.
  • Document interactions in the permanent record according to OAR’s and WF policy.
  • Completing daily rosters
  • Complete any tasks assigned by the Program Supervisor, Clinical Supervisor, and Director.

Please Submit Resume/Cover letter to: HumanResources@wfts.org

Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

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Position/Title: Mental Health Therapist (QMHP)
Location: Downtown Outpatient: 149 W. 12th Ave. Eugene, Or. 97401
job type: Full Time
salary: Depending on Experience
supervisor: S. Eileen Watters, LPC, QMHP/Program Manager: Lynae Nelson, LPC, QMHP
open until: Position is Filled

POSITION SUMMARY:
As a licensed mental health provider in Lane County, Willamette Family offers individual therapy for adults, children, and adolescents, family therapy, couples therapy, and group therapy. Mental Health services exist within a comprehensive array of integrated services including substance abuse treatment, children and family services, and primary health care (see www.wfts.org).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Flexibility: some evenings and weekend hours may be asked and may be asked to provide treatment at more than one Willamette Family clinic location
  • Comfortable with providing services in the community
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to learn and utilize electronic medical records system
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Reliability and consistent attendance
  • Preference given for bi-lingual, English/Spanish fluency

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Skills, experience, and ability to provide effective, culturally responsive mental health services (assessment and treatment) to diverse populations
  • 1 year or more experience working with individuals, families, and groups in an integrated treatment setting
  • Understanding and awareness of issues commonly associated with substance abuse and dependence; co-occurring treatment experience preferred
  • Experience and ability to use evidence based interventions and treatment modalities
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance of 42 CFT Part 2 and HIPPA
  • Ability to keep and maintain up to date files with appropriate and thoughtful documentation
  • Ability to meet explicit deadlines and paperwork requirements
  • Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to assist with mental health crisis situations during scheduled working hours
  • Ability to learn and to utilize electronic data systems and case record documentation
  • Complete any tasks assigned by the Program Manager, Clinical Supervisor, and Program Director
  • Participate in on call crisis after hours phone rotation

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or related field.  Must be eligible to become Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP).
  • Preference will be given for applicants who are licensed mental health professionals, (LPC, MFT, or LCSW) and/or who have substance abuse disorder treatment certification (CADC I, CADCII, CADCIII, or MAC).
  • For an individual recovering from the disease of addiction, continuous abstinence for at least the past two years and demonstration thereof as defined in ISSR 309-032-150.

COMPENSATION:

  • Beginning Hourly Wage DOE
  • Generous benefit package
  • Clinical supervision
  • CEU opportunities

Please Submit Resume/Cover letter to: HumanResources@wfts.org

Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

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Position/Title: Mental Health Skills Builder in Substance Use Residential Treatment Program (QMHA)
Location: Women’s Residential: 687 Cheshire Ave. Eugene, OR. 97402
job type: Full Time: Hours to be determined
salary: Annual salary Depending on Experience
supervisor: Residential program director/ MH clinical supervisor
Sign On Bonus $1,000 ($500 at the time of hire and $500 with successful completion of trial service)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstration of competence through experience and education in leadership, wellness, oversight and evaluation of services, individual service and support planning, case management and coordination, utilization of community resources,
  • Must meet the QMHA credentialing requirements Bachelor’s degree in social work field, counseling, or related human service field or a minimum of three years relevant training education and/or experience
  • Minimum 1 year in a position with similar responsibilities is helpful but not required
  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License required for community activities
  • Must pass a required criminal records background check
  • For an individual recovering from the disease of addiction, continuous abstinence for at least the past two years and demonstration of as defined: OAR 309-019-0125 (10).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide effective, culturally responsive mental health skill building services to individuals and families actively participating in Mental Health Services in the SUD’s residential program
  • Provide crisis services to individuals participating in the SUD’s residential program
  • Work within the Milieu to assist residents with daily living management
  • Direct coordination with therapists, SUD’s counselors, family advocates and support services
  • Achieve expected client contact and service delivery hours
  • Complete written paperwork within expected timelines
  • Collaborate with multiple programs in the community to provide services to individuals and families
  • Knowledge of mental health assessments and creating individual goals for individuals based on assessment
  • Attend and participate in weekly program meeting
  • Ensures that culturally appropriate services are implemented within the context of social, cultural, racial, gender-specific sensitivity and understanding
  • Communicates and integrates agency mission, goals, policies and procedures into daily practice
  • Participates as a member of the residential program to integrate services into an effective continuum of care that focuses on health and wellness
  • Assures security measures are taken to protect Individual Service Records in accordance with OAR’s, 42 CFR Part 2 and HIPAA
  • Maintain a high level of ongoing knowledge and education regarding mental health services 
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge, skills and abilities demonstrating competence through experience or education in the following essential job functions:

  • Excellent ability to work as a contributing member of multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding and awareness of issues commonly associated with substance abuse and dependence and the effects on individuals, their children and families
  • Excellent organization skills, including tracking and management of multiple cases 
  • Create, Organize and maintain paper and electronic filing systems
  • Prioritize and meet deadlines and manages times
  • Required knowledge of OAR’s, 42 CFR Part 2/HIPAA.
  • Proficient computer skills including Outlook,
  • Has ability to follow oral and written directions and to apply techniques for special needs
  • Has flexibility in responding to changing needs and requirements
  • Has ability to work in an environment where people may be verbally hostile and/or abusive
  • Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn the Electronic Medical Records

Please Submit Resume/Cover letter to: HumanResources@wfts.org

Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

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Position/Title: Substance Abuse Program Outpatient Counselor Assistant
Location: Downtown Outpatient: 149 W. 12th Ave. Eugene, OR. 97401
job type: Full-time 40 hours per week
salary: Depending on Experience
supervisor: Eva Williams
open until: Position is filled

POSITION SUMMARY:
Counselor Assistants provide administrative as well as clinical support to the Primary Substance Abuse Outpatient Counselor. This is an excellent position for someone interested in becoming a Substance Abuse Counselor and has begun to meet the educational requirements.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • For an individual recovering from the disease of addiction, continuous abstinence for at least the past two years and demonstration of as defined: ISSR 309-032-1520 (4).
  • High school diploma or equivalent completion.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist clinical staff with clerical duties to include creating and closing clinical files, making copies, filing documents.
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance of 42 CFR Part 2/HIPAA
  • Responsible for closed files and maintenance of archived files.
  • Perform program orientations: complete all necessary admission paperwork including enrollment in electronic filing systems.
  • Conducting engagement/re-engagement telephone calls to clients
  • Assist with crisis intervention
  • Assistance with Group coverage
  • Complete any tasks assigned by the Program Manager/Clinical Supervisor and Program Director.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge, skills and abilities demonstrating competence through experience or education in the following essential job functions:

  • Office 2010 software applications including Outlook
  • Knowledge of Office 2010 software applications including Outlook.
  • Has knowledge, and entry level skills in evidence based interventions including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and other trauma-informed practices
  • Has ability to provide oral and written directions
  • Has knowledge and practice of de-escalation methods
  • Has the flexibility to respond to changing needs and environment
  • Has the ability to work in an environment where people may be verbally hostile and/or abusive
  •  Effectively manages time and meets deadlines
  •  Proficient in documentation
  •  Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Please Submit Resume/Cover letter to: HumanResources@wfts.org

Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

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Position/Title: Certified Medical Assistant/Medication Technician
Location: Women’s Residential: 687 Cheshire Ave. Eugene, OR. 97402
job type: Part-Time- Weekend- 20hrs
salary: Depending on Experience
supervisor: Liz Merritt, Support Services Supervisor
open until: Position is Filled

POSITION SUMMARY:
Will have experience with Willamette Family primary shift medication dispenser systems and protocol for inventory, maintaining, and ordering residents prescription medication.   Also have 2 years’ experience working with support staff demonstrating an ability to focus and work accurately.  We are looking for a candidate with a great attitude, excellent interpersonal skills and solid prior experience dispensing medications.  The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, strong at multi-tasking and dedicated to high quality patient care.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certification in an accredited medical assisting program in good standing
  • Certification in BLS for Healthcare Providers
  • Minimum of one-year experience in Primary Care
  • Understanding of behavior health issues
  • Ability to effectively multi task.
  • Must have a valid Oregon Driver’s License.
  • Must pass a required criminal records background check.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will be cross trained with other department positions. Duties may include performing functions of other positions on any given work day.

  • Dispensing medication per Willamette Family procedure.
  • Fax and log Rx to pharmacy.
  • Coordinate delivery and pickup of medications
  • Inventory incoming medications and put them away
  • Make changes in medication logs per doctors’ request
  • Confirm and make medication changes in log books on Friday nights with in-house doctor
  • Fax in-house doctors’ medication refills and called in prescriptions on Friday night
  • List and fax list of all medications ordered by in-house doctor on Friday night for copay information for pick up on Saturday
  • Confirm that the pharmacy has all necessary insurance information for new clients receiving medication on weekends
  • Communicate the receipt of narcotic medication to counselors
  • Make and distribute copies of in-house doctor’s medication sheets to counselors
  • Investigate why medications did not come in on the weekends
  • Assist and refer complicated client questions
  • Be familiar with policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with HealthTech
  • Collaborate with support service safety committee lead

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge, skills and abilities demonstrating competence through experience or education in the following essential job functions:

  • Communicate any drug interaction concerns to RAC physician and/or client’s primary counselor
  • Comply with “The 5 Rights of Medications” every time when allowing access to meds for clients
  • Knowledge and understanding of substance addiction as a progressive disease
  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions and to apply techniques for special needs.
  • Knowledge of de-escalation methods.
  • Flexibility in responding to changing needs and requirements.
  • Ability to work in an environment where people may be verbally hostile and/or abusive.
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and necessary paperwork
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic math skills.
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Please Submit Resume/Cover letter to: HumanResources@wfts.org

Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

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