Mental Health Counselor
Providence Health & Services - Beaverton, OR

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Provide an array of behavioral health assessment and intake services, including crisis services involving mental health and chemical dependency, crisis intervention, stabilization, triage and referral to behavioral health programs within Providence Health & Services or to providers in the community.

Perform risk assessment, and refers consumers, family members and referents to appropriate resources in accordance with the urgency indicated.

Coordinate admission of patients into all Providence Health and Services Behavioral Health OP and IP programs.

Provide brief solution-focused treatment to children, adolescents, adults, individuals and families in crisis. Provide consultation and education to community agencies including the police, hospital, mental health, and chemical dependency and school personnel regarding those persons experiencing mental health symptoms.

Work with complex insurance issues, obtains authorization for initial treatment on behalf of the consumer. All services are provided to enable consumer and collaterals to more effectively deal with the impact of psychiatric illness or chemical dependency disorders on the individual and the family.

Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree in counseling, psychology, or social work with three years prior experience in behavioral health.

Knowledge of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Co-Occurring disorders.


qualifications for this position include:
License from a recognized licensing Board or eligibility for licensure is preferred.

Previous crisis and triage experience as well as experience in a health system is preferred.

Five years experience preferred.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest health care system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as




each visitor,


ourselves and Providence,


people by name,


the duration of estimated wait times and


frequently if timelines change,


situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully


to their concerns, and always


people for trusting Providence for their health care needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit organization extending across a five-state area – from Alaska through Washington, Montana, Oregon, and into Southern California.

Providence employs more than 51,000 employees, and operates 27 acute care hospitals, and more than 35 non-acute health care facilities, as well as physician clinics, health plans, and numerous other health and education services.

Providence Health & Services is an equal opportunity employer who provides competitive benefits, a drug-free workplace and supports work/life balance.

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