Behavioral Health Clinician

Elmira, OR
Full Time
Experienced

Join an Organization that Puts its People First!

Interested in helping grow a healthcare model based on trusting relationships, joy in work, and health equity? Orchid Health might be just the place for you!

Orchid Health was founded 10 years ago with the belief that the most effective way to improve the health of our communities is through integrated patient-centered care that takes the time to listen to and build trusting relationships with each patient. We are committed to our communities and each other and are proud of the positive feedback and reputation that we have built. We currently see thousands of patients at our Oregon clinic locations, all supported by a talented, passionate, and dedicated staff.

Our mission is to advance a new model for community health to thrive based on relationships, joy in work, and health equity. We achieve this by leaning into our four pillars and core values:


Core Values:

  • Challenge the Status Quo
  • Cultivate Respect
  • Courageously Vulnerable and Accountable

Four Pillars (in order of priority):

  • Pillar 1: Employee Well-Being
  • Pillar 2: Trusting Patient Relationships
  • Pillar 3: Community Health
  • Pillar 4: Financial Sustainability

Why work for Orchid Health?

Orchid Health’s culture revolves around a healthy work-life balance, asking open-ended questions and providing transparent feedback, and learning from our mistakes. Orchid’s team members have abundant opportunities to expand their professional skills in a supportive environment, participate in community outreach efforts and partnerships, and enjoy a robust benefits package. 

Compensation:

  • $79,000 – $101,000/year depending on experience and skills 
  • $10,000 sign-on bonus! First $6,000 payment paid on first paycheck, second $4,000 payment paid at 1 year anniversary

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision – Orchid pays monthly premiums at 100% for team members and at 50% for their dependents for base medical and dental plans 
  • $1000/year Wellness Benefit - for things that make you happy!
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • A Continuing Education / Continuing Medical Education budget for all team members
  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides mental health support, financial planning, and lifestyle training opportunities, at no cost to employees
  • Approved sites for Student Loan Repayment Programs with NHSC and Oregon Health Care Providers 
  • 120 hours of PTO per year, annually front-loaded with tenure-based increases
  • 40 hours of paid inclement weather and emergency closure leave, annually front-loaded
  • 8 paid holidays, plus your birthday off!
  • Free care at our clinics for team members and their families
  • And more!

*Team members are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of employment.

Elmira is considered one of Oregon’s highest need areas when it comes to healthcare, and taking this position will be making a huge difference in a community that truly needs and appreciates its healthcare providers.

The schedule for this position is Monday – Friday (up to 2 remote work days).

Located near Elmira High School, Orchid Health’s Fern Ridge Clinic serves the entire Fern Ridge area, including Veneta, Elmira, Crow, Noti, Vaughn, and Walton. The area is known for the Fern Ridge Reservoir, wineries, farms, and its abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, natural areas, and wildlife.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate a “shared goal model” within the care team to achieve coordinated high-quality care.
  • Consult and collaborate on a multidisciplinary team. This includes providing integrated on-site care, recommendations, and feedback to medical providers and allied staff. 
  • Utilize solution-focused, brief-intervention behavioral health visits while working as part of the primary care team to effectively identify, treat, and manage physical, mental, and behavioral health concerns. 
  • Maintain a schedule that offers flexibility to respond to same-day behavioral health needs.
  • Participate in our complex care management team.
  • Meet patients during their initial intake visit when possible and perform a brief interview to determine the need for behavioral health support.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • A Master's in Social Work or Masters of Counseling from an accredited college or university. 
  • Clinical Social Work Associate (CSWA), Personal Counselor Associate (PCA) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) required. 
  • A minimum of one (1) year post-graduate (Master's) experience of providing behavioral health services (i.e. assessment, diagnosis, or treatment of an individual's behavioral health needs) in the behavioral health field required. 
  • Candidates who have completed their Oregon clinical licensure or actively engaged in the process of obtaining Oregon clinical licensure strongly preferred. 
  • Pediatrics and integrated healthcare experience preferred.

Work Environment: 

While in the clinic, team members may be exposed to viruses, disease, and infection from patients and specimens in the working environment. Team members may be required to work for extended periods of time at a computer. Team members use standard office equipment, such as computers, phones, and e-fax.

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee may be regularly required to use hands and fingers to operate a computer, telephone, and keyboard. This position requires intermittent physical activity, including standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, reaching, and crouching, as well as lifting and supporting patients. Computer work is required for in-clinic positions. Light to moderate lifting may be required.

Travel: 

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area may be expected on occasion (CME events, or activities involving other Orchid Health Clinics).

Employment Offer Contingencies:

Job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening. 

AAP/EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Orchid Health to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Orchid Health will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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