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Lane County Mental Health Specialist 1 or 2- Bilingual in Eugene, Oregon

Mental Health Specialist 1 or 2- Bilingual

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Mental Health Specialist 1 or 2- Bilingual


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Eugene, OR

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Health & Human Services


HHS BH Child Program

Opening Date


Closing Date

10/2/2023 5:00 PM Pacific



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Mental Health Specialist 1 Bilingual Pay - $27.77 - $37.09 Hourly

Mental Health Specialist 2 Bilingual Pay - $32.98 - $44.05 Hourly

About the Position

Join Our Team and Make a Difference in Young Lives!

Are you ready to take your career to new heights while making a profound impact on the lives of children and families in our community? Lane County Behavioral Health's Child and Adolescent Program (CAP) is seeking a mental health clinician to become a vital part of our dynamic team.

The Role: We are looking for a bilingual mental health clinician who shares our passion for helping children and families and who possesses the skills and expertise to provide therapeutic services that make a real difference. An ideal candidate will have experience and training in implementing strength-based service plans, conducting assessments and mental health screenings, and working closely with our multi-specialty mental health team.

Opportunity for Growth: Whether you are a new clinician eager to build your skills or an experienced and licensed professional seeking to further deepen your career, this position offers an opportunity for continuous learning and growth. We support our team members at every stage of their development, fostering an environment where you can flourish both personally and professionally.

School-Based Work: Our commitment to serving the community means this position has historically included some school-based work as well. If you are enthusiastic about making a difference not only within the program but also in the educational setting, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Why You Should Apply: When you join our team, you become part of a supportive and compassionate community working together to improve the lives of children and families in our region. The impact you will make on young lives will be significant, and your efforts will contribute to a healthier, happier future for all.

So, if you have a passion for serving others, believe in the power of evidence-based practices, and are excited about joining a team that values your growth and development, we invite you to apply today. Take this chance to elevate your career while transforming the lives of those who need it the most. Apply now and be a guiding light in the journey towards a healthier future for the children and families of Lane County.

*Lane County employees may be eligible for student loan repayment. See links below:

Public Service Loan Forgiveness-

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About the Division

Lane County Behavioral Health provides services to more than 1,600 individuals with behavioral health conditions. We work with community partners to provide a continuum of care from prevention through treatment and aftercare in an environment that promotes a culture of resilience and recovery.

Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm

This is an AFSCME represented position



  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a mental health field, psychology, counseling, social work or a related field.

    MHS 1 Experience:

  • One year of some experience working directly with mentally or emotionally disturbed clients in the provision of behavioral health services is highly desirable.

    MHS 2 Experience:

  • Two years of responsible professional mental health experience, including one year of experience specific to the program or area of assignment.

  • Oregon Health Licensure required: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

    An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

    Special Requirements:

  • Transcripts

  • License or QMHP Certification

  • NPI

  • Diploma

  • CV or Resume

  • For MHS1 - QMHP Certification or enrolled as Clinical Social Work Associate, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate

  • For MHS2 - Oregon Health Licensure required: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

    Testing Requirements

  • Successful hire will be contingent upon taking a bilingual test to demonstrate proficiency in both English & Spanish


  • This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check.

  • Offers of employment are contingent upon consenting to and successfully passing a drug screening test.

  • Please note that as part of the screening process Lane County will verify license and certification status.

  • In accordance with county policy, the incumbent of this position is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or have an approved medical or religious exception, prior to starting work.

    Studies have shown that women and BIPOC individuals are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. The county will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.


Mental Health Specialist 1 - Bilingual Classification Details (

Mental Health Specialist 2 - Bilingual Classification Details

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

Strategic Plan

In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.

The 2022 -2024 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.

Trauma Informed Care Statement

Lane County Health & Human Services is committed to providing Trauma Informed Care. As an organization, we recognize that many of the people we serve have experienced trauma, either currently, recently or in their past. Our agency is dedicated to incorporating an understanding of trauma, both with our clients and with each other. Our employees receive ongoing training to develop or deepen their understanding of trauma and its impacts.

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Careers with Lane County Offer Extraordinary Benefits

At Lane County, we value our employees and we show it with our extraordinary benefits. We know that you chose public service for more than a paycheck, and our outstanding benefits are designed to help you Live Well, Live Lane - throughout your career. Read on to learn what great benefits await you in a career with Lane County.

Introducing ALEX ( , Lane County's benefit advisor! ALEX is an interactive tool that will help you understand the benefits being offered, out of pocket expenses and coverage available. You will need the Collective Bargaining Unit found in your job posting and when asked for your date of hire, please put in today's date.

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Benefits to keep you & your family well - Physically

Health insurance coverage becomes effective the first of the month following your first 30 days as an eligible employee.

Medical/Rx/Vision - Lane County offers medical, prescription and vision exam coverage for you and your eligible dependents. The plan options and costs per month for 2018 are outlined below:

If you enroll in the HDHP the County will contribute to your HSA: $1,500 (individual) or $3,000 (family) annually. This amount is prorated based on date of hire.

Eligible employees who complete a Health History Risk Assessment (HHRA), Biometric Screening, and Comprehensive Health Review (CHR) at the Live Well Center receive a $20 per month credit.

Wellness Clinic - The Live Well Center is for Lane County benefits-eligible employees, spouses and dependents (ages 2 and up) who are enrolled in the Lane County health plan. Marathon Health manages the Live Well Center and their clinical team provides confidential, affordable care for your acute and preventive healthcare needs. The Live Well Center also provides health coaching, chronic disease counseling, comprehensive primary care services, and much more.

Dental - Lane County provides dental coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Lane County provides this counseling and concierge service to employees and members of their immediate households.

Fitness Center Membership - Lane County provides employees with a free membership to a local fitness center. Employees may add their families at a discounted rate.

Benefits to keep you & your family well - Financially

Retirement - Lane County pays for, and enrolls employees in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) and the Individual Account Program (IAP) following six full months of employment. (Current members are eligible upon hire.)

Disability - Lane County pays a portion of wages for eligible employees through Short-Term Disability, and provides Long-Term Disability coverage. Lane County complies with all State and Federal disability laws for employee, family, parental and pregnancy leaves regulations.

Time Management - Lane County provides employees with a generous bank of hours to be used for sick, vacation, family emergencies and personal days.

Holidays - Lane County provides 10 paid holidays per year:

New Year's Day Independence Day

Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday Labor Day

Presidents' Day Veterans' Day

Memorial Day Thanksgiving Day

Juneteenth Christmas Day

Life Insurance - Lane County pays for employee group term life insurance.

County-paid Training & Development to keep your career well

On-site Classes - Lane County offers a variety of on-site classes to develop employees' soft and technical skills.

Online Training - Lane County offers a variety of online classes through LEAP to help employees continually improve their skills.

Conferences & Seminars - Lane County will consider reimbursement for employees to attend professional conferences, dependent upon budget, to encourage continuous learning and professional development.

Lane County offers these other valuable benefits

Deferred Compensation Retirement Savings - Employees may enroll in a deferred compensation program 457(b) to save for retirement.

Vision - Eligible employees may purchase supplemental vision insurance.

Supplemental Life Insurance - Employees may purchase supplemental life insurance for themselves and their dependents/spouse.

Aflac - Optional employee-paid voluntary group coverage is available through Aflac.

Group Discounts - Group discounts may include homeowners and auto insurance, pet health insurance, credit union membership.

The above information describes typical benefits available for Regular Full-time Employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position, employment status (regular, temporary, or extra help) and/or bargaining group. Paid medical, dental and vision coverage for dependents is determined by labor agreement or APM, as applicable. Physicians should contact their supervisor for health plan options and rates. Please note that Temporary and Extra Help positions are not typically eligible for benefits. This is only brief summary of benefits available to eligible Lane County employees. In all cases, plan documents govern.

For additional information about these extraordinary benefits contact the Benefit Resource Center at 1-866-468-7272, or Lane County HR at (541) 682-3124.


Are you able to speak, read, and write in both English and Spanish?

  • Yes

  • No


    In accordance with county policy, the incumbent of this position is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or have an approved medical or religious exception, prior to starting work. Are you willing and able to comply with this requirement?

  • Yes

  • No


    IMPORTANT: Please ensure you have included all RELEVANT education, employment and lived experience in your application. To ensure compliance with Oregon Equal Pay laws, Human Resources will conduct a wage analysis based on the information you have provided in your application to determine the appropriate starting wage if you are selected.

  • I acknowledge I have provided all relevant education and employment history.


    Please answer YES if you meet one of the following criteria: a. You have a valid Oregon Driver's License. b. You have a valid driver's license from another state AND are able to obtain an Oregon Driver's License by the time of appointment.

  • Yes

  • No


    Are you currently licensed, enrolled in licensing process or an accredited Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)?

  • Yes

  • No


    Has your license or accreditation ever been encumbered?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question


Lane County


125 E 8th Avenue Eugene, Oregon, 97401


(541) 682-3637



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