Providence Health & Services Outpatient Therapist - Child & Adolescent in Oregon City, Oregon


Providence is calling an Outpatient Therapist to the Providence Medical Group's (PMG) new Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic - Willamette Falls in Oregon City, OR.

The PMG Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic – Willamette Falls is a multi-discipline based outpatient clinic with specialists that assess, diagnose, and treat psychiatric conditions for children and adolescents (ages 4-17).

Our multidisciplinary team is looking for a Child and Adolescent Therapist with experience in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Collaborative Problem Solving to provide individual, group and family therapy modalities.

This is an exempt position with salary based pay. The schedule will be during the days Monday - Friday and will include facilitating an evening group once per week.

In this position, you will:

  • Independently provide evaluation, diagnosis, individual, family and group psychotherapy to non-Medicare eligible individuals seeking treatment in a multi-disciplinary specialty clinic. This position is not eligible to provide services to Medicare enrolled patients.

  • Bill all services as a professional service.

  • Determine level of care to determine or change level of care based on assessment and progress in treatment.

  • Collaborate with patient/support system in evaluating, diagnosing patients utilizing current edition Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and/or provide specialized psychotherapy services as described in CPT to reduce and /or resolve symptoms of psychiatric and/or substance use disorders identified.

  • Utilize established approaches and standards to complete assessment of patient risk to self and/or others, complete and implement risk reduction/mitigation plans to ensure patient and community safety.

  • Incorporate evidence based approaches in psychotherapy including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and the Recovery Model.

  • Demonstrate effectiveness in assessment and diagnosis, including crisis evaluations, individual, group and family psychotherapy, and multi-modal treatment settings.

  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities consistent with their licensure and association code of ethics, and shall perform duties in a manner that respects patient self-determination, reduces health disparities/barriers to care, and adheres to their Standards of Practice and the Providence mission.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an School of Social Work that is accredited or in candidacy status by the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) -or- Master's degree eligible for licensure as Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) -or- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in accordance with the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

  • Licensed in the state of Oregon as an LCSW -or- LPC -or- LMFT

  • 2 years of post masters experience in a behavioral health setting

  • Certification to assess and implement a Directors Hold as delegate to Mental Health Authority within 6 months of hire*

  • For those in a dedicated Chemical Dependency treatment program, a CADC is required, or 60 hours of approved continuing education units (CEUs) in diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders within one year of hire is required.*

*These are not requirements for this position.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Post Master's experience using DBT and Collaborative Problem Solving with Children and Adolescents.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare 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 acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare 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 the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Mental/Behavioral Health

Location: Oregon-Oregon City

Req ID: 184633