Individual and Family Therapist (Jackson Services, Medford)
Date: August 15, 2019
Kairos has an opening for an Individual and Family Therapist at their Jackson Services Program in Medford, Oregon. Individual and Family Therapists provide outpatient mental health treatment services for youth ages 0-24. Agency vehicle provided when available. F/T shifts consists of (M-F) work-days with and some evening appointments as needed to accommodate youth and families' schedules. This position is a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team providing psychiatric services to youth, young adults and their families. This position provides comprehensive mental health assessments, service plans and interventions within the framework of a multi-faceted treatment approach including, but not limited to: Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and other models/approaches as appropriate to meet the needs of the youth and families in our care. Applicants must be able to maintain flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic and progressive agency.
Kairos is a non-profit, multi-service mental health agency that provides a comprehensive array of services and support to children, adolescents, young adults, and families struggling with trauma and other mental and behavioral issues. Known state-wide and nationally for innovation, quality, and accountability in its provision of services, Kairos is committed to continuous learning and grounding of evidence based treatment models and emerging best practices in mental health through partnerships and training opportunities with leaders in the mental health field. Over its 39 years it has grown in scope and now operates out of five counties. Kairos is licensed by the Oregon Department of Human Services and is certified by the Oregon Health Authority, and has been accredited by The Joint Commission since 1984.
To be considered for this position, qualified candidates will have a Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Recreational Art, or Music Therapy; behavioral science field; or a qualified Mental Health Intern, as defined in Oregon 309-019-0105 (61). Must demonstrate the ability to conduct an assessment, including identifying precipitating events, gathering histories of mental and physical health, substance abuse, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts, assessing family, cultural, social and work relationships, conducting a mental status examination, complete a DSM diagnosis, write and supervise the implementation of a Service Plan, and provide individual, family or group therapy within the scope of their training. Must have current licensure (LPC, LMFT and/or LCSW) or the ability to become licensed in the state of Oregon within two years. Kairos will support both the supervision and cost of licensure requirements.
This is a full-time position, working Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm with occasional evening and/or weekend appointments depending on the needs of the families. Depending on the candidate’s experience, compensation ranges from $3,689-$5,376 monthly. In addition, all full-time employees with Kairos are eligible to participate in a number of agency-sponsored benefits. Kairos offers a comprehensive employee benefits program, including: Up to 96 hours of paid time off your first year, up to 40 hours of sick leave your first year, 6 paid holidays per year (after 90 days of employment), health, dental, and vision insurance (on the first of the month after 30 days of employment), life/ AD&D insurance ($20,000 for employee and $2,000 for spouse and dependents), 401K retirement (up to 3% employer matching and additional 3% contribution from employer after 1 year), and an employee assistance program (good for all members of your household).
Kairos requires all applicants to complete an employment application to be considered for any open positions. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates who are meet minimum qualifications and are selected for an interview will be contacted.