Outpatient Case Manager - Central Clinic

ColumbiaCare Services | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 10/04/2021

** Up to $1,000 Sign on Bonus Available**

ColumbiaCare Services is a Mental Health Care Provider subject to OAR 33-019-1010, which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption in accordance with the rule.

Who We Are

ColumbiaCare is a non-profit, behavioral health and Veterans service agency offering a full spectrum of programming to help people get better. We are more than a company. We are a diverse team of individuals who are in the business of changing people's lives. We specialize in providing outpatient services, residential treatment programs, mental health housing, and other supports in beautiful and therapeutic service settings. We promote the whole health and wellbeing of the individuals and communities we serve. We value and honor diversity in all forms, including but not limited to race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, nationality, spirituality, Veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. We welcome persons from historically underrepresented groups to apply. We seek applicants who can demonstrate experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and who will contribute to our mission, vision, and core values.

About the Program

Our Outpatient Program provides assessment and evaluation, treatment plan development, and provides clinically indicated outpatient therapy, case management, skills training, and psychiatric (medication) services. The Psychiatric Services Team operates as a branch within the Outpatient Program, specializing in psychiatric, nursing, and medication services. Psychiatric services are provided both on-site and remotely through telemedicine.

Position Details

We are looking to hire an Outpatient Case Manager for our Central Clinic. This position will provide outpatient recovery support services to clients suffering with severe and persistent mental illness; and perform daily tasks to assist clients with learning new skills of community reintegration, socialization and healthy lifestyles in a fairly independent work environment. Outpatient services staff will receive crisis de-escalation training, which requires performing various physical, hands-on maneuvers and techniques. Some travel within our community will be required.

Work Schedule: Full Time (40 hours per week), 8 hour day shifts

This position works with a multi-disciplinary team in identifying client needs and determining appropriate community resources to resolve identified needs as well as assisting with coordination of transportation, health care arrangements and scheduling conflicts. Outpatient Case Managers provide skills training to promote successful community living for individuals suffering from mental illness who have high hospital utilization, minimal successful independent living experiences, lack of appropriate health care, cultural or language barriers, behavioral issues, and other characteristics that serve as barriers to independent living. Individual must be a team player and have the capability to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow up assignments with a minimum of direction.


The ideal candidate will be a flexible team player that has strong communication and organizational skills.

Meet the State of Oregon QMHA credentials criteria:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science: Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or Human Development;
  2. OR minimum 6,000 hours verifiable mental health experience working with Severe Persistent Mental Illness population in a supervised social service setting;
  3. OR equivalent combination of behavioral science education in addition to satisfactory supplemental mental health experience and training

Successful applicants MUST also have a valid Oregon driver’s license, maintain a safe driving record, and the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check.

Pay & Benefits

From $20.00 per hour/DOE and QMHA credentials. ColumbiaCare offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees, which includes: medical, dental, and vision coverage; a wellness reimbursement program; substantial sick and vacation accruals (12 days per year each); once eligible, nine (9) paid holidays, and a 403(b) plan with a generous 6% company match immediately vested. Our organization is qualified for federal student aid public service loan forgiveness program. For more information about our employment benefits, please visit our Career Page at www.columbiacare.org/careercenter.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; therefore, we invite individuals from all walks of life to apply. We strive to deliver equitable employment best practices and opportunities for all, from recruitment, to interviewing and hiring, to our retention activities, promotions, and training and growth opportunities. We give priority to applicants who qualify under protected Veteran status.

Listing Type
Healthcare | Management | Nonprofit
Position Type
Full Time
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary Type

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