About Us

At Orchid Health we believe that rural community members deserve to have accessible, high-quality healthcare that is local, comprehensive, and takes the time to address what matters most to each individual. We are driven by health equity, innovation, and teamwork. 

We currently operate four Rural Health Clinics; in Oakridge, Blue River, Veneta/Elmira, and Estacada, Oregon, where we provide comprehensive primary, preventative, behavioral health, and dental care services to approximately 5,000 patients. This position will spend time working as a School-Based Behavioral Health Clinician onsite at Oakridge High School in Oakridge, Oregon.

The School-Based Behavioral Health Clinician plays an essential role in furthering our vision of Healthy Rural Communities and Healthcare Revolutionized by providing compassionate care to those in need in our communities. 

Orchid takes great pride in learning and embracing innovative methods to improve both medical and mental health services to our communities. By keeping mental health as one of the core elements to patient-centered care, we have developed an integrated and holistic approach to meeting our patients in all aspects of their lives.

At Orchid Health, we strive to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work. We believe in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and all the other characteristics that make us different.  

We believe this is a great position for someone who identifies with the following:

You have the desire to work with a company who takes an out-of-the-box approach to integrated healthcare

  • You maintain a calm, professional, and respectful demeanor even in a stressful environment. 

  • You love to ask questions. 

  • You show compassion every day when dealing with patients.

  • You enjoy learning and growing within a multidisciplinary team.

  • You like to bring ideas to the table 

  • You work well with change and variety throughout the day.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide short-term, solution-focused therapy (generally in the range of 2 to 8 sessions) for patients with low to mid-acuity behavioral health needs. Common examples of such needs include adjustment disorders, insomnia, lifestyle improvement, smoking cessation, compliance with medical treatment recommendations, and short-term behavioral skill-building.

    • Stabilization for patients in crisis: same-day access and ability to deliver frequent services over a 4 wk period.  

    • Care management services for patients with complex health needs being driven by their mental and/or behavioral health situation.

    • Assessment and referral to community partners for ongoing mental health needs.

    • Coordinate with outside agencies as needed (DHS, primary care, CDRC, etc.).

    • Provide training for school staff.

  • Attend school meetings and coordination of care for IEPs.Facilitates a “shared goal model” within and across settings to achieve coordinated high-quality care that is patient- and family-centered 

  • Consult and collaborate on a multidisciplinary team. This includes providing integrated on-site care, recommendations, and feedback to medical providers and allied staff. 

  • Participate in our complex care management team 

  • Other duties as assigned

Personal Responsibilities 

  • Maintain a calm, professional, and respectful demeanor at all times in an often stressful medical environment. 

  • Ask questions when you need to. 

  • Adapt your behavior and actions as needed based on constructive feedback. 

  • Show compassion every day when dealing with patients. 

  • Understand and uphold the Universal Job Expectations at all times which include treating all staff with respect and professionalism at all times.

Qualifications/Experience 

  • LCSW, LPC, or LPCI (must be registered with the state but can be at any point in your supervision hours) required

  • Passionate about working with kids.

  • 4 days/week working at the school.

  • 50% of scheduled time is available for warm-handoffs, care management, admin time, school or Orchid staff meetings, or other population health activities and 50% of scheduled time is booked via scheduled appointments.

Compensation

$72k to $80k/year salary

Complete benefits package including health/dental/vision insurance, paid medical malpractice, Wellness Benefit, Life Insurance, 401k, CME and more!

Sign-on bonus

Student loan repayment available.