Bilingual Child And Family Wraparound Care Coordinator

County Of Washington Hillsboro , OR 97123

Posted 2 months ago


Job #2019-84

Do you have a passion for working with vulnerable populations? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining Washington County's Health and Human Services Department as a Bilingual Child and Family Wraparound Care Coordinator!

The Bilingual Child and Family Wraparound Care Coordinator will facilitate the total wraparound process. This work will include: developing plans of care, providing complex case coordination, procuring needed treatment, coordinating service delivery, reviewing authorization requests, performing utilization management activities as well as coordinating and collaborating with systems partners.

Incumbents in this role need to have a passion for serving complex youth, families and members of a Spanish speaking community. In addition to having experience coordinating with multiple serving systems, individuals should also have strong knowledge of childhood development and the mental health needs of children and youth.

To learn more about us, please use this link: Mental Health

Bring your bilingual skills to Washington County!

Employees in designated bilingual positions receive an additional $55 per pay period stipend. Candidates hired in these positions must possess knowledge of the Spanish language, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; skill in writing Spanish accurately; ability to speak Spanish fluently and communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

Washington County offers employees a collaborative culture, work-life balance, and a comprehensive benefits package. Working within Washington County provides daily opportunities to serve and build communities now and into the future. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Duties may include:

  • Provides or supervises the provision of mental health service coordination for youth with severe mental, emotional, and behavioral problems; facilitates Child and Family Wraparound Team meetings; develops individual Services and Support Plans; and procures needed mental health services and monitor treatment.

  • Plans and coordinates the activities of a specialized service within the mental health program.

  • Works with other child serving agencies to coordinate effective mental health service provision to youth and their families; and identifies needed mental health services.

  • Monitors client progress in department or outside agency programs, including hospitals; and attends agency meetings to review client progress and evaluate need for further services.

  • Maintains caseload records of Child and Family Wraparound Team meetings, evaluations, individual Services & Support Plans, referrals and follow-up reports.

  • Provides information on and referrals to specialty services; and arranges for a variety of goods and services to meet the needs of a child or family needs as identified by the Wraparound team including, but not limited to, respite care, special medical, social or recreational services, etc.

  • Attends a variety of training programs and conferences.

  • Participates in weekly consultation with the Child and Family mental health team to review client needs and monitors utilization and medical necessity of mental health services that are being authorized.


Education and Experience:

A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Must be licensed to practice as a psychiatrist or physician in the State of Oregon; OR

  • Possess a graduate degree in psychology, social work, or other mental health related field; OR

  • Possess a graduate degree in psychiatric nursing, licensed in the State of Oregon; OR

  • Possess registration as an occupational therapist; OR

  • Possess a graduate degree in recreational therapy; OR

  • Possess any combination of education and experience that meets the determination process approved by the Oregon State Mental Health Division at a level of competence consistent with the standards established for qualified mental health professionals.

If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted.

Additional Licenses, Certificates, Physical Abilities and Specialty

  • Possession of a driver's license valid in the State of Oregon and have an acceptable driving record per Washington County policy.

  • Some positions in this classification require the completion of a criminal history check in accordance with Oregon Administrative Rules.

Washington County organizes its positions into classifications. Classification descriptions are typically written broadly. To review this classification, please use the following link: Sr. Mental Health Services Coordinator.

Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant. This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses. Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.

Department of Motor Vehicle Records (DMV) Requirement:

Driving a motorized vehicle is an essential function of this position. Successful applicants must possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record. To review the Driver's License and Record Policy for Washington County and instructions for submitting appropriate DMV documentation, please use this link: Driver's License & Records Policy.

Background Investigation Requirement:

This position requires the successful completion of a background investigation, post job offer. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Washington County is committed to using a Merit Based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Selection Process:
1.An evaluation of training and experience of submitted application packets will be performed by Human Resources. The timeframe to review will be the week of April 1, 2019.
2.A Subject Matter Expert (SME) Panel will perform an evaluation of experience and training taken from your employment application materials to include responses to supplemental questionnaire. This process will begin after April 8, 2019.
3.Washington County will perform DMV records checks on candidates that successfully pass the SME Panel review step in the selection process. Applicants that do not possess an acceptable driving record or have not submitted their records or Oregon Driver's License number will not pass this step and will be disqualified from this particular recruitment.
4.Our goal is to schedule oral panel interviews with candidates that successfully passed the DMV evaluation step as soon as possible.

Please note: candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.

Veterans' Preference:

If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veterans' preference for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans Preference Points Instructions.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act:

Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail at: at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.

Status of Your Application:

You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition. Please note that Washington County communicates with all candidates via email. If you "opt out" or "unsubscribe" of email notification from notices in NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about job postings.

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