Posted: Dec 21, 2022

Integrated Behavioral Health Specialist

Cascade AIDS Project - Portland, OR
Salary: $75,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: N/A

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington as well as a Federally Qualified Health Center (Look-A-Like) that provides the LGBTQ+ community and beyond with compassionate healthcare. CAP’s mission is to promote well-being and advance equity by providing inclusive health and wellness services for LGBTQ+ people, people affected by HIV, and all those seeking compassionate care.  Learn more about us at


The Integrated Behavioral Health Specialist (IBHS) identifies, triages, and manages patients with medical and behavioral health needs within the primary care setting. In addition, the IBHS will provide skill training through psychoeducation and patient education strategies and will develop specific behavioral change plans for patients. The IBHS also develops behavioral health protocols for target populations and identifies appropriate treatment services for LGBTQ+ clients; people affected and infected with HIV/AIDS; and the community at large. In conjunction with the Clinic Manager, Medical Director, Director of Behavioral Health, Director of Healthcare Operations, and clinic staff, this position works to ensure comprehensive and coordinated care is delivered to the client/patient population at Prism Health. The IBHS will operate in accordance with the established professional standards and guidelines of their accreditation.

This 1.0 FTE, full-time position reports to the Director of Behavioral Health and will work at Prism Health in SE Portland. Travel throughout the county as well as evening and weekend work is occasionally required.

Compensation: $75,000 annually, exempt

NOTE: This position is part of a union-represented bargaining unit. The compensation, benefits, and conditions of work for this position are collectively bargained


  • Unrestricted license to practice in the State of Oregon (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or PsyD)
  • Master's degree in counseling, social work, or related area of specialization 
  • 1 or more years’ experience in providing behavioral health services  
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high-quality outpatient mental health treatment for LGBTQ+ clients and their families; clients who have HIV/AIDS and their families; and the community at large
  • Knowledgeable in Evidence-Based Practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), etc.
  • Experience providing crisis intervention
  • Experience in the development and facilitation of support groups and therapy groups
  • Desire and ability to engage in equity and inclusion initiatives and discussions in the workplace, including but not limited to engaging in training workshops, team and department meetings, and critical discussions for how CAP can better serve the communities that we serve


CAP is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.

Any non-temporary full-time or part-time employee (working .5FTE or greater) is considered eligible for the benefits below:

Vacation + Leave + Other

  • 16 days of paid vacation (128 hours) each year for the first two years of employment
  • 21 days of paid vacation (168 hours) each year of employment beginning in year three
  • 12 days of paid health leave per year
  • 12.4 paid holidays per year
  • Longevity bonus – two weeks of paid leave on the fourth anniversary, must be used within two years after the date awarded. Additional longevity bonuses are awarded at eight-year and 12-year anniversaries
  • Continue Education Reimbursement
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Pre-Tax Transportation Program



  •  401(k) Plan – CAP matches employee contributions up to 3% of salary, this benefit includes on-call and per diem staff


Health Coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account to set aside employee pre-tax dollars for unreimbursed medical and dependent expenses.
  • Medical and vision insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for employee (Kaiser Permanente)
  • Dental insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for employee (Lincoln or Willamette Dental)
  • Voluntary supplemental vision insurance (Lincoln)
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)


Life Insurance + Disability + Family Leave

  • Life Insurance ($100,000) and AD&D insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for the employee (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Long term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Short term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha


Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer 

People of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply!