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Mental Health Associate 3307

Company: ColumbiaCare Services
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

APPLY TODAY AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE MENTAL HEALTH FIELD!

ColumbiaCare Services is a Behavioral Health Care Provider subject to OAR 333-019-1010 , which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption in accordance with the rule.

What We Offer
Enjoy our many benefits and incentives including:

Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision plans
Flexible Spending Account
Generous Vacation and Sick time
Whole Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program
Professional development and training opportunities
100% Vested Retirement Plan w/ up to 6% Match
Holiday Pay (9)
Paid Personal Growth Hours
Paid Time Off for Mental Health
Company Paid Life Insurance
Spontaneous & Longevity Bonuses
Loan Forgiveness Program Eligibility
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) & Tobacco Cessation Program

For more details about our benefits, visit our website !

About the Job
We have an opening for a Residential Associate position. Residential Associates work as members of a direct care team serving adults with serious mental illness. Primary responsibilities include supporting the development of life skills and therapeutic interventions, performing housekeeping and meal preparation, administering medication, and keeping accurate clinical documentation. If you have experience working as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA), Direct Support Professional (DSP), Residential Assistant (RA), Residential Counselor, Skills Trainer, or Caregiver for a client with behavioral health needs, the Residential Associate or Personal Care Associate positions may be a great fit for you!

Work Schedule: Sunday through Wednesday, 7:00am - 5:30pm (Full Time Day)

What You'll Make
$20.00 - $22.00 per hour starting wage, DOE/Credentials.
Additional 5% Language Differential offered for Bilingual or Multilingual candidates (Spanish/English desired).

About the Program
Kellogg Creek is a 6-bed Residential Treatment Facility licensed through the State of Oregon and providing 24-hr residential care and mental health treatment services under the jurisdiction of the PSRB. This charming, 3-story home is in Milwaukie, Oregon, situated in an ideal location.

ColumbiaCare Services is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. QMHA employees are also eligible to apply for the Oregon Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program.

What You'll Need
Must be eligible for Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) registration. Eligibility requires 1 out of 3 Criteria below:
Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science: Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Development, or related field;
OR minimum three (3) years of verifiable behavioral health experience working with individuals with behavioral health needs in a supervised setting;
OR equivalent combination of behavioral science education in addition to satisfactory supplemental behavioral health experience and training
If not already registered as a QMHA through the Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO), we will assist you in registering within 30 days of hire.

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

About Us
ColumbiaCare Services is a non-profit, behavioral health and Veteran's 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.

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 as well as bilingual and/or bicultural applicants.

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