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On Call Mental Health Associate

Company: ColumbiaCare Services, Inc.
Location: Portland
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:


APPLY TODAY AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE MENTAL HEALTH FIELD! What We OfferEnjoy our many benefits and incentives including:

  • Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 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 ! About the Job We are looking to hire a Full Time On Call Mental Health Associate at our program in the Portland Area. These position works as a member of a direct care team serving adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Primary responsibilities include supporting the development of life skills and therapeutic interventions, performing housekeeping, preparing meals, administering medication, and keeping accurate clinical documentation. In addition, you will receive crisis de-escalation training, which requires performing various physical, hands-on maneuvers and techniques. Please keep the following things in mind:
    • On Call staff must work a minimum of 32 shift hours per month
      • On Call staff must attend a minimum of one staff meeting per month (and clinical supervision if a QMHA)
      • On Call staff must stay current on company training
      • On Call staff must respond to facility requesting coverage within 2 hours of initial call. In some cases, more notice can be provided. 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. Work Schedule: Full Time (40 hours per week). Days/Hours will vary and may include holidays, weekends & night shifts. What You'll Make$19.00 - $22.00 per hour DOE/Credentials. An additional $2.50 per hour night shift differential will apply during the work hours of 10:00pm - 6:00am.Additional 5% Language Differential offered for Bilingual or Multilingual candidates (Spanish/English desired). What You'll NeedPersonal Care Associate
        • Caregiving and/or mental health experience (personal or professional) is preferred.
        • A dedication to the well-being of each client and helping them meet their Activities of Daily Living (ADL). OR Residential AssociateMust 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. Driving is an essential function of this position. 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. Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to frequently talk, listen, use hands and fingers, stand, walk, reach; as well as lift, carry, push, and pull up to 40 pounds. It may require the ability to occasionally sit, climb stairs and ladders, bend, stoop, squat/kneel, and perform other physical tasks as applicable. In addition, you must successfully complete crisis de-escalation and CPR trainings, which require performing various physical, hands-on maneuvers and techniques. Reasonable accommodations can be made. About UsColumbiaCare 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.

            Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/protected veteransCompensation details: 19-22 Hourly WagePI1f2b23b15b25-31181-33760770

Keywords: ColumbiaCare Services, Inc., Portland , On Call Mental Health Associate, Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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