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Mental Health Associate - 4483

Company: ColumbiaCare Services
Location: Wilsonville
Posted on: July 9, 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 plansFlexible Spending AccountGenerous Paid Time OffWhole Health & Wellness Reimbursement ProgramProfessional development and training opportunities100% Vested Retirement Plan w/ up to 6% MatchHoliday Pay (9)Paid Personal Growth HoursPaid Time Off for Mental HealthCompany Paid Life InsuranceSpontaneous & Longevity BonusesLoan Forgiveness Program EligibilityEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) & Tobacco Cessation Program For more details about our benefits, visit our website! About the Job We have an exciting opening for a Residential Associate. Residential Associates work as members of a direct care team serving adults with serious mental illness. Their 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 Caregiving for a client with behavioral health needs, then this position may be a great fit for you! Vocational Training ProgramFor applicants starting as a QMHA-R, ColumbiaCare offers a Vocational Training Program to accelerate the training, on-the-job experiential learning, and testing preparation for qualified employees to achieve the 1000 supervised hours required to complete their certification as a QMHA-I. Through this program, this certification can be achieved in as little as 6 months. This is an optional program.Work Schedule: Thursday through Saturday 10:30am - 9:00pm and Monday 9:00am - 7:30pm (Full Time, Swing) 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 Fieldstone RTH is a beautiful 5-bed Residential Treatment Home located in Wilsonville, Oregon. It is the realization of an idea promoted by NAMI and adopted by the Oregon Legislative Assembly in 1999 for the sale and re-development of the property which was formerly a state mental health facility and designed to include integrated community housing for people with disabilities.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 NeedMust 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 trainingIf 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.Vocational Training Program: Employees in the optional Vocational Training Program will have additional training expectations to meet the requirements for QMHA testing.Driving is an essential function of this position. Successful applicants MUST have a valid Oregon driver's license, maintain a safe driving record, and 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. Compensation details: 20-22 Hourly WagePI4105c7eb84a5-25660-34802349

Keywords: ColumbiaCare Services, Portland , Mental Health Associate - 4483, Healthcare , Wilsonville, Oregon

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