Mental Health Associate 3400
Company: ColumbiaCare Services
Posted on: March 18, 2023
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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 or Personal Care Associate position at our program in Eugene, Oregon . These positions work as members of a direct care team serving adults with serious mental illness. Primary responsibilities include supporting the development of clients' life skills and therapeutic interventions, performing housekeeping, preparing meals, 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, these positions may be a great fit for you!
Work Schedule: Thursday through Monday, 3:00pm - 11:30pm (Full Time Swing)
What You'll Make
$19.00 - $22.00 per hour starting wage, 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).
About the Program
The Guest House Crisis Stabilization Center (est. 2020) is a 10-bed, licensed Crisis Residential Treatment Facility that offers expert services and support for individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis. The program offers a healing, therapeutic environment staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by a team of caring professionals. Specific services include short-term crisis intervention and stabilization, medication management, daily nursing support, motivational interviewing, solution-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, and Peer support. Staff will work closely with the client's existing treatment team for coordinated care.
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
Personal 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).
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 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, sit, stand, walk, reach; as well as lift, carry, push, and pull up to 40 pounds . It may require the ability to occasionally 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.
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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