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Mental Health Associate Associate - 4225

Company: ColumbiaCare Services
Location: Junction City
Posted on: May 12, 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 have an exciting opening for a Residential Associate for our new Manzanita Ridge SRTF program in Junction City, Oregon. Residential Associates work as members 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. If you have experience working as a Direct Support Professional (DSP), Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA), 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! Work Schedule: Friday through Tuesday 11:00pm - 7:30am (Full Time, Night) What You'll Make$20.00 - $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 Manzanita Ridge is a new state-licensed, Secure Residential Treatment Facility (SRTF) opening soon. This program serves up to 8 adults who require Aid and Assist services. Clients receive restoration services, competency assessment, mental health rehabilitation services, and personal care supports in a secure residential setting. The facility is located on the OSH Junction City Hospital campus in a home-like, ADA-accessible cottage.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.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 WagePI2e17fc2963f7-31181-33938743

Keywords: ColumbiaCare Services, Eugene , Mental Health Associate Associate - 4225, Healthcare , Junction City, Oregon

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