Mental Health Associate 3802

ColumbiaCare Services

Job Description

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

 


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 at our Bridgestone RTH program in Wilsonville, Oregon. This position 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, preparing meals, administering medication, and keeping accurate clinical documentation. If you have experience as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA), Direct Support Professional (DSP), Residential Assistant (RA), Residential Counselor, Skills Trainer, or Caregiving for clients with behavioral health needs, then the Residential Associate position may be a great fit for you!

 

Work Schedule: Saturday through Tuesday 9:30pm - 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

Bridgestone (est. 2012) is a beautiful 5-bed, licensed Residential Treatment Home located in Wilsonville, Oregon. It is nestled in the European-inspired planned community of Villebois, which has a very charming village-like feel. It is the realization of a bill promoted by NAMI and passed 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 intended to include 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 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 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, bend, stoop, squat/kneel; as well as lift, carry, push, and pull up to 40 pounds; and perform other physical tasks as applicable. It may require the ability to occasionally sit and to climb stairs and ladders. 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 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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