WorkSource Oregon Residential Associates (F/T, P/T) - The Guest House CSC (NEW PROGRAM) in EUGENE, Oregon
About the Program The Guest House Crisis Stabilization Center (est. 2020) is a10-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. About the Position We are ready to hire Residential Associates at the Guest House CSC, RTF in Eugene/Springfield, OR. This is a NEW program opening in November of 2020. If you have experience working as a Direct Support Professional (DSP), Residential Assistant (RA), Residential Counselor, Skills Trainer, or Caregiving for a client experiencing severe mental illness, then this position might be a good fit for you. Work Schedules: Day/Swing/NOC ($1.50 differential will apply during 10:00pm - 6:00am) Multiple shifts available, specifics will be determined in interviews This position requires that applicants have the ability to work as a member of a direct care team serving adults with severe and persistent mental illness; to support the development of life skills and therapeutic interventions; perform housekeeping and meal preparation; medication administration; and keep accurate clinical documentation. In addition, you will receive crisis de-escalation training, which requires performing various physical, hands-on maneuvers and techniques. Qualifications MUST be QMHA Certified through Mental Health & Addictions Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) -OR- MEET eligibility qualifications to register with MHACBO State of Oregon QMHA credentials criteria: a)Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science: Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or Human Development; b)OR minimum 6,000 HOURS verifiable mental health experience working with Severe Persistent Mental Illness population in a supervised social service setting; c)OR equivalent combination of behavioral science education in addition to satisfactory supplemental mental health experience and training Successful applicants MUST also have a valid Oregon driver's license, maintain a safe driving record, and the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check.