WorkSource Oregon Human Services Associate/QMHA - Job #BH20-071 in McMinnville, Oregon
Yamhill County Supported Housing & Recovery Services has temporary, on-call positions available for Human Services Associates/QMHA to work with individuals with serious mental illness or co-occurring mental health and addictions challenges who reside in our crisis respite or supported housing programs and/or participate on the community-integrated work crews for treatment and rehabilitation purposes. Responsibilities include providing supportive counseling, individual and group skills training, rehabilitative janitorial work group supervision/skills training, some case management and coordination with treatment team providers, medication monitoring and training, charting, and documentation. Work shifts will include days, swing, and weekends. These are non-benefitted, non-bargaining positions with an expected duration of up to one year. These positions require a bachelor's degree in a human services related field in addition to a combination of one year of work/relevant experience and two years' post high school education, or a high school diploma and three years' work/relevant experience in human services. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above. Must have an NPI number or be able to obtain one upon employment. Must also meet QMHA/QADAC requirements per State Medicaid rule, and have the ability to obtain certification as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) upon hire. Additionally, the candidate must have the ability to secure and maintain a driver's license valid in the state of Oregon, and an acceptable driving record. Successful completion of a background check is also required. The successful candidate will have excellent skills in organization, paperwork management, and communication ' both verbally and in writing, in addition to typing and computer proficiency and will be dependable, organized, self-directed, detail-oriented, with the ability to interact with co-workers, clients, and the public in a courteous, professional manner. Knowledge of psychiatric medications and experience working with MAR's (Medication Administration Records) is preferred but training may be available. In order to qualify for most HHS positions, applicants: * Must not be excluded from participation in federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare, and other federally-funded programs that provide health benefits); and * Must not be excluded from participation in federal procurement (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and non-procurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549). Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this classification with or without accommodation. A completed County application is required.