WorkSource Oregon On Call Mental Health Associate - TRAVEL TO THE DALLES in Portland, Oregon
We offer a retention bonus of $250 after 6 months of continuous employment and $500 after 1 year of continuous employment. *Applies to regular FT employees, pro-rated for part-time. About Us ColumbiaCare Services is a non-profit, mental health treatment agency offering a full spectrum of behavioral health care. We are more than a company. We are a team of people who are in the business of changing people's lives. We specialize in providing outpatient services, residential treatment programs, mental health housing, and affiliated services for individuals living with mental illness. We are also proud to serve Veterans. About The position We are looking to hire On Call MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATES for a variety of work schedules at our our Creekside RTF in The Dalles, Oregon. This position REQUIRES traveling. Mileage is reimbursed. If you have experience working as a Direct Support Professional (DSP), Residential Assistant (RA), Residential Counselor, Skills Trainer, or Caregiving for a client suffering with mental illness (e.g. memory care unit at an Assisted Living Facility), then this position might be a good fit for you. OnCall schedules may vary to include weekends and overnight awake shifts. You will have an opportunity to specify your availability on our online application. On Call staff also have first priority for any internal positions that allow more hours or a promotional opportunity. The work schedule may vary and may include weekends and NOC shifts. 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, direct care staff must be willing and able to successfully complete our Verbal and Physical Intervention (VPI) crisis de-escalation training, which requires performing various physical, hands-on maneuvers and techniques. Qualifications PREFER State of Oregon QMHA credentials by one of our following criteria: a) Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or Human Development; b) OR minimum THREE (3) YEARS verifiable mental health experience working with SPMI 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 have a valid Oregon driver's license, maintain a safe driving record, and the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check. Pay & Benefits $16.00-$19.50 per hour/DOE and QMHA credentials. We offer an On Call Incentive Bonus and an additional $1.00 per hour graveyard shift differential will apply during the work hours of 12:00am (midnight) - 6:00am. Mileage reimbursement may apply. ColumbiaCare offers a comprehensive benefits package for part-time employees (30 hours per week), Medical/Dental/Vision coverage, 9 paid Holidays per year (eligible immediately), substantial Sick Accruals (12 days per year each) and Wellness Benefit of $400 per year.