On Call Mental Health Associates - Eastern Oregon

On Call Mental Health Associates - Eastern Oregon

07 Aug 2020

On Call Mental Health Associates - Eastern 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 is a non-profit, behavioral health and Veterans 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.

About the Programs

Salmon Run RTH/PSRB is a Residential Treatment Home that serves 5 individuals who have a primary diagnosis of serious and persistent mental illness, and are under the jurisdiction of the Psychiatric Security Review Board (PSRB).

New Roads RTH (est. 2014) serves 5 Young Adults in Transition who have a primary diagnosis of serious and persistent mental illness. New Roads provides housing and a hybrid of intensive mental health and community integration services for 17 to 24 year old Young Adults.

Columbia River Ranch RTF is a residential treatment facility operated by ColumbiaCare Services with clinical services provided by Community Counseling Solutions. Columbia River Ranch has 11 treatment beds and 1 short term crisis resolution bed.

About the Positions

We are looking to hire On Call Mental Health Associates for our Eastern Oregon programs. There is potential to work full-time hours by accepting multiple shifts. On Call staff also have first priority for any internal positions that allow more hours or a promotional opportunity. You will have an opportunity to specify your availability on our online application.

Work Schedule: Days/Hours may vary and will likely include weekend & 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, while we are an organization that does not practice seclusion or restraint, we do still require our direct care staff to successfully complete ourVerbal andPhysicalIntervention (VPI) crisis de-escalation training, which includes performing various physical,evasion and safetymaneuvers in class.

Please keep the following things in mind:

On Call staff must work at least 24 hours per month to stay active on our roster

Attend a minimum of one staff meeting per month

Stay current on company training

Respond to facility requesting coverage within 4 hours of initial call. In some cases, more notice can be provided, up to three weeks' advance notice

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 of 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

With the exception of Columbia River Ranch, QMHA is PREFERRED

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

Starting at $15.00 per hour/DOE and QMHA credentials. We offer an On Call Incentive Bonus and an additional $1.50 per hour graveyard shift differential will apply during the work hours of 10PM- 6:00am. ColumbiaCare offers a comprehensive benefits package for part-time employees. Medical/Dental/Vision coverage for employees working 30 hours a week. All Part-Time/On-Call hourly employees receive time and a half when working a holiday and are eligible to receive up to 5 days of sick time and up to 12 days of vacation per year (accruals earned are based on hours worked). Wellness Benefit of up to $400 per year (prorated based on FTE). Our organization is qualified for federal student aid public service loan forgiveness program. For more information about our employment benefits, please visit our Career Page at www.columbiacare.org/careercenter.

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

For more details about on how to apply, please visit our website http://www.columbiacare.org/ and/or view our CAREER CENTER page at http://www.columbiacare.org/careercenter.html Our employment opportunities are listed by region, select EASTERN OREGON.

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