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Behavioral Health Associate Job
PeaceHealth | Eugene, Oregon
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Job Description

Req ID: 151896

PeaceHealth is seeking a Behavioral Health Associate for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center located in Eugene, Oregon has recently been designated as a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic. The program provides comprehensive team-based care for patients of all ages.  Associates will specialize in either housing, benefits, pediatric skills trainer, or young adult case manager.

JOB SUMMARY

Provides skills training, case management, and activity group therapy to behavioral health consumers. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal clinical outcomes. Provide services to consumers under the direct supervision of a Qualified Mental Health Professional.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides skills training, case management, and group activity therapy based on consumer self-identified goals. Operates under the direct clinical oversight of a master’s level clinician.
  2. Participates in treatment team meetings and clinical case review as an active member of the interdisciplinary team.
  3. Assists with access to housing resources, benefits, transportation, and other basic consumer services.
  4. Assists consumers in developing activities of daily living in order to maintain independence and recovery, such as cooking, shopping, daily schedule, and maintenance of healthy habits.
  5. Provides services in community and home setting in addition to clinic based interventions.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)

EDUCATION:     

  • Bachelors’ degree in Human Services or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience that gives the caregiver the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • Ability to be certified as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) required.
  • Current Oregon Driver’s License required.
  • Basic Life Support Certification within 30 days of hire.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Minimum of one year of experience working in the Human Services field.
  • Direct care experience working with patients diagnosed with mental health conditions preferred.
  • Experience providing substance use treatment preferred.

OTHER SKILLS: 

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office applications and documenting in electronic medical records.
  • Strong engagement skills and flexibility.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Eugene, OR community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Eugene, OR, Physician & Surgeons South Building (427)
Job Category:  Professionals - Other
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $DOE, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Drivers License

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Eugene, OR || Professionals - Other || Full Time || BEHAVIORAL HLTH SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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