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Housing Case Manager, QMHA

Central City Concern, Portland, OR. 97209

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Close Date: 07/31/2020

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC’s Old Town Recovery Clinic is seeking a Housing Case Manager, QMHA!

Works as a member of a multi-disciplinary behavioral health care team providing integrated behavioral health services to clients seen at Old Town Recovery Center. The Housing Case Manager is responsible for providing housing support to the OTRC mental health teams, ensuring care that is accountable, comprehensive, proactive, well-coordinated and patient-centered.

The programs at OTRC address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, psychiatric evaluation and treatment, physical health treatment, mental health treatment, accessing benefits and entitlements, accessing appropriate and affordable housing. The programs are responsible for proactively managing the healthcare needs of the clients on their assigned team, including medical, mental health, addiction, and health behavior needs.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Duties will include:

Pursue affordable housing options for clients both inside and outside the Central City Concern system.
Assist clients with accessing affordable housing both inside and outside the Central City Concern system.
Assist clients in completing all appropriate forms for obtaining housing.
Assist clients with developing working relationships with landlords, resident services and building staff.
Advocate for clients when necessary; attending meetings such as landlord tenant or court with client.
Help clients move or make improvements to their dwelling to insure housing stability.
Must maintain client records as required by program standards and funding requirements including documentation of clinical/case management interactions.
Submit billing for clinical interactions.
Implement interventions prescribed on a treatment plan.

Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences field or a combination of at least three year’s work, education, training or experience in chemical dependency and/or mental health treatment.
At minimum, must meet state guidelines for QMHA and be certified as a QMHA with MHACBO.
Must have current CPR certification by date of hire
Understand addictions and mental health treatment and service terminology and to apply the concepts.
Experience with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) preferred.
Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.

Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees:
Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of 6.25% in your 1st year, 8% in the 2nd year, and 10% in your 3rd year! Fully vested with your first contribution!
9 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!

HOW TO APPLY: You must apply through our website for consideration

This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

Central City Concern is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.

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