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Alcohol and Drug Case Manager II, QMHA - CADC

Central City Concern, Portland, OR. 97209

Job - Health

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 innovative outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC's Community Engagement Program is seeking an Alcohol and Drug Case Manager II, QMHA - CADC!

The Community Engagement Program (CEP) is a multidisciplinary recovery model designed to meet the needs of chronically homeless individuals with co-occurring mental health, addiction disorders and/or physical concerns.

The CEP Case Manager is a critical member of a multi-disciplinary team providing intensive case management and integrated dual diagnosis treatment. The team works to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, medication management, physical health treatment, mental health treatment, accessing benefits and entitlements, accessing appropriate and affordable housing, accessing employment and educational opportunities.

Duties will include:

Individual Counseling and case management:
Provide trauma-informed, individual counseling to clients regarding mental health symptom management, substance use, personal and situational stressors, relationships, suicide and other risk concerns utilizing psychoeducational and evidence-based counseling practices.

Assessment and Care Planning
Collect information regarding clients’ history through a combination of interviewing, records review, and consultation, after obtaining written consent.
Conduct and document substance use assessments, including mental status exam, ASAM level of care, DSM diagnosis, and clinical formulation.

Risk Assessment, evaluation and mitigation
Provide crisis intervention which may include: counseling, supporting client with de-escalating, performing risk assessments, supporting with safety planning, and referring clients to the ED or other sub-acute facilities.
Evaluate clients for risk of harm using agency approved tools, document identified risk including plans to mitigate. May include supporting team with Directors Custody transport holds when appropriate.

At minimum, must meet state guidelines for QMHA and be certified as a QMHA with MHACBO.”
Must have current CPR certification
Must have a minimum of a current CADC I certification.
Must have three (3) years of work, education, training or experience specializing in chemical dependency and mental health treatment.
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. The OAR prohibits A&D program staff from having within the previous 3 years a DUI conviction or diversion, a felony conviction, or a conviction under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.
Will be required to carry an agency cell phone for work use. Cell phone will be provided by Central City Concern.
Must possess a current driver’s license, pass a DMV background check and be designated an “acceptable” driver as outlined in Central City Concern’s Fleet Safety Policy. Must pass an initial drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification training.

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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