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Lead Residential Counselor

CODA Inc., Tigard, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 05/31/2019

We are currently looking for a Lead Residential Counselor (full-time) to join our residential treatment team at Tigard Recovery Center in Tigard, Oregon. This position is responsible to provide residential supervision, assure the safety and protection of residents and assist and monitor residents in completing self-care activities, prompt and guide residents in activities of daily living including basic hygiene, dressing, grooming or meals, management of money, medication, transportation, and recreation.

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In this position, you would fulfill the following essential functions:
•Communicate effectively with Residential Administrator on residential program operations including implementation of written policies and procedures, service utilization, agency facility and maintenance standards, and compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
•Provide routine and accurate report to the Residential Administrator about program staff, operations, resources, and partnerships, keeping them fully apprised of the state of the program.
•Be a champion for agency initiatives through acting as a change agent and constructively communicating about changes; provide proactive and practical guidance to team regarding agency and program changes.
•Provide residential services listed in residential service plans of care including monitoring or assisting with meal preparation and serving, assist and support residents personal hygiene and clothing practices; providing general housekeeping, conducting activities and providing opportunities for socialization and recreation within the facility and in community; provide health-related services under nursing delegation and as provided for under State regulation and agency policy; assist residents with community navigation and transportation arrangements and with money management.
•Carry Patient caseload and engage in treatment planning. Plan and implement patient interventions. Provide individual / Group counseling and skills training as outlines in service plan per expectations.
•This position may provide clinical supervision to staff.

This position is eligible for a generous benefits program including medical, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance, 401(k), paid time off and extensive professional development and training. Employees also receive priority consideration for career advancement opportunities.


This position requires the following qualifications:
•A Bachelor’s degree in a related behavioral sciences and a combination of at least 3 year’s related work, education, or training in mental health and/or addiction.
•Meet the requirements of a Qualified Mental Health Associate (Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health field or 3 years of related experience).
•Ability to follow and understand basic medical terminology, nursing delegation, and have basic understanding of substance dependence and co-occurring disorders.
•Able to participate and work collaboratively in team environment.
•Flexible and responsive to changing residential needs.
•Ability to utilize both oral and written communications skills to effectively communicate with residents, co-workers, community resources, supervisors, and various other individuals encountered in the course of performing work while maintaining client confidentiality and establishing professional rapport.)
•Ability to operate a computer, utilize basic MS Office programs, and effectively navigate and maintain residential records in an electronic medical records system.
•Must have current driver’s license and be able to drive agency vehicle while on daily appointments, able to drive multi-passenger van, and pass DMV background check.

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All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites. Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation. Individuals in recovery from substance use disorders must be able to demonstrate continuous abstinence under independent living conditions for the past 2 years.

CODA is an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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