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Behavioral Health Assistant, QMHA

Central City Concern, Portland, OR. 97209

Job - Health

Close Date: 06/30/2020

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 Blackburn Center is seeking a Behavioral Health Assistant, QMHA!
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm

Blackburn Center is a new six-floor building in East Portland, Oregon (clinic and housing) that will give vulnerable people access to integrated housing, employment and health services, and provide support they need to stabilize and rebuild their lives.
The Behavioral Health Assistant (BHA) is responsible for providing administrative support to the behavioral health home, ensuring care that is accountable, comprehensive, proactive, well-coordinated and patient-centered.
Duties will include:
Prepare for daily staffing of clients, coordinate care for clients seen same day/week.
Support care team & clients by participating in triage & evaluation of client needs.
Participate in outreach activities necessary to offer services and engage participation in a non-coercive manner. This includes outreach to patients who are due for routine preventive services, patients needing follow up for chronic disease management, and patients who have no-showed for appointments.
Collect information regarding clients’ health history, current health behaviors, and bio/psycho/social needs through a combination of direct interviewing, records review, and consultation with outside sources (after obtaining written consent).
Coordinate services with all members of the care team and the client’s support network.
Maintain client records as required by program standards and funding requirements.
Connect clients with needed and available community resources. Follow-up with clients and agencies as appropriate to document use/success of referral.
Assist clients in completing all appropriate forms for obtaining housing.
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
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 least one year experience working with homeless, low-income, or other vulnerable populations in a supportive role.
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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