WorkSource Oregon On Call Mental Health Associate - Driftwood Lodge RTF in Gold Beach, Oregon
About the Program Driftwood Lodge RTF is a beautiful 8-bed mental health Residential Treatment Facility converted from an old fishing lodge with ocean views. Driftwood Lodge is located in Gold Beach, Oregon at the mouth of the famous Rogue River on the beautiful Southern Oregon coast. About the Position We are looking to hire an On Call Mental Health Associate at our Driftwood Lodge location in Gold Beach, Oregon. There is potential to work full-time hours by accepting multiple shifts. These shifts can either be at their current program or at other nearby programs. On Call staff also have first priority for any internal positions that allow more hours or a promotional opportunity. You will have an opportunity to specify your availability on our online application. If you have experience working as a Direct Support Professional (DSP), Residential Assistant (RA), Residential Counselor, Skills Trainer, or Caregiving for a client suffering with mental illness (e.g. memory care unit at an Assisted Living Facility), then this position might be a good fit for you. Work Schedule: Days/Hours will vary and may include weekends & NOC Shifts This position requires that applicants have the ability to work as a member of a direct care team serving adults with severe and persistent mental illness; to support the development of life skills and therapeutic interventions; perform housekeeping and meal preparation; medication administration; and keep accurate clinical documentation. In addition, direct care staff must be willing and able to successfully complete our Verbal and Physical Intervention (VPI) crisis de-escalation training, which requires performing various physical, hands-on maneuvers and techniques. Please keep the following things in mind: 'On Call staff must work at least 24 hours per month to stay active on our roster 'Attend a minimum of one staff meeting per month 'Stay current on company training 'Respond to facility requesting coverage within 4 hours of initial call. In some cases, more notice can be provided, up to three weeks' advance notice Qualifications PREFER QMHA Certified through Mental Health & Addictions Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) State of Oregon QMHA credentials criteria: a)Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science: Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or Human Development; b)OR minimum 6,000 hours of verifiable mental health experience working with Severe Persistent Mental Illness population in a supervised social service setting; c)OR equivalent combination of behavioral science education in addition to satisfactory supplemental mental health experience and training Successful applicants MUST have a valid Oregon driver's license, maintain a safe driving record, and the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check.