compensation: $18.81 to $20.45 per hour employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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The Care Coordinator position will work at one of LifeWorks NW's multi-service sites located in Gresham, OR. We currently have two, full time vacancies at this location.
PURPOSE: To provide a wide range of clinical and administrative services to improve client care within the medical and psychiatric setting; to assist in the coordination and linking of clients to medical and psychiatric services; works to optimize service delivery by assisting with and facilitating improved access to clinical care across agency programs as part of a strengths-based, consumer-centered approach.
Must possess a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or in a behavioral science field from an accredited college or university; or three years of full time professional experience working with adults with mental illness (preferably with SPMI). The incumbent must demonstrate the competencies as outlined in OAR 309-016-0005 to become credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA).
The CADC credential is desired given the high occurrence of substance use/abuse.
Clinical experience providing outpatient services or working in community health, primary care is preferred.
Requires access to a car, a valid driver's license, proof of current automobile insurance coverage and verification of safe driving record from DMV.
Demonstrate effective communication skills and ability to provide culturally-competent treatment services to diverse client populations.
Basic computer skills including keyboarding, use of mouse, ability to navigate website and use common web browser.
Ability to perform essential functions of job without creating a direct threat to the safety of self or others.
LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community. LifeWorks NW is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law. www.lifeworksnw.org Drug Free/Tobacco Free Site 01/09
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