Supportive Housing Supervisor - Southern Oregon Programs

ColumbiaCare Services - Medford, OR3.5

Full-time
We offer a retention bonus of $250 after 6 months of continuous employment and $500 after 1 year of continuous employment. *Applies to regular FT employees, pro-rated for part-time.

About Us
ColumbiaCare Services is a non-profit, mental health treatment agency offering a full spectrum of behavioral health care. We are more than a company. We are a team of people who are in the business of changing people's lives. We specialize in providing outpatient services, residential treatment programs, mental health housing, and affiliated services for individuals living with mental illness. We are also proud to serve Veterans.

About the Programs
Swing Lane SH is an exciting, newly constructed housing program that provides permanent, intensive Supportive Housing, as well as transitional Room & Board units for adults who have a severe and persistent mental illness.
Springbrook TH is a non-licensed, furnished Transitional Housing program intended to serve up to 6 Jackson Care Connect members who need extra supports for ongoing stabilization. Tenants of Orchard Home will have a maximum stay of up to 60 days, with case-by-case consideration of extensions where needed and appropriate.
Orchard Home TH is a NEW non-licensed, furnished Transitional Housing program intended to serve up to 6 Jackson Care Connect members who need extra supports for ongoing stabilization. Tenants of Orchard Home will have a maximum stay of up to 60 days, with case-by-case consideration of extensions where needed and appropriate.

About the Position
We have a Full-Time opening for Supportive Housing Supervisor at (3) of our Southern Oregon programs in Medford, OR. This position provides daily managerial oversight of operations for a Supportive Housing apartment program with individuals affected by severe and persistent mental illness. In addition, this position provides training and supervision to the Supportive Housing Associates that provide the 24-hour support to the clients.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (Some weekends & evenings may be required)

The Supportive Housing Supervisor will provide personal care, habilitative and rehabilitative services to promote successful community living for individuals who have chronic mental illness. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, providing assistance with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene; medication administration; nutritional guidance; scheduling appointments and transportation, etc. This position will also monitor all aspects of program operations and resident support services; supervise, train and evaluate staff; schedule staff to ensure adequate client supervision and support; review and verify timesheets; and remain accessible by telephone or pager for emergency purposes. In addition, they will maintain up-to-date personnel, client and program records; provide prompt and accurate clinical documentation; oversee compliance of program budget; and report property maintenance issues and help coordinate repairs as directed.

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.

Qualifications

MUST meet the following State of Oregon QMHA credentials:
a) Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or Human Development;
b) OR THREE YEARS of verifiable mental health experience working with SPMI 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

In addition, we PREFER applicants will have two years of supervisory experience, plus an additional two years of experience in a social service setting. Applicant must also be detail oriented with good record keeping skills.

The new OARs currently in development by the OHA will include the requirement for all unlicensed QMHPs and QMHAs to obtain certification through the Mental Health & Addictions Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO). At this time, they are offering a grandfathering window for those currently working in these roles. The grandfathering period is: October 15, 2018-May 31, 2019.

QMHA Certification: Grandparenting with a Bachelor’s Degree:
Previously qualified QMHAs with a baccalaureate degree and 1,000 clinical experience hours (6 months of full-time work in a state approved program) can grandparent into QMHA Basic Certification (QMHA-C). Mental Health Interns qualified as QMHP operating under a variance with an agency collaborative education agreement must register as QMHAs. If you are certified as a peer or a CADC and you are designated as a QMHA, performing QMHA duties, you will need to be certified as a QMHA through MHACBO.

QMHA Certification: Grandparenting without a Bachelor’s Degree:
Previously qualified QMHAs without a baccalaureate degree in behavioral health sciences, and 4,000 clinical experience hours (2 full time years of work in a state approved program) can grandparent into QMHA Basic Certification.

This link will take you to the website to begin your application process: https://www.mhacbo.org/en/certifications/
This link will take you to an informative video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_4Bqc9bsQM&feature=youtu.be

Successful applicants MUST also have a valid Oregon driver’s license, maintain a safe driving record, and the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check.

Salary & Benefits
$3,300-$4,300 per month DOE. This is a salary-exempt position.ColumbiaCare offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees, which includes: Medical/Dental/Vision coverage, 9 paid Holidays per year (eligible immediately), substantial Sick and Vacation accrual (12 days per year each), 403b Retirement Plan with a generous 6% company match immediately vested, Flexible Spending Account, Wellness Benefit of $400 per year and Company Paid Life Insurance Policy for employees. Our organization is qualified for federal student aid public service loan forgiveness program. For more information about our employment benefits, please visit our Career Page at www.columbiacare.org/careercenter.

We are an AA/EOE and we give priority to applicants that qualify under protected veteran status.