Mental Health Associate

03 Apr 2024


What We Offer

Enjoy our many benefits and incentives including:

Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision plans

Flexible Spending Account

Generous Paid Time Off

Whole Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program

Professional development and training opportunities

100% Vested Retirement Plan w/ up to 6% Match

Holiday Pay (9)

Paid Personal Growth Hours

Paid Time Off for Mental Health

Company Paid Life Insurance

Spontaneous & Longevity Bonuses

Loan Forgiveness Program Eligibility

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) & Tobacco Cessation Program

For more details about our benefits, visit our website!

About the Job

We have an opening for a Residential Associate or Personal Care Associate position at our programs in the Oregon Coast. These positions work as members of a direct care team serving adults with serious mental illness. Primary responsibilities include supporting the development of life skills and therapeutic interventions, performing housekeeping, preparing meals, administering medication, and keeping accurate clinical documentation. If you have experience as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA), Direct Support Professional (DSP), Residential Assistant (RA), Residential Counselor, Skills Trainer, or Caregiving for clients with behavioral health needs, then the Residential Associate or Personal Care Associate position may be a great fit for you!

Work Schedule: Full Time (Day/Swing/Night) (schedule TBD in application)

What You’ll Make

$19.00 - $22.00 per hour starting wage, DOE/Credentials.

An additional $2.50 per hour night shift differential will apply during the work hours of 10:00pm - 6:00am.

Additional 5% Language Differential offered for Bilingual or Multilingual candidates (Spanish/English desired).

About the Program

Coos Crisis Resolution Center (CCRC) is a 6-bed, licensed, short-term Residential Treatment Facility providing crisis resolution services and an alternative to emergency, short-term psychiatric hospitalization for those patients whose illness allows them to be treated in a residential setting.

ColumbiaCare Services is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. QMHA employees are also eligible to apply for the Oregon Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program.

What You’ll Need

Personal Care Associate

Caregiving and/or mental health experience (personal or professional) is preferred.

A dedication to the well-being of each client and helping them meet their Activities of Daily Living (ADL).


Residential Associate

Must be eligible for Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) registration. Eligibility requires 1 out of 3 Criteria below:

Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science: Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Development, or related field;

OR minimum three (3) years of verifiable behavioral health experience working with individuals with behavioral health needs in a supervised setting;

OR equivalent combination of behavioral science education in addition to satisfactory supplemental behavioral health experience and training

If not already registered as a QMHA through the Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO), we will assist you in registering within 30 days of hire.

Driving is an essential function of this position. Successful applicants MUST have a valid Oregon driver’s license, maintain a safe driving record, and have the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check

Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to frequently talk, listen, use hands and fingers, stand, walk, reach, bend, stoop, squat/kneel; as well as lift, carry, push, and pull up to 40 pounds; and perform other physical tasks as applicable. It may require the ability to occasionally sit and to climb stairs and ladders. In addition, you must successfully complete crisis de-escalation and CPR trainings, which require performing various physical, hands-on maneuvers and techniques. Reasonable accommodations can be made.

About Us

ColumbiaCare Services is a non-profit, behavioral health and Veteran’s service agency offering a full spectrum of programming to help people get better. We are more than a company. We are a diverse team of individuals who are in the business of changing people's lives. We specialize in providing outpatient services, residential treatment programs, mental health housing, and other supports in beautiful and therapeutic service settings. We promote the whole health and wellbeing of the individuals and communities we serve. We value and honor diversity in all forms, including but not limited to race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, nationality, spirituality, Veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. We welcome persons from historically underrepresented groups to apply. We seek applicants who can demonstrate experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and who will contribute to our mission, vision, and core values.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; therefore, we invite individuals from all walks of life to apply. We strive to deliver equitable employment best practices and opportunities for all, from recruitment, to interviewing and hiring, to our retention activities, promotions, and training and growth opportunities. We give priority to applicants who qualify under protected Veteran status as well as bilingual and/or bicultural applicants.


See OREGON COAST Employment opportunities here:

  • ID: #51388863
  • State: Oregon Oregon coast 00000 Oregon coast USA
  • City: Oregon coast
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-04-03
  • Deadline: 2024-06-02
  • Category: Healthcare