Overview

What you will do! Under the supervision of professional staff, you will provide physical care, behavioral management, infection control and security activities. In addition, you will participate in the basic care and treatment of and provide escort service for patients and contribute to the general therapeutic atmosphere of the work unit. What’s in it for you? We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promotes an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision, and dental, we pay 95% to 99% of medical insurance premiums for full-time employees, including mental health coverage. We also offer 8 hours of paid sick leave per month, 8 hours of paid vacation leave per month, 24 hours of personal leave each year, and eleven paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you’re driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you. If you have federal student loan debt or are thinking of going back to school, then you might benefit from the Student Loan Forgiveness Program. If you make 120 qualifying payments on your student loan while working full-time for a qualifying employer, your student loan debt may be forgiven. This posting will be used to fill permanent positions located in Salem, OR (2600 Center St NE). These positions are represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU). OHA values health equity, service excellence, integrity, leadership, partnership, innovation, and transparency. OHAs health equity definition is Oregon will have established a health system that creates health equity when all people can reach their full potential and well-being and are not disadvantaged by their race, ethnicity, language, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, social class, intersections among these communities or identities, or other socially determined circumstances. Achieving health equity requires the ongoing collaboration of all regions and sectors of the state, including tribal governments to address: the equitable distribution or redistributing of resources and power; and recognizing, reconciling, and rectifying historical and contemporary injustices. OHAs 10-year goal is to eliminate health inequities. Click here, to learn more about OHAs mission, vision, and core values. Minimum Qualifications: Eighteen (18) months of experience providing customer service, public assistance or related work that demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups with differing needs; OR A current Oregon Certified Nursing Assistant license; OR An Associates Degree in a related human services field; OR Any combination of education and experience that is commensurate with the above requirements Desired Attributes: Experience working in the mental health filed. Must be able to work more than 8 hours in a day and/or 40 hours in a week as required. May require working on-call and/or rotating schedules. Possess basic computer skills and be willing to learn new technologies as they are introduced into the workplace. Preference may be given to applicants with a current, unencumbered Oregon Certified Nursing Assistant license. Multi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply. How to apply: