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Billing and Administrative Specialist - FT

Job Title: Billing and Administrative Specialist

 Location: Portland, OR

 Salary Range: $16/hr.

 Full-time, Non-exempt

 Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.

 Position Summary

The Billing and Administrative Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day tasks of behavioral health services billing cycle. This includes verifying eligibility, requesting authorizations from insurance companies, charge posting, charge reconciliation, payment posting, denial management, and accounts receivable follow-up.  Additionally, duties will include front desk administration for BTC’s Grounded Transitions program, an intensive outpatient treatment center for adults.

 

 Essential Functions

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Timely review and accurate coding of all client services
  • Prepare and submit claims to various insurance companies either electronically or by paper.
  • Charge entry and encounter reconciliation
  • Assist management with weekly and monthly tracking, reconciliation and reporting
  • Maintain current working knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid billing regulations and requirements.
  • Provide guidance, assistance, and training on appropriate coding procedures
  • Post payments from payers, including reconciliation to daily totals
  • Obtain authorization for service from payers as needed, including coordinating with direct service staff to get required documentation
  • Review of underpayments and denials, research and correct errors to maximize reimbursement.
  • Follow-up with payers on unpaid claims to ensure a reasonable Accounts Receivable balance
  • Ensure all work done is compliant with all billing rules and regulations, including Medicare, Medicaid, and payer contracts
  • Participate in the coding and billing audit process
  • Adhere to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations
  • Preparing daily urinary analysis requisition forms
  • Answering phone calls from community partners and scheduling screenings and intakes
  • Completing intake paperwork with new clients
  • Data entry and document scanning as necessary
  • Office supply ordering and pick up
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Experience in healthcare billing and coding (CPT, ICD-10), preferably 1 to 3 years.
  • Knowledge of Oregon Health Plan, including managed care plans, and Certification as a Professional Coder (CPC) preferred.
  • Preferred Billing Experience: FQHC, Behavioral Health, and Substance Abuse
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Exceptional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills; organizational skills; high degree of accuracy; flexibility, ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively in a team environment
  • Successful experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

WORKING CONDITIONS

• The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis, and occasionally up to 50 pounds is also necessary

 Eligible Benefits

 Generous paid time off

Employer paid medical, life insurance, and short-term disability insurance

Voluntary dental, vision and long-term disability insurance options

403b retirement with 3% company match

Access to employee assistance program

Two paid volunteer days per year

 To Apply

 Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bridgestochange.com and reference the Job Title in the subject line.

Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination.  Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.

Multnomah County Male Onsite House Manager/Case Manager II - FT

Job Title: Male Onsite House Manager/Case Manager II

 Location: Portland, OR

 Salary Range: $14/hr.

 Full-time, Non-exempt

 Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.

 Position Summary

This recruitment is for a gender specific position working with men. In collaboration with BTC staff and other community partners, this position will work directly with men in mental health and addiction stabilization housing program. This position requires the ability to live on site and have flexible work hours. 

 

 Essential Functions

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Maintain a healthy, alcohol/drug free environment
  • Establish a positive relationship withresidents, with mutual trust and respect
  • Have the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Maintain regular interaction, offer Act as a guide, advocate and role model for residents
  • Have the ability to identify and solve problems, to formulate ideas and come up with creative solutionsboth independently and
  • Work as a household to maintain property and grounds
  • Give random, observedgender specific UA’s as needed or necessary
  • Post and rotate chores for household
  • Conduct weekly house meetings to build community and as a method of problem solving
  • Attend monthly house manager meeting and order appropriate household supplies
  • Resource and referral coordination both in addiction and mental healthservices
  • Monitor access to medications
  • Provide life-skills training to residents, including but not limited to, cooking, cleaningand pro-social behavior
  • Introduce residents to and engagethem in recovery & pro-social activities

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • A passion for the mission of Bridges to Change
  • GED/ High School Diploma required
  • Crisis intervention experience
  • 2 year clean/sober with a verifiable program of recovery 
  • Excellentcommunication and conflict resolution skills 
  • Ability to work and thrive in dynamicenvironments and under pressure
  • Ability to maintain high professional standards at all times with client, staff, and community partners
  • Ability to hold others accountable with compassion
  • Experience setting and maintaining clear boundaries
  • The ability to keep accurate records
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Free from supervision in any state

WORKING CONDITIONS

• Live-in position requiring overnight, some evening & weekend hours
• The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis, and occasionally up to 50 pounds is also necessary
• Requires the use of a personal vehicle to provide transportation for clients

 Eligible Benefits

 Generous paid time off

Employer paid medical, life insurance, and short-term disability insurance

Voluntary dental, vision and long-term disability insurance options

403b retirement with 3% company match

Access to employee assistance program

Two paid volunteer days per year

 To Apply

 Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bridgestochange.com and reference the Job Title in the subject line.

Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination.  Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.

Club Hope Female Recovery Mentor- FT

Job Title: Female Recovery Mentor

 Location: Club Hope, Gresham, OR

 Salary Range: $14-$15/hr., DOE

 Full-time

Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.

 Position Summary

The Recovery Mentor position is gender-specific, building a full caseload of women. The mentor will be part of the Bridges to Change recovery drop-in center and will be providing peer recovery support to people who identify as being in recovery, have substance abuse disorders, have been recently released from custody, have family in recovery, or may want to access Bridges to Change services. Working in close partnership with community partners, volunteers, Parole and Probation, and guest recovery support programs, the Recovery Mentor acts as a peer role model and documents the engagement for guests. The Recovery Mentor assists guests in engaging in addiction recovery activities, developing support in various communities, enrolling in Bridges to Change services and in engaging with community partners, volunteers, and recovery support programs. This position is scheduled to work swing shift, Tuesday-Saturday.

 Essential Functions

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  1. Serves a diverse population effectively, through management of an assigned caseload of participants while acting as a peer role modeling recovery.
  2. Performs random and as-needed urine drug screenings.
  3. Assists participants in developing a support network by introducing them to various models of recovery in the community and attending community support activities with them.
  4. Assesses needs of participants, connects them with applicable resources and develops a transition plan.
  5. Occasionally transports participants and encourages them to develop self-sufficiency.
  6. Assists participants in securing housing and employment, as needed.
  7. Works collaboratively with community partners in a professional manner.
  8. Facilitates classes and skill groups, as assigned.
  9. Maintains accurate and timely reports and documentation.
  10. Abides by organization policies and procedures, confidentiality laws, professional boundaries, and peer support principles.
  11. Participates in weekly supervision and meetings, as assigned.
  12. Assists in maintaining safety, order and cleanliness of premises.
  13. Assists in scheduling and setup up of events.

REQUIREMENTS: 

* A passion for the mission of Bridges to Change.
* GED/ High School Diploma required. Associates or comparable work experience preferred.

*2 yrs. clean/sober with verifiable program of recovery
* CRM certification within 90 days of hire
* Familiarity with substance use disorder treatment.
* Free of any type of supervision for criminal activity of any kind, in any state.
* Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.
*Computer literate – functional ability with Word and Outlook Express, ability to use electronic medical records system.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Evenings, weekends, and travel required for this position. Regular schedule after training is swing shift, Tuesday-Saturday.

The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis.

The ability to occasionally lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to up to 50 pounds.

Current and valid driver’s license required, may require use of vehicle.

 Eligible Benefits

 Generous paid time off

Employer paid medical, life insurance, and short-term disability insurance

Voluntary dental, vision and long-term disability insurance options

403b retirement with 3% company match

Access to employee assistance program

Two paid volunteer days per year

 To Apply

 Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bridgestochange.com and reference the Job Title in the subject line.

Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination.  Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.

Washington County Female House Manager - PT

Job Title: Female House Manager

 Location: Washington County

 Salary Range: $300/mo.

 Part-time, Exempt

 Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.

 Position Summary

This recruitment is for a gender-specific House Manager serving women. The House Manager will work collaboratively with BTC staff and community partners to ensure a safe and healthy living environment for the residents, while residing in the home and work on a part time basis.

 Essential Functions

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Work cooperatively with BTC staff and community partners to ensure a safe and healthy living environment for the residents
  • Maintain a healthy, alcohol/drug free environment
  • Establish a positive relationship with residents, with mutual trust and respect
  • Have the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Maintain regular interaction, offering support. Act as a guide, advocate and role model for residents
  • Have the ability to identify and solve problems, to formulate ideas and come up with creative solutions
  • Work as a household to maintain property and grounds
  • Give random, observed gender specific UA’s as needed or necessary
  • Post and rotate chores for household
  • Conduct weekly house meetings to build community and as a method of problem solving
  • Attend monthly house manager meeting and order appropriate household supplies
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • A passion for the mission of Bridges to Change.
  • 1 year clean/sober with a verifiable program of recovery
  • Experience working with women in recovery
  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work and thrive in dynamic environments and under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain high professional standards at all times with client, staff, and community partners.
  • Ability to hold others accountable with compassion.
  • Experience setting and maintaining clear boundaries.
  • Ability to maintain high professional standards at all times with client, staff, and community partners
  • Free from supervision in any state

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Live-in position requiring overnight, some evening & weekend hours
  • The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis, and occasionally up to 50 pounds is also necessary

 Eligible Benefits

  • Free rent valued at $500
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program

 To Apply

 Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bridgestochange.com and reference the Job Title in the subject line.

Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination.  Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.

Multnomah County Male House Manager - PT

Job Title: Male House Manager

 Location: Multnomah County

 Salary Range: $300/mo. + free rent

 Part-time, Exempt

 Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.

 Position Summary

This recruitment is for a gender-specific House Manager serving men. The House Manager will work collaboratively with BTC staff and community partners to ensure a safe and healthy living environment for the residents, while residing in the home and work on a part time basis.

 Essential Functions

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Work cooperatively with BTC staff and community partners to ensure a safe and healthy living environment for the residents
  • Maintain a healthy, alcohol/drug free environment
  • Establish a positive relationship with residents, with mutual trust and respect
  • Have the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Maintain regular interaction, offering support. Act as a guide, advocate and role model for residents
  • Have the ability to identify and solve problems, to formulate ideas and come up with creative solutions
  • Work as a household to maintain property and grounds
  • Give random, observed gender specific UA’s as needed or necessary
  • Post and rotate chores for household
  • Conduct weekly house meetings to build community and as a method of problem solving
  • Attend monthly house manager meeting and order appropriate household supplies
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • A passion for the mission of Bridges to Change.
  • 1 year clean/sober with a verifiable program of recovery
  • Experience working with men in recovery
  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work and thrive in dynamic environments and under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain high professional standards at all times with client, staff, and community partners.
  • Ability to hold others accountable with compassion.
  • Experience setting and maintaining clear boundaries.
  • Ability to maintain high professional standards at all times with client, staff, and community partners
  • Free from supervision in any state

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Live-in position requiring overnight, some evening & weekend hours
  • The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis, and occasionally up to 50 pounds is also necessary

 Eligible Benefits

  • Free rent valued at $500
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program

 To Apply

 Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bridgestochange.com and reference the Job Title in the subject line.

Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination.  Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.

Washington County Female Recovery Mentor - PT

Job Title: Female Recovery Mentor

 Location: Washington County

 Salary Range: $14-$15/hr, DOE

 Part-time, Non-exempt

 Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.

 Position Summary

The Recovery Mentor is responsible for providing mentoring support to women who are in custody, or have been recently released from custody, and assigned to Washington County Community Corrections. Working in close partnership with other BTC staff, Probation and Parole Officers, and community partners, the Recovery Mentor acts as a role model and documents the progress for each of their clients. This is a part-time position.

 Essential Functions

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Ability to maintain high professional standards at all times with client, staff, and community partners.
  • Act as a role model for mentees.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings.
  • Maintain accurate and timely reports.
  • Facilitate classes and groups as assigned.
  • Keep administrative staff informed of any task you are performing outside the scope of your job description.
  • Attend recovery related meetings with mentees as assigned during business hours.
  • Connect mentees to other community resources.
  • Transport clients to recovery meetings and help them to develop a support network.
  • Help clients build a recovery program.
  • Help clients develop full time employment, and housing if needed.
  • Work forty hours weekly.
  • Interact well with staff and clients.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A passion for the mission of Bridges to Change.
  • GED/ High School Diploma required. Associates degree or comparable work experience preferred.
  • CRM certification or obtain within 90 days of hire.
  • Familiarity with Oregon corrections and probation and parole systems.
  • Past experience being on probation or parole.
  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work and thrive in dynamic environments and under pressure.
  • Ability to hold others accountable with compassion.
  • Ability to adapt in order to offer trauma-informed care to mentees.
  • Experience setting and maintaining clear boundaries.
  • Familiarity with various resources.
  • Able to introduce mentees to various models of recovery.
  • Maintain some form of a personal recovery support program in order to be able to articulate and role model for mentees.
  • As a peer in recovery, mentor must be able to document more than two years continuous clean and sober time with a verifiable program of recovery.
  • Basic computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Free from supervision in any state

WORKING CONDITIONS

• Evenings, weekends, and travel may be required for this position.
• The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis, and occasionally up to 50 pounds is also necessary.
• Must have a current and valid driver’s license.
• Requires the use of a personal vehicle to provide transportation for clients.

 Eligible Benefits

  • Generous paid time off
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program

 To Apply

 Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bridgestochange.com and reference the Job Title in the subject line.

Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination.  Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.

Washington County Female IOP Recovery Mentor- FT (2 positions; 1 day, 1 swing)

Job Title: Female Intensive Outpatient Treatment Recovery Mentor

 Location: Washington County

 Salary Range: $14-$15/hr., DOE

 Full-time

 Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.

 Position Summary

We are hiring 2 Recovery mentors for a new program, Bridges to Change will be providing Intensive Outpatient Treatment with Supportive Housing to 10 women. The Recovery Mentor is responsible for providing mentoring support to women in recovery who are participating in Bridges to Change’s intensive outpatient treatment with supportive housing. Mentors will work closely with treatment team, including clinical supervisor, counselor, mentors and house managers.

 Essential Functions

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

• Ability to maintain high professional standards at all times with client, staff, and community partners.
• Act as a role model for mentees.
• Participate in weekly staff meetings.
• Maintain accurate and timely reports.
• Facilitate classes and groups as assigned.
• Keep administrative staff informed of any task you are performing outside the scope of your job description.
• Attend recovery related meetings with mentees as assigned during business hours.
• Connect mentees to other community resources.
• Transport clients to recovery meetings and help them to develop a support network.
• Help clients build a recovery program.
• Help clients develop full time employment, and housing if needed.
• Work forty hours weekly.
• Interact well with staff and clients.
• Complete daily progress notes in electronic medical records system.
• Work in a friendly, collaborative manner with BTC program partners.
• Serve as a contact person in the community for the BTC Program.
• Abide by agency policies and procedures and all relevant state and federal treatment regulations and standards.
• Attend and actively participate in individual and group supervision, daily contact meetings with the treatment team, weekly BTC staffing’s and other meetings as assigned by the Director of Treatment services.
• Maintain current certifications; participate in required training as needed.
• Participate with team members (clinical, administrative and BTC) in a manner that contributes to healthy team functioning.

REQUIREMENTS: 

* A passion for the mission of Bridges to Change.
* GED/ High School Diploma required. Associates or comparable work experience preferred.

*2 yrs. clean/sober with verifiable program of recovery
* CRM certification
* Familiarity with substance use disorder treatment.
* Past experience being in treatment.
* Free of any type of supervision for criminal activity of any kind, in any state.
* Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.
*Computer literate – functional ability with Word and Outlook Express, ability to use electronic medical records system.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Evenings, weekends, and travel may be required for this position.

The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis.

The ability to occasionally lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to up to 50 pounds.

Current and valid driver’s license required, may require use of vehicle.

 Eligible Benefits

 Generous paid time off

Employer paid medical, life insurance, and short-term disability insurance

Voluntary dental, vision and long-term disability insurance options

403b retirement with 3% company match

Access to employee assistance program

Two paid volunteer days per year

 To Apply

 Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bridgestochange.com and reference the Job Title in the subject line.

Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination.  Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.

Washington County Clinical Supervisor - CADC II - FT

Job Title: Clinical Supervisor – CADC II

 Location: Washington County

 Salary Range: $46,562+, DOE

 Full-time

 Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.

 Position Summary

This position is for a new program, Bridges to Change will be offering Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Washington County to adults.  This position will require development activities and an openness to collaboration. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for provision of clinical supervision to counselors and mentors who provide services to individuals engaged in BTC programs. The Clinical Supervisor will meet one on one with clinicians, monitor therapy group fidelity to evidence-based practices and work with managers to address program clinical needs.

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for supporting the counseling staff in providing culturally competent services that can effectively engage the population and sub-populations served by the program and create improved success rates for individuals and timely billing of services through CCOs.

 Essential Functions

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Provide clinical supervision to counseling staff and evaluate individual progress.
    • Work to create processes and staff attitudes that result in high individual participation in ACORN and high utilization of ACORN by counseling staff. Abide by policies and procedures and all relevant state and federal treatment regulations and standards.
    • Attend and participate in counseling meetings, individual supervision, group supervision, all-staff meetings, leadership meetings, and other meetings as needed or assigned.
    • Maintain current licenses and certifications; participate in required training as needed.
    • Work closely with the counselors to ensure that all reports to referents are done on time and are reviewed for completeness, clinical judgment and concurrence with program policies.
    • Monitors documentation standards and ensure timely submission of services to billing department. Works closely with counselors to ensure same day documentation is complete.
    • Communicate as needed via, e-mail, telephone and in-person with program personnel and community partners.
    • Attend multi-disciplinary meetings with program partners, as assigned by the Director of Treatment services, representing BTC and coordinating with the supervisor regarding issues, agendas, plans and follow-up.
    • Provide culturally informed group, individual and family counseling congruent with BTC treatment phases and individual clinical needs. Maintain fidelity to treatment models.
    • Conduct substance abuse and mental health assessments and clinical evaluations using standardized instruments, ASAM and DSM-V criteria. Maintain caseload of up to 6 individuals and conduct group counseling sessions.
    • Complete and maintain accurate and timely treatment documentation including individual service notes, service plans, reports to the criminal justice system where indicated, assessments and summaries, and service conclusion summaries.
    • Assist in program development.
    • Participate with team members in a manner that contributes to healthy team functioning.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Treatment Services.

REQUIREMENTS: 

• Minimum of a CADCII required.
• Skilled in provision of individual and group counseling using respect and compassion.
• High level of cultural competence.
• Skilled in engagement practices and working with individuals who are mandated to treatment.
• Knowledge of criminal behavior and at-risk populations.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Mission-focused and passionate, with an emphasis on serving high-risk populations using evidence-based practices.
• Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.
• Ability to write accurate and concise reports while meeting tight deadlines.
• Well-developed clinical documentation skills and a strong commitment to quality management.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
• Commitment to and actions consistent with the highest level of ethical and professional standards.
• Computer literate – functional ability with Word and Outlook Express.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Evenings, weekends, and travel may be required for this position.

The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis.

The ability to occasionally lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to up to 50 pounds.

Current and valid driver’s license required, may require use of vehicle.

 Eligible Benefits

 Generous paid time off

Employer paid medical, life insurance, and short-term disability insurance

Voluntary dental, vision and long-term disability insurance options

403b retirement with 3% company match

Access to employee assistance program

Two paid volunteer days per year

 To Apply

 Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bridgestochange.com and reference the Job Title in the subject line.

Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination.  Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.

Washington County CADC Counselor - PT

Job Title: CADC Counselor

 Location: Washington County

 Salary Range: $15/hr.+/DOE

 Part-time

 Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.

 Position Summary

We are seeking a part-time CADCI counselor for a new program.  This counselor will be responsible for assessments for clients with low treatment needs and receiving mentor services. This counselor will also provide some group coverage and maintain a small caseload.  This position will involve some development activities and a readiness to build something great!
The counselor will work with individual’s mentor and case manager assigned through treatment programming and meet weekly for clinical supervisor to ensure clinical oversight.

 Essential Functions

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

1. Provision of culturally informed individual, family and group counseling services congruent with BTC clinical orientation. Maintain fidelity to evidence-based treatment models adopted by BTC.
2. Organize and manage schedule with a goal that a minimum of 50% of working hours are spent providing direct face-to-face services with BTC participants.
3. Carry a caseload of up to 10.
4. Conduct substance abuse assessments, substance abuse diagnoses and make placement decisions using standardized instruments, ASAM PPC-2R and DSM-V criteria.
5. Identify and flag individuals’ mental health concerns for referral and further assessment. If the employee is a Qualified Mental Health Professional, the expectation is that he/she will conduct mental health assessments and make diagnoses using DSM-IV TR criteria.
6. Develop individualized treatment plans for BTC participants in consultation with the participant, the participant’s family (whenever appropriate) and representatives of BTC partner organizations.
7. Complete and maintain accurate and same-day treatment documentation including individual service notes; services and supports plans; court reports or reports to probation/parole; assessments; and closure summaries that meet OAR/Medicaid standards.
8. Work in a friendly, collaborative manner with BTC program partners, including frequent communication regarding each participant’s progress) with each participant’s Parole/Probation Officer and Recovery Mentor.
9. Serve as a contact person in the community for the BTC Program.
10. Abide by agency policies and procedures and all relevant state and federal treatment regulations and standards.
11. Attend and actively participate in individual and group supervision, daily contact meetings with the recovery mentor, weekly BTC staffing’s and other meetings as assigned by the Director of Treatment services.
12. Maintain current licenses and certifications; participate in required training as needed.
13. Participate with team members (clinical, administrative and BTC) in a manner that contributes to healthy team functioning.

REQUIREMENTS: 

• Minimum of a CADCI required on date of hire or QMHP with CADC candidacy.
• Experience in substance abuse counseling.
• Skilled in provision of individual, family and group counseling using respect and compassion.
• Knowledge of criminal behavior and at-risk populations.
• Knowledge of issues that face individuals who are in need of residential treatment.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Mission-focused and passionate, with an emphasis on serving high-risk populations using evidence-based practices.
• Well-developed clinical documentation skills and a strong commitment to quality management.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
• Commitment to and actions consistent with the highest level of ethical and professional standards.
• High level of cultural competence.
• Computer literate – functional ability with Word and Outlook Express, experience in electronic medical records.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Evenings, weekends, and travel may be required for this position.

The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis.

The ability to occasionally lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to up to 50 pounds.

Current and valid driver’s license required, may require use of vehicle.

 Eligible Benefits

 Generous paid time off

 

Access to employee assistance program

One paid volunteer days per year

 To Apply

 Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bridgestochange.com and reference the Job Title in the subject line.

Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination.  Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.

Clackamas County Male Onsite House Manager/Case Manager II - FT

Job Title: Male Onsite House Manager/Case Manager II

 Location: Portland, OR

 Salary Range: $14/hr.

 Full-time, Non-exempt

 Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.

 Position Summary

This recruitment is for a gender specific position working with men. In collaboration with BTC staff and other community partners, this position will work directly with men enrolled in stabilization services and in supportive housing. This position requires the ability to live on site and have flexible work hours.

 Essential Functions

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

• Maintain a healthy, alcohol/drug free environment
• Establish a positive relationship with residents, with mutual trust and respect
• Have the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds
• Maintain regular interaction, offer support. Act as a guide, advocate and role model for residents
• Have the ability to identify and solve problems, to formulate ideas and come up with creative solutions both independently and collaboratively.
• Work as a household to maintain property and grounds
• Give random, observed gender specific UA’s as needed or necessary
• Post and rotate chores for household
• Conduct weekly house meetings to build community and as a method of problem solving
• Attend monthly house manager meeting and order appropriate household supplies
• Resource and referral coordination both in addiction and mental health services
• Monitor access to medications
• Provide life-skills training to residents, including but not limited to, cooking, cleaning and pro-social behavior
• Introduce residents to and engage them in recovery & pro-social activities

REQUIREMENTS: 

 

  • A passion for the mission of Bridges to Change
  • GED/ High School Diploma required
  • Crisis intervention experience
  • 2 year clean/sober with a verifiable program of recovery 
  • Excellentcommunication and conflict resolution skills 
  • Ability to work and thrive in dynamicenvironments and under pressure
  • Ability to maintain high professional standards at all times with client, staff, and community partners
  • Ability to hold others accountable with compassion
  • Experience setting and maintaining clear boundaries
  • The ability to keep accurate records
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Free from supervision in any state

WORKING CONDITIONS

• Live-in position requiring overnight, some evening & weekend hours
• The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis, and occasionally up to 50 pounds is also necessary
• Requires the use of a personal vehicle to provide transportation for clients

 Eligible Benefits

 Generous paid time off

Employer paid medical, life insurance, and short-term disability insurance

Voluntary dental, vision and long-term disability insurance options

403b retirement with 3% company match

Access to employee assistance program

Two paid volunteer days per year

 To Apply

 Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bridgestochange.com and reference the Job Title in the subject line.

Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination.  Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.

Clackamas County Clinical Supervisor - CADCII - FT

Job Title: Clinical Supervisor – CADC II

 Location: Clackamas County

 Salary Range: $46,562+, DOE

 Full-time

 Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency with a focus on addictions recovery both in the clients we serve and in providing meaningful employment for individuals in recovery. In partnership with county and other community organizations, Bridges to Change serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, addictions, mental health and poverty across five counties in Oregon.

 Position Summary

This position is for a new program, Bridges to Change will be offering Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Clackamas County to adults.  This position will require development activities and an openness to collaboration. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for provision of clinical supervision to counselors who provide services to individuals engaged in BTC programs. The Clinical Supervisor will meet one on one with clinicians, monitor therapy group fidelity to evidence-based practices and work with managers to address program clinical needs.

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for supporting the counseling staff in providing culturally competent services that can effectively engage the population and sub-populations served by the program and create improved success rates for individuals and timely billing of services through CCOs.

 Essential Functions

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

• Provide clinical supervision to counseling staff and evaluate individual progress.
• Work to create processes and staff attitudes that result in high individual participation in ACORN and high utilization of ACORN by counseling staff. Abide by policies and procedures and all relevant state and federal treatment regulations and standards.
• Attend and participate in counseling meetings, individual supervision, group supervision, all-staff meetings, leadership meetings, and other meetings as needed or assigned.
• Maintain current licenses and certifications; participate in required training as needed.
• Work closely with the counselors to ensure that all reports to referents are done on time and are reviewed for completeness, clinical judgment and concurrence with program policies.
• Monitors documentation standards and ensure timely submission of services to billing department. Works closely with counselors to ensure same day documentation is complete.
• Communicate as needed via, e-mail, telephone and in-person with program personnel and community partners.
• Attend multi-disciplinary meetings with program partners, as assigned by the Director of Treatment services, representing BTC and coordinating with the supervisor regarding issues, agendas, plans and follow-up.
• Provide culturally informed group, individual and family counseling congruent with BTC treatment phases and individual clinical needs. Maintain fidelity to treatment models.
• Conduct substance abuse and mental health assessments and clinical evaluations using standardized instruments, ASAM and DSM-V criteria. Maintain caseload of up to 6 individuals and conduct group counseling sessions.
• Complete and maintain accurate and timely treatment documentation including individual service notes, service plans, reports to the criminal justice system where indicated, assessments and summaries, and service conclusion summaries.
• Assist in program development.
• Participate with team members in a manner that contributes to healthy team functioning.
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of Treatment Services.

REQUIREMENTS: 

• Minimum of a CADCII required.
• Skilled in provision of individual and group counseling using respect and compassion.
• High level of cultural competence.
• Skilled in engagement practices and working with individuals who are mandated to treatment.
• Knowledge of criminal behavior and at-risk populations.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Mission-focused and passionate, with an emphasis on serving high-risk populations using evidence-based practices.
• Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.
• Ability to write accurate and concise reports while meeting tight deadlines.
• Well-developed clinical documentation skills and a strong commitment to quality management.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
• Commitment to and actions consistent with the highest level of ethical and professional standards.
• Computer literate – functional ability with Word and Outlook Express.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Evenings, weekends, and travel may be required for this position.

The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 25 pounds on a regular basis.

The ability to occasionally lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to up to 50 pounds.

Current and valid driver’s license required, may require use of vehicle.

 Eligible Benefits

 Generous paid time off

Employer paid medical, life insurance, and short-term disability insurance

Voluntary dental, vision and long-term disability insurance options

403b retirement with 3% company match

Access to employee assistance program

Two paid volunteer days per year

 To Apply

 Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bridgestochange.com and reference the Job Title in the subject line.

Bridges to Change is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination.  Bridges to Change provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employment relationship—including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, and termination of employment.