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Female Onsite Case Manager/House Manager II - FT

Send resume and cover letter to shannon@bridgestochange.com.

JOB TITLE: On-Site Case Manager/House Manager II

REPORTS TO: Special Programs Manager

LOCATION: SE Portland

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 in the Portland Tri-County region.

JOB SUMMARY

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

SUMMARY DUTIES & EXPECTATIONS

  • 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 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
  • If in recovery, 2year 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

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Live-in position requiring overnight, some evening & weekendhours
  • The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to25 pounds on a regular basis, and occasionally up to 50 pounds is also necessary
  • Must have a current and valid driver’slicense
  • Pass background and driving history checks
  • Requires the use of a personal vehicle to provide transportation for clients

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

Billing & Administrative Specialist - PT

Send resume and cover letter to katelyn@bridgestochange.com.

JOB TITLE: Part-time Billing and Administrative Specialist (20 hours)
LOCATION: Multnomah County
REPORTS TO: Director of Treatment
CONTACT: Katelyn Bessette, Director of Treatment

Founded in 2004, Bridges to Change is a mission driven agency aiming to strengthen individuals and families affected by addictions, mental health, poverty and homelessness. Bridges to Change partners with four counties and community organizations to serve people in need of housing, mentors, and treatment.

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. This position is part time, with some flexibility around hours, has potential to develop into full-time.

DUTIES AND EXPECTATIONS:

  • 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.

DISCLAIMER
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

$14.77+ per hour, DOE

 

Washington County Male Recovery Mentor- FT

Please send cover letter with resume to bridgesmentorjobs@bridgestochange.com and reference requisition #0001 in the subject line.

JOB TITLE: Washington County Male Recovery Mentor #0001 – Full Time
REPORTS TO: Bridges to Change Washington County Program Manager

 

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. Bridges to Change partners with four counties and community organizations to serve people in need of housing, mentors, and treatment.
JOB SUMMARY:
The Recovery Mentor is responsible for providing mentoring support to men 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.

 

SUMMARY DUTIES & EXPECTATIONS:

  • 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 or Bachelor’s 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.

 

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.

 

DISCLAIMER:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Washington County Male Recovery Mentor (working with sex offense population) - FT

Please send cover letter with resume to bridgesmentorjobs@bridgestochange.com and reference requisition #0002 in the subject line.

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. Bridges to Change partners with four counties and community organizations to serve people in need of housing, mentors, and treatment.

JOB SUMMARY:

This full-time Recovery Mentor position is gender-specific and crime history specific. The mentor will be a male who has experience working with male clients who have been convicted of a sex crime. He will be part of the Bridges to Change Washington County Team. The mentor will be providing peer recovery support to men who have been convicted of sex crimes and who may have substance abuse disorders who have been recently released from custody. Working in close partnership with Probation and Parole Officers on the Sex Crimes Team, community partners and onsite recovery home case managers, the Recovery Mentor acts as a peer role model and documents the progress for each client. The Recovery Mentor assists men in engaging in Sex Offender Treatment, Mental Health, addiction recovery activities and developing recovery support in appropriate various communities.

SUMMARY DUTIES & EXPECTATIONS:

* Act as a role model for mentees.

* Participate in weekly supervisions and meetings as assigned.

* Maintain accurate and timely reports.

* Facilitate classes and skills groups as assigned.

* Perform random and as-needed urine drug screenings.

* Keep administrative staff informed of any task you are performing outside the scope of your job description.

* Abides by policies and procedures, confidentiality laws, professional boundaries, and peer support principles.

* Attend various models of community support activities with mentees.

* Connect mentees to various models of recovery support, community resources and help them to develop a support network.

* Assess for needs and develop transition plans.

* Transport mentees as needed and help them develop self-sufficiency.

* Help mentees develop full time employment and housing as needed.

* Work forty hours weekly.

* Interact well with staff and clients.

* Work closely with Sex Crimes Team P.O.’s and Supervisor.

* Be assigned to a work station located within the Sex Crimes Team’s office.

REQUIREMENTS:

* A passion for the mission of Bridges to Change.

* A working knowledge of the professional role of recovery mentor.

* Experience working in the capacity of a mentor with males who have been convicted of a sex crime.

* GED/ High School Diploma required. Associates or Bachelors degree or equivelant job experience preferred.

* Certified in a Oregon State Mental Health and Addictions approved training as a Certified Recovery Mentor within 90 days of hire.

* Openly identifies as one in recovery with a history of sex addiction/crime who is willing to be a role model with personal experience with sex addiction recovery support, addictions and mental health services.

* Familiarity with Oregon corrections and probation and parole systems.

* Past experience being on probation or parole.

* Free of any type of supervision for criminal activity of any kind, in any state for 1 year minimum.

* 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.

* 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.

* Must have an understanding and be able to identify with the challenges and restrictions of males convicted a sex crime.

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.

* Must have a current and valid driver’s license.

* Requires the use of a personal vehicle to provide transportation for mentees.

* Willingness, high desire, and ability to work closely with males convicted of sex crimes.

DISCLAIMER:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Clackamas County Male Recovery Mentor - FT

Please send cover letter with resume to bridgesmentorjobs@bridgestochange.com and reference requisition #0008 in the subject line.

JOB TITLE: Male Recovery Mentor

REPORTS TO: County Program Manager

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.  Bridges to Change partners with four counties and community organizations to serve people in need of housing, mentors, and treatment.

JOB SUMMARY:

This full-time Recovery Mentor position is gender-specific. The mentor will be part of the Bridges to Change Clackamas County Team. The mentor will be providing peer recovery support to men who have substance abuse disorders and/or have been recently released from custody. Working in close partnership with Probation and Parole Officers, community partners and onsite recovery home case managers, the Recovery Mentor acts as a peer role model and documents the progress for each client. The Recovery Mentor assists men in engaging in addiction recovery activities and developing recovery support in various communities.

SUMMARY DUTIES & EXPECTATIONS

  • Act as a role model for mentees.
  • Participate in weekly supervisions and meetings as assigned.
  • Maintain accurate and timely reports.
  • Facilitate classes and skills groups as assigned.
  • Perform random and as-needed urine drug screenings.
  • Keep administrative staff informed of any task you are performing outside the scope of your job description.
  • Abides by policies and procedures, confidentiality laws, professional boundaries, and peer support principles.
  • Attend various models of community support activities with mentees.
  • Connect mentees to various models of recovery support, community resources and help them to develop a support network.
  • Assess for needs and develop transition plans.
  • Transport mentees as needed and help them develop self-sufficiency.
  • Help mentees develop full time employment and housing as needed.
  • Work forty hours weekly.
  • Interact well with staff and clients.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • A passion for the mission of Bridges to Change.
  • A working knowledge of the professional role of recovery mentor.
  • Familiarity with Oregon corrections and probation and parole systems.
  • Past experience being on probation or parole.
  • GED/ High School Diploma required. Associates degree or equivalent job experience preferred.
  • Certified in a Oregon State Mental Health and Addictions approved training as a Certified Recovery Mentor within 90 days of hire.
  • Openly identifies as one in recovery who is willing to be a role model with personal experience of using addiction recovery support and mental health services.
  • Free of any type of supervision for criminal activity of any kind, in any state for 1 year minimum.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.
  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license.
  • Requires the use of a personal vehicle to provide transportation for mentees.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.