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Transitional Housing Specialist

Location: Klamath Falls
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Transitional Housing Specialist
Housing Type: Men's Transitional Housing
Full time: Day Shift
Intro and job overview: Join our KBBH team and find meaningful work, inspiring colleagues, career growth, great compensation, and excellent benefits. Located in beautiful Southern Oregon.
Join an outstanding multi-disciplinary team including an on-staff psychiatric team and licensed clinical staff. Klamath Basin Behavioral Health is an accredited NHSC facility.
The NHSC Loan Repayment Program is open to licensed primary care medical, dental, and mental and behavioral health providers who are employed by accredited sites.
Transitional Housing Specialist Benefits and Pay range:
Hourly: $18.38-21.14 DOE
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
403 (b) & up to 8% Matching
Paid Vacation & Wellness Days
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Employee Discounts
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Wellness Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Transitional Housing Specialist Summary
Transitional Housing Specialists (THS) work closely with CBCS therapists, psychiatric providers, community partners, and medical providers. This position involves participation and implementation of program goals and objectives to promote a strengths-based, wellness-informed client centered approach to assisting individuals in achieving consumer-driven goals.

Transitional Housing Specialist Responsibilities and Qualifications: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Responsible for meeting client engagement, outreach and follow-up goals as established by contract guidelines and KBBH goals and targets.
Responsible for tracking and documenting referral disposition, including following up with the client. Documentation includes data collection, electronic health record (EHR) documentation, response letters, and requests for records.
Participate in team treatment and coordination, providing critical information to the team as well as executing referral and navigation recommendations from the team. Provide case management and skills building services, in accordance with the treatment plan and/or Transition Plan.
Provide group treatment and skills building services in accordance with the treatment plan and/or Transition Plan.
Assists families/clients in transition for further care; assists in locating alternative care sources.
Complies with federal, state, and local legal confidentiality requirements, including HIPAA and Oregon Administrative Rules.
Identifies and assists clients in reducing barriers to care. Communicates in an understandable manner and monitors clients' understanding.
Enhances personal growth and development through attendance and participation in meetings and conferences.
Serves as support position for the CBCSTH Team Lead and CBCS/CBCSTH Supervisor.
Transitional Housing Specialist Education: Must meet Oregon State (OARS) requirements and MHACBO certification as a "Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA)," meeting one of the following qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science field
A combination of at least three years relevant work, education, training, or experience.
Transitional Housing Specialist Experience: Experience to demonstrate the competencies to identify precipitating events:
Ability to communicate effectively
understand mental health assessment, treatment, and service terminology and apply each of these concepts.
Implement skills development strategies, and identify, implement, and coordinate the services and supports identified in an ISSP.
Preferred experience: Previous experience working with adults diagnosed with mental illness or any disability group preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Oregon driver's license, insurable driving record. Personal automobile insurance is required if clients are transported, or any agency business is conducted by the employee using his/her personal vehicle. Must meet the requirements to become MHACBO QMHA Certified. Certification must be maintained for the length of employment.

Other Considerations: Klamath Basin Behavioral Health celebrates diversity and is committed to creating inclusive and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Our employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and agency need.
COVID-19 Vaccination or medical or religious exemption


Keywords: KLAMATH BASIN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, Medford , Transitional Housing Specialist, Other , Klamath Falls, Oregon

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