Job Description – Patient Advocate (Temporary Position) Educational Benefits to be Derived by Students in this job: Advocates gain hands-on learning experience and develop skills and learning opportunities that prepare them for their professional roles they will fulfill after earning their degree. Advocates will learn in a structured environment that allows them to integrate learned knowledge with real-world experience. Brief: Patient Advocate duties include assessing, planning, implementing, advocating, monitoring, and evaluating actions required to meet the clients’ behavioral and mental health and human service needs. Responsibilities: Coordinate and provide care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, and client-centered. Handle case assignments, draft service plans, review case progress, and determine case closure. Facilitate multiple care aspects (case coordination, information sharing, evaluating progress, information sharing, etc.) Work collaboratively with clients, providers, physicians, and other community members as needed to ensure high quality care. Act as an advocate as it relates to client’s individual stated needs. Maintain the clients comprehensive clinical record through detailed documentation. Go the extra mile and interact with clients to keep track of their progress and ensure satisfaction. Record cases information, complete accurately all necessary forms and produce statistical reports. Adhere to professional standards as outlined by protocols, rules and regulations. Assess motivational and psychosocial issues. Build and maintain professional relationships with local agencies and community partners to coordinate client care and increase access to services. Assess social needs and barriers to care in the community and advocate for needed change. Meet clients where they are (in their home, in the community) to reduce barriers to care. Become familiar with a wide variety of client resources and present clients with accurate and applicable options of services. Facilitate and/or represent this agency at outreach, educational, or other community events. Minimum Qualifications: Student of Associates, Bachelors, or Masters level degree in either social work, psychology, or related field of study. Effective communication skills Excellent organizational and time management skills Ability to problem solve and multitask Ability to work effectively within interdisciplinary teams and community resources Hours 20-40 hours per week based on clinic need Salary $23/hour
Clinical Therapist Associate Job Description: Blue Mountain Health Cooperative offers a unique opportunity in the Walla Walla valley for those seeking licensure to practice in our clinics and specialized programs under the supervision of WA State Approved Supervisors. You will be given the ability to follow a caseload or special program at our outpatient clinic while being overseen by licensed supervisor(s) who will help you hone your skills and enable you to become adept within your clinical practice. Minimum Qualification Requirements: -Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, or marriage and family therapy - Ability to qualify for an associate license (LMHCA, LSWAIC, LMFTA) in the State of Washington. *Those who qualify for an associate license but are not yet actively licensed are encouraged to apply.*
Other Qualification Preferences: - Balmer Grant Recipients -Prior experience in case management, social services, or a similar field. -Competency with working with diverse clientele population. -Knowledge of trauma-informed practices. Associate Therapist Duties and Responsibilities: -Perform on-site outpatient clinical counseling services to patients of BMHC as scheduled, and in accordance with company policies. -Timely complete written records for each patient including, but not limited to: intake notes, progress notes, treatment plans, termination notes, contact notes, and other forms or documents which may be needed or required from time-to-time by BMHC or third parties in conjunction with the treatment of the patient within 48 hours of patient contact. -Keep patient files accurate and up to date. -Attend mandatory staff meetings, supervision meetings and training as directed by BMHC. -Conduct and regulate counseling services in a professional manner so as to maintain and increase the goodwill and reputation of Blue Mountain Health Cooperative. -Assist in the creation of a robust learning environment by being a willing and active participant in healthy team culture. -Other duties which may be assigned by BMHC.
Executive Board Volunteer Position Description: We are searching for a passionate, reliable and motivated volunteer to join our organization. The volunteer’s responsibilities include completing tasks assigned by the board chairperson, upholding the organization’s values, and maintaining a high degree of professionalism with all stakeholders. To be successful as a volunteer, you should demonstrate active listening and problem-solving skills. Outstanding volunteers are diligent, meticulous, and take pride in their work. This board position is a 3-year term. Volunteer Responsibilities:
Understanding your role and responsibilities as well as the rules and safety regulations of the organization.
Completing the relevant training and asking questions if you are uncertain about anything.
Completing all duties assigned by the chairperson and reporting any issues immediately.
Observing the rules and safety regulations of the organization while carrying out tasks.
Arriving on time for duty and remaining professional in your interactions with all stakeholders.
Making recommendations for improvement where feasible and appropriate.
Delivering presentations or reports if necessary.
Communicating with the chairperson r or relevant stakeholders when you are running late or unable to fulfil your duties.
Regular attendance at monthly board meetings
Minimum of 5 hours of service-related activity per month to further the agency mission
Completion of relevant training
Complete a Conflict of Interest Letter
Willingness to fundraise
A willingness to learn and work as part of a team.
A high degree of professionalism and the ability to follow instructions.
Respect and diligence.
Good time management.
A personable manner.
Lived experience, directly or indirectly, with mental health conditions
If interested in serving, please email Alayna Brinton, Chairperson at email@example.com Posted 10/22