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Providence Health & Services Eating Disorder Assistant in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Temporary Eating Disorder Assistant - Outpatient Mental Health (0.7 FTE, Days) to Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR. This position is benefited supporting a part time schedule Monday-Friday between 9:00am-4:30pm.

We are seeking an Eating Disorder Assistant that will support the supervised living program by providing direct assistance and structure to the patients enrolled in the enhanced partial hospital eating disorder program

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support and assist patient to adhere to daily structure and routines established for the supervised living environment

  • These include incorporation of a balance of work, rest and play activities during non-treatment time and completing activities of daily living

  • These include but are not limited to: structuring free time productively, preparing and engaging others with structured mealtimes and snacks

  • Support the adherence to healthy sleep and hygiene routines

  • Inform the program manager or designee of issues affecting the operation, safety or integrity of the supervised living site

  • Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations and monitor the continuity of the patients conduct while at the supervised living site consistent with the residents plan, care, and goals

  • Assist patients to practice assertive, direct communication and effective problem solving with each other and program staff including identifying and managing thoughts, feelings and behaviors and mediating interpersonal difficulties that arise in that setting

  • Provide timely and supportive communication with supervisory staff to deal with issues that arise in the supervised living setting

  • Assist in the organization of recreational and social activities that are consistent with the treatment goals of the patient, and healthy recovery behaviors

  • Maintain required records pertinent to the aims and operations of the supervised living site

  • Attend required meetings and trainings with Eating Disorder Program staff as required

  • Demonstrate ability to select interventions based upon the level of engagement exhibited by the patient in recovery

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High School Diploma -OR- GED

  • American Heart Association (AHA) - Basic Life Support (BLS) at time of hire

  • Valid Oregon Food Handlers Certificate required, or obtained within thirty (30) days of hire

  • Valid drivers license

  • One (1) year of experience in a mental health setting

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree -OR- Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or a related field

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 265764

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