Providence Health & Services Eating Disorder Program Assistant in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling an on call Eating Disorder Program Assistant to a the Supported Living Program located near Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR.

This program provides short term supported living to up to four individuals who are participating in our Eating Disorder Day Treatment program 6 days a week for 9 hours a day. The On Call Program Assistants will be scheduled in the evenings, overnights and during the day on Sundays to help support those who may display anxiety or behaviors associated with their eating disorder.

We are looking for someone to work on call to help provide coverage for planned time off or short notice requests, if available. We provide shift differentials for evening and overnight shifts.

In this position, you will:

  • Support the supervised living program by providing direct assistance and structure to the patients enrolled in the enhanced partial hospital eating disorder program.

  • Perform all duties in a manner which promotes and reflects Providence Health & Services mission and core values.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) certification

  • Valid Oregon Food Handlers Certificate, or obtained within 30 days of hire

  • Valid driver's license

  • 1 year of experience in a mental health setting

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's 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.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Patient Care Tech/Asst/Aide (non licensed)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 193079