LifeWorks NW has over 60 years of experience providing holistic mental health and addiction services for all ages throughout the Portland metro area. We are a private, non-profit organization serving over 30,000 youth, adults, and older adults annually. We know that "life works" when people get the help they need and are dedicated to changing lives.
The Psychiatric Care Coordinator position provides coordinated care to a variety of patients enrolled in Psychiatric services with LifeWorks NW, and functions as part of the interdisciplinary care team by providing education and case management directly to patients, and administrative support to Psychiatric Providers.
As a behavioral health organization, LifeWorks NW employees are required to have had their COVID 19 vaccination (or have an approved medical/religious exemption) per State of Oregon rules. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required upon hire. Location: This position is based out of LifeWorks NW's Beaverton site. Pay: $19.95 to $21.70 per hour. This is an on call position, working various days/hours.
As a behavioral health organization, LifeWorks NW employees are required to have had their COVID 19 vaccination (or have an approved medical/religious exemption) per State of Oregon rules. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required upon hire.
Location: This position is based out of LifeWorks NW's Beaverton site.
Pay: $19.95 to $21.70 per hour. This is an on call position, working various days/hours.
Essential Responsibilities: (Must be able to be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.)
Communicating with Supervisors or Peers - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships - Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Assisting Clients - Responsible for rendering assistance in clean up duties involving the spill kit. Documenting/Recording Information - Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.
Making Decisions and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution, solve problems and using de-escalation skills when needed.
Boundaries - Establishing appropriate boundaries with clients and triaging care as needed.
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization - Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or email.
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Performing General Physical Activities - Performing physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving the whole body, such as standing, sitting, lifting up to occasionally 25-50 lbs (i.e. cases of copy paper), walking, reaching and twisting
Qualifications: (Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for qualifications.
Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.
Education and Training -Teaching and instruction for individuals and groups.
Law and Government - Knowledge of laws (i.e. HIPPA) and DEA regulations.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Fluency of Ideas - The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Vision - The ability to see details at close and far range (within view of the observer).
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