LifeWorks NW is a private, non-profit
organization providing prevention, mental health, substance use treatment, and
related social services to youths, adults, and older adults in over fifteen
locations throughout Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties. LifeWorks
NW promotes a healthy community by providing quality and culturally responsive
mental health and addiction services across the lifespan.
Our core values-Recovery and Relationships,
Resilience, and Results-inform the work we do. The four pillars of the
strategic vision include Compassionate, Impactful Care, Holistic Health,
Passionate Team, and Thriving Organization. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
are critical to successfully achieving the mission. We know that "life
works" when people get the help they need and are dedicated to changing
The UA Technician collects urine samples from clients.
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
position is based out of LifeWorks NW's Beaverton site.
$15.91 to $17.10 per hour. This is an On Call position.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (These responsibilities must be able to be performed
with or without reasonable accommodation.)
- Observe and collect direct urine
samples in a professional and respectful manner at multiple LifeWorks NW
locations based on random scheduling.
- Adhere strictly to procedures in
handling collections, samples and information ensuring timely and accurate records
of all aspects of UA labeling and forwarding.
- Maintain client confidentiality.
- Order and restock urinalysis supplies
- Assist with phone inquiries from
clients and partner agencies in a professional manner maintaining client
- Attend informational and clinical
meetings which may include all-agency meetings, team meetings, consultation
meetings with psychiatrist, staffing, intra-agency trainings, etc. as required.
- All services must be provided in a
culturally appropriate and respectful manner.
- Some evenings/weekends required
- Completes tasks accurately within
defined timeframes with minimal supervision.
- Consistently helps cover for
co-workers when needed and willingly accepts and follows through with other
tasks as needed.
- Meets standards for attendance
following the department's call-in policy for any unscheduled absences.
- Travels between sites or in the
community driving clients when needed.
REQUIREMENTS: (Equivalent education and/or experience may be
substituted for qualifications.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills
and/or abilities. To perform this job
successfully, the employee will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform
each task proficiently.)
- High school diploma/GED.
- If recovering from a substance abuse
related disorder, must be able to demonstrate continuous sobriety under
nonresidential, independent living conditions for the immediate past two years.
- The ability to maintain
confidentiality and appropriate boundaries.
- Demonstrates effective communication
skills and maintains a cooperative working relationship with others in a
culturally diverse environment.
- Computer skills including data entry,
use of mouse, ability to navigate website and use common web browser.
- Requires ability to work some evenings
- Requires access to car and valid
- Ability to perform essential functions
of job without creating a direct threat to the safety of self or others.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug Free/Tobacco Free Site 01/09