• 14-Jul-2017 to 12-Sep-2017 (PST)
  • ShelterCare Medical Recuperation
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • 12.30
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, dental, vision, life, 10 paid holidays, paid time off, pet-friendly environment, and employee assistance program.

ShelterCare needs a caring individual with a passion for helping people to join our growing ShelterCare Medical Recuperation program. Working as part of a collaborative team, the Counselor/Advocate I will provide support to adults with high-level chronic or acute medical needs who have been referred to this innovative 30-day program. These individuals have experienced homelessness and may have a psychiatric disability and/or experience chemical dependency.

The Counselor/Advocate 1 will: act as part of the ShelterCare Medical Recuperation team to compassionately serve consumers, provide support to Community Health Workers and SMR staff as they guide consumers through their services plan. With the guidance of the SMR team, the C/A 1 will provide assistance to consumers in connecting them to appropriate community and medical resources; provide an arts/crafts/games group or other activity during their shift; give supported self-administration of prescribed medications for consumers requiring it; assist with the physical operation of the facility as required; transport clients to medical/dental and other required appointments; maintain appropriate physical and electronic documentation for consumer; assist with the research, follow-up, and planning of housing options for consumers; chart appropriate progress notes on resident interactions, critical incidents, medical issues, and HUD required documentation; count, order, receive and log in medications; and other duties as assigned.

Requires a high school diploma or equivalency; experience in the social service field is preferred but we will train inexperienced candidates with the right attitude and motivation. Must have a valid driver's license, qualify to drive agency vehicles, and pass a DHS background check. Full time, 40 hrs/week, Wed.- Sun. 8:00am-4:30pm; $12.30/hr.

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