Mental Health Associate
(HS Associate)Job #ER21-101
Recruitment closes October 5, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
Enhanced Residential & Outreach Programs
Salary: $3494- $4639/month (DOE) with Excellent Benefits
The Mental Health Associate
This is a regular full-time position for a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) to work in Enhanced Residential & Outreach (ERO) licensed residential programs. QMHAs in ERO provide behavioral health services to older adults and adults with disabilities who experience serious mental illness and co-occurring medical conditions. This position works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver individualized, person-centered services and supports to program residents at the facility and in the community. Duties include implementing service plans and behavioral support strategies, planning & facilitating group activities, offering individual skills training, providing overall structure and behavioral health support,
and documenting services in an electronic health record.
Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage is available for the entire family. For the 2021- 2022 plan year, the County will pay 98% of the monthly premium and employees will pay 2% ($35.78 per month) for the Base Plan. With this plan, employees are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.
Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).
Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid.
Life insurance - $10,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid.
Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, employees earn 13 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance, employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.