Careers

Welcome to De Paul Treatment Centers’ employment page, where you will find the latest job openings and information about how to apply for an open position.

We are seeking skilled and dedicated individuals to join our experienced team of professionals. At De Paul we employ a team of passionate, diverse and caring individuals who are committed to carrying out De Paul’s Mission and Philosophy. We are one of the largest substance abuse treatment centers serving the greater Portland Metro area since 1977 with three locations in Portland and Hillsboro. We offer competitive wages, continuing education training, in-house supervision towards licensure, opportunities for internal career advancement as well as a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes:

BENEFITS:

  • Regence BlueCross BlueShield medical insurance
  • Comprehensive dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K plan with Employer Matching up to 6%
  • 4 weeks paid vacation & sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays, paid bereavement and paid jury duty days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted 24 Hour Fitness membership from $6.99/month
  • Discounted meals ($2) on site
  • Online education tools for CEUs

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all applicants to find out more about our centers by viewing Our Story and De Paul Program Information.

 

Career Opportunities

Addictions Counselor Residential

Do you want a career and not just a job?  Become a valued team member of De Paul’s redesigned and growing Adult Residential Program with experienced nurse practitioners, nurses and addiction counselors.  We offer in-house supervision towards licensure, continuing education training, generous benefits and opportunities for internal career advancement. Serving the greater Portland area since 1977, De Paul is one of the largest dual diagnosis drug and alcohol treatment service providers. We offer the latest treatment solutions including MAT (Medically Assisted Treatment) and a next generation EHR system. Join a team that is dedicated and passionate about providing our diverse client base with the quality of care that gives them the support and resources to recover.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Addictions Counselor
  • Department: Adult Residential Program
  • Employment Status: Full-time, non-exempt
  • Pay: $18.00 +/hour DOE

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The counselor position provides professional, compassionate treatment for women with mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders enrolled in our Residential Program. The Addictions Counselor works closely with the mental health and outpatient programs to provide integrated care for clients. Duties and responsibilities include: managing a client caseload, assess and triage clients’ substance use, mental health and physical needs and make appropriate referrals, treatment plan client needs and find the necessary resources to meet those goals, and provide substance use individual and group counseling.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates must be familiar with strength based counseling and have knowledge of dual diagnosis, SOC and MI
  • Current CADC I is required

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Adult Custodian

De Paul Treatment Centers serves the greater Portland community by providing drug and alcohol addiction treatment services. We are currently seeking a full-time Custodian.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Room Sanitizer / Janitorial Worker
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Shifts: Day shift hours, Monday-Friday, 7:00AM-3:30 PM
  • Pay: $13/hour

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The duties include general housekeeping, sanitizing rooms, responding to custodial emergencies, damp moping, vacuuming, and refilling bathroom dispensers.  Applicants should be able to identify and perform basic assessment of janitorial issues, with good problem-solving skills being essential. Other duties might include assisting the maintenance team in areas where qualified. This is a physically-intensive position requiring the ability to walk up and down stairs frequently and lifting/moving furniture up to 75lbs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Able to walk up and down stairs frequently and lifting/moving furniture up to 75lbs
  • Able to identify and perform basic assessment of janitorial issues
  • Applicants must be able to work on a stepladder and clean overhead
  • This position also requires the ability to work in multiple Portland area facilities
  • Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Cook (Part-time)

The Cook will work with our dietitian and food services staff to prepare and serve a variety of nutritious and diverse meals, meeting the needs of both Youth and Adult Residential clients. The cook will also oversee clients in completion of their kitchen duties, ensuring they are completed in a manner consistent with their treatment needs.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Cook
  • Employment Status: Part-time/On-Call
  • Shifts: Flexible days/hours
  • Pay: $12.00 – $13.00/hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A current food handler’s card and driver’s license are required
  • Experience with large batch, institutional cooking (up to 100 clients) preferred

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Detox Nurse (Graveyard)

We are currently seeking Detox Nurses to join our medical team. Variable shifts available with required rotating weekend and holiday shifts.  Responsibilities include assessment of clients in detox program, adherence to our developed detox protocols, basic nursing care of residential clients, including:  medication administration, medication order entry, reading and evaluating lab results and medical records, triaging medical needs, performing diagnostic testing as ordered.

POSITION DETAILS

  • Position Title: Detox Nurse
  • Employment Status: Full-Time and On-Call
  • Shifts: Varies including nights and weekends
  • Pay Rate: $21.00-$38.00 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current RN/LPN licensed in Oregon
  • Experience with SUD and detox/withdrawal preferred
  • Flexibility with scheduling

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Detox Technician I (Graveyard)

We are currently seeking on-call applicants for the Detoxification Technician I position. The Detox Technician I (DT) performs all duties relevant to providing direct care for individuals receiving detoxification and treatment services within the guidelines of De Paul Treatment Center’s mission and policies & procedures. These duties include, but are not limited to:  Multi-disciplinary collaboration regarding patient care, track potential detoxification clients and ensures consistent, quick screening and documentation; perform thorough searches of clients’ rooms and belongings and inventories belongings accurately, provide direct care for all clients to include monitoring for behavioral needs/changes, medical symptoms and/or compliance with the treatment plan, assist RN with medication and the medical needs of clients, monitoring UAs and breathalyzer testing, keep client rooms and the work environment sanitized and free of garbage, used food and potentially hazardous waste, ensure clients have clean clothing and bedding, provide clients with access to fluids, snacks and meals, assist with inventory, routine maintenance and storage of medical supplies and equipment.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Detox Technician I
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Shifts: Variable/Days and Graveyard
  • Pay: $13-$14.50/hour plus differential for swing and graveyard hours

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The detoxification program is operated 24/7, therefore, shift assignments may include days, evening, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and high volume environment

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Education Program Manager

The De Paul Alternative High School is an important piece of our treatment strategy to ensure youth receive the support they need to be successful throughout their recovery.  Our students benefit from small class sizes, and individualized, competency-based curriculum that fits their unique needs.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Youth Education Program Manager
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Pay:  $24-$26/hour

POSITION OVERVIEW:

De Paul Alternative High School is seeking an Education Program Manager who will design and implement individualized academic curriculum (7-12) as well as provide GED tutoring and career and technical education. Additionally, the Education Program Manager will design and implement Social and Emotional Learning instruction and behavior intervention plans in coordination with Treatment staff utilizing a variety of de-escalation techniques.

This is a supervisory role requiring direct supervision of 1.5 FTE. The position requires being able to balance the academic and treatment needs of each student, by working closely with members of the clinical staff, and participating in appropriate clinical meetings and recognizing when treatment and educational issues overlap or diverge. The Education Program Manager is responsible for maintaining compliance with the Portland Public School District, accrediting bodies and the Oregon Department of Education. The Education Program Manager will represent DPAHS in any external professional meetings or organizations dealing with educational matters

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Education or Teaching
  • Candidates with an Administrator’s License will be prioritized
  • Experience or training in trauma-informed approaches, motivational and strengths-based interviewing, PBIS and behavioral coaching
  • A level of comfort working independently in a classroom with high-risk students who often have a history of failure in traditional school environments.
  • Must be comfortable practicing self-care and recognizing signs of compassion fatigue

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

BENEFITS:

  • Regence BlueCross BlueShield medical insurance
  • Comprehensive dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K plan with Employer Matching up to 6%
  • 4 weeks paid vacation & sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays, paid bereavement and paid jury duty days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted 24 Hour Fitness membership from $6.99/month
  • Discounted meals ($2) on-site
  • Online education tools for CEUs

Human Resources Administrator

We are currently seeking a Human Resources Administrator to join our team!

POSITION DETAILS

  • Position Title: Human Resources Administrator
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Pay: $50,000-$55,000

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Human Resources (HR) Administrator works collaboratively within the HR Department to ensure equable day to day functions. Responsibilities include: ensuring compliance with all laws and regulations as they pertain to HR; advising management and employees on HR issues; investigating and resolving employee relations issues, complaints and grievances; overseeing agency administration; conducting recruitment, onboarding and training efforts; and coordinating agency performance management efforts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of HR experience required
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or two (2) years’ experience post high school education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to establish clear boundaries and set limits
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and willingness to assist others
  • A professional and appropriate demeanor
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Current PHR or SHRM-CP certification strongly preferred

A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirement

Intake Specialist

The Intake Specialist is the first point of contact for prospective clients, referents, and family members. The Intake Specialist provides information about treatment and payment options, works with insurance companies to obtain authorizations, conducts professional assessments, and provides initial treatment planning and basic case management services for both youth and adult clients.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Intake Specialist
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Shift: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Pay: $16.00-$18.00 per hour (depending on experience)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current CADC I or higher required
  • Excellent communication, customer service, problem solving, and assessment skills
  • The ability to work independently
  • Experience in obtaining insurance authorizations and conducting utilization reviews
  • Substance use disorder and/or mental health admissions experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual and multicultural applicants strongly encouraged to apply

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Medical Technician

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Medical Technician
  • Employment Status: Full-Time and Part-Time
  • Shifts: Flexible hours including weekends
  • Pay: $14.50/hour plus differential for swing and graveyard hours

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The role of the Medical Technician is to provide the highest level of customer service to patients, fellow employees and referral sources through the coordination and administration of the medical office activities. Typical responsibilities include all aspects of the clinic administrative operations from scheduling appointments, validating insurance, conducting billing research and responding to telephone inquiries. Additional responsibilities include taking vitals, accurate and timely documentation, obtaining patient histories, medical screenings, treatment planning, obtaining medical specimens and other tasks as assigned. Successful applicants will have the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, provide outstanding customer service, and effectively communicate with a diverse population. Candidates must nationally certified as a Medical Assistant (CMA) or an Oregon State Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with a minimum of 6 months experience. Knowledge of A&D and recovery preferred. Multi-lingual and multi-cultural candidates are encouraged to apply.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Certified MA or Oregon State CNA with a minimum of 6 months experience
  • Computer proficiency
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible
  • Knowledge of A&D and recovery preferred

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of A&D and recovery
  • Bilingual skills a plus

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Outpatient Addictions Counselor

We currently have one full-time Outpatient Addictions Counselor opening at our downtown Portland location.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Addictions Counselor
  • Employment Status: Full-Time, non-exempt
  • Pay: $18.00/hour +DOE /credentials

 POSITION OVERVIEW:
This position provides professional, compassionate treatment services for adults with substance use disorders. Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Performing intake assessments that utilize both ASAM and DSM5 criteria for diagnosis and placement at the appropriate level of care
  • Collaboration with clients on the creation of an individualized treatment plan based on assessed needs, goals, and objectives
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Care coordination with treatment team members, community partners, and referents as needed

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must hold a current CADC certification
  • Knowledge of Trauma Specific Services, Trauma Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, DBT, and strong interdisciplinary team skills.
  • Proficient and timely with required productivity and clinical documentation standards.

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Part-Time)

We are seeking a part-time PMHNP to work in a supportive collaborative environment that provides substance use treatment, medical detoxification, medication assisted treatment, mental health and psychiatric services. Responsibilities include: infectious disease screenings & detox risk assessments; performing psychiatric evaluations; psychiatric medication management of clients in the detoxification and residential program; identification and treatment of withdrawal symptoms; collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team to support and encourage the client during addictions treatment, rotating off-site on call nursing triage and consultation.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Employment Status: 20 hours/week, non-exempt
  • Pay: $65-70/hour DOE

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An active, unlimited license to practice in the state of Oregon as a PMHNP
  • Must be able to function independently and have sufficient computer skills to document using an EMR
  • Must be willing to be a provider on our medication assisted treatment team

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with co-occurring disorders preferred but not required

Residential Case Manager

We currently have a full-time opening for a Residential Case Manager.

POSITION DETAILS

  • Position Title: Residential Case Manager
  • Department: Adult Residential Program
  • Employment Status: Full-time, non-exempt
  • Pay: $18-$19.50/hour DOE

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Residential Case Manager provides professional, compassionate treatment for adults with mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders.  This position works closely with the residential and outpatient programs to provide integrated care for clients.   Duties and responsibilities include:   Managing a client caseload, assess and triage clients’ substance use, mental health and physical needs and make appropriate referrals, treatment plan client needs and find the necessary resources to meet those goals, provide substance use group counseling, consult with external agencies to coordinate care and to track and improve client engagement in outpatient services.  Additionally, candidates must be proficient and timely with required productivity and clinical documentation standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have current CADC certification
  • Have 2+ years paid experience as a case manager in community behavioral health setting.
  • Knowledge of Trauma Specific Services, Trauma Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, DBT, and strong interdisciplinary team skills.

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Residential Counselor (Adult)

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team of Residential Counselors at De Paul’s Adult facility for various shifts.  Residential Counselors (RCs) play an integral role in De Paul’s residential program by providing oversight and support to clients. The RC is responsible for maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment for our clients, demonstrating healthy models of communication, ethics, and professional boundaries. Responsibilities include administering medication, and assisting with day-to-day activities. Duties also include monitoring the behavior of our clients and intervening when necessary.  Candidates must demonstrate strong initiative and problem solving skills, be organized, show attention to detail, and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Residential Counselor
  • Employment Status: Full-Time/ On-Call
  • Shifts: Day swing and night shifts
  • Pay: $14.00-15.00/ hour (plus shift differential for swing/graveyard shifts)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of substance-use & mental health disorders, intervention strategies and trauma-informed care preferred
  • Flexibility, organization, problem solving skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience working in a residential setting
  • BA Degree in Psychology or related field
  • Bi-cultural and/or bilingual

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Residential Counselor (Youth)

The RC staff are the most critical component to a successful residential program.  Residential Counselors (RCs) play an integral role in De Paul’s residential program by providing oversight and support to clients. The RC is responsible for maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment for our clients, demonstrating healthy models of communication, ethics, and professional boundaries. RCs help facilitate and engage youth in pro-social activities, teaching them that life can be fun and rewarding without the use of substances.  Responsibilities include administering medication, assisting with day-to-day activities, supporting groups, taking clients for off-site outings, updating documentation for clients during each shift, and supporting and/or facilitating classes. Duties also include monitoring the behavior of our clients and intervening when necessary. The RC plays an important role by working closely with the mental health and addictions counselors to keep them aware of the clients’ specific struggles on the milieu.  The interactions that RC staff witness the client having are often used in developing a client’s treatment plan.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Residential Counselor
  • Employment Status: Full-Time/ On-Call
  • Shifts:Flexible days/ times
  • Pay: $13.75/ hour (plus shift differential for swing/graveyard shifts)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Either a college degree OR 2 years of experience working with addictions and/or mental health clients
  • Must demonstrate strong initiative and problem solving skills, be organized, show attention to detail, communicate effectively, and have the ability to remain calm and focused under pressure.
  • Flexibility, organization, problem solving skills
  • Candidates must possess valid driver’s license and be able to drive a 15 passenger van

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Security Guard (Downtown)

To make De Paul’s work environment safer. This position will deter negative activity and offer an authoritative persona.  Additionally, this position will react to negative and hostel situations in a professional manor to de-escalate and defuse bad situations when appropriate.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Security Guard
  • Employment Status: Part-Time
  • Shifts: may include day, swing and graveyard hours
  • Pay: $13.50/hour

POSITION OVERVIEW:

  • This position will predominantly monitor the comings and goings of the downtown lobby and present and authoritative persona and deter negative activity.
  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; inspecting buildings, parking garage,  equipment, and access points; permitting entry when appropriate.
  • When asked this position will escort staff to their vehicles.
  • Obtains help by sounding alarms.
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers.
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.
  • Maintains environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.
  • Maintains organization’s stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • This position generally works in an indoor office environment and mostly in the lobby of the adult facility and standing most of the time.
  • Position may require some overtime, including evening and weekend work. Adjustment of work schedule may be required.
  • Position requires on-call availability to respond to emergency situations during off-duty hours.
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases which can encompass a variety of illnesses and infections, including tuberculosis, Hepatitis A, B, and C, and HIV.
  • Possible exposure to upset, angry, severely traumatized, disabled or emotionally disturbed adults, adolescents, and families.
  • Shift work may include day, swing and graveyard hours.
  • Exposure to potentially hazardous cleaning chemicals, personal protective equipment provided.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Trained and certified as a security guard

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Treatment Access Specialist (Part-Time)

The  Part -Time Treatment Access Specialist is often the first point of contact with De Paul for people seeking help. Responsibilities include responding to inquiries via phone, email and live chat; providing program and service information; performing pre-admissions screenings; entering new client information into data systems and updating existing client information; verifying insurance benefits; and completing miscellaneous projects in support of other departments. The team also performs front-desk tasks for our youth treatment programs: greeting new clients, checking in visitors. This position is Saturday and Sunday at Downtown location and at one day a week at North East Location.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Treatment Access Specialist
  • Employment Status: Part-time
  • Pay: $13.00-$15.00/ hour
  • Location: Downtown and Northeast Portland

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Treatment Access Specialist is often the first point of contact with De Paul for people seeking help. Responsibilities include responding to inquiries via phone, email and live chat; providing program and service information; performing pre-admissions screenings; entering new client information into data systems and updating existing client information; verifying insurance benefits; and completing miscellaneous projects in support of other departments. The team also performs front-desk tasks for our youth treatment programs: greeting new clients, checking in visitors. This position is largely based out of our Northeast Portland location; however, some shifts at our downtown facility may be necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of call center or equivalent customer service experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Efficiency with computer software, including Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience in or knowledge of the addiction field helpful but not required
  • Bilingual Spanish encouraged to apply

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Treatment Access Specialist

The Treatment Access Specialist is often the first point of contact with De Paul for people seeking help. Responsibilities include responding to inquiries via phone, email and live chat; providing program and service information; performing pre-admissions screenings; entering new client information into data systems and updating existing client information; verifying insurance benefits; and completing miscellaneous projects in support of other departments. The team also performs front-desk tasks for our youth treatment programs: greeting new clients, checking in visitors. This position is largely based out of our Northeast Portland location; however, some shifts at our downtown facility may be necessary.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Treatment Access Specialist
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Pay: $13-13.50/ hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of call center or equivalent customer service experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Efficiency with computer software, including Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience in or knowledge of the addiction field helpful but not required
  • Bilingual Spanish encouraged to apply

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.


Diversity Statement

De Paul Treatment Centers is an equal opportunity employer and considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. The clients of De Paul Treatment Centers represent a diverse group and we strive to recruit staff members who embrace and reflect the inclusivity of our organization We uphold a very strict antidiscrimination policy throughout every aspect of the employment relationship. Respect for the dignity of others is of utmost importance and the guiding principle for our relations with each other.

Abstinence Requirement for Those in Recovery

De Paul Treatment Centers employs a diverse workforce and we especially encourage applications from those who are in recovery. Please note, Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 309-032-1520 (4)) state that “program staff, contractors, volunteers and interns recovering from a substance-use disorder, providing treatment services or peer support services in alcohol and other drug treatment programs, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.”