ACT RN Case Manager – Central City Concern

Description

Open Until Filled (Seniority Bid 7/06/22)

Since 1979, the Portland community has trusted Central City Concern (CCC) to help people create meaningful, long-term change. Every year, we serve more than 13,000 people experiencing or at risk of homelessness with affordable and supportive housing, person-centered health care, addiction recovery and employment assistance. By providing health care, housing and jobs, CCC is ending homelessness in Portland and helping people achieve their highest potential.

CCC’s Old Town Recovery Center is seeking an RN/Case Manager III to join our Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team!

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM with flexibility for 4/10 scheduling option.  Must have the ability to work some weekends and holidays, rotation of carrying the team pager for one week at least every 8 weeks where responsible for responding to after hours crisis events both via phone and in person.

Salary: $77,334.00/year.

The RN/Case Manager works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing intensive case management and integrated dual diagnosis treatment. The team works to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, medication management, physical health treatment, mental health treatment, accessing benefits and entitlements, accessing appropriate and affordable housing.

The Successful Candidate:

You are able to consider the impacts and outcomes for underserved communities during decision-making processes, to deliver high quality care to a vulnerable population of clients. You are knowledgeable about nursing theory and practice, and exhibit good nursing judgment in the management care of the emotionally ill. You have advanced knowledge and skills in counseling and assessment techniques, including assessing for risk of danger to self and others.

Duties to Include:

  • Participate in Outreach activities necessary to offer services and engage participation in a non-coercive manner. Escort clients to meetings and appointments as necessary.
  • Collect information regarding clients’ history through a combination of interviewing, records review, and consultation, after obtaining written consent.
  • Conduct and document Mental Health Assessments, including mental status exam, DSM diagnosis, and clinical formulation.
  • Develop treatment plan with client.
  • Provide direct care and delegate care of patients as indicated by patient needs.
  • Triage and assess clients in clinic & community settings.
  • Participate in clinical staff meetings and case conferences with team members in order to utilize interdisciplinary expertise and facilitate individual treatment plans for clients
  • Formulate individualized nursing care plans and participate in patient care meetings.
  • Participate in evaluating clients for risk of harm & initiate Directors Custody transport holds when appropriate.
  • Administer medications and treatments as directed by the standing orders.
  • Consult with other health team members to lend guidance as necessary.
  • Collaborate with Residential facilities, Adult Foster homes or other housing providers to provide necessary treatment services and coordinate residential and non-residential treatment and service planning.
  • Participate in admission and discharge planning for any client needing hospitalization or subacute level of care. Client contact must be made within one working day of admission.
  • Monitor and assure that the health and safety needs of clients are met.
  • Coordinate services with all members of client’s support network.
  • Maintain client records as required by program standards and funding requirements including documentation of clinical/medical interactions, behavioral health assessments & individual service plans.
  • Participate in the rotation of carrying after-hours pager and providing holiday coverage with other members of team/program.
  • Monitor patient condition, note changes in status, utilize judgment and take appropriate action.
  • Assist the staff physician.
  • Accurately and concisely document patient care activities and information.

Requirements:

  • Completion of an accredited two, three or four year course of training for nurses.
  • Current Oregon RN license.
  • Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
  • Two years’ experience in psychiatric or addictions nursing.
  • Current CPR certification or must obtain within one month if not current.
  • Must be able to document nursing interventions and responses to care. Do so in an accurate, legible, and intelligible manner.
  • Must become a certified Director’s Custody designee in Multnomah County within the first 6 months of hire.
  • Has the competencies necessary to:
    • Identify precipitating events;
    • Gather histories of mental, emotional land physical disabilities, alcohol and drug use, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts;
    • Assess family, social and work relationships
    • Conduct a mental status assessment
    • Document a multiaxial DSM diagnosis
    • Write and implement or supervise implementation of a treatment plan
    • Conduct and document a mental health assessment
    • Provide mental health treatment and rehabilitative services within one’s scope of practice
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.
  • Physical ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull and lift heavy objects.
  • Must be able to climb stairs several times a day.
  • Must possess a current driver’s license, access to a vehicle, qualify as an Acceptable Driver as designated in Central City Concern’s Fleet Safety policy. Must pass an initial drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification training. Must maintain vehicle insurance coverage of a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 personal auto liability coverage.
  • Must be available for after hours pager and holiday coverage rotation.

Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees!

  • Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
  • Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of 4.25% in your 1styear, 6% in the 2nd year, and 8% in your 3rd year!
  • 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
  • Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!
  • Sabbatical Program offering extended time off at years 7, 14 and 21.

Central City Concern is a second chance employer and complies with applicable laws regarding consideration of criminal background for employment purposes. Government regulations, contractual requirements, or the duties of this particular job may require CCC to conduct a background check and take appropriate action to address prior criminal convictions. 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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ACT Mental Health Clinician, QMHP – Central City Concern

Job Details

Description

Close Date: Open Until Filled (Seniority Bid: 8/1/2022)

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC’s Old Town Recovery Center is seeking a Mental Health Clinician  QMHP for the ACT Team!

Salary: $52,707.20 

$3000 hiring bonus available for this position. 

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm. Must be able to work weekends and holidays on a rotating basis and share in carrying the crisis phone for one week every ten weeks to manage after hours and weekend crisis response needs.

The Mental Health Counselor, QMHP works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing intensive case management and integrated dual diagnosis treatment. The team works to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, medication management, physical health treatment, mental health treatment, accessing benefits and entitlements, accessing appropriate and affordable housing.

 

Essential Duties: 

  • Collect information regarding clients’ history through a combination of interviewing, records review, and consultation, after obtaining written consent. Conduct and document Mental Health Assessments, including mental status exam, DSM diagnosis, and clinical formulation.
  • Develop treatment plan with client.
  • Participate in outreach activities necessary to offer services and engage participation in a non-coercive manner. Escort clients to meetings and appointments as necessary.
  • Collaborate with Residential facilities, Adult Foster homes or other housing providers to provide necessary treatment services and coordinate residential and non-residential treatment and service planning.
  • Participate in admission and discharge planning for any client needing hospitalization or subacute level of care. Client contact must be made within one working day of admission.
  • Maintain client records using an electronic medical record. Must be documented as required by program standards and funding requirements including documentation of clinical interactions, behavioral health assessments & individual service plans.
  • Participate in the rotation of carrying after-hours pager and providing holiday coverage with other members of team/program.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a human services field and one year experience in mental health. Experience with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) preferred.
  • At minimum, must meet State guidelines for QMHP and be registered with appropriate state board.
  • Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
  • Must have current CPR certification or obtain before employment
  • If driving, must qualify as an Acceptable Driver as designated in Central City Concern’s Fleet Safety policy. Must pass an initial drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification training. Must maintain vehicle insurance coverage of a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 personal auto liability coverage.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB Test, and background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.

Benefits:  Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees:

  • Generous paid time off plan which provides up to 4 weeks of PTO accrual in the first year. Accrual increases with longevity.
  • Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with competitive employer match!
  • 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
  • Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!

This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.   


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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ACT Clinical Supervisor, QMHP – Central City Concern

Job Details

Description

CCC’s Old Town Recovery Clinic is seeking a Clinical Supervisor for the Assertive Community Treatment team.

You may qualify for a $3000 hiring bonus for this position.

The Clinical Supervisor provides clinical and administrative support to the members of a multi-disciplinary team. The Assertive Community Treatment team provides mental health counseling and case management services to adults with severe and persistent symptoms of mental illness and substance abuse. The team works to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, medication management, physical health treatment, mental health treatment, accessing benefits and entitlements, accessing appropriate and affordable housing. The team serves as a primary source of care coordination that is person centered & evidence based to ensure the full range of client needs is met.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM Must have the ability to work some weekends and holidays, rotation of carrying the team pager for one week at least every 10 weeks and back-up pager once at least ever 4 weeks where responsible for responding to after hours crisis events both via phone and in person.

Duties to include:

  •  Coordinate and monitor operation of Act Teams, ensure that daily activities are being monitored, scheduled & coordinated with the team.
  • Ensure adequate and appropriate staffing to support the continuation of clinical services, as well as access and referrals.
  • Conduct and document Mental Health Assessments, including mental status exam, DSM diagnosis, and clinical formulation.
  • Participate in Outreach activities as needed to offer services and engage participation in a non-coercive manner. Escort clients to meetings and appointments as necessary.
  • Participate in evaluating clients for risk of harm & initiate Directors Custody transport holds when appropriate.
  • Maintain client records, using an electronic medical record, as required by program standards and funding requirements including documentation of clinical interactions, behavioral health assessments & individual service plans.
  • Collaborate with Residential facilities, Adult Foster homes or other housing providers to provide necessary treatment services and coordinate residential and non-residential treatment and service planning as needed.
  • Monitor and assure that the health and safety needs of clients are met.
  • Provide and document at least 2 hours of supervision per month for each full time staff supervised. The two hours must include one hour of face-to-face contact for each person supervised, or a proportional level of supervision for part-time staff providing clinical or other support services to clients. Supervision may take place in the community during clinical interactions
  • Participate in setting goals and objectives for program, facilitating the achievement of those goals, evaluating progress, and modifying processes and/or objectives as needed based on objective data.
  • Participate in the rotation of carrying after-hours pager and providing holiday coverage with other members of team/program.
  • Ensure clinical privileging requirements are met for all direct reports pursuant to CCC’s Privileging Policy.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a human services field and 3 years’ experience in mental health. Experience with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) preferred.
  • At minimum, must meet State guidelines for QMHP and be registered with appropriate Oregon board
  • LPC/LCSW/CADC preferred.
  • Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
  • Must possess a current driver’s license, access to a vehicle, qualify as an Acceptable Driver as designated in Central City Concern’s Fleet Safety policy.  Must pass an initial drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification training.  Must maintain vehicle insurance coverage of a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 personal auto liability coverage.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB Test, and background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.

Benefits:  Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees:

  • Generous paid time off plan which provides up to 4 weeks of PTO accrual in the first year. Accrual increases with longevity.
  • Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with competitive employer match!
  • 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
  • Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!

This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.   


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Mental Health Counselor, ACT Peer – Central City Concern

Job Details

Description

Central City Concern’s Old Town Recovery Center is hiring a Mental Health Counselor, Peer for the Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) team.

The Counselor works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing intensive case management and integrated dual diagnosis treatment. The team works to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, medication management, physical health treatment, mental health treatment, accessing benefits and entitlements, accessing appropriate and affordable housing.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM with the ability to cover rotation of carrying the team pager for one week at every 8 weeks for responding to after hours crisis events both via phone and in person.

  • Participate in Outreach activities necessary to offer services and engage participation in a non-coercive manner. Escort clients to meetings and appointments as necessary.
  • Exemplify recovery principles in order to show by example that recovery is possible and attainable. Share their own recovery story as appropriate, and walk the road of recovery alongside the client.
  • Work to increase level of cultural sensitivity, awareness and competency regarding Person Centered and Peer Delivered Services.
  • Educate and advocate for the values and principles of the Recovery Model.
  • Work with Clinical Supervisor to develop and support new peer programming.
  • Participate in the development of the treatment plan with client & treatment team.
  • Participate in evaluating clients for risk of harm.
  • Participate in admission and discharge planning for any client needing hospitalization or subacute level of care. Client contact must be made within one working day of admission.
  • Participate in the rotation of carrying after-hours pager and providing holiday coverage with other members of team/program.

Requirements:

  • QMHA preferred (Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences field or a combination of at least three year’s work, education, training or experience in chemical dependency or mental health treatment).
  • Must be a self-identified person currently or formerly receiving mental health services; or a self-identified person in recovery from a substance use disorder, who meets the abstinence requirements for recovery staff in alcohol and other drug treatment programs; or a family member of an individual who is a current or former recipient of addictions or mental health services. Person must identify on the application or cover letter how they have “lived” personal experience leading to an understanding of the needs of persons with mental health & substance abuse issues.
  • Must be certified by an Oregon State Addictions & Mental Health approved training as Peer Specialist.
  • Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
  • Must have current CPR certification or obtain before start date
  • Must possess a current driver’s license, access to a vehicle, qualify as an Acceptable Driver as designated in Central City Concern’s Fleet Safety policy. Must pass an initial drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification training. Must maintain vehicle insurance coverage of a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 personal auto liability coverage.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit

Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees!

  • Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year. Accrual increases with longevity.
  • Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match.
  • 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
  • Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!
  • Sabbatical Program offering extended time off at years 7, 14 and 21.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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ACT/EASA Peer Wellness Specialist – Benton County Behavioral Health

ACT/EASA Peer Wellness Specialist

Benton County

For more details and to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bentonor/jobs/3714868/act-easa-peer-wellness-specialist-ps21

Are you looking for a job that will make a difference in your Community? Benton County Behavioral Health Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA)  Team is currently looking for a Peer Wellness Specialist

About the ACT Team
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) aims to provide an intensive, highly integrated, community-based service that is provided by a multidisciplinary team of professionals. The targeted population is individuals who have a serious mental illness who often have a co-occurring diagnosis of substance use disorder that impair their capability to live in the community. These are individuals who do not typically come into a clinic setting for traditional treatment. The ACT Team takes the treatment service to them in their homes, shelters, sidewalks, etc.

Introduction to Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA)
The EASA program is responsible for identifying individuals in the community who are developing or have experienced the early signs of psychosis, providing outreach, engagement, assessment, safety and treatment planning, education and support to the person and family, and delivering evidence-based interventions.  The program is transitional meaning that over about two years the focus is on helping the person and family develop the knowledge, skills and resources to be successful in the long run.  There is a strong focus on feedback, which means that we actively request feedback from people when we meet with them and use that feedback both for guiding clinical care and for program design and development.

Job Summary
The Peer Wellness Specialist provides essential services and supports to individuals with similar lived experiences. These services are intended to support individuals enrolled in ACT & EASA services to encourage engagement in ongoing treatment and to live successfully in the community. Services are provided through community outreach, assisting individuals with access to available services, resources addressing barriers to services, providing education and information on behavioral health issues in order to reduce stigma & discrimination towards consumers of Behavioral Health services

If you like to be able to get out of the office, and have the flexibility to work with clients in a less traditional but effective ways, this may be a position for you. Strong communication skills and a desire to work with colleagues are highly valued and needed.
This is a limited-duration, benefited, full-time position currently funded through June 30th, 2023.

Click here (Download PDF reader)for a complete list of the duties, responsibilities and physical requirements of this position.

Your Total Compensation/Benefits

  • Spend more time with your family, friends and get back to doing what you love!
    • 10 Paid Holidays + 2 Floating Holidays + 8 hours of vacation accrual every month + sick leave! Vacation accrual increases with years of service.
  • $0 Health Insurance Premium!
    • Medical, Dental and Vision – cover your whole family without paying a dime.
    • The county currently pays up to $10.28 per hour to cover your health benefits ($1,781 a month for a family plan, $21,372 a year).
    • In addition, the county contributes up to $1,400 per year to your Health Savings or Retirement account!
      • Apart from your deductible you can use this money for things that aren’t traditionally paid by insurance – i.e. Ibuprofen, Tylenol and other preventative type medications
      • You never lose your Health Savings Account funds as it rolls over from year to year
    • Dependents up to age 26 are covered!
  • Get ready for retirement. Save money without putting in money!
    • After 6 months of employment:
    • The county makes a retirement contribution of 6% of your salary towards Oregon PERS!
    • The county makes a deferred compensation 457b plan contribution of 1.5% of your salary! You can add more if you wish.
  • A free wellness and assistance program that pays YOU!
    • We want to help you be your best self. Join county groups and competitions and get money added to your paycheck for taking care of yourself! Earn up to $240 a year in quarterly and yearly health incentives!
    • Participate in drawings for fun prizes like exercise equipment, smart watches, and more!
    • Get free legal and financial counseling sessions through our Employee Assistance Program, Canopy.
  • 100% employer-paid coverage for AD&D ($100,000), Life ($50,000), and Long Term Disability coverage.
    • Supplemental plans are available at reasonable rates!
  • Annual salary range of:
    • $40,045 – $52,544
    • This position guarantees two salary raises within your first yearIncreases are given at the end of the 6 month probationary period and at the 1 year anniversary, as long as your performance is in good standing! Increases are given until the maximum of the salary range is reached.
    • For most employees who take advantage of health benefits the salary only makes up 60% of their total compensation. The County invests in you and your family!

We encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQIA+ community members. The strength of our organization lies in the diversity of our workforce and the perspectives our employees bring to their work at Benton County.

Minimum Qualifications
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position: 

  • One year of technical training beyond high school in substance abuse, social work, or closely related field; AND
  • One year of social work, psychology, counseling, recovery orientated peer services, mental health outreach or closely related experience in the field of assignment.

    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Please note candidates must have at least 6 months of actual work experience to be considered as equivalent.

Please ensure you have provided a thorough and updated application as it pertains to the position for which you are applying. Your application materials will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment.  For further information, please click on the link Oregon Pay Equity Law for more details.

Special Requirements:

  • Must possess an approved Peer Specialist training certification or be able to obtain certification within one year of employment as a condition of hire.
  • To be eligible for this position, one of the following must apply to you:
  • A self-identified individual currently or formerly receiving addictions or mental health services;
  • A self-identified individual in recovery from an addiction disorder who meets the abstinence requirements for recovering staff in alcohol or other drug treatment programs;
  • A self-identified individual in recovery from problem gambling
  • Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
  • Valid Oregon driver’s license. This position requires driving and may require use of a personal vehicle.
  • Benton County requires all Health Services and Clinic employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer.