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Nurse, RN - Recuperative Care Program

Company: Central City Concern
Location: Gresham
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

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 Blackburn Center is seeking a Nurse for the Recuperative Care Program! Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm with some flexibility possible for scheduling.

Blackburn Center is a new six-floor building in East Portland, Oregon (clinic and housing) that provides vulnerable people access to integrated housing, employment and health services, and provide support they need to stabilize and rebuild their lives.

Duties will include:

  • Complete clinical assessments to determine program eligibility for referred participants.
  • Provide RCP staff education and support around basic medical knowledge.
  • Proactively communicate with enrolled participants' Primary Care Providers and clinical teams, working to ensure early post-hospital contact and ongoing appointments as appropriate.
  • Provide participant education and health coaching on topics including diabetes, hypertension, and other chronic diseases, and including assisting participants with self-management goal-setting.
  • Develop and maintain standardized protocols and programmatic interventions based on most common diagnoses of enrolled participants, in collaboration with participants and relevant care providers.
    • Successful completion of a course of accredited study that leads to the AD, or BS or AA
    • degree in Nursing from OSBN or State Board approved course.
    • Current RN license in the State of Oregon.
    • Must have an understanding of the causes of homelessness and poverty, the medical and psychosocial impacts of homelessness and the systems and processes used to help complex and medically vulnerable participants secure and maintain stable housing, healthcare, and other social services.
    • Must have experience working with high-risk participants.
    • Must have a high tolerance for ambiguity and change.
    • Must be able to document nursing interventions and responses to care and do so in an accurate, legible, and intelligible manner.
    • Must have excellent reading and comprehension skills.
    • Must have Healthcare Provider CPR/AED certification or willing to obtain before start date
    • Must possess a current driver's license and 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) Associated topics: domiciliary, intensive, maternal, neonatal, nurse, registed, registered nurse, staff nurse, surgery, unit

Keywords: Central City Concern, Gresham , Nurse, RN - Recuperative Care Program, Healthcare , Gresham, Oregon

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