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Primary Care Provider

Company: Central City Concern
Location: Gresham
Posted on: November 25, 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 of ending homelessness through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC is hiring for Primary Care Practitioners at Blackburn Center!

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Duties for this role:

  • Work as a member of the Blackburn Center multi-disciplinary team to deliver comprehensive, client centered and trauma informed integrated services.
  • Actively participate in the integration of services at the Blackburn Center and identify new opportunities to improve collaboration between and within service and care teams while carefully following information-sharing guidelines.
  • Build understanding of and appreciation for diversity among Blackburn Center clients and support their connection to culturally responsive and culturally specific services as requested.
  • Support patient success in achieving Housing, Health, Resiliency, and Engagement.
  • Determine and formulate health histories and perform physical exams.
  • Order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' clinical problems.
  • Based on available clinical data, work cooperatively with patients and care team to formulate and implement person-centered care plan.
  • Provide flexible scheduling opportunities to M3 clients to insure ongoing engagement in care. M3 offers very low barrier and easy access buprenorphine/naloxone to clients with Opioid Use Disorder, often with other ongoing substance use. Through clear protocols we offer increase flexibility to clients to encourage engagement while addressing community and client safety.
  • Conduct on-going health care and clinical management of stable, chronically ill patients.
  • Support pharmacy-based Hepatitis C program and offer medical visits to support clients receiving treatment.
  • Collaborate with integrated care team to provide most cost-effective and high quality care.
  • Determine and manage minor and acute illnesses and initiates treatment.
  • Conduct initial care for emergency situations such as illness or injury and initiate arrangements for continuing care.
  • Assess need for and perform clinical procedures, including joint injections, incision and drainage of abscesses, skin biopsies, and toenail removal. May be able to perform other procedures pending privileging by Blackburn Associate Medical Director.
  • Participate in and, at times, lead Provider Education Sessions on a variety of clinical topics.
    1. Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program or Physician Assistant program required of all Nurse Practitioner applicants.
    2. If candidate is a Nurse Practitioner, graduate of an accredited school of nursing and unrestricted licensure to practice medicine in Oregon or eligibility for such licensure.
    3. Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure with National certification or Licensed to practice as a Physician's Assistant in Oregon, with at least 2 years' experience.

    4. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and DHS Background Check.

    1. Board eligibility or certification in Internal Medicine or Family Practice.

    2. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and DHS Background Check.

    Important Skills and Abilities:
    • A strong background in mental health and addiction medicine is preferred, as well as experience working with homeless and underserved populations.
    • Demonstrated skills in primary care medicine with a minimum of 2 years' experience preferred.
    • Current possession of DATA 2000 waiver or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire required.
    • Experience with Hepatitis C primary care-based treatment preferred, or provider will obtain training within 30 days of employment.
    • Wound care experience highly preferred.
    • Spanish language fluency preferred.
    • Current DEA Certification required or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
      Benefits: 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 1st year, 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!
        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.

        CCC values and celebrates diversity in race, heritage, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, and disability. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we prioritize active inclusion of diverse staff.

        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)

Keywords: Central City Concern, Gresham , Primary Care Provider, Other , Gresham, Oregon

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