On Call - Caregiver

Cascade AIDS Project | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 10/06/2022
Description

Job Location: Our House - Portland, OR

Position Type: Part Time

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, as well as a Federally Qualified Health Center (Look-A-Like) that provides the LGBTQ+ community and beyond with compassionate healthcare. CAP’s mission is to promote well-being and advance equity by providing inclusive health and wellness services for LGBTQ+ people, people affected by HIV, and all those seeking compassionate care. Learn more about us at www.capnw.org, www.prismhealth.org, and www.ourhouseofportland.org

CAP cares about the safety of our team members and clients. As such, we require on-site staff to wear face masks for the duration of the COVID pandemic. Moreover, CAP is subject to state and federal mandates for COVID vaccinations for all healthcare and related employees. All new employees are required to provide proof of vaccination status to HR at the time of hire (unless a documented medical or religious exemption is requested and approved). Employees not subject to a state or federal vaccine mandate will be required to undergo regular testing for COVID 19 at no cost to the employee.

CAP is excited to announce that we are hiring an On-Call Caregiver at Our House of Portland. The caregiver/CNA is responsible for direct resident care as well as environmental care of the facility on an as-needed basis. They collaborate with the Licensed nurse as a team to ensure that all the resident activities of daily living (ADLs), including bathing, grooming, hygiene, toileting, feeding, and mobility, are met. Communicating with outside providers and a multidisciplinary team to ensure care coordination over various shifts. On-call staff fills in open shifts as needed and available. This position is responsible for working within the framework of the interdisciplinary team approach to provide direct resident care as well as dietary care and environmental care of the facility as needed by performing the following duties.

This individual will work at Our House of Portland. This is an on-call position non-exempt, 0.10 FTE position, which reports to the Resident Care Manager (RCM). This is a non-management position. Evening, night shifts, and Weekends are required.

COMPENSATION: $19.34 hourly plus differential pay.

NOTE: This position is part of a union-represented bargaining unit. The compensation, benefits, and conditions of work for this position are collectively bargained.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employees or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Desire and ability to engage in equity and inclusion initiatives and discussions in the workplace, including but not limited to engaging in training workshops, team, and department meetings, and critical discussions for how CAP can better serve the communities that we serve

Certificates, Licenses, and/or Registrations

Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the state of Oregon, in good standing. CPR certified or the ability to become certified within 30 days of hire. Valid food handler’s card or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 1-year experience with caregiving or certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the state of Oregon, in good standing.
  • Willingness to work with persons with physical, mental, and/or chemical dependency challenges.
  • Ability to teach and empower residents toward self-care and independence.
  • Flexibility to work all shifts as needed, including Day, Eve, Noc, and 4-hour meeting coverage shifts.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain professional relationships across a multicultural spectrum of organizations and professionals, including community partners and funders.
  • Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, economic, and sexually diverse populations and persons who have experienced houselessness, persons with a mental illness and/or substance use issues.
  • A strong understanding of issues relevant to people living with HIV, communities of color, and the LBGTQ+ community and how those issues affect or influence service delivery.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in workplace or community settings.
  • Experience working with people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and/or people with disabilities, chronic illness, and/or other barriers to employment.
  • Lived experience of systemic oppression and non-dominant cultures. We encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and other people of color, transgender, non-binary, and other LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities, including HIV.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in workplace or community settings.
  • Knowledge of benefits programs available to People Living with HIV.

Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

People of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply

Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Nonprofit
Position Type
Part Time
Employer Type
Direct Employer

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