On-Call Nurse

Cascade AIDS Project | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 12/22/2023
Description

Job Location: Our House - Portland, OR

Salary Range: $32.04

Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Black, Indigenous, and all other People of Color (BIPOC), women, LGBTQ+ individuals, veterans, and people living with HIV or other disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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. Our House provides residential care to people living with HIV. Guided by compassion, we provide 24-hour specialized care, supportive services. To learn more about us at www.capnw.org, www.prismhealth.org, and www.ourhouseofportland.org.

The Our House Residential Care Facility (RCF) is a collaborative interdisciplinary team who works with people living with HIV who are having difficulty managing independent living. By providing person centered nursing, social services, and activities our residents can define what ‘living well’ means to them. Our House is a small 14 bed facility located in the Buckman neighborhood of Portland, OR. The dayshift licensed nurse is responsible for directing and coordinating resident care as directed by the service plan, physician orders and clinical judgement. They are supported on shift by a med tech and caregiver. Other support includes social services, nurse managers, activities and dining services.

CAP is excited to announce that we are hiring an experienced On-Call Registered Nurse (RN). The Our House RN position is responsible for performing the primary function of a Registered Nurse assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care of Our House residents and providing direct care to the residents as well as environmental care of the facility by performing the following duties.

  • The licensed nurse is responsible for directing and coordinating resident care as directed by the service plan, physician orders and clinical judgement.
  • Maintains accurate records of care provided or omitted in each resident’s electronic record.
  • Provides direct resident care while promoting the resident’s dignity, independence, and choice.
  • Performs nursing procedures in accordance with licensure and skill level, utilizing principles of safety and infection control.
  • Provides assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Works in collaboration with resident’s primary care provider, clinical staff, and support system.
  • Advocates for resident’s rights and quality care with providers.
  • Performs nursing procedures in accordance with licensure and skill level, utilizing principles of safety and infection control.
  • Provides assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Works in collaboration with resident’s primary care provider, clinical staff, and support system.
  • Advocates for resident’s rights and quality care with providers.

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

COMPENSATION: $38.04 an hour

Successful candidates will have:

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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • CPR certified or the ability to become certified within 30 days.
  • Computer proficiency in using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, EMAR) and working knowledge of the internet.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues in a professional environment to best serve the needs of the residents.
  • Excellent bedside manner and communication skills
  • Motivation to work with persons living with HIV, Substance Use Disorder (SUD) or behavioral health supports and require all levels of care.
  • Commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in workplace or community settings.
  • 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 commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in workplace or community setting.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Unencumbered nursing license in the state of Oregon
  • Basic Life Support card
  • Ability to pass DHS background check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One year of relevant nursing experience preferred.
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain professional relationships across a multicultural spectrum of organizations and professionals, including community partners and funders.
  • 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 independent living.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of benefits programs available to People Living with HIV.
  • Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, economic, and sexually diverse populations and strong understanding of issues relevant to gay/bisexual/queer/transgender individuals, the larger LBGTQ+ community, and how those issues affect or influence service delivery.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

CAP is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.

Any non-temporary full-time or part-time employee (working .5FTE or greater) is considered eligible for the benefits. Benefits may be adjusted based on FTE or hours worked.


Vacation + Leave + Other

  • Generous paid time off including vacation and sick leave.
  • Holiday pay
  • Longevity bonus
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement
  • Civic engagement
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement (if not assigned a company phone)
  • Pre-Tax Transportation Program
  • Shift differentials ranging from $1.00-$6.50 per hour Eve/Noc/weekends.
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Programs
  • Wage step system

Insurance + Retirement

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account to set aside employee pre-tax dollars for unreimbursed medical and dependent expenses.
  • Medical and vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Voluntary supplemental vision insurance
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Life Insurance ($100,000) and AD&D insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Short-term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha)

CAP cares about the safety of our team members and clients. 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.

Salary32.04 Hour
Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Healthcare | Nonprofit
Position Type
Full Time | Part Time
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary
$30.15 - $37.45

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