Family Nurse Practitioner

Cascade AIDS Project | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 2/20/2024
Description

Level: Experienced

Job Location: Prism Health - Portland, OR

Position Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $142,000.00 Salary/year

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 integrated health and housing services to people with HIV. Guided by compassion, we provide 24-hour specialized care, supportive services, and independent housing support services. To learn more about us at www.capnw.org, www.prismhealth.org, and www.ourhouseofportland.org.

Prism Health is the only nonprofit LGBTQIA+ health center providing comprehensive primary care, behavioral healthcare, and pharmacy services in the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, and Idaho). Since opening its doors in 2017, Prism Health has become a model for culturally specific care and now serves over 1,500 patients with a wide range of services, from day-to-day primary care and pharmacy needs to targeted services like gender-affirming care and specialized population health screenings.

CAP and Prism Health | Morris are excited to announce that we are hiring an experienced Family Nurse Practitioner. The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) provides comprehensive medical care to patients at our LGBTQ+ primary health care center, Prism Health. The FNP works autonomously and in collaboration with various staff to diagnose and manage patients’ healthcare. The FNP manages, coaches, evaluates, and disciplines employees under their direct supervision. The FNP is an integral part of the clinic’s quality committee and will be involved in the preparation and application process for certification as a patient-centered medical home. The FNP must be compassionate, self-confident, analytical, personable, and calm under pressure. This position reports to the Medical Director and is responsible for clinical supervision of support staff, currently including Certified Medical Assistants. This individual will work at Prism Health ( may be asked to work at both SE and NE locations). Travel throughout the county and evening and weekend work are occasionally required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide continuous, comprehensive, and culturally sensitive direct primary medical care of the highest quality, including but not limited to extensive medical history, medical assessment, HIV/STI testing, laboratory surveillance, and physical exam.
  • Anticipate and identify problems that affect patient care and use appropriate problem-solving processes to correct and eliminate problems.
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with the LGBTQ+ & HIV medical community to enhance patient access to services, including specialists and consultant care.
  • Participate in quality efforts to improve health outcomes for patients.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by utilizing trauma-informed principles in interactions with all patients, CAP employees, interns, etc., with an understanding, awareness, and respect for diversity.

The Family Nurse Practitioner also focuses on:

QUALITY OF CARE

  • Provide continuous, comprehensive, and culturally sensitive direct primary medical care of the highest quality, including but not limited to extensive medical history, medical assessment, HIV/STI testing, laboratory surveillance, and physical exam.
  • Prescribe or recommend pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies, including controlled substances.
  • Educate patients on primary care issues, risk of HIV/STIs, and adherence strategies to medications prescribed.
  • Provide all necessary documentation in the medical record (OCHIN Epic) of care provided to the patient, including education, medications, referrals, diagnostic testing, and follow-up.
  • Consult and collaborate with peer clinicians, Medical Director, and behavioral health colleagues.
  • Facilitate direct patient admissions into hospitals when needed.
  • Play key role on a multidisciplinary team to develop coordinated treatment plans.
  • Use primary care clinic protocols and procedures in providing services.
  • Anticipate and identify problems that affect patient care and use appropriate problem-solving processes to correct and eliminate problems.
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with the LGBTQ+ & HIV medical community to enhance patient access to services, including specialists and consultant care.
  • Continually update own knowledge of LGBTQ+ health disparities through reading, conference attendance, lectures, and other educational opportunities.
  • Participate in quality efforts to improve health outcomes for patients.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by utilizing trauma-informed principles in interactions with all patients, CAP employees, interns, etc., with an understanding, awareness, and respect for diversity.
  • Adhere to Federal HIPAA rules and regulations.

OPERATIONS

  • All aspects of practice management are performed using the designated electronic health record software program. The position requires 100% compliance with using health information technology.
  • Protect the safety and integrity of patient-related information, particularly in regard to electronic health records, by not sharing personal passwords or using passwords not issued to the designated employee.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of clinic policies and procedures, clinical protocols, continuous quality improvement standards, and program monitoring.
  • Work with operations staff to ensure proper productivity and scheduling.
  • Participate in collaborative/special projects as assigned.

LEADERSHIP

  • Provide agency leadership through full participation at all-staff meetings, through involvement in agency-wide activities, and by acting as a role model to others.
  • Encourage successful team development by actively involving staff in planning, decision making, and resolving team conflicts.
  • In consultation with the Medical Director and Director of Healthcare Operations: train, oversee, supervise, evaluate, and as necessary, institute progressive disciplinary measures with program staff under your direct supervision.
  • Represent CAP and Prism Health at community meetings, events, and other activities as necessary.
  • Understand, appropriately interpret, and consistently apply CAP policies and procedures.
  • Assist in planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating clinical programs and services consistent with CAP mission, policies, and procedures.
  • Provide leadership in establishing cooperative and collaborative relationships with other agencies, groups, and organizations under the mission of CAP.
  • Accurately perform various administrative tasks associated with clinical responsibilities.
  • Actively promote and market the program in the community and with other agencies.
  • Work in partnership with medical providers and other clinical staff to support a collaborative working environment.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Other duties deemed necessary to achieve the mission of the organization.

COMPENSATION: $142,000 annually Start Date: April 2024

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited Family Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • Oregon licensure as a Family Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority.
  • Certification: Member in good standing with the Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE

  • Three (3) years in practice as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Three (3) years or more experience in providing primary care.
  • Certification in CPR/BLS.
  • Strong understanding of issues particularly relevant to LGBTQ+ people
  • Experience working with patients of all ages (pediatric to geriatric)
  • Sensitivity to, interest in, and competence in cultural differences, HIV/AIDS, minority health, sexual practices, chemical dependency, and a demonstrated competence in working with persons of color and gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender community.
  • Experience working in an electronic medical record.
  • Exemplary customer service as well as written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong initiative and self-starter with the ability to effectively solve problems.
  • Ability to work independently with accountability, exercise sound judgment and discretion.
  • Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, economic, and sexually diverse populations.
  • Ability to engage in equity and inclusion initiatives and discussions in the workplace, including but not limited to engaging in workshops, team and department meetings, and critical conversations for how CAP can better support the communities we serve.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Supervisory / Managerial training or experience
  • Experience with OCIHN/Epic preferred
  • Experience working with people living with HIV/AIDS and/or knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention issues.
  • Experience working with hard-to-reach communities (rural areas, high-risk populations, etc.)
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain professional relationships across a multicultural spectrum of organizations and professionals.
  • Previous experience with development and oversight of policies and procedures, preferably in a clinical or medical setting
  • Willingness to accommodate provider services outside the regular business hours.
  • Lived experience of systemic oppression and non-dominant cultures. We encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and other people of color, transgender, non-binary, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities, including HIV.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in workplace or community settings.

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. The below benefits are for 1.0 FTE or 40 hours a week.


Vacation + Leave + Other

  • 16 days of paid vacation (128 hours) each year for the first two years of employment
  • 21 days of paid vacation (168 hours) each year of employment beginning in year three
  • 12 days of paid health leave per year
  • 12.4 paid holidays per year
  • Longevity bonus – two weeks of paid leave on the fourth anniversary, must be used within two years after the date awarded. Additional longevity bonuses are awarded at eight-year and 12-year anniversaries.
  • Continue Education Reimbursement
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement (if not assigned a company phone)
  • Pre-Tax Transportation Program

Retirement

  • 401(k) Plan – CAP matches employee contributions up to 3% of salary, this benefit includes on-call and per diem staff

Health Coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account to set aside employee pre-tax dollars for unreimbursed medical and dependent expenses.
  • Medical and vision insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for employees (Kaiser Permanente)
  • Dental insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for employees (Lincoln or Willamette Dental)
  • Voluntary supplemental vision insurance (Lincoln)
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)

Life Insurance + Disability + Family Leave

  • Life Insurance ($100,000) and AD&D insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for the employee (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Long-term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Short-term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha)

Loan Forgiveness Programs – Employees are eligible to apply to the following programs.

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program (licensed and unlicensed providers)
  • Scholars for a Healthy Oregon Initiative (SHOI) Program

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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.

Salary142,000.00 Annual
Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Healthcare | Nonprofit
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary
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Salary Type
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