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Staff Nurse (Part-Time) (Tigard, OR)

compensation: Competitive pay, paid training, tuition plan, and a generous benefit package
employment type: part-time
non-profit organization



Help us in our mission to reduce the social, health and behavioral consequences of substance use and mental health disorders for the most vulnerable residents of our community.


CODA: Building health and recovery through compassionate, evidence-based care.


We are CODA. We are a not-for-profit, research focused behavioral health agency and the oldest opioid-addiction treatment facility in Oregon. Since 1969, we have helped adult clients and families in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties whose health and quality of life are compromised by alcohol, drugs and mental health challenges through compassionate, evidence-based care. We value our amazing employees and show it with excellent benefits, a supportive company culture and the opportunity to be part of a best-in-class research department.

CODA is currently looking for a Staff Nurse to join our treatment team in Tigard.

Our Staff Nurse makes a difference by:
  • Contacting licensed medical professional (LMP) for newly admitted patients, reporting medical status and requesting individual medication orders as appropriate for program.
  • Monitoring patient medical status, measuring patient vital signs and perform other routine medical procedures; maintaining up to date documentation of observations and evaluations in patient electronic medical record.
  • Following protocols as established by LMP.
  • Administering and reviewing PPD (Tuberculosis testing for purified protein derivative).
  • Performing patient care activities within scope, according to licensed medical professional's patient care instructions, medication orders, and other established patient care orders.
  • Collecting urinalysis sample, performing rapid toxicology screening, and collecting blood samples according to established policies.
  • Safely dispensing medication as prescribed and continuing to monitor patient for potential side effects.
  • Evaluating and assessing medical stability of established patients within program expectations and professional scope, identifying any special needs or circumstances that require licensed medical professional notification.
  • Recognizing and initiating appropriate response to crisis or emergency situations. Lifting patient if necessary for safety.

Those with the following qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply:
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure. Completion of an accredited nursing education program that includes at least 500 hours of direct patient contact.
  • Practical training in phlebotomy.
  • Current Oregon or Washington driver's license.
  • Crisis prevention certification (such as CPI) within six months of hire.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or ability to acquire within one month of hire.

Option for Daytime or Overnight shifts.
To be considered for this position, please visit our website

Apply Online


Learn more about what we do: https://youtu.be/uQqXdiefgrA

Why CODA:

BENEFITS:
Review our generous benefit package here: http://www.codainc.org/working-at-coda/

Public Service Loan Forgiveness:

Employment with CODA, as a non-for-profit agency, allows individuals with the direct student loans to apply for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. For more information go to: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service .

OUR SYSTEMS:
We employ a sophisticated Electronic Health Records System (EMR), modern HR software, along with Telemedicine, video conferencing, and video phone links between all of CODA's multiple sites.

CODA ACADEMY OFFERS EMPLOYEES:
  • access to training fund to cover both training and credentialing needs
  • paid time for certain professional development activities
  • certification and recertification financial assistance via training funds
  • internal career-advancement opportunities
  • unlimited free access to a library of 600 accredited, interactive modules specific to social and clinical services via partnership with Relias program, including over 400 CEUs
  • access to credential and licensing tracking tool

Join us and be part of a best-in-class research environment within a supportive, diverse and inclusive company culture.

CODA, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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