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Title:Registered Nurse for Adult Residential Treatment Center
Company:Native American Rehabilitation Association(NARA)
Description:The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to prevent disease and promote health through the application of critical thinking and the ability to exercise independent judgment: to screen, assess, plan, deliver and evaluate health interventions for individuals and families. The RN provides support and assistance to medical providers and coordinates direct patient care while facilitating patient flow.

DUTIES:
• Provides direct and indirect patient care for the appropriate NARA site.
• Assesses patients for urgency of need and prioritizes by acuity in a professional and friendly manner.
• Telephone calls, walk-ins and appointment consultations including blood pressure checks, injections and phlebotomy.
• Reads and provides appropriate documentation for TB testing if required.
• Performs dressing changes, wound care, and suture removal per provider orders, assists with procedures when needed
• Provides patient education regarding both chronic and acute medical issues
• Completes the RN Prenatal intake/ exam, maintains registry and provides case management as needed
• Maintains accurate, appropriate and timely documentation in the medical records as needed and required by regulations.
• Participates in development and implementation of Quality Assurance procedures.
• Collaborates with clinical team regarding needs of clients/patients.
• Exhibits the ability to work with patients of various socio-economic backgrounds and temperaments; demonstrates tact, diplomacy and compassion; responds appropriately in emergency and stressful situations; acts as patient advocate
• Ensures that all services are delivered in a culturally sensitive manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Licensed as a Registered Nurse with the State of Oregon required.
• BSN required.
• Licensed as a Registered Nurse with the State of Washington or the ability to become licensed within six months of hire date required.
• Five years’ experience in health care.
• Ability to maintain professional boundaries with clients, the community, and other staff members.
• Work collaboratively with clients, other NARA staff, team members, and to treat everyone with respect and dignity at all times.
• Experience working within the Native American/Alaska Native community is considered a plus.
• If in recovery, must have a minimum of two years sobriety/clean time.
• Ability to pass a pre-employment or for cause drug tests.
• Ability to pass criminal background and DMV checks.

To apply: Please email your resume to and be sure to include the name of the position that you are interested in as well as your expected wage range.
Contact:Camille Wikum
Address:17645 NW St Helens Rd (corner of Cornelious Pass Rd & Hwy 30)
Portland, OR 97231
Phone:5032249534
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