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Caregiver job in Portland OR | NEWS-Line for Healthcare Professionals

Caregiver

Location:
Portland, OR


Facility:
OUR HOUSE OF PORTLAND

Contact:
Aishah Tabib


Email:
[email protected]

Phone:
5032235907

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.orgwww.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 currently hiring a Dayshift Caregiver at Our House Location. The caregiver/CNA is responsible for direct resident care as well as environmental care of the facility on an as-needed basis. They work in collaboration 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 coordination of care over a variety of shifts. This position is responsible for working within the framework of the interdisciplinary team approach to resident care to provide direct resident care as well as environmental care of the facility


 


This individual will work at Our House of Portland. This is a Full-time1.0 FTE position, from 6:30am-3pm Wednesday thru Sunday Dayshift which reports to Nursing Services Manager. This is a non-management position.


Compensation:  $17.96 Hourly


Required Qualifications:


Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee 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 support the communities that we serve.


 


Education & Experience


One year of experience providing home care/health assistance. Or satisfactory completion of on-site training at Our House.


 


Certificates, Licenses and/or Registrations


Frist Aid, CPR certified and Food handlers with on-going maintenance of certification.


 


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Motivation to work with persons with HIV/AIDS who require all levels of care.

  • Willingness to work with persons with physical and emotional health challenges.

  • Responsibility, dependability, flexibility, and self-motivation.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to teach and empower residents toward self-care and independence.

  • Ability to work compassionately with residents.

  • 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 house lessness, 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.



  • 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 support the communities that we serve.

  • 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.


 


 


Employee Benefits:


CAP is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package for our employees. These include:


Vacation + Leave



  • Days of paid vacation based on FTE (max of 128 hours) each year for the first two years of employment

  • Days of paid vacation based on FTE (max 168 hours) each year of employment beginning in year three

  • Paid health leave accrued based on FTE (Max 96 hours) leave per year.

  • Holiday paid of 1 ½ time hourly for a worked holiday

  • Longevity bonus – 2 weeks paid leave on a 4-year anniversary, must be used within 2 years after date awarded. Additional longevity bonuses are awarded at 8 year and 12-year anniversaries.


 


Retirement



  • 401(k) Plan – CAP matches employee contributions (1 to 1) up to 3% of salary


 


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 the employee (Kaiser Permanente)

  • Dental insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for the employee (Lincoln or Willamette Dental)

  • Voluntary supplemental vision insurance (Lincoln)


 


Life Insurance + Disability + Family Leave



  • Life Insurance ($50,000) 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)

  • 125C cafeteria savings plan


 


Closing Date:  Open until filled.


 


To apply for this position, please visit our website


http://www.capnw.org/careers/


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


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