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Registered Nurse at Albertina Kerr Centers

Registered Nurse

Albertina Kerr Centers Portland, OR Full-Time
$46.59/Hour
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As a Registered Nurse (RN) you'll be directly responsible for provide nursing care to children and adolescents served in our Crisis Psychiatric Care (subacute) facility and other children served as arranged by the treating psychiatrist and the program director. The RN is required to meet all state, federal, licensing and contract standards including accreditation body Behavioral Health Standards. The RN ensures safe management of all medical care for the children served. This positions requires a Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in order to be trained and licensed by the state of Oregon to act as the Licensed Child Emergency Safety Intervention Specialist.

Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential.

Whether you're just starting your career or looking for a new opportunity, this is a fantastic chance to make a meaningful impact while supporting children and adolescents with mental health challenges. Incumbents enjoy a good work-life balance and generous employee benefits.

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to learn more about Children's Mental Health at Kerr!

All Kerr employees are required to be fully vaccinated or meet the requirements for a medical or religious exception prior to beginning work.

Essential Duties

  • Complete the medical admission process.
  • Provide routine healthcare, basic triage and emergency care.
  • Serve in the Licensed Child Emergency Safety Intervention Specialist (LCESIS) role.
  • Manage childrens medications.
  • Act as a medical/nursing resource to the children and families served.
  • Prepare and provide all discharge medication prescriptions.
  • Proficiently complete phlebotomy services and medication cart audits.
  • Assist line staff by supervising the children on the units to maintain milieu safety.
  • Proficiently administer tuberculin skin tests for new employees.
  • This position may include working other shifts as needed.

*May involve exposure to pathogens and possible assaults/injury.

Benefits

  • Paid medical, dental, and vision employee benefits
  • Paid basic life & accident insurance and short- & long-term disability
  • Paid internal training and career development
  • Paid holidays and generous time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with up to 4% employer match.
  • 24-hour Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that provides resources for everything from mental health to pet insurance and financial counselling
  • Satisfies employment requirement for student loan Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF)

Qualifications

  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oregon. Bachelors degree required. Nurses holding a Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree will be trained and licensed by the state of Oregon to act as the LCESIS. BSN nurses will be responsible for completing all duties in the Licensed Child Emergency Safety Intervention Specialist.
  • Previous experience working in mental health preferred, but not required.
  • Meet the following physical demands: meet physical requirements of Oregon Intervention System and ability to respond physically to crisis intervention; stand for long periods of time; twisting, running, and some heavy lifting (minimum of 50 pounds).
  • Proficient use of MS Office Suite.
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Salary Details

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$46.59
Hourly Salary

Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Portland, OR

Job Type

Health Care, Nurse

Experience

Not Specified

Date Posted

01/25/2023
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