Post Date: 11/07/2019
Close Date: 12/08/2019
This is a full time position at 40 hours per week, located at Cascadia's Secure Residential Treatment Facilities in NE and SE Portland. The schedule is Tuesday through Friday, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm.
The Nursing Services Supervisor works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to implement and monitor treatment for residents within the treatment facility. This position involves participation and implementation of program goals and objectives to promote a strengths-based, trauma informed client centered approach to assist residents to achieve individual health and wellness goals and ultimately transition to a less restrictive setting. The Nursing Services Supervisor coordinates medical services for the shift and provides psychiatric and medical assessments on an ongoing basis and provides medical interventions. The Nurse Supervisor assumes responsibility for RN treatment decisions and medical procedures in keeping with RN licensure rules and guidelines. Employee supervises medication administration as needed and is responsible for direct supervision of program Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA/Medical Assistant (CMA). The Nursing Supervisor participates in communication, medical records, medical supply inventory, communication with pharmacy or other supplier, and works in collaboration with Nursing Services Manager, Nursing team and interdisciplinary team to maintain and improve facility processes.
- A Bachelors or Associates in Nursing from an accredited college or university.
- An active, unencumbered Oregon Registered Nurse License and CPR/First Aid Certification.
A minimum of two years of clinical experience providing inpatient or outpatient services is preferred.
Specialized Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of medical conditions, medications, and the contexts of care most commonly encountered by people with a severe and persistent mental illness
- Understanding of the physiological basis for the nursing care delivered
- Proficiency in using computers and technology (including EMR software)
- Enter and retrieve data
- Prepare simple reports
Ability to commute to various Cascadia sites and community locations as needed.
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