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Pharmacist - Blackburn Center

Central City Concern, Portland, OR. 97209

Job - Health

Close Date: 05/30/2019

Central City Concern’s (CCC) Blackburn Center is a new six-floor building in East Portland, Oregon (clinic and housing) that will give vulnerable people access to integrated housing, employment and health services, and provide support they need to stabilize and rebuild their lives.

CCC is hiring employees to help lift this project to national prominence. Known for innovative programming already, CCC now moves toward a first-of-its-kind operating model (including key changes such as centralized intake and integrated care teams) in a more diverse community and a landscape of new potential community partners. About 40 percent of East Portland’s population are immigrants and from communities of color. We strive to be a true reflection of the community and design our services and teams to achieve a culturally responsive place for our clients.

Our innovative, comprehensive services focuses on the whole person and their well-being. Our guiding principles drive this work to be:
• person-centered
• trauma informed
• integrated; in collaboration with community partners
• focused on diversity, equity and inclusion; and
• sustainable for long-term success.

Join us in this innovative and impactful work! CCC values lived experience and multilingual individuals in its hiring practices. Training and advancement opportunities are embedded in our culture and staff members support one another in their professional endeavors.

TITLE: Pharmacist - Blackburn Center
DEPARTMENT: Pharmacy/Blackburn
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

SUMMARY: The Blackburn Center is an innovative program that will offer integrated housing, health care, and employment services with the long term goal of eliminating homelessness. We seek to change how these services are delivered to all people, especially vulnerable populations. This position provides the services of a licensed pharmacist to the Blackburn Center, which is a program of Central City Concern. The Blackburn Center (a designated Health Care for the Homeless program) provides primary care to a population of low income adults with a broad range of physical, behavioral, and social conditions. The pharmacist will collaborate with other healthcare providers and other pharmacy staff to provide high quality, patient-centered care that promotes outcomes which improve quality of life. The pharmacist must be able to work independently, set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond to client concerns. The pharmacist will serve the patient by dispensing medications, providing pharmacological information to the health care team, and monitoring patient medication therapies.

1. BS in Pharmacy from an accredited pharmacy school. Doctor of Pharmacy preferred. 2. Must be eligible for licensure in the State of Oregon, and obtained, prior to employment start date. 3. PGY-1 residency training (or equivalent training or experience) is preferred. 4. Contemporary ambulatory pharmacy medication management and retail pharmacy operation management skills preferred. 5. Current CPR/BLS certification or ability to obtain within one month. 6. Available to work during standard clinic hours. 7. Bi-lingual, Spanish-speaking preferred. 8. If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years. 9. Must meet CCC privileging requirement as required by FTCA. 10. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check. 11. Physical ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull, and lift heavy objects. 12. Must adhere to agency’s non-discrimination policies. 13. Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and clients with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, cultural backgrounds, life-styles, and sexual orientations and treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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Central City Concern is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.

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