Post Date: 03/28/2019
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:
• 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: Recuperative Care Program Case Manager Swing/Overnight
DEPARTMENT: Recuperative Care Program/Blackburn Center
SALARY: $19.00-$20.90 Hourly, DOE
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.
The RCP Case Manager works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing intensive case management and care coordination for medically vulnerable adults facing homelessness upon discharge from the hospital. The team is focused on working with partner hospitals and referring agencies to provide for the acute and ongoing medical care for patients, providing short-term supportive housing, crisis management, referral to appropriate substance abuse, physical health, and mental health treatment, access to benefits and entitlements, appropriate and affordable housing, as part of a comprehensive approach to ending homelessness and achieving self-sufficiency.
1. Education and experience sufficient to succeed, carry out responsibilities, and
demonstrate the skills and abilities as described above with at least one year experience
working in pre-hospital or post-hospital setting. Possible experience including:
i. Registered Nurse
ii. Emergency Medical Technician
iii. Social Worker with medical experience
iv. Extensive and demonstrated Medical Case Management/Care
2. Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
3. Must have an understanding of the causes of homelessness, the medical and psychosocial
sequelae of homelessness, and the systems and processes used to help clients secure and
maintain stable housing.
4. Must have current Healthcare Provider CPR/First Aid certification.
5. Must have a working knowledge of medical terminology.
6. Must be able to be trained in the use of CCCHS Database programs Acudetox and Centricity.
7. Must have non-violent de-escalation training (or complete within 60 days of hire.)
8. Will be required to carry an agency cell phone for work use, and be available to carry 24 hour
on-call cell phone (on a rotation). Cell phone to be provided by Central City Concern.
9. Must possess a current driver’s license, pass a DMV background check and be designated an
“acceptable” driver as outlined in Central City Concern’s Fleet Safety Policy. Must pass an initial
drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification
10. Must have excellent reading and comprehension skills. Must be able to work efficiently in a
very fast paced environment.
11. Must have a high tolerance for ambiguity and change.
12. Must pass a pre-employment background check, TB test, and drug screen for work at Central
City Concern and to obtain ID-Badge at Partner Hospitals.
13. Must generally have the ability to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull and
lift heavy objects, and climb stairs with reasonable or no accommodation.
14. If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent
living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.
15. Must adhere to agency’s non-discrimination policies.
16. Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and patients with diverse ethnic backgrounds,
religious views, political affiliation, cultural backgrounds, life-styles and sexual orientations and
treat individuals with respect and dignity.
Check out the full job description and apply at:
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.
Complete details: http://www.ccconcern.org/jobs