Job Details

Primary Care Provider (NP, PA, MD, DO)

Central City Concern, Portland, OR. 97220

Job - Health

Close Date: 12/31/2019

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC’s Blackburn Center is hiring a Primary Care Provider to work at Blackburn Center!
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.

This position is for a Medical Doctor, Doctor of Osteopathy, Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work in CCC’s Primary Care department with a primary assignment at the Blackburn Center. This position provides primary, urgent and acute care to a population of low income adults with a broad range of physical, behavioral and social conditions. This position also provides Medication Supported Recovery services through CCC’s M3 program, our low-barrier buprenorphine/naloxone program, and supports patients receiving Hepatitis C treatment through our pharmacy-based Hep C Treatment Program.

A strong background in mental health and addiction medicine and a DATA2000 waiver for buprenorphine prescribing are strongly preferred. Experience working with homeless and underserved populations strongly preferred. Successful applicants will understand the value of harm reduction and low-barrier buprenorphine prescribing and will be flexible and responsive to highly vulnerable patients. Demonstrated skills in primary care medicine and licensure to practice medicine in Oregon is required of all applicants.

Duties will include:
Determine and formulate health histories and perform physical exams.
Order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients’ clinical problems.
Based on available clinical data, work cooperatively with patients and care team to formulate and implement person-centered care plan.
Provide flexible scheduling opportunities to M3 clients to insure ongoing engagement in care. M3 offers very low barrier and easy access buprenorphine/naloxone to clients with Opioid Use Disorder, often with other ongoing substance use. Through clear protocols we offer increase flexibility to clients to encourage engagement while addressing community and client safety.
Conduct on-going health care and clinical management of stable, chronically ill patients. Provide provider services in Office Based Opioid Treatment program, including substance use treatment with buprenorphine and other medications
Support pharmacy-based Hepatitis C program and offer medical visits to support clients receiving treatment.
Collaborate with integrated care team to provide most cost-effective and high quality care.

Requirements:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: NP/PA
Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program or Physician Assistant program required of all Nurse Practitioner applicants.
If candidate is a Nurse Practitioner, graduate of an accredited school of nursing and unrestricted licensure to practice medicine in Oregon or eligibility for such licensure.
Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure with National certification or Licensed to practice as a Physician’s Assistant in Oregon, with at least 2 years’ experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MD/DO
Board eligibility or certification in Internal Medicine or Family Practice.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ALL APPLICANTS
A strong background in mental health and addiction medicine is preferred, as well as experience working with homeless and underserved populations.
Demonstrated skills in primary care medicine with a minimum of 2 years’ experience preferred.
Current possession of DATA 2000 waiver or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire required.
Experience with Hepatitis C primary care-based treatment preferred, or provider will obtain training within 30 days of employment.
Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
Current DEA Certification required or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
Current CPR certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
Available to work during standard clinic hours, with a minimum of 1 evening shift 5 – 7 pm, and Saturdays 9 am – 1 pm 1 – 2 / month.
If a recovering chemically dependent person, must be in an on-going program of recovery with two (2) years demonstrated level of sobriety.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.

Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees!
Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of 6.25% in your 1st year, 8% in the 2nd year, and 10% in your 3rd year! Fully vested with your first contribution!
9 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!

HOW TO APPLY: Check out the full job description and apply at:
http://www.ccconcern.org/jobs

You must apply on the website and upload your resume and cover letter in order to be considered for this opportunity.

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.

This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

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