Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is committed to preventing HIV infections, supporting and empowering people living with or affected by HIV and eliminating HIV-related stigma and health disparities. Learn more about us at https://www.capnw.org/.
CAP is excited to announce that we are hiring an experienced full-time Licensed Practical Nurse to support the team at our LGBTQ+ primary health care center, Prism Health, http://www.prismhealth.org. Prism Health offers a safe, affirming, and non-judgmental space where all members of the LGBTQ+ community can obtain compassionate and culturally affirming primary care.
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides comprehensive medical care to patients at the LGBTQ+ primary health care center, Prism Health. The LPN works in collaboration with a variety of staff to manage patients’ healthcare. Participation in the development, expansion, and maintenance of Prism Health’s program is expected. The LPN is an integral part of the clinics medical team and will be involved in collaborating with the team to ensure the very best healthcare for all patients at Prism Health, including helping address workflow opportunities, supporting the providers as well as the Medical Assistants, and other duties as required to ensure Prism’s success. The LPN must be compassionate, self-confident, analytical, personable, and calm under pressure.
This full-time position reports to the RN Team Lead. Responsibilities include administration of medications, administration of vaccinations and rendering treatment to patients. Communicating with providers, support staff, and other medical professionals. Collaborate with clinicians to create a plan of care for each patient, consider the age of the patient and his/her/their emotional stability when determining appropriate treatment. Create and contribute to patients’ medical records as needed, respond to MyChart/EHR inquiries, rooming patients as needed, addressing concerns and complaints from patients and/or their parents or guardians for patients under the age of 18 in person and through the use of MyChart. Performing nurse and lab visits, to include phlebotomy. Tracking and maintaining medical supply inventory along with other staff members. Counseling patients and family members before, during and after treatment. Patient triage, health maintenance, specialty/hospital/urgent care visit charting and record keeping and other tasks as requested by the medical director. This individual will work at Prism Health, in SE Portland. Travel throughout the county as well as evening and weekend work are occasionally required.