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Admissions Specialist - MA or EMT Required!

Company: Central City Concern (CCC)
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Admissions Specialist - MA or EMT Required! Since 1979, the Portland community has trusted Central City Concern (CCC) to help people create meaningful, long-term change. Every year, we serve more than 13,000 people experiencing or at risk of homelessness with affordable and supportive housing, person-centered health care, addiction recovery and employment assistance. By providing health care, housing and jobs, CCC is ending homelessness in Portland and helping people achieve their highest potential.
CCC's Hooper Detox Stabilization Center is seeking an Admissions Specialist to join our team!
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 6:30am - 3:00pm.The Successful Candidate:You are capable of and passionate about triage, assessment, and coordinating care for patients requesting admission to detox and withdrawal programs. You are a skilled relationship-builder and can partner collaboratively with internal care teams and outreach partners to ensure clients are receiving the care they need. You strongly believe that relationships with clients and program staff should be strong and built on trust. You are able to learn about chemical dependency, addictions, and intervention techniques, and apply that knowledge to respond to client's needs in a clinically and culturally appropriate way.
Duties to Include:--- Triage and assess patients presenting for admission.
--- Admit new patients and assist through the admission process.
--- Observe and record pertinent information with regard to the care and condition of patients.
--- Assist staff physician and clinician with documentation and chart preparation.
--- Make referrals to hospitals and other agencies.
--- Coordinate appointment scheduling with referral sources.
--- Assist with insurance authorizations.
--- Assist staff physician with medical emergencies as needed.
--- Administer medications as allowed by scope of practice and as directed by the standing orders of on-site physician and clinicians.
Requirements:--- Oregon State certified EMT-B, EMT-I, EMT-P or MA required or the ability to obtain within one month of hire if not current. -
--- High School Diploma or equivalent required. Two (2) year degree in related field is preferred.
--- Current CPR certification or must obtain within one month of hire if not current.
--- Experience working with individuals with substance use disorders.
--- Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
--- If a recovering chemically dependent person must be in a program of recovery and able to provide documentation of sobriety for a minimum of two years.
--- Must have the physical ability to bend, stoop, twist, kneel, reach, squat, pull and lift heavy clients or objects. Must be able to climb stairs several times a day.
--- Must be able to document nursing interventions and responses to care, and do so in an accurate, legible, and intelligible manner.
--- Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check.
--- The OAR prohibits A&D program staff from having within the previous 3 years a DUI conviction or diversion, a felony conviction, or a conviction under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.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 4.25% in your 1st year, 6% in the 2nd year, and 8% in your 3rd year!
--- 10 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!
--- Sabbatical Program offering extended time off at years 7, 14 and 21.Central City Concern is a second chance employer and complies with applicable laws regarding consideration of criminal background for employment purposes. Government regulations, contractual requirements, or the duties of this particular job may require CCC to conduct a background check and take appropriate action to address prior criminal convictions.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Central City Concern (CCC), Portland , Admissions Specialist - MA or EMT Required!, Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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