Join our winning teams that provide medical treatment, teach parenting skills, carry out research and manage health records. We cook, we write, we keep CODA's buildings safe and clean. We run group counseling sessions, manage payroll, hire, train and support our 300 colleagues working in several locations in Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington Counties. We are counselors, nurses, maintenance workers, accountants, leaders, medical assistants, case managers, administrative staff and doctors.
CODA has several nursing position opportunities:
Staff Nurse (LPN OR RN):
PORTLAND: P/T position at approximately 32 hours per week, day shifts. $2,000 sign-on and retention bonus.
TIGARD: On Call/Relief position, various shifts. We offer a $3/hour differential for on call/relief, plus a $4/hour differential for any graveyard shifts.
TIGARD: P/T position at approximately 36 hours per week, 11:00 PM - 7:30 AM. We offer a additional $4/hour differential as these are graveyard shifts. $2,000 sign-on and retention bonus.
TIGARD: P/T position at approximately 24 hours per week, 11:00 PM - 7:30 AM. We offer a additional $4/hour differential as these are graveyard shifts. $2,000 sign-on and retention bonus
CLACKAMAS: Part-Time position, approximately 10 hours per week. Day shifts.
GRESHAM: Part-Time position, approximately 6 hours per week. Day shifts.
PORTLAND: On-Call/Relief position.
For Staff Nurses:
Contacting licensed medical professional (LMP) for newly admitted patients, reporting medical status and requesting individual medication orders as appropriate for program.
- Monitoring patient medical status, measuring patient vital signs and perform other routine medical procedures; maintaining up to date documentation of observations and evaluations in patient electronic medical record.
- Following protocols as established by LMP.
- Administering and reviewing PPD (Tuberculosis testing for purified protein derivative).
- Performing patient care activities within scope, according to licensed medical professional's patient care instructions, medication orders, and other established patient care orders.
- Collecting urinalysis sample, performing rapid toxicology screening, and collecting blood samples according to established policies.
- Safely dispensing medication as prescribed and continuing to monitor patient for potential side effects.
- Evaluating and assessing medical stability of established patients within program expectations and professional scope, identifying any special needs or circumstances that require licensed medical professional notification.
- Recognizing and initiating appropriate response to crisis or emergency situations. Lifting patient if necessary for safety
Completing history and physical and examination of all incoming patients.
- Consulting with Program Physician when needed, including to obtain dispensary medication orders or for complex cases.
- Assessing patients for initial assessment and following up as needed throughout the treatment episode.
- Reviewing external medical records and lab results, obtaining physician recommendation where indicated, implementing treatment adjustments as indicated.
- Evaluating the medical status of outpatients, consulting on and determining appropriate plan of action for special needs or circumstances outside of established processes.
- Collaborating with other members of interdisciplinary treatment team, developing recommendations and referring to additional or ongoing treatment services.
- Working collaboratively with CODA Directors/Managers to ensure that safety and industry standards are maintained program wide.
- Consulting with and providing direction for medical staff as needed in person or via telephone.