RN/LPN –On Call (Three Bridges, Grants Pass)

Tuesday, Jul 25th 2017

Do you enjoy working with young adults ages 17-24? Kairos is seeking an On-call R.N. or L.P.N. team member to fill a unique position at Kairos' young adult residential treatment facility. Come join a dedicated team of behavioral specialists working to improving the lives of young adults with mental health and behavioral challenges. This is a great opportunity to mold your role in the agency while using your nursing skills to provide medical support in a caring, therapeutic environment.

On-call position may include working some weekends and holidays (location is near Three Rivers hospital.)

Kairos offers competitive wages and generous benefit packages including +1 week of paid sick-time, and agency eligible for federal student loan repayment program and generous 401k with employer matching. Additionally, Kairos recognizes staff by providing innovative, dynamic training and internal growth opportunities. Compensation range for this position: LPN $16.35-$22.69/hr. - RN $20.87-$33.52/hr. DOE + $$ for MH experience.

Education and Experience Minimum Qualifications:
• AA or BSN degree for RN position.
• Current licensure (R.N. or L.P.N.) in good standing.
• Successfully pass a Criminal Background Check and Medicaid Fraud Check.
• Valid driver's license with 3 yrs. min. driving experience with safe driving record.
• Obtain and maintain current Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI) Certification and demonstrate proficiency in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI) Certification procedures (training/cert. provided).
• Obtain and maintain current First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and Food Handlers Card.
• Obtain and maintain National Provider Identification (NPI) number and credentialing application process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
A. Deliver and coordinate psychiatric services for youth, young adults and families.
B. Establish rapport by demonstrating and maintaining clear, consistent, appropriate, and therapeutic boundaries.
C. Demonstrate alignment with the philosophy of Collaborative Problem Solving and ability to utilize Collaborative Problem Solving communication approaches in interactions with youth and young adults, families, staff, and community partners.
D. Actively supervise and interact with youth and young adults both in the community and within the therapeutic milieu.
E. Demonstrate knowledge of and be able to efficiently access community resources, support services and referral systems for treatment and discharge planning.
F. Provide transportation of youth and young adults, or assistance of transportation for appointments and activities.
G. Provide individual and group skills training and coaching within skill areas including but not limited to: independent living/self-sufficiency, wellness, education, coping skills, navigating the medical community and community living.
H. Demonstrate effective verbal intervention skills in de-escalating youth and young adults and an ability to safely navigate crisis situations.
I. Concisely and thoroughly document daily clinical information. Provide timely accurate documentation to meet billing requirements. Must adhere to OAR and standards of care.
J. Review all pertinent health information documentation prior to admission of youth and young adults and work with treatment team to ensure plans for health and safety as needed.
K. Administer medications when necessary according to the Medication Override policy and guideline.
L. Transcribe physician and psychiatric orders.
M. Communicate all resident medical issues to staff in a timely manner.
N. Collaborate and develop quality improvement efforts with other medical department staff in developing policies and/or procedures related to health care/safety issues.
O. Conduct trainings for youth and young adults and staff on various medical related topics.
P. Perform evaluations and complete documentation of all medical assessments according to guidelines and Oregon Administrative Rule during episodes of restraint and/or seclusion.
Q. Assist youth and young adults in self-administration of medication when on-site during shift, and document according to agency policy and guideline as needed.
R. Perform on-call duties as required.
S. Abide by ethical codes, mission, values, and professional standards, including confidentiality.
T. Actively utilize, reference, and follow agency policies, procedures, and guidelines.
U. Present a positive attitude, professional demeanor and demonstrated respect with youth and young adults, families, staff, visitors, and community partners.
V. Perform all work tasks in a proper and safe manner per established policies, procedures and guidelines to prevent unnecessary injury, time loss and agency expense.
W. Comply with all federal, state and agency health and safety reporting requirements.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, RN is regularly required to use hands to type, handle, reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The RN frequently is required to stand and walk. RN is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. RN must frequently lift and or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception and operating a motor vehicle.

Kairos is non-profit mental health agency that provides a variety of psychiatric services to children and young adults struggling with trauma and other mental health issues in various locations throughout Oregon for over 39 years. Known state-wide and nationally for innovation, quality, and accountability in its provision of services, Kairos commits itself to continuous learning and grounding of evidence based treatment models and emerging best practices in mental health through partnerships and training opportunities with leaders in the mental health field. Accredited by The Joint Commission since 1984, licensed by the Oregon Health Authority Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight and certified by the Oregon Health Authority Addictions and Mental Health Division.

To apply: Send Kairos employment application available at http://www.kairosnw.org with resume and cover letter by email to HR@kairosnw.org - or fax to (541) 956-5463. Background and Medicaid fraud check, valid driver's license with 3 yrs. min. driving experience with safe driving record required. Apply TODAY to join the Kairos team and attend the next scheduled orientation date!

Mission Statement
We collaborate with young people, families, and communities to provide intensive mental health services and supports, promote mental wellness, and instill hope.

Vision Statement
A region of communities that understands and values mental and emotional wellness, in which all youth and their families have appropriate support and care.