Peer Support Specialist

  1. Possess strong interpersonal skills
  2. Good planning skills
  3. Must demonstrate a willingness to attend meetings
  4. Possess skills in program development, performance assessment and communication.
  5. Use a computer and keyboard
  6. Possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  7. Meets requirements for peer support, mental health/substance use recovery support specialist
  8. Complete an AMH approved training program for Peer Support
  9. Familiarity with Electronic Health Records systems a plus
  10. Comply with federal, state and agency and health and safety reporting requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Keep accurate records and logs
  2. Must complete peer support training and certification within 3 months
  3. Provide Peer Support services when needed
  4. Become proficient in electronic record keeping
  5. Complete NVT training within 3 months
  6. Complete Basic Crisis training within 9 months
  7. Become First Aid/CPR and Narcan trained within 30 days
  8. Participate in a CAHOOTS ride along within 9 months
  9. Complete a 6-month probation period
  10. Attend at least one department meeting a month for each department
  11. This position reports to peer support coordinator

JOB DUTIES:

  1. Coordinate the client with community involvement
  2. Working knowledge of community resources, support services and referral systems to meet clients’ needs and goals
  3. Tailors services and support to meet the complexities and unique needs of peers and their families including cultural and spiritual beliefs and practices
  4. Awareness of the limitations of peer support certification and the ability to recognize and act on the need for assistance
  5. Ability to recognize signs of distress and possible threats of harm to self, others, or community
  6. Uses active listening skills as well as respectful, person-centered, strength-based language in written and verbal interactions with peers, family members, community members and others.
  7. Maintain an attitude reflective of the client’s needs and goals
  8. Deliver services using trauma-informed practices
  9. Willingness to participate in ongoing development of the NEST program

The employment offer will be contingent on an acceptable driving record and criminal background investigation.

Care Coordinator (QMHP)

This position works with Spanish and English-speaking clients to develop a care plan that will lead to stability, self-sufficiency, and create conditions amenable to client self-management of their health. Care coordinators will participate on the team of providers and facilitate weekly meetings. This position will report to the clinical care coordinator.

This position will use internal and external resources to assist clients in accessing private and government social services to meet basic needs such as housing, transportation and food, as well as alcohol and drug programs, mental health services, vocational programs and SSI/SSDI. The role of the Care Coordinator includes assisting the client in accessing medical programs and local, state and federal medical assistance programs. Ongoing advocacy and support is provided to the client in order to maintain access to medical assistance programs, and minimize any break in access to medical care. The Care Coordinator facilitates this access through the provision of referrals, and additional coordination or advocacy as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

CLIENT CARE

  • Client identification, outreach coordination and engagement
  • Psychosocial assessment of need
  • Coordinate direct one-on-one and phone care coordination services
  • Facilitate clients accessing peers support including accompaniment services
  • Make appropriate referrals, including follow up and documentation.
  • Conduct phone and face-to-face assessments and annual reassessments
  • Development of a service plan or care plan
  • Identify high-risk clients and stratifying service delivery
  • Advocate with other internal departments and other service providers on behalf of our clients
  • Implementation of the care plan by linking with internal/external service delivery systems;
  • Monitoring of service delivery and reassessment of needs

SUPPORT

  • Maintain up to date referrals for clients in our service area
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with service providers in our service areas
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate client records
  • Participate in required training
  • Participate in necessary meetings
  • Assist with all necessary reports
  • Participate in agency teams
  • Assist in development and implementation of the Navigation Empowerment Services Team (NEST) program

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters’s Degree in Social Work/Human Service/Mental Health related field AND 2 years full-time case management or related experience
  • Fluent in English and Spanish preferred
  • Client-centered service experience
  • Experience working with clients who have substance abuse and/or mental health issues
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-manager/self-motivated and solution focused
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Knowledge of local and statewide social service providers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of using clinic electronic health records system
  • Record-keeping & organizational skills
  • Willing to be part agency & department teams
  • Valid Oregon drivers license, driving record sufficient to be covered by agency auto insurance policy, ability to transport self to job related events
  • TB test
  • Flexible hours required, some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to pass agency criminal background check

Staff Physician

This position is being hired for up to 25 hours per week, and the salary is equivalent to $80/hr.

Staff Physicians are responsible for healthcare delivery in an integrated, team-based, evidence based Patient Centered Medical Home.

White Bird Medical Clinic is a participant in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program.

To apply for this position, email your CV and cover letter to ve@whitebirdclinic.org or fill out the application below.

Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for provision of primary care services within the Medical Program.
  2. Responsible for compliance with accepted standards of care
  3. Provide on-site clinical supervision of nursing staff as needed
  4. Document visits and assign ICD10 and CPT codes according to Medicare standards.
  5. Provide Care Team leadership

Requirements:

  1. MD, licensed to practice in Oregon with current DEA Controlled Substance Certificate, Medicaid provider certification, and Dispensing Physician endorsement
  2. Strong commitment and experience in community health/public health.  Previous experience working with homeless / low-no income adults helpful
  3. Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Practice
  4. Eligible for certification by the Department of Homeland Security as a Civil Surgeon
  5. A SENSE OF HUMOR!!

Preferred:

  1. Medicare provider certification
  2. Civil Surgeon certification for INS exams
  3. DOT certification for commercial driver’s license exams
  4. Experience in working in a consensus environment
  5. Bilingual English and Spanish

Accountability:

This position reports to the Medical Director.

NOTE: All positions at White Bird Clinic have a minimum 3-month probationary period.

Please contact ve@whitebirdclinic.org for more information.

Back Office RN – Relief Pool

This relief pool position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the medical clinic’s back office including triage of unscheduled patients or potential patients, nurse visits, completing medical records, rooming patients, orienting volunteer RNs, completing referrals and diagnostics ordered by physician, and assisting the physician with treatment oriented needs as requested.

Pay and Benefits

This position is being hired for per diem coverage up to 32 hours/week, and the wage is $24/hr.

White Bird Medical Clinic is a participant in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  1. Perform routine assisting duties for physician as needed and within scope of practice including, but not limited to referral coordination, lab follow-up calls, and med fills
  2. Complete “nurse visits” that fall within scope of practice and consult with the physician in the delivery of straight forward medical care
  3. Act as liaison between practice, patient and community medical agencies & diagnostic facilities to insure quality and continuity of care
  4. Sterilization of surgical instruments, maintaining supplies in treatment rooms, and working toward general cleanliness & order in back office
  5. Assist Front Office Reception
  6. Perform triage function at morning walk-in clinic. Specifically identify patients who need immediate referral to local Emergency Departments with patient report phoned to receiving facility. Identify and request registration of patients to be seen by physician(s) and ask to obtain record from outside providers that might be of help in physician’s office visit. Identify and request registration of patients to be seen as nurse visits. Provide advice and written resource information to those patients who cannot be seen
  7. Perform functions associated with Care Coordination and Care Management including: processing referrals, generating lab orders, contacting patients regarding lab results, approving medication refill requests for non-scheduled medications, and answering phone and in-person questions related to patient care
  8. Provide “Care Management” for a limited number of high utilization / high risk patients to reduce return rate & ER visits and improve quality of care
  9. Be willing to contribute to the continuous improvement of procedures, policies and materials affecting the Medical Clinic and its patients
  10. Possess ability and willingness to work in an EMR (electronic) environment and to meet or exceed the documentation requirements required to meet Meaningful Use and other clinical quality benchmarks required by any and all of our grant funders and clinic accepted initiatives
  11. Room patients for and provide support to volunteer providers and insure that they have completed EMR documentation at the completion of their shifts
  12. If at or over 0.5 FTE, complete White Bird Employee Orientation (NVT)

Requirements

  1. Current Oregon RN license
  2. Minimum 2 years experience working as an RN with some experience in the delivery of primary care
  3. Ability to work with a wide range of patients including low/no income, and homeless adults
  4. Willingness to participate in continuing education
  5. Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  6. Strong computer skills. The ability to send and receive email, write documents in MS Word, look up information on the internet, and use the EHR system
  7. Maintain current BLS and complete annual blood borne pathogen training
  8. A SENSE OF HUMOR!!

Preferred

  1. Bilingual in English and Spanish
  2. Minimum of two years experience in primary care medical practice
  3. Experience working in a consensus environment

Accountability

This position reports to the Medical Director

NOTE: All positions at White Bird Clinic have a minimum 3-month probationary period.

Please contact ve@whitebirdclinic.org for more information.

Finance Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

The Finance Manager will maintain the general ledger and fixed assets, and assist with financial statement preparation, annual budget, annual audit, cash management, grant invoicing, payroll and accounts payable.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES

  1. Prepare and enter monthly journal entries.
  2. Assist in preparation of monthly financial statements including the distribution of site statements to all budget managers, Community, and distribution of quarterly financial statement reports to the Board of Directors.
  3. Reconcile bank accounts on a monthly basis.
  4. Reconcile general ledger accounts and make necessary adjustments monthly.
  5. Prepare grant invoicing and reconciliation to comply with grantor funding requirements, and prepare budget sections of grant applications and RFPs.
  6. Assist in reviewing accounts payable batches for accuracy.
  7. Maintain related accounting files.
  8. Manage and supervise the activities of the Accounting Clerk to ensure work meets goals and performance objectives. Such duties include hiring, training, supervising and conducting performance evaluations Accounting Clerk.
  9. Assist with accounting projects as needed.
  10. Monitor cash flow and provide accurate and timely cash flow reports to CFO and Executive Coordinators.
  11. Perform Cost/benefit analysis on purchases over $3,000, as necessary.
  12. Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, core values and goals of White Bird Clinic and its healthcare delivery including the ability to integrate values of justice, respect, compassion, excellence and stewardship into appropriate programs and services.
  13. Other duties as assigned by supervisor and necessary to support fiscal operations.

SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES

  1. Attend staff meetings, in-service meetings and participate in agency committees and task force activities as required.
  2. Assume department supervisory duties when necessary.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSBILITIES: This position has supervisory responsibility.

SALARY: Pay is commensurate with experience.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and five year’s accounting experience. Health Care Accounting experience preferred.

LETTER OF INTEREST:

Please send a letter of interest along with a resume to janice@whitebirdclinic.org or complete the application process described below.

Homeless Outreach and Enrollment Assister

As a team member, this position is part of a program to assist homeless individuals eligible for public or private health insurance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Learn the eligibility requirements, the plans available and enrollment process.
  2. Maintain certification with Oregon Health Authority.
  3. Work with team to develop presentations.
  4. Present information to groups and to eligible individuals by appointment, phone or in the field.
  5. Lead consumers through application and enrollment process.
  6. Document contacts for program statistics.
  7. Complete reports for timely and accurate submissions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a requirement.
  2. At least two years of experience in a homeless, crisis intervention, mental health, information and referral or substance abuse environment.
  3. Ability to work comfortably and effectively with various populations, especially homeless.
  4. Ability to network with other agencies.
  5. Ability to make group presentations and assist individuals with benefits/entitlements.
  6. Basic computer skills, including work processing and data entry.
  7. Written and oral communications skills.
  8. Attention to detail.
  9. Pass the required criminal background check.
  10. Complete all required trainings, pass and maintain certification.
  11. Complete White Bird’s new employee orientation.
  12. Valid Oregon driver’s license.
  13. A sense of humor.
  14. Successfully complete a 6 month probationary period
  15. Reports to the Homeless Coordinator

PREFERRED:

  1. Experience in team work and in leadership role.
  2. Trained and experienced in working with Oregon Health Authority and use of their Portal.
  3. American Sign Language.

PAY AND BENEFITS:

17-20 hours per week

Starting salary is $17.00/hour, minimum. 

 

SHOP Outreach and Enrollment Presenter Assister

As a team member, this position is part of a program to be funded by a grant from the Oregon Health Authority to assist homeless individuals eligible for public or private health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Learn the eligibility requirements, the plans available and enrollment process.
  2. Maintain certification with Oregon Health Authority.
  3. Work with team to develop presentations.
  4. Present information to groups and to eligible individuals by appointment, phone or in the field.
  5. Lead consumers through application and enrollment process.
  6. Document contacts for program statistics.
  7. Complete reports for timely and accurate submissions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  2. At least two years of experience in a homeless, crisis intervention, mental health, information and referral or substance abuse environment.
  3. Ability to work comfortably and effectively with various populations, especially homeless.
  4. Ability to network with other agencies.
  5. Ability to make group presentations and assist individuals with benefits/entitlements.
  6. Basic computer skills, including work processing and data entry.
  7. Written and oral communications skills.
  8. Attention to detail.
  9. Pass the required criminal background check.
  10. Complete all required trainings, pass and maintain certification.
  11. Complete White Bird’s new employee orientation.
  12. Valid Oregon driver’s license.
  13. A sense of humor.
  14. Successfully complete a 6 month probationary period
  15. Reports to the SHOP Coordinator

PREFERRED:

  1. Experience in team work and in leadership role.
  2. Trained and experienced in working with Oregon Health Authority and use of their Portal.
  3. American Sign Language.

Salary of $18.00 per hour and benefits to include sick leave, holidays and vacation.