Christy

EUGENE, Oregon 97402-3871

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Looking Glass Community Services is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that has been dedicated to serving Lane County since 1970. Over the years, our organization has grown, and so have the services we provide. In addition to providing comprehensive services to teens in crisis, Looking Glass has established programming for children and adults, allowing us to provide outstanding care to a larger portion of our community. Our programs span the diverse fields of behavioral health, alcohol and drug abuse support, basic human services, juvenile justice, education, youth development, and workforce readiness.

Our Mission

Our mission is to “build a better future for youth, adults, and families.” Over the years of our operation, Looking Glass has established a reputation as the leader in supportive services to youth and families in Lane County. We partner with over 35 local providers, government agencies, and community leaders to provide essential social services. We are licensed and evaluated by the Oregon Department of Human Services, the Oregon Youth Authority, the Oregon Health Authority, and the State Department of Education.  In 2006, Looking Glass achieved national accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA) in New York.  We undergo regular, rigorous program-wide evaluations in order to maintain our accreditation, confirming our use of best-practice standards, high quality of services, and continual efforts to strengthen service provision.  Every year over 8,000 clients struggling with addiction, homelessness, abuse, education deficits, and mental health turn to our programs for assistance.  We are committed to helping our clients develop the skills they need to navigate life’s challenges, so that they can lead healthier, happier, and more productive lives.

Jobs Posted

Registered Nurse ,
22-01-2019
OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The RN provides a variety of pediatric nursing services to adolescents in a psychiatric residential treatment center.  Conducts in-service trainings for staff on health care topics, provides medication management, and provides direct care, supervision, and behavior interventions to clients on assigned shift. The position operates within established guidelines and/or legal requirements, standing orders from an M.D., this position description, Licensing, professional standards of medical practices, and Looking Glass policy.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:               Must be a Registered Nurse, licensed to provide services in Oregon. Bachelor’s preferred.
Experience:             Preference for candidates with experience in adolescent residential treatment setting and/or psychiatric nursing. An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Availability:            4 consecutive days/week with 10 hour shifts.
Certifications:         Licensed Registered Nurse in Oregon
Driver’s License:  Valid driver’s license in Oregon, acceptable record and insurable under Looking Glass auto insurance.
Ability to:                Work effectively as a member of an integrated team
Communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing
Sustain effective working relationships with diverse staff and business contacts
Maintain confidentially
Manage multiple priorities, working under pressure to meet deadlines
Project professional demeanor and appearance in a business environment
Follow established procedures and carry out oral and written instructions
Commit to Looking Glass mission and values
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  1. Assists in providing medical care for all clients, ensuring that federal, state, and local health requirements are met.
  2. Functions as a liaison between Looking Glass Community Services and the medical community and hospitals.
  3. Maintains accurate medical records for each client, including medical treatment plans, medical administration record, progress notes and 30-day reviews when indicated.
  4. Participates in the organization’s quality assurance process, serving on committees as required.
  5. Monitors compliance with Looking Glass health service standards, Counsel on Accreditation standards, and licensing requirements for psychiatric residential treatment service providers.
  6. Assesses the medical needs of clients and provides patient care and referral as indicated.
  7. Assist in coordinating the scheduling of clients for necessary medical appointments in the community.
  8. Monitors and reviews the M.D.’s medication orders on a weekly basis, administers medication on assigned shift, and observes and documents effects.
  9. Provides education and counseling to clients about health issues, medication, and personal responsibility for health and hygiene.
  10. Provides nursing assessment upon admission, which includes a communicable disease screening of new clients, developing an initial medical treatment plan and following up on identified health care concerns.
  11. Communicates regularly with treatment team members regarding clients’ health status.
  12. Assists in coordinating sanitation, nutrition, and pharmacy services.
  13. Ensures that community-based health care providers are prepared for the special needs of clients referred from Looking Glass by providing information and/or training.
  14. Assists in the development, implementation and monitoring of emergency services and protocols for client care.
  15. Maintains first aid kits, emergency and medical supplies.
  16. Assists in developing, implementing and monitoring medication, medical and general health-related policies and procedures.
  17. Acts as the Clinical Responder for crisis situations that occur on the secure unit, completing documentation as required in a timely manner.
  18. Performs related duties as assigned.
 Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
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Christy
EUGENE, OR, United States




 

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Our Story

Looking Glass Community Services is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that has been dedicated to serving Lane County since 1970. Over the years, our organization has grown, and so have the services we provide. In addition to providing comprehensive services to teens in crisis, Looking Glass has established programming for children and adults, allowing us to provide outstanding care to a larger portion of our community. Our programs span the diverse fields of behavioral health, alcohol and drug abuse support, basic human services, juvenile justice, education, youth development, and workforce readiness.

Our Mission

Our mission is to “build a better future for youth, adults, and families.” Over the years of our operation, Looking Glass has established a reputation as the leader in supportive services to youth and families in Lane County. We partner with over 35 local providers, government agencies, and community leaders to provide essential social services. We are licensed and evaluated by the Oregon Department of Human Services, the Oregon Youth Authority, the Oregon Health Authority, and the State Department of Education.  In 2006, Looking Glass achieved national accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA) in New York.  We undergo regular, rigorous program-wide evaluations in order to maintain our accreditation, confirming our use of best-practice standards, high quality of services, and continual efforts to strengthen service provision.  Every year over 8,000 clients struggling with addiction, homelessness, abuse, education deficits, and mental health turn to our programs for assistance.  We are committed to helping our clients develop the skills they need to navigate life’s challenges, so that they can lead healthier, happier, and more productive lives.

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