Initial Posting Date:01/31/2022
Agency:Oregon Youth Authority
Salary Range:6,126.00 - 9,300.00
Position Title:Institution Registered Nurse pool - MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility
Job Description:OREGON YOUTH AUTHORITYHealth Services Nurse - Institutional Registered Nurse Woodburn, Oregon -MACLAREN YOUTH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
Are you a Registered Nurse looking for your next rewarding opportunity? Consider joining our Health Services division and help us as we operate under the principle that youth need to be healthy in mind and body in order to actively participate in reformation programs. Join our amazing team today!
The Health Services Clinic Nurse promotes and maintains the physical and mental health of the youth in custody committed to an OYA youth correctional facility. This position is responsible for the provision of comprehensive health care services to youth. This position assumes primary responsibility for direct professional nursing care to youth in custody having physical and mental health complaints and develops nursing care plans.
At Oregon Youth Authority (OYA), diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just words on a page.To meet our mission and live our values as an agency, DEI must be at the heart of all we do. We support cultural competence, develop teams, and cultivate leaders in ways that are equitable to everyone, especially people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ+, or those from other marginalized communities. We are explicit and intentional as we identify resources that all our youth and staff need to grow and prosper. Our DEI work connects closely with our culture of positive human development, with safe and supportive environments where everyone is held accountable and connected to their community. The end goal is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments.
If you are looking to join a team that values individual and cultural differences, with the opportunity to contribute to youth reformation by enriching our workforce with diversity, OYA wants to hear from you! People of color, women, and other members of historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply!
Please take a moment to watch this quick video about Oregon Youth Authority, our team and our culturebit.ly/work4OYA. For more information please visitwww.oregon.gov/oya.
What's in it for You?
OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the workplace is as valuable as it is inside the workplace. We offer a great work/life balance and a competitive benefits package, including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance, generous time-off, and a competitive retirement plan.
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Duties that require direct involvement with the youth:
Provides routine health care as required:
Record keeping and Clinic Management Duties:
What We Are Looking For:
Possess a valid Oregon Registered Professional Nurse's License at the time of appointment.
The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here.
Desired Attributes: We may show preference to candidates whose application materials demonstrate the following:
How to apply:
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we are here to serve. OYA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be individualized based on merit, competence, performance, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law." The more diverse we are, the better our work will be.
Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process. For assistance regarding reasonable accommodation or for alternative format please contact OYA Recruitment at 503-373-7301. Oregon Relay Service can be reached by calling 7-1-1.
In keeping with our mission, OYA will conduct a criminal record check, per OAR 416 Division 800, a driving record background check and a vulnerable population abuse and neglect check. Information obtained about an individual is confidential. An individual who refuses to consent to a criminal records/background check shall be disqualified from consideration in the position for which you applied. All applicants are subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as fingerprint based on criminal records check, pre-employment drug screening and/or education verification as required for the position.
In 2003 Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), the first federal civil statue focused specifically on addressing sexual violence in juvenile facilities, jails, prisons, and other facilities. In recognition of the rights, safety, and well-being of the youth we serve you will be asked specific questions about your background to ensure our hiring and promotion practices comply with the National PREA standards.
All OYA employees are required to submit to a two-step TB test to establish a TB free "base line." If offered employment and you accept, OYA will offer you the TB testing, and if you refuse, OYA will require the necessary documentation from your personal health care provider as a condition of employment.
All positions in OYA will require the incumbent to serve as a "mandatory reporter" of child abuse.
We do not offer Visa sponsorship. If you are hired, you will be required to fill out the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming you are able to work in the US. OYAuses E-Verify to confirm that applicants are authorized to work in the United States.
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