Over the past 23 years, The Oregon Clinic has grown from a small group of six medical practices with forty physicians, to one of the largest specialty medicine practices in the country. Today, The Oregon Clinic is a patient-centered, data-driven, professional medical and surgical specialty practice that serves patients throughout the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and beyond with more than 250 providers spanning over 30 specialties.
The Oregon Clinic was named Oregon’s #1 Top Workplace among large companies in The Oregonian’s 2017 Top Workplaces Survey.
Join our Team!
The Oregon Clinic is seeking a full-time Infection Prevention/Occupational Health Nurse to join our Quality and Risk Management staff in NE Portland. This position will regularly travel to clinics in the Portland Metro area. This position is responsible for the development and administration of efficient and professional operations for infection prevention and occupational health services such as developing an Infection Prevention program for the organization, and developing staff competency checklists for Medical Assistant and nursing staff. Under the direction of the Director of Quality and Risk Management, this role will perform functions relating to Education, Policy Development, Safety, Infection Prevention/Control, and Compliance. Duties will included (but are not limited to) the following:
Oversee and manage the administrative and operational activities of occupational health and infection prevention services in a busy muti-specialty practice clinical setting.
Develops clinic wide educational initiatives, including those related to regulatory compliance such as Oregon Department of Health, OSHA and community standards.
Responds to on the job injuries. Ensure procedure is completed appropriately including the completion of incidents and exposure forms and tracking.
Coordinate patient and employee vaccination campaign throughout the organization.
Administer, develop, update and implement system wide policies and procedures relating to occupational health and safety, infection prevention and control, exposures, immunizations, ergonomics, safety and training.
Ensure Compliance with occupational health and safety, infection prevention standards in all clinics and other work areas or as pertains to ADA and CMS.
The ideal candidate will be a flexible, high energy, professional team player, with at least 2 years of occupational health experience. This is a high volume position with opportunity for innovation and improvement. Active Oregon nursing license required. Starting pay range, based on experience: $35.65 - $42.00 per hour
Medical, Vision, and Rx Insurance is 100% paid for by The Oregon Clinic for full-time employees.
Active Oregon state nursing license as registered nurse or licensed practical nurse required.
Current clinical nursing experience required.
Bachelor’s degree required.
At least two years of occupational health experience or experience in a related field.
Certification in Infection Prevention or Occupational Health Nursing preferred.
Basic understanding of federal and state regulations applicable to occupational and environmental health and safety.
Regular local area travel required.
Prior experience with EMR and Centricity a plus
Ability to maintain positive working relationships with physicians, and office staff, patients and their families
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong commitment to patient care and privacy guidelines
5% 401K Match + clinic funded pension-type plan
70% Monthly Trimet Pass Subsidy
Company Provided Long Term Disability/Life Insurance/EAP
Access to Pre-tax Medical Spending Account/Dependent Care Account
Employee discounts at Adidas, Sprint, Columbia, Apple, AT&T, and more!
Employee Plastic Surgery and Imaging Discounts
This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.
The Oregon Clinic is an alcohol and drug-free workplace and an EEO Employer. Offers are contingent on successful completion of drug and background screenings. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.
We are an Oregon Benefit Company: An Oregon benefit company is a type of corporation that considers its impact on society and the environment in the business decision-making process, in addition to earning a profit.
Internal Number: OCCUP01208
About The Oregon Clinic
Founded in Portland in 1994, The Oregon Clinic is committed to delivering the highest quality patient care, practicing evidence-based medicine, and providing leadership for the healthcare community.
As the largest private specialty physician practice in Oregon, our goal is to provide individualized healthcare with respect and compassion to approximately 420,000 patients each year. We collaborate with primary care physicians and use a team approach to address health conditions in 30 specialty areas at 60 specialty clinic locations across northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.
The Oregon Clinic’s Board of Directors, made up of physician shareholder, has always considered the impact of our business decisions on the health of our patients and our community while ensuring our staff have an excellent workplace. In 2016, we registered as an Oregon Benefit Company to publicly declare our commitment to community benefit and to formalize our long-standing approach to our business.
Throughout our history, we have also made the commitment to serve low-income patients who have Medicaid, Medicare or no insurance at all. Many of the approximately 420,000 patients we serve each year a...re low-income, resulting in more than $50,219,000 in community benefit care as defined by the State of Oregon Community Benefit reporting statute.