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Home Visiting Nurse

Center for Human Development, Inc. is seeking a full-time Home Visiting Nurse to provide case management/home visit services for pregnant and post-partum women and newborn infants, children ages 0 to 4 and, children ages 0 to 21 who have special health care needs and fall into the category of established risk, and their families.

The Requirements
Licensed by the State of Oregon as a registered nurse.

One year of experience in community health, public health, or maternal child health nursing preferred.

Thorough knowledge of nursing practices, procedures, public health nursing skills, interviewing and counseling techniques.

Ability to communicate and coordinate services with family advocates.

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and pass all criminal history check requirements and drug screenings.

The Essential Functions
Performs public health nursing services at homes, and other settings to clients in such areas as parent/child health, developmental screenings, family planning, nutrition, communicable and chronic diseases.

Performs client assessment; a documented, systematic and ongoing collection of data to determine current status and identify needs in physical, environmental, psychosocial, developmental, educational, behavioral, emotional and mobility areas.

Coordinate case management services provided to clients with Family Advocates.

Maintains contact with client’s primary care provider and other professionals on behalf of the client.

Advocates for client as necessary.

Provides case management services; an ongoing process to assist client in obtaining access to and effective utilization of necessary health, social, economic, nutritional and other services.

Establishes and maintains client medical chart and other necessary records.

Develops and maintains a client service plan; a written, systematic plan of care listing goals and actions required to meet needs of client.

Initiates follow-up care and makes referrals to physicians, other community agencies or health resources as necessary.

Liaison with Child Development and Rehabilitation Center (CDRC) and OHSU.

Attend case staffing meetings with nurses and family advocate.

Must maintain positive and professional working relationships with co-workers, clients and other agencies.

The Company
CHD is a nonprofit corporation that is recognized statewide as an innovator. Join a self-directed team that has the capability to manage their own work and make decisions at the level of service to the customer.

The Benefits
Full-time exempt position with attractive benefit package that includes paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D insurance, long-term disability insurance, excellent retirement benefit with generous contribution to 401k after orientation, Professional Development Plan, one month paid renewal leave every 7 years, annual employee appreciation picnics and dinners, Mental Health Days, gym discounts, and more. Qualified as a NHSC loan repayment site.

The Area
Tired of the rat race? La Grande, Oregon is a small town in Eastern Oregon that offers fresh air, a strong community presence, virtually no traffic, and lots of outdoor recreation in the surrounding Blue Mountains.  Enjoy hiking, horseback and mountain bike trails, and ATV access at Mt. Emily Recreation Area, bird watching at Ladd Marsh, picnics along the Grande Ronde River, inland links style golf courses and more. Home of Eastern Oregon University.


July 15, 2021

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Center for Human Development, Inc.
2301 Cove Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850
In order to receive government funding, the Center for Human Development, Inc. (CHD) is required by state and county policies to charge for services it provides to the public. However no one will be denied clinical services because of an inability to pay. CHD does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, family status, age or disability. For further information on this policy contact Human Relations, 541-962-8811 or TTY 1-800-735-2900 or 711.

The Center for Human Development, Inc. is a Tobacco-Free Zone. Oregon law prohibits the use of all tobacco products in CHD buildings and on CHD property. OAR 515.051.0065