Logistics Assistant - Recuperative Care Program
Company: Central City Concern
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Since 1979, the Portland community has trusted Central City
Concern (CCC) to help people create meaningful, long-term change.
Every year, we serve more than 13,000 people experiencing or at
risk of homelessness with affordable and supportive housing,
person-centered health care, addiction recovery and employment
assistance. By providing health care, housing and jobs, CCC is
ending homelessness in Portland and helping people achieve their
CCC's Recuperative Care Program is seeking a Logistics Supervisor
to join our team!
Schedule: Wednesday - Sunday, 8:00am - 4:30pm.
The Blackburn Center is an innovative program that will offer
integrated housing, health care, and employment services with the
long term goal of eliminating homelessness. We seek to change how
these services are delivered to all people, especially vulnerable
The RCP Logistics Assistant works under the supervision of the RCP
Logistics Supervisor to provide logistical support for program
operations through coordination and implementation of many of the
non-clinical needs of participants in the program. Principal
responsibilities include cleaning rooms for the next admission
after a participant has been discharged, packing up and moving
client property according to established protocols, assisting with
management of durable medical equipment and program supply storage
areas, ordering and picking up program supplies and food,
coordinating the food box program and maintaining the food pantry.
The team is focused on working with partner hospitals and referring
agencies to provide for the acute and ongoing medical care for
adults facing homelessness upon discharge from the hospital. The
multidisciplinary team coordinates health care through the
Blackburn Center, providing short-term supportive housing, crisis
management, referral to appropriate substance abuse, physical
health, and mental health treatment, access to benefits and
entitlements, appropriate and affordable housing, and further
provide pathways to self-sufficiency.
The Successful Candidate:
You are able to work efficiently in a very fast-paced environment
and exhibit exemplary customer service skills. You are a clear and
effective communicator that is flexible in attitude and has the
desire to relate effectively with clients.
Duties to Include:
Work as a member of the Blackburn Center multi-disciplinary team to
deliver comprehensive, client centered and trauma informed
Actively participate in the integration of services at the
Blackburn Center and identify new opportunities to improve
collaboration between and within service and care teams while
carefully following information-sharing guidelines.
Proactively identify opportunities for improvement within Blackburn
Center workflows and logistics. Participate in review of Blackburn
Key Performance Indicators; review and contribute to continuous
improvement opportunities and plans.
Build understanding of and appreciation for diversity among
Blackburn Center clients and support their connection to culturally
responsive and culturally specific services as requested.
Under the direction of the Logistics Supervisor, clean
participants' rooms that have been vacated and prepare the room for
the next admission.
Coordinate logistical needs required for the day to day operations
of program. Maintain the RCP food pantry, donation storage, and
supply areas in a clean and orderly manner.
Coordinate distribution of food; coordinate laundry and linen
Transport patients to and from appointments and other resources;
assist with moving property to a new location in a CCC vehicle as
Assist with routine checks of program equipment and vehicles to
keep items in good working order.
Drive to various locations to pick up supplies and/or make resource
Complete a variety of computer-based tasks such as; ordering and
receiving supplies; tracking inventory; email correspondence with
vendors and donation sources.
Maintain notes and tracking information about patients enrolled in
Assist multi-disciplinary team in coordinating and implementing
participants' discharge and transition from RCP.
Demonstrate personal attentiveness, responsiveness, and prompt
follow-up to all external and internal stakeholders.
Assist with resolving patient complaints and providing good
customer service throughout the program.
Education and experience sufficient to succeed, carry out
responsibilities, and demonstrate the skills and abilities as
described above with at least one year experience working with
socially complex populations.
Must have an understanding of the causes of homelessness, the
medical and psychosocial sequelae of homelessness, and the
importance of systems and processes used to help clients secure and
maintain stable housing.
Must have Healthcare Provider CPR/First Aid certification prior to
Must be able to be trained in the use of CCC database programs
CCCER and Centricity.
Must have non-violent de-escalation training (or complete within 60
days of hire.)
Must possess a current driver's license, pass a DMV background
check and be designated an "acceptable" driver as outlined in
Central City Concern's Fleet Safety Policy. Must pass an initial
drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and
continued recertification training.
Must generally have the ability to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, squat,
twist, reach, pull and lift heavy objects, and climb stairs with
reasonable or no accommodation.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and DHS background
check for work at Central City Concern and to obtain ID-Badge at
If in recovery, must be currently clean and sober.
Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our
Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the
time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of
4.25% in your 1st year, 6% in the 2nd year, and 8% in your 3rd
10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the
Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability
Sabbatical Program offering extended time off at years 7, 14 and
Central City Concern is a second chance employer and complies with
applicable laws regarding consideration of criminal background for
employment purposes. Government regulations, contractual
requirements, or the duties of this particular job may require CCC
to conduct a background check and take appropriate action to
address prior criminal convictions.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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