On-call Caregiver or CNA

Nursing Department



Our House is looking for an experienced Caregiver or CNA to work on-call in our residential program.


General Information

Caregivers and CNAs are responsible for assisting residents with activities of daily living, coordinating care and appointments, arranging transportation, advocating for resident's needs, offering emotional support, laundry, and housekeeping. Experience working with HIV, mental health, or in a residential care setting is helpful. Extensive training and support are provided, including monthly in-services



  • Minimum of six months experience as a Caregiver or CNA in a facility setting or currently enrolled in a nursing program

  • Ability to pass a DHS background check

  • Two verifiable employment-related references

  • CPR certified or the ability to become so

  • Must be responsible, dependable, flexible, possess good communication skills, warmth, and humor

  • Motivated to work with individuals with HIV who require all levels of care

  • Willingness to work with persons with physical and emotional health challenges

  • Willingness to work within a harm reduction model of care

  • Ability to teach and empower residents toward self-care and independence

  • Knowledge of infection control, universal precautions, transfer techniques, and body mechanics

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and to lift, push, carry and pull moderate amounts of weight



Shifts available are on-call, filling in occasionally for regularly scheduled staff vacations and sick calls.  Hours and work days will vary depending upon availability. Flexibility to work various shifts, including nights and holidays, is required.


How to Apply

For more information about this position please call 503-234-0175. Email resume to jobs@ourhouseofportland.org