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Providence Registered Nurse (RN) Community Care - Quality and Clinical Leadership in Portland, Oregon

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Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Community Care - Quality and Clinical Leadership (0.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Office Park Portland in Portland, OR

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We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Community Care - DEPARTMENT that will provide and supervise professional, independent nursing care for Providence patients. Care is based in the nursing process and is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act. Applies knowledge of assessing, planning, ordering, giving, delegating, teaching and supervising professional nursing care delivery that promotes patients' optimal health and independence. All Providence professional nursing practice requires a broad range of general nursing knowledge and expertise. In addition, development and validation of knowledge and skills essential to the assigned department, patient population and/or practice area are crucial. This position may be required to rotate through a weekend shift.

The RN participates in and leads clinical teams and may supervise, assign or delegate to licensed practical nurses (LPN's), certified nursing assistants (CNA's) and other health care workers.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Serve as a community care nurse or care manager for a defined panel of PACE participants that include participants requiring a broad spectrum of care who reside in a variety of environments and may reside in a wide geographic area

  • Apply appropriate nursing theory and research to clinical practice

  • Perform comprehensive nursing assessment, consistently using appropriate clinical thinking skills and nursing judgment to develop, refine and evaluate an evidence-based nursing plan of care that reflect participant priorities, as part of the interdisciplinary plan of care, that is appropriate to a community setting and across the continuum of care

  • Perform and delegate procedures and treatments according to accepted clinical program standards

  • Diagnostic, Monitoring, and Intervention Function: Assessment and ongoing monitoring of patient condition, initiation of appropriate nursing and medical response, and documentation

  • Protect vulnerable patients from complications of the clinical care environment

  • Perform a comprehensive nursing assessment

  • Consistently use clinical judgment and take action appropriate to the patient situation

  • Utilize the clinical systems and available resources to develop, refine, and evaluate an evidence-based nursing plan of care, as well as, communicate and coordinate care processes

  • Utilize clinical systems to input data that will allow all nurses to "tell the patients story"

  • Anticipate the expected outcome of therapies/interventions and plan care appropriately

  • Helping: Attention to the individual person and family as patient, listening to the patient’s story and adapting care accordingly

  • Management of patient comfort including pain management, skin care, spiritual and comfort care measures

  • Tailor caring processes to the individuality and uniqueness of each patient and family

  • Advocate for his/her patient’s rights, needs, and desires

  • Integrate culturally competent/sensitive patient care into the patient and family’s plan of care

  • Engage in effective and caring professional communication and behaviors with colleagues, co-workers, and interdisciplinary teams

  • Teaching/Coaching: Teaching and coaching patients and their families as well as other healthcare providers

  • Consistently perform a comprehensive patient teaching/learning assessment

  • Implement and comprehensively evaluate a patient/family teaching/learning plan of care

  • Act as a teacher/resource to other team members

  • Collaborate with other disciplines in establishing an education plan

  • Monitoring and Ensuring the Quality of Health Care Practices: Accountability for safe practice, identifying and correcting problems, participating in quality improvement activities and employing evidence-based practice

  • Consistently focus on improving nursing care quality by readjusting care strategies and priorities

  • Participate in quality improvement and nursing research activities at the unit level

  • Demonstrate nursing practice that support enhanced patient outcomes, including the National Patient Safety Goals, nurse sensitive outcomes, and other strategic quality initiatives

  • Utilize statistical reports and evidence-based tools to support decision-making

  • Integrate the framework of "data to wisdom" into the practice of nursing

  • Organizational and Professional Development: Skill in working in, communicating with, and leading teams

  • Be accountable for personal behavior and ongoing professional behavior and development

  • Remain current with required credentialing (e.g. licensure, BLS, ACLS, PALS, etc.), unit-based education, performance verification activities and competencies, and informatics competencies

  • Support the education process for those new to the Nursing profession, those nurses continuing their education or expanding their practice and other team members

  • Maintain his/her practice within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Code of Ethics as set forth by the American Nurses Association, and the Nursing Social Policy statement

  • Maintain patient confidentiality and data security

  • Use effective communication and interpersonal skills to be an effective team member

  • Effective Management of Rapidly Changing Situations: Skill in managing rapidly changing situations including the ability to assess, make decisions, and orchestrate a team response

  • Initiate an appropriate emergency response (RRT, Code blue, 911, color codes, etc.)

  • Effectively alter the nursing plan of care as new data and situations emerge

  • Appropriately respond to unanticipated and adverse effects of nursing and medical interventions

  • Coordinate, order, and meet multiple patients’ needs by realigning priorities as neede

  • Appropriately alert other health team members to pertinent changes in patient status

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Coursework/Training: Relevant training applicable to the position, as specified by the Nurse Manager

  • Current, unencumbered Oregon RN license

  • National Provider BLS - American Heart Association

  • Relevant certifications applicable to the position, as specified by the Nurse Manager

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • One (1) year experience in Home health RN

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence Home and Community Care (HCC) is a service line within Providence with over 8,000 caregivers and 2,000 volunteers serving nearly 200,000 people a year, in their homes, in clinics and in a variety of congregate living ministries across our seven-state footprint.

HCC provides a full range of services and support for people of all ages, especially those facing chronic or life-limiting illnesses. Our core competencies include restorative care, longitudinal care and care through the end of life. Our service lines include assisted living/skilled nursing/rehabilitation, home health, home infusion/pharmacy services, home medical equipment, hospice and palliative care, Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), personal home services/private duty care and supportive housing.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 116109
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Per-Diem
Job Shift: Variable
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 5014 CLINICAL PROGRAM SERVICES OR REGION
Address: OR Portland 4400 NE Halsey St
Pay Range: $38.27 - $61.77
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.