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Providence Research Scientist RN - *REMOTE* in Portland, Oregon


The registered nurse in this position assumes responsibility for:

  • Leading caregivers in the integration and translation of research findings into practice.

  • Leading nursing and interprofessional research studies within the division, service area, and ministries as requested.

  • Teaching and leading innovative educational programs including practices of clinical scholarship to support a culture of inquiry, including the practices of quality improvement and the use of evidence, and with a primary focus on nursing and patient care research.

  • Planning, organizing, developing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the human and material resources necessary to support completion of research studies led or co-led by registered nurses, with interprofessional teams.

  • Teaching and coaching mentors and research teams in the dissemination of study results.

  • Collaborating with, instructing, and leading system, division, service area, and ministry research councils and teams.

  • Pursuing own program of research aligned with strategic vision both as a role model and to add to the knowledge in one's specialty.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team at Providence Oregon Regional Shared Services and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree: Nursing

  • Master's Degree: Nursing, Healthcare, Business, or other related area. If the master’s degree is not in nursing, then the baccalaureate degree or doctorate must be in Nursing. BSN to PhD program, with or without a formal master’s degree meets this requirement.

  • Ph.D: Nursing, Education, or related program.

  • Upon hire: California Registered Nurse License Or

  • Alaska Registered Nurse License Or

  • Montana Registered Nurse License Or

  • New Mexico Registered Nurse License Or

  • Oregon Registered Nurse License Or

  • Washington Registered Nurse License Or

  • Texas Registered Nurse License

  • Within 2 years of hire: Hold a professional certification in this field.

  • Five years: Leading or facilitating quality and evidence-based improvement projects

  • Five years: Experience as a PI or CoPI, or directing a variety of research studies

  • Three years: Teaching research processes to/for RNs

Why Join Providence?

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 has been serving the Pacific Northwest since 1856 when Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart and four other Sisters of Providence arrived in Vancouver, Washington Territory. As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence is located in areas ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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 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. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Requsition ID: 288011
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Research
Job Function: Clinical Support
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 5016 RS NURSING ADMIN
Address: OR Portland 4400 NE Halsey St
Work Location: Providence Office Park Portland Bldg 1-Portland
Pay Range: $58.85 - $94.73
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.