Providence RN - Critical Care Clinical Nurse Educator in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Clinical Nurse Educator (RN) - Critical Care (1.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR
Please note that this position will mainly working standard business hours but will also be required to work evenings and nights as needed.
We are seeking a Clinical Nurse Educator (RN) - Critical Care Nursing Service Administration that will be accountable for education that supports the provision and quality of nursing services at the facility level, in support of Providence Health & Services System and Regional goals. This includes strategically planning for education to ensure a balance of optimal and efficient patient care; staff, patient, and physician satisfaction; and cooperative partnerships with other organizational departments and professional groups. With a constant focus on patient-centeredness and staff and patient safety, the Clinical Nurse Educator supports standards and systems for care delivery for their facility. These systems of care delivery promote evidence-based practice and are designed to support the management of productivity targets within a context of constant change in patient volumes, patient acuity, and available resources. Through leading in education and planning strategically, consistently supports efficient and effective patient care services, and that support the organizational and system goals. This includes advancing the strategic vision and goals of the Oregon Nursing Center of Excellence. Constructively manages change and promotes a team-based approach. The incumbent role models professional nursing standards and expectations consistent.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
INTEGRATING MISSION AND VALUES:
Identify the need for, and acts as necessary to advocate for systemic change to insure the Mission will be viable in the future with decreasing resources.
Role models Core Values in actions, decision, and language:
Promote an environment of hope, healing, and hospitality
Set standards and expectations for caring and trusting behaviors for all levels of nursing staff
Act as lay leader to insure the heritage of the sponsoring religious community is told in the organization
Act on opportunities to extend the Mission and values other Catholic Health Care into the larger community/society
PLANNING AND ORGANIZING:
Focus in organization on top critical priorities
Anticipate future trends and consequences. Can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans to address future needs:
Encourage creative approaches
Eliminated barriers for success
Assure the needs and voice of the patient as the customer are heard by consistent integration of nursing in the development and achievement of organizational goals
Advocate for public policy improving health care and nursing practice
Establish and maintains effective relationships with customer groups by gaining trust and respect
Champion patient and staff safety at all levels in the organization
Reduce variation and error through implementation of evidence-based practice models
Continuously improve outcomes through empowerment and management of data by promoting nursing research
Plan for and supports the implementation of technology to support clinical practice
Establish and maintain a safe, supportive, and healthy environment to practice nursing throughout the region
Create and develop high performance teams when needed:
Give team members appropriate responsibility, authority, freedom, and support to assure teams wins and successes
Provide individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions in a timely manner on a regular basis
Foster open and direct communication that encourages dialog and supports oppositional thinking
Employ excellent listening skills
Step up to conflict and is able to find common ground to achieve cooperation with minimum discord
Create and communicates a compelling vision of Providence Oregon Nursing that reflects the present and the future
Inspire ownership of the vision that is inclusive of all staff at all levels
Attract the best talent to the organization
Advance and embraces diversity in both staff and patient populations
Clearly assign responsibility and authority for tasks and decisions:
Set clear objectives and measures
Hold people accountable for results
DEMONSTRATING BUSINESS EFFECTIVENESS:
Understand the close connection between Finance and Human Resources in attaining quality clinical outcomes
Partner with peers from these areas to provide infrastructure to reach clinical goals of excellence
Understand how people and organizations function and is able to maneuver through complex political situations effectively
Manage up in support others throughout the organization
Provide leadership on strategic direction and resource allocation committees and councils that affect nursing practice throughout the region
Assure compliance with all professional, regulatory, and legal standards in development of organizational policy
Knowledgeable about current and possible future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting health care
Actively participate in decision making with leaders for all areas of management, finance, medical staff, and clinical focus areas to create processes and structures that support the Mission and goals of Providence Health System.
Demonstrate the ability to:
Make decisions based on fact and identified need which also support Catholic social and ethical teachings
Make quick but sound decisions when required by a situation without sacrificing decision quality
To handle risk and uncertainty by making decisions without all facts as necessary
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Master's Degree in Nursing or related field. Applicants who are currently enrolled in a graduate program will be considered with an agreement to complete graduate degree within 2 years of hire
Current Oregon RN License
Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider
National Certification from ANA or Professional Organization in relevant field of clinical expertise
Six (6) years of Nursing experience with 3 years in Acute Care
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Two (2) years of Critical Care experience
Progessive leadership experience
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.
Job Category: Clinical Education
Req ID: 283178