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Providence RN Fellow - Medical Surgical Diabetes Renal Unit in Portland, Oregon

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Providence is looking for a RN Fellow - Diabetes Renal Unit (0.9 FTE, Nights) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.

Please note: This position is listed specifically for RNs that don't have acute care hospital experience but are striving to work in the hospital/acute care setting and who have at least 1 year of nursing experience.

The RN Fellow will work 3, 12 hour shifts/wk - from 7:00pm to 7:30am - and will rotate every other weekend.

This is a 29 bed med surg unit with slightly more emphasis in diabetes and renal failure. The hospital is centrally located in the middle of the city, serving a diverse patient population. The nurse to patient ratio on night shift is 4-5 patients:1 RN with CNA2 support.

The department uses a team-centered approach to provide quality patient care. The leadership team encourages collaboration and a shared-decision making structure to solve departmental challenges. Many of our nurses participate in leadership roles within our department. Staff are also involved in unit-based council as well as house-wide committees.

Providence Portland Medical Center is a part of Providence Health & Services in Oregon, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, health plans, physicians, clinics and affiliated health services. The medical center was recognized for our excellence in patient care and research areas such as cancer, heart, orthopedics, women's health, rehabilitation services and behavioral health. Providence Portland Medical Center was honored with its third Magnet designation for Nursing Excellence in 2019. We have over 3,400 employees, 1,500 medical staff members and 483 licensed beds.

This position is eligible for:

  • Full-time benefits that start on day 1!

  • PTO

  • Retirement options

  • Free TriMet pass

  • Opportunity for assistance with continuing education

We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Fellow - Diabetes Renal Unit that will provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Working with a preceptor and assuming increasing responsibility during the residency, the RN Resident is accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan. Practices in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patients’ care

  • Develop, update and coordinate the patient’s plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the care continuum

  • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate, at the completion of the residency, demonstrate competencies in populations served and performs essential competencies as required by specific unit of hire

  • Effectively advocates for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve

  • Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students; facilitates formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community

  • Be accountable for safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence, and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes

  • Align patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes

  • Engage in ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards

  • Promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice

  • Lead and coordinate teams, appropriately delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge, models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession

Qualifications:

Required qualification in this position includes:

  • Nursing degree/diploma upon hire

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing - OR- higher within three (3) years of hire - OR- equivalent

  • A RN with twenty (20) years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

  • Unencumbered RN license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered

  • If RN holds a multi-state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies:

  • American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider),

  • American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), -OR-

  • Military Training Network (MTN) – (BLS Provider) upon hire.

  • One (1) year nursing experience but new to specialty of hire

Preferred qualification in this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing upon hire

  • National certification in Diabetes Renal Unit

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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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Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: RN Fellow

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 269753

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