Providence Health & Services Registered Nurse - Hospital Supervisor (On-Call, Variable) in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Hospital Supervisor (0.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.

The Hospital Supervisor will work 12-hour shifts and must be able to work both nights and days as needed.

In this position, you will:

  • Coordinate the general operation of the Department of Nursing.

  • Provide administrative coverage for Providence Portland Medical Center and those departments operating on a 24-hour basis when senior administrative personnel are not present.

  • Act as a mentor and role model for the nursing staff on his/her shift by supporting and assisting the staff in development of problem solving assertiveness and leadership skills.

  • Work in collaboration with the Nurse Manager and Staffing department in assisting with staffing and in crisis situations, as appropriate.

  • Support the Nurse Manager and Charge Nurse in coordination and assignment of the nursing staff.

  • Initiate the disaster preparedness plan if needed in collaboration with the Manager of Emergency Preparedness.

  • Have the ability to communicate effectively, function in crisis and urgent situations and to follow-up with department managers and staff are key skills required for this position.

  • Be accountable for patient flow, and the provision and quality of nursing services at the facility level for a defined shift, in support of Providence Health & Services system and regional goals. This includes assuring safe, efficient, and effective patient placement, balanced with optimal and efficient patient care and service. Assume a primary focus on patient flow, assuring the patient reaches the right bed, the first time, with the necessary resources to provide care.

  • Consistently focus on patient safety, patient-centeredness, and efficient processes and systems.

  • Support standards and systems for care delivery for the facility.

  • Provide leadership that consistently supports efficient and effective patient care services and that supports the organizational and system goals. This includes advancing the strategic vision and goals of Providence Portland Medical Center (PPMC).

  • Constructively manage change and promote a team-based approach.

  • Consistently role model professional nursing standards and expectations, and perform all duties in a manner that reflect the Providence and St Joseph Mission and Philosophy.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current, unencumbered license as Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Oregon

  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree

  • 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 Healthcare Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

  • 5 years of acute care nursing experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or master's in related field

  • National Certification in medical surgical or related nursing area

  • 3 or more years of supervisory or managerial 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.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Supervisory / Management

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 157170