Providence Health & Services Clinic RN - Oncology in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a status Clinic Registered Nurse - Oncology (0.9 FTE, Days) Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR. Our cancer center is internationally known for leading research and providing exceptional patient care; you can watch this short video to learn more: http://bit.ly/2xsPDOQ .

Schedule: This position is Monday through Friday and will consist of three, 10 hour shifts and one 6 hour shift per week.

Reasons to apply:

  • Cutting Edge Research - You will be working in the Earle Chiles Research Institute - which is a world class research facility founded by Dr. Walter Urba,M.D., Ph.D. with a team of more than 100 research staff engaged in over 150 clinical trials that no one else in the world is doing.

  • Pharmacists Onsite - We have 2 pharmacists onsite to mix chemo and answer questions to care immediately for our patients.

  • Team Culture - We pride ourselves in being the desirable place for Oncology RNs to work in Portland. Our team of 14 RNs work closely together to care compassionately for our patients and for each other.

  • Work/Life Balance - We mean that! The clinic is open Monday through Friday no holidays or weekends

In this position, you will:

  • Provide direct quality care for those patients requiring infusion therapy, blood and component transfusion, and chemotherapy on an outpatient basis.

  • Provide care according to the individualized needs of the patient using the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.

  • Be responsible for the assessment, treatment of care of patients including adult and geriatric.

  • Analyze patient data with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional/psychosocial, spiritual, and chronological maturation process.

  • Accept professional development as an integral part of nursing practice.

  • Coordinate patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship.

  • Advise clinic project team on start up clinic processes and policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Unencumbered License to practice nursing in the State of Oregon

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certification within 6 months of hire

  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) Certification within 2 years of hire

  • 1 year as an infusion nurse in an oncology setting

  • 2 year medical/surgical experience in an acute care setting

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 3 years experience as infusion nurse

  • Experience providing phone advice in an oncology setting

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 187488