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Providence Director of Nursing and Patient Care Services in Portland, Oregon


Director of Nursing and Patient Care Services - Nursing Service Administration at Providence Portland Medical Center

The Director of Nursing assists the CNO in the administration and leadership of achieving strategic goals of a department, organization and/or clinical service area. Assumes responsibility for the oversight and outcomes within a specified clinical specialty area by forecasting trends, setting strategic objectives, providing leadership and development to Nurse Educators, Nurse Managers, House Supervisors, Staff Nurse Leaders and Front Line staff through the implementation of actions to achieve defined clinical, financial and strategic outcomes. The Director demonstrates advanced leadership and communication skills and the ability to manage and successfully mediate conflict, while upholding the organization's commitment to core values, productivity and quality. This role has specific accountability for practice, policy, education, shared governance, and work towards our 5 th Magnet designation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Applied Clinical field

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Current unencumbered Nursing License in the State of Oregon

  • Three (3) years of Nursing experience at the supervisory or manager level

  • Experience with Project Management and Performance Improvement (Change facilitation and Lean Belt experience)

  • Three (3) years of Hands on project management experience

  • Experience leading in a Magnet designated facility, to include direct participation in Magnet designation or redesignation

  • Experience related to Joint Commission, CMS, patient safety and compliance initiatives needed to address regulations or events

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D in DNP, PhD, DNSc, or ND.

  • Director level experience

  • ANPD Certification

  • Acute Care experience

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 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

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.

Requsition ID: P361609
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 5001 PPMC NURSING ADMIN
Address: OR Portland 4805 NE Glisan St

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.