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Providence License Practical Nurse - Home Health West Portland in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a License Practical Nurse for Home Health West Portland (1.0 FTE, Days Full-Time) to Cedar Hills Home Services in Portland , OR.

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We are seeking a License Practical Nurse - Home Health West Portland that will work under the direction of a registered nurse to provide quality nursing care to patients in their homes. Assist with collection of assessment data and provides input to the planning of care. Implements plan of care within the scope of licensure. Perform all duties in a manner which promotes team concept and reflects the Providence mission and philosophy.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide patient care to patients in their homes

  • Collaborate with team members to deliver care and document observations

  • Contribute to patient assessment under the supervision of a registered nurse by assisting in identifying changes in patient status

  • Utilize appropriate standards of care for the identified medical diagnosis

  • Perform basic patient teaching in the home situation according to the plan of care

  • Utilize effective communications skills with patients and their families as well as the home health/hospice team members

  • Utilize Universal Precautions and safety measures to ensure a safe care environment for patients

  • Perform procedures and treatments according to accepted agency practices

  • Demonstrate competencies and knowledge related in the standards of practice for a licensed practical nurse in the state of Oregon when providing care

  • Demonstrate an understanding and respect for patients rights when providing care

  • Utilize positive problem solving when addressing care issues

  • Demonstrate flexibility in meeting agency requirements

  • Actively support and incorporates the mission and core values into daily activities

  • Treat all others with respect and demonstrates excellence, justice and compassion in daily work and relationships with others

  • Demonstrate competency by maintaining positive, constructive interpersonal relationships, and by understanding and practicing the principles of effective teamwork

  • Protect confidential/private information related to patients, members, employees, and others

  • Consistently demonstrate and incorporate principles of safety and infection control into daily activities and outlined in Environment of Care, Infection Control, and Exposure Control manuals and department safety policies/procedures

  • Consistently uses personal protective equipment as required and takes appropriate precautions whenever there is potential for contact with blood, body fluids, chemicals and/or other hazardous materials

  • Maintain knowledge of work-appropriate aspects of environment of care programs, complies with policies and reports unsafe conditions

  • Successfully complete Environment of Care healthstream modules in the required timeframes and participates in fire drills and emergency exercises, may label, transport and store hazardous waste as described in annual training

  • Demonstrate performance by adhering to established policies and procedure and exhibiting the defined characteristics associated with attendance and punctuality

  • Demonstrate competency by knowing and applying the principles of an inclusive work environment

  • Display consistent commitment to customer service

  • Exhibit quality focus and active involvement in improvement of work processes

  • Employ learned methods for achieving improved outcomes

  • Demonstrate appreciation of team strength in meeting customers needs and displays personal behavior that has a positive impact for the team

  • Exhibit achievement and learning orientation to work and organizational life by maintaining a broad outlook, demonstrating personal responsibility for keeping up with current information, expanding knowledge and skill and ensuring contribution to organizational success

  • Display ability to work in an ever-changing environment and participates constructively in change processes

  • Complete annual mandatory education review and competency program

  • Demonstrate competency by placing a high priority on service to everyone encountered

  • Consistently show the characteristic of service excellence

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) school of nursing

  • Current Oregon Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • Current AHA-BLS (Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider or ACLS) within thirty (30) days of hire

  • Valid drivers license and reliable transportation

  • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

  • One (1) year of experience in nursing; long term care, acute care, ambulatory care or home health and hospice care

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in home health, hospice or public health

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: P365258
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 5015 HH OR WEST PORTLAND
Address: OR Portland 10126 SW Pkwy

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.