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Providence LPN - Outpatient Wound Care in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a LPN - Outpatient Wound Care (0.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR

Please note this is an on call resource position covering on average 4 - 8 shifts per months. Shifts are 10 hours 7:30am - 6pm Monday - Friday.

We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Outpatient Wound Care that will be under the supervision of a registered professional nurse, administers routine services in caring for selected acute, sub-acute, chronic and convalescent patients.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Administer personal hygiene, therapeutic measures/treatments and nursing care under the supervision of the RN and in accordance with Providence Portland Medical Center Department of Nursing Policies and Procedures

  • Report observation/information regarding patient condition or special needs to the registered nurse in a timely manner

  • Participate in identifying any spiritual, emotional and social factors which may require referral to other disciplines

  • Transcribe and administer medications in a safe/accurate manner according to the policies and procedures for medication administration

  • Perform selected IV functions under the supervision of the registered nurse

  • Maintain satisfactory attendance at nursing unit education programs

  • Attend nursing unit in-services/meetings and other

  • Understand and utilize existing lines of communication

  • Follow and reinforce the Teaching Plan as established by the RN

  • Document care given in a clear and concise manner using legible handwriting, correct spelling, and utilizing the currently accepted format and charting standards

  • Observe and document patient's progress toward outcomes established in Plan of Care

  • Comply with the dress code for Providence Portland Medical Center and the employee's department

  • Maintain current awareness of and complies with the Quality Management Program including awareness of unit indicators and participants as indicated

  • Assist other co-workers

  • Maintain good rapport by interacting in conflict or stressful situations in a manner that facilitates constructive resolution

  • Respond to criticism by effecting an appropriate change in behavior

  • Demonstrate knowledge and compliance with patient acuity system

  • Complete work assignments, documentation in a timely manner and requests help as necessary

  • Maintain knowledge and competency in use of computer system to document patient care, record information and ordering/charging supplies

  • Provide care appropriate to the ages of the patients served as identified by the assigned nursing unit


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate of an approved school for practical nurse

  • Coursework/Training: IV Therapy course and competency demonstration

  • Currently licensed by the Oregon State Board of Nursing

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certified

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.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Day

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 278180