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Providence Health & Services RN ALS Program Coordinator - Neurological Specialties East *Up To $5,000 Sign On Bonus* in Portland, Oregon

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Providence is calling an RN ALS Program Coordinator - Neurological Specialties East (1.0 FTE, Day) to Neurological Specialties East in Portland, OR

$5,000 Sign On Bonus For External Candidates and Eligible Rehires

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We are seeking a RN ALS Program Coordinator - Neurological Specialties East that will responsible for monitoring medical, physical, and psychosocial care needs of patients receiving care from the Providence Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Center. The RN provides direct patient care and case coordination from diagnosis to end of life. This position coordinates the care of the patient through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate services and resources to maximize optimum outcomes. Works collaboratively with the multiple disciplines, both internal and external to the organization, in effecting quality and cost-effective management of the patient's care along the continuum of chronic neurologic disease.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Use the nursing process to assess, diagnosis, plan, implement, and evaluate for patients with neurological illnesses

  • Collaborate with the Neurologist and sub-specialty team to facilitate and coordinate services, supplies, and equipment needed by patient and family. This includes involving family, as needed, in team meetings, planning and coordination of care, education, and identification of resources needed to develop realistic expectations of the chronic neurologic care

  • Provide appropriate short-term counseling for patients and families whose psychosocial situation demonstrates the need for intervention

  • Triage telephone calls and messages, systematically investigating and assessing patient needs determining whether and when patients require appointments, as appropriate, considering age-appropriateness

  • Assist patient and families to identify needs for the hospital stay, discharge, and follow-up care

  • Order, refill, and dispense prescriptions, and complete paperwork as directed by physicians

  • Identify and assist physician and other personnel in stabilizing, treating and/or triaging patients who may need a higher level of care

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree Nursing; from an accredited RN School of Nursing

  • Two (2) years in Nursing experience working with patients who have neurological conditions or ambulatory care, home health, acute care and/or case management

  • Background in telephone triage, outpatient clinic, ambulatory care, home health, acute care, hospice, and/or case management

  • Experience with an electronic medical record system

  • Proficiency in keyboarding, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word

  • Knowledge of ALS management

  • Current Oregon RN license

  • Current AHA-BLS certification

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Experience with EPIC

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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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 327312

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