Providence RN Fellow - Cardiac Telemetry in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling for a RN Fellow - Cardiac Telemetry (0.9 FTE, Nights) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR
**Please note: This position is listed specifically for RNs that don't have acute care hospital experience, but are striving to work in the hospital/acute care setting and who have at least 1 year of nursing experience.
This is a full-time, night shift position. The schedule offered is 7pm-7:30am (3, 12 hour shifts). RNs in this unit also participate in a weekend rotation schedule.
This unit consists of 20 patient beds. The RN to patient ratio during the day is 1:3; and nights are 1:4 (sometimes 5). RNs within this unit care for patients with a primary diagnosis related to cardiac conditions. Examples are congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia, post pace maker, and patients with work up for other cardiac issues. This is a great team with skilled staff members who truly believe in being strong advocates for their patients. The patient care experience is extremely important to this group of dynamic clinicians!
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Assess, diagnose, plan, implements and evaluates patients’ care
Develop, update and coordinate the patient’s plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the care continuum
Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate, at the completion of the fellowship, demonstrates competencies in populations served and performs essential competencies as required by specific unit of hire
Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve
Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students; facilitates formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community
Be accountable for safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence, and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes
Align patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes
Engage in ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards
Promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice
Lead and coordinate teams, appropriately delegates, coordinates care and collaborates with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge, models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession
Required qualification in this position includes:
Nursing Degree/Diploma upon hire
Bachelor's degree in nursing or higher within three (3) years of hire - OR- equivalent education/experience
A RN with twenty (20) years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
Unencumbered RN license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered
If RN holds a multi-state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies:
American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider),
American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), -OR-
Military Training Network (MTN) – (BLS Provider) upon hire
One (1) year nursing experience but new to specialty of hire
Preferred qualification in this position includes:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing upon hire
National certification in Cardiac Telemetry
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Job Category: RN Fellow
Req ID: 279765