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Providence RN Float - Gresham Nursing Services in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a RN Float - Gresham Nursing Services (0.4 FTE, Days ) to Elderplace In Gresham in Portland, OR

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We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Float - Gresham Nursing Services that will provide and supervises professional, independent nursing care for Providence patients that is as evidence-based as possible. Care is based in the nursing process and is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act. The RN applies knowledge of assessing, planning, ordering, giving, delegating, teaching and supervising professional nursing care delivery that promotes patients' optimal health and independence. All Providence professional nursing practice requires a broad range of general nursing knowledge and expertise. In addition, development and validation of knowledge and skills essential to the assigned department, patient population and/or practice area are crucial. The Float RN provides competent nursing care as a Triage RN, Clinic/Care Manager RN, Community Care/Care Manager RN, and Housing RN. This position may be required to rotate through a weekend shift.

The RN participates in and leads clinical teams and may supervise, assign or delegate to licensed practical nurses (LPN's), certified nursing assistants (CNA's) and other health care workers.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform comprehensive nursing assessments, in person or by telephone, using appropriate critical thinking skills, nursing theory, research and judgment, to identify the severity, and urgency of the participant care problem(s) and provide advice, guidance and a nursing care plan that reflects participant priorities, in alignment with the Interdisciplinary Team

  • Communicate and coordinate care processes across the continuum of care in multiple facilities and serve as a clinical liaison to participant caregivers, including family members and staff of the PACE contracted network

  • Serve as a community care nurse or care manager for a defined panel of PACE participants that includes participants requiring a broad spectrum of care who reside in a variety of environments and may reside in a wide geographic area

  • Provide mentoring, education, anticipatory guidance and nursing delegation to community caregivers and ElderPlace housing staff in the application and implementation of the nursing care plan appropriate to the caregiver’s scope of practice

  • Act as a teacher/resource to other team members and housing staff

  • Precept nursing students as requested

  • Collaborate with the IDT in developing and implementing a holistic plan of care appropriate to a community setting

  • Participate in the development of an interdisciplinary care plan based on assessment and re-assessment when there has been a significant change

  • Perform procedures and treatments according to accepted clinical program standards

  • Integrate culturally competent/sensitive participant care

  • Engage in effective and caring professional communication and behaviors with colleagues, co-workers and interdisciplinary team members

  • Clinical documentation is timely and reflects adherence to nursing standards, interdisciplinary plan of care and progress toward identified participant outcomes

  • Perform comprehensive and focused nursing assessments at periodic routine intervals and as needed for changes in ElderPlace housing resident conditions

  • Monitor and report housing resident conditions, Initiate interventions and update service plans in accordance with policy and as required by Oregon Administrative Rules

  • Conduct periodic reviews of ElderPlace housing charts, informational logs, alert books and MARs to assess health needs and responses to care

  • DOMAIN: Diagnostic, Monitoring, and Intervention Function

  • Assessment and ongoing monitoring of patient condition, initiation of appropriate nursing and medical response, and documentation

  • Protect vulnerable patients from complications of the clinical care environment

  • Perform a comprehensive nursing assessment

  • Consistently use clinical judgment and take actions appropriate to the patient situation

  • Utilize the clinical systems and available resources to develop, refine, and evaluate an evidence-based nursing plan of care, as well as, communicate and coordinate care processes

  • Utilize clinical systems to input data that will allow all nurses to "tell the patient's story"

  • Anticipate the expected outcome of therapies/interventions and plan care appropriately

  • DOMAIN: Helping

  • Attention to the individual person and family as patient, listening to the patient’s story and adapting care accordingly. Management of patient comfort including pain management, skin care, spiritual and comfort care measures

  • Tailor caring processes to the individuality and uniqueness of each patient and family

  • Advocate for his/her patient’s rights, needs, and desires

  • Integrate culturally competent/sensitive patient care into the patient and family’s plan of care

  • Engage in effective and caring professional communication and behaviors with colleagues, co-workers, and interdisciplinary teams

  • DOMAIN: Teaching/Coaching

  • Teaching and coaching patients and their families as well as other healthcare providers

  • Consistently perform a comprehensive patient teaching/learning assessment

  • Implement and comprehensively evaluate a patient/family teaching/learning plan of care

  • Act as a teacher/resource to other team members

  • Collaborate with other disciplines in establishing an education plan

  • DOMAIN: Monitoring and Ensuring the Quality of Health Care Practices

  • Accountability for safe practice, identifying and correcting problems, participating in quality improvement activities and employing evidence-based practice

  • Consistently focus on improving nursing care quality by readjusting care strategies and priorities

  • Participate in quality improvement and nursing research activities at the unit level

  • Demonstrate nursing practice that supports enhanced patient outcomes, including the National Patient Safety Goals, nurse sensitive outcomes, and other strategic quality initiatives

  • Utilize statistical reports and evidence-based tools to support decision-making

  • Integrate the framework of "data to wisdom" into the practice of nursing

  • DOMAIN: Organizational and Professional Development

  • Have a skill in working in, communicating with, and leading teams

  • Accountability for personal behavior and ongoing professional behavior and development

  • Remain current with required credentialing (e.g., licensure, BLS, ACLS, PALS, etc.), unit-based education, performance verification activities and competencies, and informatics competencies

  • Support the education process for those new to the Nursing profession, those nurses continuing their education or expanding their practice and other team members

  • Maintain his/her practice within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Code of Ethics as set forth by the American Nurses Association, and the Nursing Social Policy statement

  • Maintain patient confidentiality and data security

  • Use effective communication and interpersonal skills to be an effective team member

  • DOMAIN: Effective Management of Rapidly Changing Situations

  • Have a skill in managing rapidly changing situations including the ability to assess, make decisions, and orchestrate a team response

  • Initiate an appropriate emergency response (RRT, Code blue, 911, color codes, etc)

  • Effectively alters the nursing plan of care as new data and situations emerge

  • Appropriately respond to unanticipated and adverse effects of nursing and medical interventions

  • Coordinate, order, and meet multiple patients’ needs by realigning priorities as needed

  • Appropriately alert other health team members to pertinent changes in patient status

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Coursework/Training: Relevant training applicable to the position, as specified by the Nurse Manager

  • Current, unencumbered Oregon RN license

  • Current BLS at time of hire

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Health Care Provider certification

  • Relevant certifications applicable to the position, as specified by the Nurse Manager

  • Experienced Within Specialty: One (1) year RN experience in a PACE organization

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • One (1) year acute care RN experience

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: P356388
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Part time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 5014 PACE OR GRESHAM 2
Address: OR Portland 17727 East Burnside 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.