Providence Health & Services RN Community Care - Laurelhurst Nursing Services in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Community Care - Laurelhurst Nursing Services (1.0 FTE, Day) to Elderplace I Laurelhurst in Portland, OR
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We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Community Care - Laurelhurst Nursing Services that will provide and supervise professional, independent nursing care for Providence patients. Care is based in the nursing process and is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act. 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. 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:
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
Apply appropriate nursing theory and research to clinical practice
Perform comprehensive nursing assessment, consistently using appropriate clinical thinking skills and nursing judgment to develop, refine and evaluate an evidence-based nursing plan of care that reflects participant priorities, as part of the interdisciplinary plan of care, that is appropriate to a community setting and across the continuum of care
Perform and delegate procedures and treatments according to accepted clinical program standards
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 uses 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 patients story"
Anticipate the expected outcome of therapies/interventions and plan care appropriately
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
Teaching/Coaching: Teaching and coaching patients and their families as well as other healthcare providers
Consistently performs a comprehensive patient teaching/learning assessment
Implement and comprehensively evaluates 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
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 focuses 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
Organizational and Professional Development: 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
Effective Management of Rapidly Changing Situations: 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 responds to unanticipated and adverse effects of nursing and medical interventions
Coordinate, order, and meet multiple patients’ needs by realigning priorities as neede
Appropriately alerts 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 Basic Life Support (BLS) at time of hire
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Health Care Provider certification within six (6) months of hire
Relevant certifications applicable to the position, as specified by the Nurse Manager
Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
One (1) year experience in Home health RN
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 http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits
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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.
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Job Category: Home Health Nursing
Req ID: 328678