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Providence Health & Services RN Community Care in Portland, Oregon

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Providence is calling a RN Community Care - Gresham Nursing Services (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Elderplace Oregon in Portland, OR.

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We are seeking a Registered Nurse Community Care - Gresham Nursing Services who 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.

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.

  • Protects vulnerable patients from complications of the clinical care environment.

  • Performs a comprehensive nursing assessment.

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

  • Utilizes 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.

  • Utilizes clinical systems to input data that will allow all nurses to "tell the patients story".

  • Anticipates 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.

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

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

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

  • Engages 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.

  • Implements and comprehensively evaluates a patient/family teaching/learning plan of care.

  • Act as a teacher/resource to other team members.

  • Collaborates with other disciplines in establishing an education plan.

  • Teaching/Coaching:

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

  • Consistently performs a comprehensive patient teaching/learning assessment.

  • Implements and comprehensively evaluates a patient/family teaching/learning plan of care.

  • Act as a teacher/resource to other team members.

  • Collaborates 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.

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

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

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

  • Integrates 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.

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

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

  • Maintains 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.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality and data security.

  • Uses effective communication and interpersonal skills to be an effective team member.

  • Organizational and Professional Development:

  • Skill in working in, communicating with, and leading teams. Accountability for personal behavior and ongoing professional behavior and development.

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

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

  • Maintains 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.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality and data security.

  • Uses 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.

  • Initiates 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.

  • Coordinates, orders, and meets multiple patients’ needs by realigning priorities as needed

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

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

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

  • 1 year experience working with the frail or elderly population.

  • Current, unencumbered Oregon RN license.

  • Current BLS required at time of hire. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Health Care Provider certification required within 6 months of hire.

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

  • In compliance with company policy and state regulations, a Department of Human Services (DHS) a criminal background check may be required based upon the location of the position. Fingerprinting may be required also.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

  • 1 year of home health 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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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: Home Health Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 292548

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