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Company is calling a RN - Orthopedics (0.9 FTE, Nights) to Company Company Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.
The RN will work 3, 12 hour night shifts/wk - from 7:00pm - 7:30am - and will rotate every other weekend.
We’re looking for an experienced RN to join our stellar medical surgical team at Company Portland Medical Center. This 24-bed unit is normally an Orthopedics floor, but has been pulled to a COVID-19 unit for persons under investigation (PUI) while testing is being done. This unit is being used to aid the hospital during the crisis and is armed with full PPE and a manager who cares for her team and keeps them safe. As an RN on this floor, you will be reminded daily of what it means to truly live the Company Mission and we’re looking for a Nurse who wants to help this hospital take the reigns in this challenging and trying time. Every day will be different on this floor and we’re looking for someone who’s agile and can pivot quickly with the daily demands of this role. The nurses’ patient ratios are: 1:3 and all nurses will have support from our CNA2s and resource staff.
The Registered Nurse (RN) will provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment; accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan; and practice in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice.
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
Perform and maintain currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served
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; facilitate formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community
Be accountable for safety, identify and correct problems, and integrate evidence, and best practice into nursing care; use 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; practice 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, integrate and disseminate research and evidence based practice
Lead and coordinate teams, appropriately delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge, model professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession
Required qualification in this position includes:
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
◦ All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing -OR- higher within three (3) years of hire
◦ A RN with twenty (20) years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Unencumbered RN license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered
◦ If RN holds a multistate 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) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire
One (1) year acute care experience working with the patient population similar to Orthopedics -OR- completion of the specialty residency located at Company Portland Medical Center
Preferred qualification in this position includes:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
National Certification in related specialty
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The Company Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Company 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 Company Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Company, 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 Company for their healthcare needs. At Company, our quality vision is simple,
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