Providence Health & Services RN - Neurosurgery in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery (0.9 FTE, Nights) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.
Patients seen in the neurology unit are pre-op and post-op who are typically there after having spinal surgeries, brain surgeries, suffering strokes, etc. Nurses also perform epilepsy monitoring. Most patients arrive from the Emergency Department and/or are direct admit.
The RN will work three, 12 hour shifts per week - 19:00 to 07:30 - and will rotate every other weekend. Nurse to patient ratio is generally 4 or 5:1.
Successful candidates will be great team players, have a positive attitude and are highly compassionate with a patient and family focus.
Providence Portland Medical Center is a part of Providence Health & Services in Oregon, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, health plans, physicians, clinics and affiliated health services. We are recognized for our excellence in patient care and research areas such as cancer, heart, orthopedics, women's health, rehabilitation services and behavioral health. We have over 3,400 employees, 1,500 medical staff members and 483 licensed beds. Providence Portland Medical Center is a Magnet Recognized facility for Excellence in Nursing Services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
This position is eligible for:
Free TriMet pass
In this position, you will:
Provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment.
Be 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.
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.
Required q ualifications for this position include:
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
All Registered Nurses (RNs) without a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in nursing must obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing or higher within 3 years of hire.
A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a Bachelor's degree in nursing
Unencumbered RN license in Oregon 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.
12 months of acute care experience working with the patient population similar to Neurosurgery -or- completion of the specialty residency located at Providence Portland Medical Center
Preferred q ualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's degree in nursing
National Certification in Neurosurgery
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.
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Job Category: Medical/Surgical Nursing
Req ID: 214378