Providence Health & Services RN Coordinator - Sepsis & Quality Improvement in Medford, Oregon


Providence is calling a Sepsis Nurse Sensitive Quality Improvement Program Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR.

This is a fantastic and unique opportunity to work under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer and oversee all aspects of the sepsis program throughout Providence Medford Medical Center. In this role, you will develop and implement the ongoing adherence of the Sepsis Program protocols and therapies and ensure that those protocols and therapies become the standard of care followed within the facility, while providing and participating in the quality improvement process. In this role, you will collaborate with medical and hospital staff to promote multidisciplinary care to patients with a diagnosis of sepsis. There's also a lot of responsibility around collecting and analyzing sepsis program patient data to assist with documentation, clinical care, and improved outcomes. This work will be done on various hospital and community committees to enhance and foster a fiscally sound and quality/outcomes driven sepsis program. The clinical and educational components for this role need someone who is:

  • A solid teacher/educator

  • A true partner

  • Analytical

  • Detailed

  • Problem solver

  • Driven in leading a program

  • Someone who likes to work elbow to elbow with staff and understand the challenges they face and the work that needs to be accomplished

  • Familiar and aligned with our mission of caring for the poor and vulnerable

Providence Medford Medical Center is a Level 3 Trauma Center with 168 licensed beds. It's also home to one of the only Joint Commission Advanced Certification Primary Stroke Centers, and has received Joint Commission Disease Specific Care Certification for total hip and knee replacements.

Providence Health System in Medford has an integrated network of primary care and specialty providers throughout the Rogue Valley. Our hospital is nestled in the magnificent Rogue Valley just 30 miles from the California border, Medford and nearby Ashland and Jacksonville form the southern gateway to the Pacific Northwest. With 75,000 residents, Medford is the 4th largest city in Oregon and serves as the medical hub for a population of more than 510,000. At nearly 2,000 feet of elevation, Medford has a mild climate and four distinct seasons. The Medford area offers a unique mix of physical beauty, cultural diversity and recreational opportunities ranging from Ashland's renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival to year-round outdoor activities such as white-water rafting, biking, fishing, skiing and wilderness hiking. Additionally, the ocean is just an hour away! Living in Medford offers a small town appeal with larger town offerings. Schools include a state university 15 minutes from downtown.

Providence Health & Services is an integrated, not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and providers in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. We are affiliated with Swedish Health Services, Pacific Medical Centers, Kadlec and Facey Medical Group, sharing one Electronic Medical Record system (Epic) and best practices to create healthier communities, together.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum of 5 years of nursing experience in critical care or the emergency department

  • Knowledge of infection control

  • Current license to practice as an RN in the state of Oregon

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) or Master's of Business Administration (MBA)

  • 1 year of experience as a Program Coordinator

  • Experience as a Clinical Nurse Leader or Clinical Nurse Specialist

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

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Quality Nursing

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 196752