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Providence Health & Services RN Housing Care Manager in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a RN Housing Care Manager - Glendoveer Residential Care Facility (1.0 FTE, Days) to Elderplace Glendoveer in Portland, OR. This is a Temporary position with an estimated duration of 6 months.

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We are seeking a RN Housing Care Manager - Glendoveer Residential Care Facility that will oversee and coordinate the care and services for at-risk frail elder patients with complex medical and psychosocial needs. The RN Housing Care Manager provides professional nursing care for residents of ElderPlace program housing. Care is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act and Oregon Administrative Rules and Regulations for Assisted Living and Residential Care Facilities. The RN applies knowledge based on the nursing process while performing assessments and evaluating for changes of condition. The goal of the RN Housing Care Manager is to provide care that is appropriate and personalized.

The RN Housing Care Manager participates in the weekly IDT team meeting as well as various Housing team meetings. This position is responsible for teaching and/or delegating nursing tasks to unlicensed caregivers/Personal Care Aides (PCAs). The RN performs all duties in a manner that promotes effective team functioning and reflects the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Providence and requires a broad range of general nursing knowledge, skills and expertise.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform comprehensive and focused nursing assessments at periodic routine intervals and as needed for changes in resident conditions; monitor and report resident conditions, initiate interventions and update service and care plans that reflects participant priorities in accordance with policy and OARs

  • Consistently use appropriate clinical thinking skills and nursing judgment to improve nursing care quality by readjusting care strategies and priorities

  • Apply appropriate nursing theory and research to clinical practice

  • Effectively collaborate and advocate for residents with primary care providers and other members of the healthcare team

  • Provide individual and group health care teaching, counseling and education activities, to residential care staff

  • Mentor nursing students as requested

  • Conduct periodic reviews of charts, informational logs, alert books and MARs to assess health needs and responses to care

  • Provide intermittent direct nursing care as needed

  • Provide case management services for health, equipment and social needs as necessary

  • Provide mentoring, education and anticipatory guidance, delegations and teachings to Housing staff appropriate to the participant need and caregiver ability in accordance with the Oregon Administrative Rules chapter 851, division 047.

  • Initiate and direct an appropriate emergency response as needed

  • Respond to unanticipated and adverse effects of nursing and medical interventions

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

  • DOMAIN: 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 use 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 patient's story."

  • Anticipate the expected outcome of therapies/interventions and plan care appropriately

  • DOMAIN: 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

  • DOMAIN: Teaching/Coaching

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

  • Consistently perform 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

  • DOMAIN: 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

  • DOMAIN: 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

  • DOMAIN: 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 respond to unanticipated and adverse effects of nursing and medical interventions

  • Coordinate, order, and meet multiple patients’ needs by realigning priorities as needed

  • 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 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 include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • One (1) year of (Experienced within Specialty): RN experience in a PACE organization

​​​​​​​ 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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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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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: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 297181