Providence Health & Services RN - Oncology in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Part-time Registered Nurse - Oncology (0.6 FTE, Nights) to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR.

This 28-bed oncology unit is a great mix of experienced RNs as well as newer RNs and the team is very involved in helping one another out and being involved in committees, etc.

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center (Providence Health and Services largest Oregon hospital) is renowned for our many specialized programs, including Providence Heart and Vascular Institute, Oregon Medical Laser Center, Providence Multiple Sclerosis Center and Providence Stroke Center, among others. The maternity services are highly regarded throughout the state - about 1 in 8 babies born each year in Oregon are delivered at Providence St. Vincent!

The 523-bed hospital and referral center enjoys a large campus and runs an average daily census at 95% capacity. With 36,000 admissions and 65,000 emergency room visits annually, the hospital is the busiest in Oregon.

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center was the first hospital in the state to be awarded "Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Services" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. This hospital has earned a national reputation for patient care. Employees at St. Vincent describe their work environment as a place where creativity and excellence are supported, while compassion for patients and respect for colleagues is the norm.

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.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications 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.

  • Oncology Certification within 6 months of eligibility

  • 12 months of acute care experience working with the patient population similar to the Medical Oncology -or- completion of the specialty residency located at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing

  • National Certification in Oncology

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

http://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 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: Part-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Oncology Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 205068