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Providence Health & Services RN - Emergency Services in Hood River, Oregon


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Emergency Services (FTE 0, Nights) to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hoodriver, OR.

We are seeking a Resgistered Nurse- Emergency Services who will be accountable for direct and indirect quality of care for patient according to the individualized need of the patient, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act. Accept professional development as an integral part of nursing practice.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Utilizing the nursing process, assesses patient status, intervenes appropriately, and evaluates patient response.

  • Establishes a formal written plan of care for referred patients, documents specific nursing orders, and develops goals specifying expected outcomes of intervention.

  • Assesses health knowledge, learning abilities and educational needs of the wound care and ostomy patients and families and develops appropriate plans for teaching.

  • Utilizes all available resources and consults as necessary with members of the health care team in planning and developing individualized teaching and discharge plans.

  • Timely completion of all necessary documentation.

  • Functions as a knowledgeable resource person to the nursing staff in areas of expertise, related to ostomy care, prevention and treatment of wounds of all types, and management of the incontinent patient.

  • Identifies staff learning needs, provides the necessary staff education.

  • Participates as preceptor in the orientation of new staff and/or students as assigned by supervisor.

  • Serves as a resource person to clinics, physician's offices, and businesses in the areas of expertise.

  • Assures that the specialty service and clinic operate within financial constraints and productivity standards.

  • Works closely with Materials Management, the Wound Care SIG and outside vendors as needed to coordinate availability of needed wound care products, and to improve quality of service to patients.

  • Participates in product evaluations of new equipment and supplies related to areas of expertise.

  • Reviews literature, methodology, outcomes, and implications of nursing research, and disseminates this information to clinical and medical staff.

  • Assists with the development of nursing standards related to wound/ostomy care, including policies addressing clinic operation.

  • Actively participates in quality management programs.

  • Demonstrates advancement of professional nursing practice through both internal and external continuing education opportunities, membership in professional organizations, participation on hospital committees.

  • Continued professional development.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

  • Completion of an accredited course in Wound, Ostomy and Continence.

  • 5 years Nursing experience.

  • Current registered nurse license in the State of Oregon.

  • Certification as a WOCN is required within 1 year of hire.

  • Valid CPR card required.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing

  • National Certification in Emergency Services

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: On Call

Shift: Night

Job Category: Emergency Nursing

Location: Oregon-Hood River

Req ID: 248839