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Providence Health & Services On-call RN - Surgical Oncology in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Surgical Oncology (0.0 FTE, Nights) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.

This is an on-call/per-diem position; working as needed.

Schedules are prepared for 28 day or monthly periods and are posted at least 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the scheduled period.

The on-call RN must be available for at least 4 open shifts during each 28-day or monthly schedule period which may include any open shifts of between 4 and 12 hours in length, at the nurse's discretion. The on-call RN may completely opt out of 1 work schedule each calendar year, provided the nurse notifies the medical center in advance of the preparation of the work schedule. The 4 available shifts must include any two of the following: weekend, evening, night, holiday, and/or standby or on-call shifts as assigned by the Medical Center. At least 1 of the assigned shifts in a calendar year will be on a holiday, and the holiday will be rotated between winter (New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, or Christmas Day) and summer holidays (Memorial Day, Fourth of July, or Labor Day) in alternate years.

The unit is a medical surgical floor with a m ajority of the patients seen being surgical in nature with an oncology focus and/or abdominal surgery focus as well as head and neck surgeries. Not everyone seen on the unit has cancer, but a majority do. Average length of stay for our patients on this unit is approximately 4 days.

This position is located in NE Portland at Providence Portland Medical Center. 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.

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 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 (OSBN)

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following:

  • American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider),

  • American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Healthcare Provider), or

  • Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire.

  • 12 months of acute care experience working with the patient population similar to the Medical/Surgical -or- completion of the specialty residency located at Providence Portland Medical Center

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • RNs with Bachelor's degree in nursing will be given Priority

  • National Certification in Medical Surgical (CMSRN)

  • Three (3) years of Medical Surgical RN experience

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: Medical/Surgical Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 229246