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Providence Health & Services RN - Center for Medically Fragile Children (On-Call) in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a RN - Center for Medically Fragile Children (0.0 FTE, Variable/Rotating) to Providence Child Center in Portland, OR.

We are seeking a Registered Nurse - Medically Fragile Children who will be accountable for direct and indirect quality care for resident, according to the individualized needs of the resident, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Accepts professional development as an integral part of nursing practice. Coordinates resident care activities with other members of the health care team, and supervises the nursing care given.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive resident assessment. Assesses residents response to interventions including medications, therapies, and nutritional support.

  • Implement an individualized plan of care utilizing good nursing practices and demonstrating the ability to prioritize and organize work.

  • Administer medications and treatments per physicians orders.

  • Carry out and document the steps in the nursing process. Updates documentation as indicated by changes in resident condition.

  • Communicate plan of care and changes to Nursing staff and other disciplines.

  • Instruct other Nursing staff, residents, and family members in resident care.

  • Safeguard resident rights as listed in the Residents Bill of Rights.

  • Supervise, orient, and evaluate CNAs, CMAs, and RAs and replaces staff in absence of Nursing Administration.

  • Complete documentation including, but not limited to: medication sheets, progress notes, physician's orders, incident reports, resident care conference summaries, and care plans.

  • Informs or consults with Director of Nursing Services, Therapist, Chaplains, Physicians, Social Service Director, Activity Director, Clinical Specialists, and PBNC Administration.

  • Implement, teach, and reinforce use of Standard Precautions and infection control procedures.

  • Ability to work in both inside and outside environmental conditions.

  • May be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.


Required qualification for this position include:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing

  • Licensed to practice nursing in the state of Oregon as a Registered Nurse

  • Current AHA-BLS or ACLS certification

  • In Compliance with the Department of Human Services (DHS), a criminal background check is required

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 1 year experience in Long Term Care

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: Variable

Job Category: Long Term/Transitional Care Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 251968