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Providence Health & Services RN Home Health Access *Sign-On Bonus* in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a RN Home Health Access - Home Services Home Intake (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Home Services Building in Portland, OR

This opportunity has a Sign on bonus of $5,000, that will be paid out in 2 installments over the spand of 12 months from your start date.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

We are seeking a RN Home Health Access - Home Services Home Intake that will arrange prescribed services with the physician, payor, patient, caregiver, and provider to ensure that services are provided in a timely and coordinated fashion. This position also processes triage calls from existing patients and caregivers, addressing clinical issues and forwarding information to individual team supervisors

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Represent the mission of the Providence Health System in all aspects of Home Health referral coordination functions and nursing triage

  • Coordinate Home Health services provided directly by Providence Home Health Services

  • Take patient referral information by phone or via fax and obtains necessary information either on-line or by other means to complete the referrals

  • Work with the HH Access Team to process referral including entering documentation into the electronic medical record

  • Plan and organizes home services for patient discharges in the local and regional service areas

  • Coordinate with the Home Health Scheduling team to determine the start of care date for home services

  • Coordinate with other Home Services departments in order to process referrals

  • Triage calls from existing patients/caregivers, addresses clinical issues and forwards information to individual team supervisors and clinicians

  • Demonstrate advancement of professional nursing practice through continuing education, professional organizations and committee activities

  • Activate the Home Services Disaster/Triage Plan as per protocol including after hours, weekends and holidays

  • Maintain positive working relationships with home care providers, payors, case managers, physicians and their office staff, hospital and extended care facility care managers and discharge planners, and Providence Home Services departments

  • Maintain information on current Providence Home Services payor contracts and subcontract relationships

  • Access Intranet contract information and tools

  • Attend staff meetings and participates in department quality improvement initiatives and in-service education

  • Stay current with community health issues and regulations

  • Work assigned hours including rotations through weekend shifts


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license

  • Experience using electronic medical record software

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Nursing Triage Call Center experience

  • General knowledge of state and federal regulations and Joint Commission standards for home care services

  • An understanding of how health care delivery system works and the interrelationships among patients, physicians, hospitals, home care providers, community agencies, suppliers and third party payors

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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 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: Nursing - Other

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 309486