Providence Health & Services RN - Transition to Practice Coordinator in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Transition to Practice Coordinator. (1.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable)

This position will be on the Nursing Education team based at Providence Office Park in Portland, OR.

The full-time position will work with all 8 hospitals within the Oregon Region. You will travel to all of the Providence Oregon Region hospitals, to include Medford, OR.

To ensure the greatest contact with our Preceptors and Residents/Fellows, work hour will include both day and night shifts.

In this position, you will:

  • Report to the Regional Manager of Clinical Orientation and Development.

  • Be accountable to build and develop the clinical preceptors ability to effectively teach, evaluate, and mentor nurses within the clinical academy fellowship and residency programs.

  • Have responsibilities in building and developing the preceptor, clinical manager, and resident/fellow relationship triad. This is done through direct interaction, intentional rounding, classroom instruction, coaching, and evaluation.

  • Contribute to the operations and organization of the clinical academy programs throughout the Oregon region and across the care continuum.

  • Be responsible to collect and evaluate data sent to the system clinical academy, participate in the creation and revision of academy curriculum, evaluate the variety of programs offered, and keep organized the cohorts of residents and fellows.

  • Provide leadership and coordination to specialty educators who serve as academy faculty.

  • Perform all duties in a manner that promotes team concept and reflects the Sisters of Providence mission and core values.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing from an approved school of nursing

  • Graduate degree in nursing or related field. However, candidates who exhibit a commitment to obtain a graduate degree in nursing or a related field will also be considered.

  • Current unencumbered licensure as an RN by the Oregon State Board of Nursing

  • 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 Healthcare Provider

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

  • 3 years of experience in nursing education or leadership

  • 5 years of experience in nursing

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Strong nursing background in Medical-Surgical.

  • National Certification in area of specialty

  • Experience as a clinical faculty member

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 people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Variable

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 186588