RN (Med/Surg)-60005

US-OR-Hillsboro
Department
5 West Nursing-62201
Req #
2017-4299
Job Type
Full Time (72+ hours per pay period)
Shift
Nights
# of Openings
1
Classification
Non-Exempt
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
72

Overview

At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Watch what happens when we combine our deep understanding of the community’s health needs with OHSU’s leadership in healthcare innovation.

 

Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier health care providers, including 3rd Healthiest Employer in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 5th straight Gold Plus from the American Heart Association, and #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.

 

Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

Summary of Duties

Ensures the delivery of quality nursing care for medical/surgical patients in accordance with age-related and individual needs, physician’s orders, hospital policy, standards of care and nursing practice.  Responsible for assessing the needs of patients, planning nursing care to meet those needs, and ensuring that the plan of care is carried out and documented according to the principles defined in the nursing process.  Ensures continuity of care by providing direct care as well as supervising care given by nurses and supportive staff (when appropriate).  Participates in the development of the medical/surgical unit goals.                                   

Hiring Competencies

a)    License: Current licensure as registered nurse by the Oregon State Board of Nursing required.

b)    Education: A copy of your highest academic diploma or transcript required upon hire.

c)    Certification: American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS preferred upon hire, and required within 90 days of hire if not ACLS certified.  If not American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certified upon hire, must have current BLS certification through another provider.  For cost centers 62001 and 62201 ACLS within 6 months of hire.

d)    Minimum one year Med/Surg experience preferred (exception would be of a satisfactory preceptor program and unit skills checklist completed within probationary period).

e)    Demonstrates skills in caring for the neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

f)     Skills in use of hospital computer information/ordering system.

g)    Demonstrates IV competencies within 90 days.

h)    Uses effective written and verbal communication skills.

i)     Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.

j)     Functions well as part of a team and practices effective interpersonal skills..

k)    Utilizes a problem solving process to make decisions related to patient care and unit activity.

l)     Personal appearance makes a good first impression

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

         1.      Percentage of Time Spent:

% of time

Physical Requirement

   1-30%

Standing

1-30%

Sitting

30-60%

Walking

1-30%

Lifting / Carrying

         2.    Physically Demanding Tasks: 

Moves beds, stretchers and equipment up to 500 pounds five to ten times per shift.  Assists in the movement of patients and/or equipment whose weight may range from 30 to 500 pounds, pushes or pulls weights, walks and/or stands for 5-8 hours/shift, lifts 35-40 pounds.  Must have adequate range of motion to accomplish duties.

Additional Posting Information

Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.

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