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staff - Lead Registered Nurse (RN) - ED - Emergency Department - $42-63 per hour

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Adventist Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) ED - Emergency Department Lead for a nursing job in Portland, Oregon.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: ED - Emergency Department
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Adventist Health Portland, part of both the Adventist Health and Oregon Health and Science University health systems features of a 302-bed medical center, 34 medical clinics, and home care and hospice services in the Portland metro area. Our full-service acute care medical center provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and diagnostic services to communities on the city's east side. Key services include cardiovascular care, emergency services, orthopedics, radiation oncology, surgery, imaging, rehabilitation, and labor and delivery. Adventist Health Portland's mission executed by more than 550 physicians, 1,900 employees and 250 volunteers serving a local community known for its outdoor activities, independent creatives and exquisite culinary opportunities.
    The ED at Adventist Health Portland is a busy community-based department that sees a high volume of critical care.--
    This 32 Bed ED treats over 40% of the cardiac arrest in the Portland Metro Area. Geographically, it is situated to serve Eastern Portland, Gresham, Northwest Clackamas County and the rural communities beyond the metro area. Because of AHPL's partnership with OHSU several research projects and community initiatives are being conducted. Currently, AHPL is the second highest enroller of participants in the ICECAP study that is looking at--target temperature management in--post cardiac arrest patients. We are also a participant in the Reason 3 study that is looking at correspondence between ECG and Bedside Ultrasound in the treatment of cardiac arrest.-- AHPL is also a pioneer in the treatment of substance use disorder and has partnered with Fora Health for the continuation of care for this population.--
    Job Summary:
    Provides unit-based leadership working collaboratively with the Nurse Manager, Director, Physicians, and staff. Supervises and directs the activities of various levels of assigned nursing and ancillary personnel using both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgment. Ensures that all patients on the unit receive cost effective, professional care that results in positive outcomes and high patient satisfaction while maintaining the highest level of patient safety. Assesses and takes steps to improve quality of patient experience.
    Job Requirements:

    Education and Work Experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree in nursing or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Required
    • Master's Degree: Preferred
    • Five years' RN experience: Preferred
    • Supervisory experience or demonstrated supervisory skills: Required


      • Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of practice: Required
      • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: Preferred
      • Clinical specialty and/or nursing administration certification: Preferred

        Facility Specific License/Certifications:

        • Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQI BLS) certification: Required

          Department Specific License/Certifications:

          • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Healthstream Advanced Cardiac Life Support (HS-ACLS) or HeartCode ACLS (HACLS): Required
          • NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS): Required
          • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Healthstream Pediatric Advanced Life Support (HS-PALS) or HeartCode PALS (HPALS): Required

            Essential Functions:

            • Provides unit-based leadership in the development and provision of clinical services. Supervises and directs unit personnel. Initiates and coordinates individual and team conferences with health team members, patients, and/or families to initiate and revise care plans for optimal, individualized patient care. Directs and monitors personnel in the performance of patient care activities to ensure adequate patient care and quality of work. Participates in patient care as needed.
            • Fosters an environment of patient and family centered care with special attention to cultural diversity and personal needs. Makes rounds to have an overview of patient care needs and to introduce self to patient and families. Solicits feedback on quality of nursing services and any other concerns. Provides interventions and/or develops systems to address the care of patients throughout the continuum of care. Develops strategies with Nurse Manager/Director to improve customer satisfaction for patients, families, and physicians. Investigates and resolves patient care and operational issues as needed. Recommends policy/procedure changes based upon the standards, in collaboration with the Nurse Manager/Director.
            • Ensures compliance with Patient Safety Goals as identified by The Joint Commission, hospital policy, Quality Measures, and Patient Safety initiatives through unit management and participation in hospital Performance Improvement (PI) Teams. Works closely with the clinical team members to implement systems/programs or staff development activities to facilitate staff members' ability to meet patient/family/physician needs. Provides ongoing assessment of department operations and patient care processes for opportunities to improve. Facilitates data collection by staff members and participates in unit quality activities to improve care.
            • Assesses the staffing requirements of the unit on an ongoing basis. Manages the number of assigned personnel based on determination of patient acuity and needs, and available skills. Assigns staff to particular patients and patient care activities according to independent professional and supervisory analysis/assessment of the most effective utilization of skills and abilities, patient needs, and to equalize work loads of assigned personnel. Arranges for staff relief for meals and breaks. Reviews and takes action on requests to adjust schedules, including requests to come in late, leave early, or utilize sick time. Plays a significant role in evaluation of performance of unit employees. Coaches and disciplines personnel, when deems appropriate, including oral and written warnings, and suspension. Directly involved in decisions to hire and terminate unit personnel. Instructs new professional and ancillary personnel on job duties and assignments.
            • Works with facility services to assure that the department and equipment is maintained in a safe and operational state. Facilitates the repair of any broken or malfunctioning equipment. Ensures the cleanliness of the department. Keeps the Director informed of the unit's activities, incidents, and special needs in a timely manner, documenting pertinent information. Keeping staffing costs within targeted budget, minimizing use of overtime.
            • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

              Organizational Requirements:
              Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.
              Adventist Health Job ID #11853. Posted job title: rn lead emergency department - ft - hiring incentive!About Adventist HealthAdventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit, integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii with over 400 sites of care, including 26 acute care facilities. Founded on Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in hospitals, clinics, home care, and hospice agencies in both rural and urban communities. Our compassionate and talented team of 37,000 includes employees, physicians, allied health professionals and volunteers driven in pursuit of one mission: living God's love by inspiring health, wholeness, and hope. We are committed to staying true to our heritage by providing patient-centered, quality care. Together, we are transforming the healthcare experience with an innovative and whole-person focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing to support community well-being.Benefits
              • Continuing Education
              • Bereavement
              • Medical benefits
              • Dental benefits
              • Vision benefits
              • Health Care FSA
              • 403b retirement plan
              • Employee assistance programs
              • Life insurance
              • Holiday Pay
              • 401k retirement plan
              • Sick pay
              • Health savings account

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