Headquartered in Roseville, California, Adventist Health is an integrated, non-profit healthcare organization that serves over 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawai. This faith-based organization aims to provide the best healthcare experience in hospitals, home care agencies, clinics, joint-venture retirement centers, and hospice agencies in both urban and rural communities. With over 20 hospitals, 4500 providers, and 250 clinics, Adventist Health offers improved physical, spiritual, and mental healthcare services with enhanced interaction at low cost and easy access. Housing a team of 37,000 professionals including medical staff, associates, allied health experts, physicians, and volunteers, the organization work with a single mission — living God’s love by hope and inspiring health and wholeness. Adventist Health offers a plethora of jobs to people of all faiths and backgrounds throughout Hawaii, California, and Oregon. The organization provides a positive work milieu along with competitive pay and benefits that include health plans, insurance, retirement plans, saving plans, and much more.
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.
Adventist Health?Portland is a faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare network consisting of a 302-bed medical center, 34 medical clinics andhome care and hospice services in the Portland metro area. Winner of theHealthgrades 2017 Outstanding Patient Experience award, AdventistHealth?Portland is committed to delivering exceptional care. Our full-serviceacute care medical center provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient,emergency and diagnostic services to communities on the eastside. Our keyservices include cardiovascular care, emergency services, orthopedics,radiation oncology, surgery, imaging, rehabilitation and labor & delivery.We are staffed with more than 550 physicians, 1,900 employees and over 250volunteers from our local communities and have been named a Top Workplace bythe Oregonian for the second year.?
Portland has 11,697 acres of parks, including Forest Park, whichis the United States? largest urban forest, at 5,157 acres. With 70 miles oftrails, it?s a hiker, mountain biker and runner heaven. Other parks in towninclude a golf course, swimming pools, picnic areas and off-leash dog areas.Portland?s unofficial motto is ?keep Portland weird.? The area fosters a senseof independence, creativity and nonconformity, while maintaining a highlyearth-friendly environment. As of January 1, 2018, Adventist Health Portlandannounced an exciting?agreement to integrate services with OHSU.
The32-bed Emergency Department sees over 52,000 patients per year and offers thefastest door-to provider times in the metro Portland area. The ED has adepartment specific educator, a secured behavioral health area within the unitand patient assignments are made based on patient acuity.?
We're looking for someone to join our team as a RN, Nurse Lead who:
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. 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.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
Education: ? Bachelor's Degree in nursing or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Required
Master's Degree: Preferred
Work Experience: ? Five years technical experience: Preferred
Supervisory experience or demonstrated supervisory skills: Required
Required Licenses/Certifications: ? Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association: Preferred
Clinical specialty and/or nursing administration certification: Preferred
Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of practice: Required