Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Scappoose Family Medicine, Resource

Job Locations US-OR-Scappoose
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Scappoose Family Medicine
Salary Range
Based on ONA contracted rates
Variable, 8:00am-8:00pm
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RN's care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, and knowledge transferor [Onsomble Model of the Professional Role™]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN's engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical RN exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.


OHSU Mission

Oregon Health & Science University is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for all Oregonians through excellence, innovation and leadership in health care, education and research.


OHSU Nursing Vision

As professional nurses, we partner with our community and each other to provide innovative, compassionate and excellent patient-centered care.


Nursing Core Values

Nursing embraces core values that serve as a foundation for the delivery of quality patient care:

Commitment to patient- and family-centered care;

Accountability to support each other in providing excellent care and outcomes;

Realizing professional practice as an engaged and thriving staff;

Excellence in nursing practice through our commitment to performance improvement, evidence-based practice, and research.


Nursing’s Independent Scope of Practice:  ANA Social Policy Statement, 3rd edition

Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, facilitation of healing, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.

Function/Duties of Position

Key Responsibilities & Performance Standards


Description of work:

Responsible for the delivery of appropriate, timely and beneficial care for patients which promotes quality and cost-effective health care outcomes working within established standards for case management practice, and Advance Access principles. Provides standard nursing care for patients throughout the age continuum. Responsible for active management of patients. Maintains compliance with applicable laws such as client confidentiality, Americans with Disabilities Act, Workers’ Compensation, abuse reporting, principles of consent, and advanced medical directives. Advocates for the client/family at the service-delivery level and at the policy-making level fostering the client/family’s decision-making, independence, and growth and development. Integrates factors related to quality, safety, efficiency, and cost effectiveness in planning, delivering, monitoring and evaluating client care promoting the most effective and efficient use of human and financial resources. Functions as the liaison between referral providers and SCP providers. Participates in clinic, department, OHSU campus, teams and committees. Assist in the implementation of nursing system that supports the mission of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing. (AAACN).

Clinical Skills and Duties:  

                  RN  Role:

    • Phone Triage
    • Actively coordinates care for patient care as needed.
    • Reviews the visit schedule to anticipate healthcare needs of patient panel. 
    • Responsible for handling urgent/emergent calls and walk-ins per clinic approved advice protocols. 
    • Manages nurse visit schedule which includes but is not limited to: B/P checks, wound care, suture removal, education/teaching, INR testing, prenatal intakes.
    • Clinical skills to include but are not limited to; INR testing, IV placement/infusion, Bladder catheterization, suture removal, immunizations/injections, POCT
    • Uses EMR to assist with patient care. 
    • Provides team leadership.
    • Cross coverage of all clinical teams as needed, including being the back up for MAT (Medication Assistance Treatment)
    • Follows standing orders/protocols in assisting with patient care.
    • Perform hospital follow up calls.


Expected abilities of the RN :

Ability to perform duties using theory-based nursing practice model, evidenced-based practices, and shared governance in a multidisciplinary team model. Ability to participate in a multidisciplinary clinical team. Knowledge of clinical quality improvement models and process. Knowledge of scope of patient care services provided by other clinical service lines and the referral process. Knowledge of effective teaching processes and principles in planning, providing and evaluating optimum health care. Knowledge of quality management and improvement processes to comply with internal and external standards, i.e., DNV. Knowledge of general medical procedures and the ability to anticipate complications and the indicated therapeutic interventions. Knowledge of clinic practices and ability to act as a resource for clinic personnel and assist the providers as necessary.  Proficiency in the use of appropriate EMR, computer based software and office equipment.  Ability to maintain quality safety and infection control standards. RN must possess the ability to apply the operational principles of the SCPFM care model. Knowledge and ability to apply primary care best practices. Ability to mentor and orient new staff members.



Provides accurate and timely documentation of care of patients in the patient record - EMR.  Assure proper transfer of patient care and coverage of duties when leaving the clinic.  Initiate appropriate interactions with patient’s, providers and other staff regarding any relevant patient care or operational issues.


Policies and Procedures:

Implement agreed upon changes in function, policies and procedures.  Establish appropriate patient/clinic flow priorities and follow through to completion.  Participate in the formation, development, implementation, and evaluation of health care plans for patients.  Other duties/projects which are assigned by supervisor and/or Lead Nurse are to be followed through to completion. 



     Attend and participate in relevant departmental, clinic, nursing, and patient care       meetings.  Assist and actively participate in the ongoing improvement of the             clinic.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from a program accredited by Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)
  • BSN preferred
  • Associate Degree Nurses required to enroll in BSN program within 3 years of hire and complete within 5 years of hire.
  • Communication skills including fluency in oral and written English

  • Basic computer skills including the ability to send/receive email, navigate information technology associated with the position

  • and use of Electronic Health Record information, and tools

  • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license. Certification in Basic Life Support

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Additional Details

Orientation Time:

8 weeks

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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