The unit's dual mission is primarily focused towards providing robust nursing services for inpatient acute care epilepsy diagnostic monitoring (EMU) and non-acute care inpatient/outpatient clinical translational research (CTRC) services. In addition 10D also serves as an overflow unit for various hospital acute care patients.
We take pride in providing outstanding participant & patient/family centered care in a collegial dual mission ambulatory and acute care setting where attention to detail, quality provision of care, and patient experience is our expertise and focus
Patient population will include but is not limited to:
Majority of patient care on night shift is EMU and other acute care patients. The inpatient environment comprises 8 inpatient beds. The research ambulatory/outpatient environment comprises 4 infusion chairs and 5 clinic exam rooms.
Nurses on 10D are oriented first in the acute care setting followed by orientation into the research setting.
Now accepting ADN applications! Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available.
Working on 10D is more than just a job. Our team is making a difference one patient at at time AND improving healthcare for all. We are a collaborative and dynamic dual specialty unit that support both acute care and research missions at OHSU. Our team values collaboration, curiosity, compassion, and education. If this interests you, we want you on our team!
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.
RN Role Description and Department Specific Requirement Addendums go to the TTP Program webpage: https://www.ohsu.edu/nursing-careers/transition-practice-ttp-program
Additional information on participating departments can be found on this webpage.
Minimum requirements for all Nurses:
Department Specific Requirements:
Transition to Practice (TTP) Program Individualized Orientation Schedule of 3-10 weeks:
Transition to hired shift may be delayed for a temporary reassignment due to individual development needs and skill mix of the employees on the unit or the hires shift at any given time.
10D EMU (adult 5 inpatient bed) is the only acute care unit within Oregon State designed to provide comprehensive epilepsy assessment and monitoring. There are approximately 40 level 4 EMU's in the United States. Comprehensive EMU monitoring may include complex diagnostic &/or treatment procedures (nuclear medicine administration, provoking GTC's, & neurosurgery). In addition, psychogenic non-epileptic seizures are admitted to see how their events manifest in a safe environment.
10D CTRC (adult 3 inpatient bed and adult/pediatric 4 infusion chairs, 6 clinic exam rooms) is one of the essential areas at OHSU to support human subject's research at OHSU. There are approximately 61 NIH (NCATS) grant funded centers in the United States. CTRC nursing services may include support for the following (but not limited to) simple/complex infusions, frequent nursing assessments/monitoring, nuclear medicine, oncology, metabolic function, transplants, health prevention, mobility, immunizations, circadian rhythm, glucose clamp, pharmacokinetics, phlebotomy, EKG's, moderate sedation, and lab specimen collection/processing. The CTRC research kitchen and lab are also physically located on 10D.
If you are a new Graduate, please consider applying to our Summer TTP Residency cohort: Req ID 2023-22073: RN, Transition to Practice (TTP), Residency Program (New Graduates), Adult Acute, Intermediate Care and ED Observation, FT, Nights
*Bonus Disclaimer: current OHSU, Adventist and Hillsboro Medical Center employees are not eligible
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