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OHSU Nursing Vision
As professional nurses, we partner with our community and each other to provide innovative, compassionate and excellent patient-centered care.
OHSU Core Competencies
OHSU Core Competencies are the knowledge, skills and behaviors that create the culture that facilitates advancing our nursing mission and vision. Our culture is what differentiates the experience of those we serve. For OHSU to be successful, we need to demonstrate and continually strengthen these core competencies through the work we do.
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
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available. Start dates are ongoing and not dependent on a cohort.
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.
A. Evaluates knowledge of self and others:
1. Evaluates own knowledge and nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and evidence-based knowledge in consultation with peers and colleagues.
2. Evaluates knowledge and nursing practice of peers in relation to professional practice standards and evidence-based knowledge and provides feedback that enhances their growth and development.
B. Identifies complexities within OHSU systems and participates in resolving barriers to effective, efficient, and fiscally responsible care delivery.
C. Evaluates patient outcomes against nurse-sensitive indicators and participates in raising the standard of nursing practice when results are below benchmark.
A. Uses an evidence-based decision making process to determine the patient’s priority goals and care activities:
1. Gathers pertinent information from patient and others to establish relevant data base about the patient and the patient’s condition.
2. Determines changes in the patient’s condition and stability based on clinical parameters, population data, and nursing knowledge and evidence.
3. Uses a population and evidence based approach to determine the patient’s individualized priority goals and care activities in relation to: Nursing’s independent scope of practice (safety, comfort, hygiene, restorative measures, and health promotion); and in relation to the interdisciplinary plan of care
4. Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care by evaluating the patient’s response, outcomes, and changes in stability and makes recommendations for modifications to the plan of care.
B. Speaks up immediately about concerns regarding assigned responsibilities and available resource.
A. Develops a therapeutic relationship with patients and families.
B. Implements direct and indirect nursing care consistent with evidence-based practices, hospital policies and procedures, scope and standards of practice, and Nursing’s Code of Ethics.
C. Delegates and supervises tasks consistent with other caregivers’ scope of practice, adhering to standards, regulations, and role expectations including self-care and collaborative teamwork.
IV. Knowledge Transfer
A. Collaborates with the patient/family in developing a teaching plan to meet learning needs. Effectively transfers information about disease, health, treatment plan and recovery to patient, family and documents teaching and plan in the electronic record.
B. Communicates evaluation of patient’s stability, progress, discharge plan and recommendation for continuity of the medical and nursing plan to other members of the health care team, including accurate and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic record.
C. Effectively transfers knowledge to other members of the team to support the safety of their practice
D. Engages in collaborative and effective decision-making with other members of the team while maintaining caring and compassionate relationships.
JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS, AND/OR LICENSES:
QUALIFICATIONS: As part of the qualifications requirement, the following Core Competencies are expected of all OHSU employees regardless of their position within the organization.
INCLUSION, COLLABORATION & TEAMWORK Leading Self
ORGANIZATIONAL PERSPECTIVE Leading Self
PERFORMANCE RESULTS Leading Self
Is action oriented
PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS Leading Self
Must have current BLS and PALS from AHA
6-8 weeks depending on experience. Start dates are ongoing and not dependent on a cohort.
*Bonus Disclaimer: current RN employees at OHSU, Adventist Medical Center in Portland or Hillsboro Medical Center are not eligible for the hiring bonus.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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