Providence Health & Services Licensed Practical Nurse - Gresham ElderPlace (Full Time, 1.0 FTE, Day Shift) in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse - Nursing Services to Providence ElderPlace in Gresham, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Act under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

  • Provide quality nursing care in a clinic or community setting.

  • Perform all duties within the Standards and Scope of practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

  • Function within the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to formulate and evaluate the Participant’s Plan of Care (POC).

  • Complete focused assessments, by collecting both subjective and objective data.

  • Assess educational needs and develop trainings for Participants, families and caregivers.

  • Identify areas of need or potential change in a Participant’s status.

  • Perform clinical tests, treatments, therapies, medication administration, health teaching and counseling, as directed by the PCP and RN.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) License by the Oregon State Board of Nursing

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

  • In compliance with company policy and state regulations, a Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background check may be required for this position based upon the location of the position; Fingerprinting may be required as well

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in a clinic or clinic-like setting

  • One year experience with a frail, elderly population

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: LPN / LVN

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 156518