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Providence Health & Services LPN - Enterostomal Therapy and Wound Care - Per Diem in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Enterostomal Therapy and Wound Care (0.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR

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We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Enterostomal Therapy and Wound Care that will be under the supervision of a registered professional nurse, administers routine services in caring for selected acute, sub-acute, chronic and convalescent patients.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Under the clinical supervision of the RN, the LPN shall:

  • Conduct focused assessments by collecting data through observations, examinations, interviews, and recording in the electronic health record in an accurate and timely manner; reporting abnormal or unexpected data to the RN

  • Contribute to the development, updating, and implementation of a comprehensive plan of care or develop a focused plan of care

  • Evaluate client responses to nursing interventions, progress toward measurable outcomes, and communicate such to appropriate members of the health care team

  • Engage in ongoing professional development; practice to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards

  • Participate in identifying any spiritual, emotional and social factors which may require referral to other disciplines

  • Understand and utilize existing lines of communication

  • Maintain current awareness of and comply with the Quality Management Program including awareness of unit indicators and participants as indicated

  • Maintain satisfactory attendance at nursing unit education programs

  • Attend nursing unit in-services/meetings and other

  • LPNs with IV training and demonstrated competency may perform selected IV functions under the supervision of the registered nurse; LPNs may not perform administration of Chemotherapy or Immunotherapy

  • LPNs may not manage epidurals


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate of an approved school for practical nurse

  • Coursework/Training: IV Therapy course and competency demonstration

  • Currently licensed by the Oregon State Board of Nursing

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

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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.

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 328142