The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RNs 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, practitioner, and knowledge transferor [Onsomble Model of the Professional Role]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RNs engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical Nurse exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.
The HCM and Amyloid Clinics Nurse Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the comprehensive specialized care for HCM and Amyloid patients In collaboration with multidisciplinary team members, the coordinator collaborates in the development, implementation, and maintenance of all aspects of care for this patient population. The HCM and Amyloid Coordinator has the knowledge, skills, and experience to evaluate the condition of these high-risk patients, determine and optimize treatment, and coordinate care across the continuum. The HCM and Amyloid Coordinator monitors and optimizes the patients clinical, functional, and psychosocial status. S/he focuses on continually improving patient outcomes; assisting in the pre-authorizing process and facilitating participation in cardiovascular/cardiothoracic related clinical research trials. The HCM and Amyloid Coordinator can support professional knowledge and healthcare management through effective interactions and communications with clinicians, healthcare administrators, community agencies and other professionals.
Minimum of 5 years cardiac clinical experience with an understanding of the care of adult cardiology and cardiothoracic patients or minimum 3 years current experience including 2 years working in cardiology
Must possess the intellectual capacity to independently address a variety of patient care needs
Requires the ability to consistently exercise discretion and multi-faceted critical thinking decision making - usually without the resources of a supervisor or manager
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be experienced in Mircosoft Office to include Power Point, Excel, and Access
3-5 years acute-care hospital nursing. Ability to triage and prioritize patient care issues using critical thinking skill
BSN or higher in nursing required for external applicants, preferred for internal candidates
Current Oregon RN License
Current ACLS, BLS certifications
Ability to work a minimum of eight hours per day and longer, according to case requirements
Ability to work in stressful, fast-paced work environment
Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and r...esearch. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm