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.