Patients in Interventional Radiology are cared for by a multidisciplinary team including Registered Nurses, Interventional Radiology Technologists, and Interventionalists. The department is open Monday through Friday from 07:30 to 16:00 for routine and emergent cases and an on-call team is available 7 days a week for all cases after routine hours of operation.
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.
Ability to lift, bend, stoop, reach, carry, push, pull and walk throughout the work period. Able to lift 35 lbs independently. Complies with the safe patient mobilization policy when lifting or positioning dependent patients, including using mechanical lifts and coordinating the assistance of other personnel.
Must be able to use all senses: seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, and speaking. Reasonable accommodations include corrective lenses and/or hearing aids
The work environment carries risk of exposure to human tissue/fluids and radiation.
Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of internal and external customers, including making correct judgments regarding ensuring safe conditions for patients, families, and other personnel.
Use of all hospital approved clinical equipment. Significant use of computers, copiers, multi-line phones, and fax.
OHSU provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, by request to the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) department at firstname.lastname@example.org .
DepartmentSpecific Working Conditions:
Requires the ability to ride the Arial tram throughout the day
Requires the ability to tolerate moving throughout entire shift
Requires the flexibility to stay focused and have your assignment changed several times throughout your shift
Requires weekend and after hours call and ability to report to work within 30 min of being called not required for Resource RN
Minimum requirements for all RNs.
*Current, unencumbered Oregon RN license
*Current BLS required at time of hire
Bachelors degree in Nursing for external hires; BSN preferred to internal candidates
Experience with caring for patients undergoing procedures and associated complications
Knowledge/experience with radiation safety, fluoroscopy
Knowledge/experience related to IR procedures including GIB, stroke, and trauma
Experience as a Charge RN in a related setting (ICU, PACU, ED)
Experience as a member of a Shared Governance council or committee
Able to quickly and accurately assess patients conditions
Able to efficiently handle emergencies and remain calm in stressful situations
Maintain a professional demeanor at all times
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
High emotional intelligence and able to effectively direct self
Attention to detail and time management skills
Comfort managing and prioritizing competing demands
Skillful at working with different personalities
Effective at working within a multi-disciplinary team
Able to provide constructive feedback to colleagues
Effective at soliciting feedback from peers and engage in conflict resolution
Able to use creative solutions to solve problems: find a way to say yes
Usual Orientation Time:
Specialty Experience: 6-8 weeks
Experience, but not in specialty area: 8-10 weeks
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 email@example.com.
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 research. 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