Typical pay range: $33.69 - $52.05
Primary Care Clinic - Madras, Oregon
*This position qualifies for the Nurse Corp Loan Repayment
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
Registered Nurse - Primary Care and Internal Medicine
Care Clinical Supervisor
Creating America’s healthiest community, together
In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care,
Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: St. Charles Medical Group encompasses
practices in three Central Oregon counties and numerous specialties
including family care, internal medicine, obstetrics and
gynecology, pediatrics, immediate/urgent care, cardiology,
pulmonology, rheumatology, general surgery, cancer care, and sleep
medicine. We encourage collaboration between clinical and
non-clinical staff to assure we are providing our community with
comprehensive and compassionate health care.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Registered Nurse -
Primary Care and Internal Medicine provides quality
patient and family centered care as a member of the health care
team in accordance with St. Charles Health System and St. Charles
Medical Group mission, philosophy, policies, and procedures. The
Registered Nurse applies standards for professional nursing
practice and focuses clinical care to enhance the experience for
patients, families, and others.
This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and
documents nursing care of patients in accordance with
organizational policies and in accordance with standards of
professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for
professional nursing practice and development. The Registered Nurse
is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by
self or others who are under their direction. This position
utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills
necessary to assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care
appropriate to the physical and developmental age of the patient.
This position may provide direct nursing care to primary care
patients, as a member of a primary care team, at one or more SCMG
Primary Care clinics.
This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual,
educational, developmental, cultural, and disposition planning
Reviews patient history, information and physical with
patient/family and assures completion within appropriate
Reviews diagnostics and laboratory data and reports abnormal
results to the physician and other appropriate caregivers.
Completes assessment and reassessments according to patient need
and care team plan of care.
With care team, formulates and implements a plan of care,
including follow-up planning, utilizing assessment data and
patient, family, and health team input. Ensures goals for patient
are realistic, measurable, and developed in conjunction with the
patient and family.
Provides care based on physician orders and the nursing plan of
care, in compliance with policies and procedures, standards of
care, and regulatory agency requirements.
Delegates appropriately and provides nursing supervision in the
provision of care to patients by other members of the care team as
appropriate. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and
completely communicating to other caregivers the status of
Evaluates the patient's and family's response to care and
teaching and revises the plan of care as needed. Evaluates patient
progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with
the care team members.
Documents assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation
in the patient record. Documentation is timely and reflects
objective and subjective data, nursing interventions and patient's
response to treatment. Notes physician orders accurately and in a
Provides care based on the best evidence available.
May participate in the education, role development, and
orientation of other personnel as requested. May participate in
precepting and mentoring of new staff.
This position may supervise staff and workflow as requested.
Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all
aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each
individual, patient and caregiver.
Participates in creating intentional relationships and
demonstrates focus attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care
Provides a therapeutic presence in service to others by
purposefully responding to the needs of patients in a caring way,
including introducing oneself and explaining role in patient’s
care, asking the patient his or her preferred name, sitting
with the patient to determine his or her care goals, active
listening, and communicating effectively and appropriately through
touch, eye contact, etc.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers,
patients and guests
Documents all patient care with proficiency in compliance
with hospital policies, procedures and regulatory
Calculates dosages and administers medications accurately
in accordance with St. Charles Health System policies and
procedures for medication administration.
Develops cultural competence and provides appropriate care to
patients and family members who belong to diverse cultural
Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of
continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a
champion of change.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers,
patients and guests.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of
professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable
laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the
organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical
and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of
applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational
investigations and proceedings.
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that
promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the
organization, as required or assigned.
Required: As required by licensure.
Preferred: Bachelor of Science in
Required: Current license to practice as a registered
nurse in the State of Oregon by the OR State Board of Nursing. AHA
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification. Valid
Oregon driver's license and ability to meet St. Charles Health
System driving requirements.
Required: Two (2) years acute care nursing
Preferred: Ambulatory or outpatient nursing
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard
operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability
to hear normal speech level.
Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing
or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle
for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.
Occasionally (25%): Bending,
ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead,
lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds,
grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.
Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.
Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area),
operation of a motor vehicle.
Exposure to Elemental Factors
Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.
Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category
Risk for Exposure to BBP
Schedule Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
NON CONTRACT RN
Scheduled Days of the Week:
Shift Start & End Time:
7:30am to 6:00pm