The Department of Diagnostic Imaging Services is committed to provide patients with the highest quality in patient care. We offer a wide spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic services in an efficient, professional, and timely manner. The Diagnostic Imaging RN works as a member of an interdisciplinary team and uses the nursing process to guide his or her decision making in planning direct and indirect care to patients in all Imaging modalities. The RN provides moderate sedation for patients 13 years and older. Pre and post procedure care is provided to patients of all ages. Patient populations include: ambulatory patients, day patients, acute care patients, research patients, and patients at off-site locations. Pre and post procedure care is provided for patients in: Ultrasound, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, General Radiology/Fluoroscopy, Mammography and PET/CT. Imaging departments are currently located at: OHSU Marquam campus, KPV, PPV, SJH, DCH, CHH, and off site clinics (currently Beaverton campus). The Diagnostic Imaging RN works to facilitate and coordinate the patient\u2019s plan of care and appointments in some Imaging areas.Staffing needs are dynamic and may change during and/or between shifts based on procedural/exam load. The Diagnostic Imaging RN is expected to maintain a current knowledge base relevant to area of practice, and maintain a commitment to service excellence.
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\u2122]. 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.
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