The Registered Nurse at the Comprehensive Pain Center has primary responsibility for, and provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for, Comprehensive Pain Center patients. The RN assesses patient and family needs and implements and evaluates care delivered per the plan of care, in accordance with professional standards, core values and with 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\u2019s 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 [O\u2019Rourke Model of the Professional Role\u2122]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN\u2019s 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.
OHSU Mission: Oregon Health & Science University is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for all Oregonians through excellence, innovation and leadership in health care, education and research.
OHSU Nursing Vision: As professional nurses, we partner with our community and each other to provide innovative, compassionate and excellent patient-centered care.
Nursing Core Values: Nursing embraces core values that serve as a foundation for the delivery of quality patient care: Commitment to patient- and family-centered care; Accountability to support each other in providing excellent care and outcomes; Realizing professional practice as an engaged and thriving staff; Excellence in nursing practice through our commitment to performance improvement, evidence-based practice, and research.
Nursing\u2019s Independent Scope of Practice, ANA Social Policy Statement, 3rd edition: Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, facilitation of healing, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.
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