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Providence Health & Services RN Clinical Coordinator, Medical Surgical (Med/Surg) Units in Medford, Oregon


Providence is calling a RN Clinical Coordinator to support its Med/Surg teams at Providence Medford Medical Center in Portland, OR. This is a full-time position with a flexible day shift schedule Monday-Friday.

We are seeking a RN Clinical Coordinator who will assist and work directly with the nursing staff to ensure the delivery of quality, cost-effective care to patients. Demonstrates a wide range of general nursing, unit-specific and management skills, including application of the nursing process. Provides leadership for the operation of the nursing unit. Leads and develops staff by role modeling professional practice and effective management skills. Provides input into and helps achieve unit goals. Fulfills role expectations and principle duties of the Registered Nurse job description. Supports the philosophy of nursing and goals of the institution. Is accountable to organize, prioritize, direct and evaluate the delivery of patient care on a specific unit for a given shift. In a composed and confident manner, role models and mentors staff toward independence in practice, accountability for outcomes and coordination of the multidisciplinary team. Acts as a clinical resource and advocate. Creates an atmosphere of confidence and organization in an environment with multiple stimuli. Assumes duties in the absence of the Nurse Manager.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Facilitating operations, coordinating all functions with staff, physicians, and other departments.

  • Directing or physically assisting in patient care.

  • Providing assignments based on staff abilities, educational preparation, and patient volume/needs.

  • Assuring that equipment, instruments and supplies are available to meet needs, recommending new and replacement purchases.

  • Effectively collaborating with physicians to ensure quality patient outcomes.

  • Facilitating communication between staff, nursing and hospital administration.

  • Maintaining open communication with staff.

  • Developing and maintaining positive interdisciplinary and inter-shift relationships.

  • Communicating with patient and significant others, addressing their concerns/issues in a timely manner.

  • Applying appropriate nursing theory and research utilization to clinical practice.

  • Sharing clinical knowledge and expertise with staff.

  • Facilitating utilization of interdisciplinary resources.

  • Actively participating in unit/hospital/PMMC committees.

  • Promoting awareness of professional/community organization.

  • Completing assignments/projects in a timely manner and requesting assistance as necessary.

  • Complying with dress code for PMMC.

  • Maintaining clinical competency at expert level.

  • Maintaining and demonstrating responsibility for personal behavior and the effects it has on the department and organization.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 3 years clinical nursing experience

  • Licensure by the Oregon State Board of Nursing

  • Current BLS certification

  • Knowledge of nursing process

  • Ability to utilize critical thinking skills and make independent decisions

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of computer applications

  • Ability to work full time

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Proven supervisory experience

  • Experience in training and staff development

  • Certification in area of specialty

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 249169