Providence Health & Services RN - Wound, Ostomy, and Continence in Medford, Oregon


Providence is calling a part-time RN (Registered Nurse) - Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (0.6 FTE, Days) to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR.

This position works 3, 8 hour shifts per week; Monday - Friday. The position doesn't work weekends or holidays unless there's an urgent situation which needs attention. This position is unique in that there is the opportunity to have close relationships with physicians and other staff/specialists within the hospital. This role also works closely with the Operating Room to help with surgical wound vacs as well as stoma sites.

This RN will need to be able to perform a variety of wound care and ostomy treatments, including irrigation and fistula care. Experience with Wound Vac Machine/ NPWT machine is also highly desired.

Providence Medford Medical Center is a Level 3 Trauma Center with 168 licensed beds. It's also home to one of the only Joint Commission Advanced Certification Primary Stroke Centers, and has received Joint Commission Disease Specific Care Certification for total hip and knee replacements.

Providence Health System in Medford has an integrated network of primary care and specialty providers throughout the Rogue Valley. Our hospital is nestled in the magnificent Rogue Valley just 30 miles from the California border, Medford and nearby Ashland and Jacksonville form the southern gateway to the Pacific Northwest. With 75,000 residents, Medford is the 4th largest city in Oregon and serves as the medical hub for a population of more than 510,000. At nearly 2,000 feet of elevation, Medford has a mild climate and four distinct seasons. The Medford area offers a unique mix of physical beauty, cultural diversity and recreational opportunities ranging from Ashland's renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival to year-round outdoor activities such as white-water rafting, biking, fishing, skiing and wilderness hiking. Additionally, the ocean is just an hour away!Living in Medford offers a small town appeal with larger town offerings. Schools include a state university 15 minutes from downtown.

Providence Health & Services is an integrated, not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and providers in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. We are affiliated with Swedish Health Services, Pacific Medical Centers, Kadlec and Facey Medical Group, sharing one Electronic Medical Record system (Epic) and best practices to create healthier communities, together.

In this position, you will:

  • Be a professional practitioner who functions in a highly autonomous manner within a flexible hospital-wide practice realm.

  • Apply knowledge drawn from a broad in-depth education in the social and physical sciences in assessing, planning, ordering, providing, delegating, teaching, and supervising nursing care of patients undergoing radical bowel and bladder surgical procedures to promote the patient’s return to a condition of optimal health and independence.

  • Be responsible for developing the evidence-based expertise of the nursing staff in acute direct-care situations as well as in assessing the educational needs of ostomy patients and their families and the nursing staff caring for them.

  • Function as an educator and consultant for community outreach programs directed to the care of persons with ostomies and wounds.

  • Have a scope of practice includes inpatient and outpatient management of continence, ostomy care and wounds. Authority and responsibility for these programs extends during Monday - Friday, regular work hours.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of an accredited course in wound / ostomy nursing

  • Current registered nurse (RN) license in the State of Oregon

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • 5 years of nursing experience with knowledge of and exposure to ostomy care

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited school of nursing

  • Wound, ostomy, continence nurse (WOCN)

  • Certification as a wound / ostomy RN (continence optional)

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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical/Surgical Nursing

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 207314