At Center for Hematologic Malignancies, registered nurses work as an integral part of the a care team to provide individualized care for patients and families in an infusion setting. The RN isresponsible for assessing and administering treatments for patients with hematologic diseases including those undergoing or have undergone a bone marrow transplant. Treatment for hematologic diseases can be very complex, including research protocols, along with administration of blood products, which makes the nursing environment fast paced. Nurses are responsible for participating in continuous improvements in our infusion clinic to increase the value of care we provide our patients, while focusing on best practices. In the shared governance system, the RN is also responsible for helping to grow the nursing profession, develop as a professional nurse, and guide peers practice.
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 Standardsof Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, and knowledge transferor [OnsombleModel 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 r...esearch. 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