Providence Health & Services Mental Health Nurse - Clinical Development Specialist (Temporary Assignment) in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Mental Health Nurse - Clinical Development Specialist to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland , OR.

Note: This is a 90-day temporary assignment.

In this position, you will:

  • Develop education and programs that support the provision and quality of nursing services at the facility level, in support of Providence Health & Services System and Regional goals.

  • Strategically plan for education and programs to ensure a balance of optimal and efficient patient care; staff, patient, and physician satisfaction; and have cooperative partnerships with other organizational departments and professional groups.

  • Focus on patient-centeredness and staff and patient safety.

  • Support standards and systems for care delivery for their facility, which promote evidence-based practice and are designed to support the management of productivity targets within a context of constant change in patient volumes, patient acuity, and available resources.

  • Lead in education and planning strategically, consistently support efficient and effective patient care services, and support the organizational and system goals.

  • Advance the strategic vision and goals of the Oregon Nursing Center of Excellence.

  • Constructively manage change and promote a team-based approach.


Required q ualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN)Master's of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Master's in related fieldCurrent Oregon Registered Nurse (RN) License6 years in nursing with experience in progressive leadership roles

Preferred q ualifications for this position include:

  • National Certification from American Nurses Association (ANA) or Professional Organization in relevant field of clinical expertise

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 people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Variable

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 135127