Portland, OR is the perfect place to land your next nursing contract. It's an ideal location for both city and nature lovers – you get the best of both worlds here! There is something interesting and unique at every corner. You'll find amazing coffee shops, urban gardens, a variety of distilleries, outdoor adventures and delicious grub. Portland is truly an experience – don't miss out on the opportunity to take it in first-hand. Let's explore what you can expect during your nursing contract…
There's no better way to start a morning in Portland than at Voodoo Doughnut. Some "must try" donuts are the Voodoo Doll, Bacon Maple Bar and Portland Cream – we can assure you they all pair well with a hot cup of joe. This is the perfect treat to bring to your first day at the hospital… talk about making quick friends! Don't worry, if donuts aren't your thing, there is plenty more to excite your taste buds. Basically every corner of the city has a food truck waiting for you! You must try MF Tasty Food Truck, which has a variety of Southwestern food options for you to enjoy. We're certain that you'll find plenty of food trucks to satisfy your hunger during your stay in Portland.
All that food talk might have your pants feeling a bit tighter, so let's turn our eyes to the more adventurous side of Portland. One of the best ways to familiarize yourself with the city is by going on a Pedal Bike Tour. To get the most out of your tour, we suggest taking the guided tour option. Don't worry about packing a bike with you, as you can just rent one for the tour. This is a safe and entertaining way to get acquainted with the city. View breathtaking urban gardens and stop at a few distilleries along the way…
There is a lot more to Portland than fabulous donuts, food trucks and unique city landscapes. If you remove yourself from the concrete jungle, you'll find lush and breathtaking landscapes. One of the greatest views in Portland is at Washington Park. There is a piece of everything at this park. You can spend an entire day exploring the trails, zoo, rose gardens, waterfalls and exquisite views. There's so much to see and do, so plan your visit here in advance to get the most out of it!
This is a city that needs to be experienced. It's time to take your nursing talents to The City of Roses.
A Wound Care Registered Nurse specializes in wound management. They care directly for the patient, promoting quick healing of wounds such as:
- Ostomy sites
- Feeding tubes
- Recent surgeries
Wound Care Registered Nurses may need to consult with doctors to determine the need for antibiotics, surgical debridement or surgical drains if the wounds are serious. Wound Care RNs also work with patient caregivers to teach them about wound care and to discuss handling the patient’s case.
As a Wound Care Registered Nurse your responsibilities consist of:
- Assessing a wound to determine the severity of the wounds and signs of infection.
- Clearing out dead tissue and foreign materials.
- Creating a treatment plan.
- Routine inspections and cleaning of the wound(s).
- Re-dressing wounds when necessary.
One year of experience as a wound care registered nurse within the past two years.
Active Nursing License in good standing.
Current BLS through American Heart Association.
Negative Drug Screen.