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PeaceHealth | Vancouver, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 139569

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in beautiful Vancouver, Washington (located adjacent to Portland, OR) is seeking CVICU RNs for our 24 hour critical care units. This is a .9FTE, Night/12 hour shift position.

As the region’s health care leader and steward for more than 155 years, we’re a community-governed, not-for-profit organization established as the first permanent hospital in the Northwest Territories in 1858 by Sister Mother Joseph from the Sisters of Providence.

We offer great compensation and benefits, plus relocation assistance to bring your nursing career to the Pacific Northwest.

Requires Washington State Registered Nurse licensure or ability to obtain prior to hire. Please apply online to be considered for this great opportunity, we’d love to speak with you!

You may email RNRecruitment@peacehealth.org  with any question, we'd love to speak with you!

Vancouver, Washington is located just across the river from Portland, Oregon.  We enjoy a mild climate and just to the North and East, beautiful scenic views and countless outdoor recreational opportunities.

JOB SUMMARY
Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.  Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
  2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
  4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
  5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

 
QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing required.
  • BSN preferred.
  • Specialty certification preferred.

 
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum 1 year or more of recent continuous critical care experience, completion of a critical care intern/ residency program, or 3 years in an acute care setting with 400 hours in a critical care unit within the previous year.

 
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • WA State RN Licensure with Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Cardiac critical care nursing experience including open heart surgery and knowledge of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) Counter pulsation.
  • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS) certification. Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification.

 
OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
  • Basic computer skills

SOUTHWEST WSNA PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.       
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

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Location: Vancouver, WA, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Nursing - RN Other; Nursing - RN Patient Care
Shift:  Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.9
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $34.15, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Life Support; National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification; Registered Nurse - Washington

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || Nursing - RN Other; Nursing - RN Patient Care || Part Time || CRITICAL CARE SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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