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6/2/2017
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RN - NICU Job
PeaceHealth | Springfield, Oregon
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Job Description

Req ID: 147470

Consider a NICU nursing career at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend in Springfield, Oregon.  We are currently seeking an experienced RN for a .6 FTE position in our 36 bed Level III NICU.  In this role, you will work 24 hours per week, 2 - 12 hour night shifts

Located 2 hours south of Portland, Springfield and its sister city Eugene are adventure-driven destinations. Find yourself hiking to spectacular waterfalls or along the nearby ocean beaches, rafting and kayaking in white water, cycling through wine country or along the many miles of bicycle paths.  We offer something for everyone, with year around outdoor activities, sporting events, and a wide array of educational and cultural activities at the Museums of Art and Natural History, the University of Oregon, and the Hult Center for Performing Arts

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 approved school of nursing required.
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Two years critical care experience with at least one year of NICU experience within last 5 years. Completion of a NICU training program at PeaceHealth may substitute for this experience.
  • Prior experience with neonatal ventilation, CPAP, and in-line pressure monitoring.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing. 
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • NRP preferred.

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.

RIVERBEND PHYSICAL/COGNITVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 66% of the time         
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 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.             
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration or attention to detail (34-65% of work time).        
  • Job duties may require use of additional PPE such as eye shield, respirator and mask.

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 Springfield, OR 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.

Location: Springfield, OR, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category:  Nursing - RN Patient Care
Shift:  Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.6
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $34.50, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Neonatal Resuscitation Program; Registered Nurse - Oregon

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: Springfield, OR || 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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