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RN - NICU

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Job ID: 33943
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced NICU RN for a  Per Diem role at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, WA.   This is a per diem variable shift position that will  work 12-hour shifts in our 26 bed Level III  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.    Hourly compensation starts at $42.59, more depending on experience, degree and specialty certification, as well as a 15% per diem differential in lieu of benefits.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.


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

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

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

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

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • One year NICU III nursing experience required.
  • 3 years neonatal nursing experience in NICU Level III unit preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • WA State RN Licensure required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers required.
  • Neonatal Resuscitation program (NRP) required.

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 – PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% 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.
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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