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RN - Telemetry (Day shift)

Job ID: 34956
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Registered Nurse for a full-time (.9 FTE) position on the Telemetry unit at St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington.  Join the nursing team in our 32 bed inpatient unit working three 12-hour Day shift each week.    

We offer you: 

  • $5000 Sign-On Bonus for experienced RN
  • Hourly compensation starts at $41.33, more depending on experience, plus additional pay for BSN, MSN, DNP, and nurse specialty certification
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Comprehensive benefits package including 3 medical plan options, dental, vision, retirement plan with employer matching and base contributions,  great PTO accrual rates,  tuition reimbursement , CE, and much more
  • A non-profit mission driven healthcare system  on the Magnet Journey
  • A community hospital with a caring and collaborative culture

St. John Medical Center,  and our multi- specialty Medical Group,  serve  Cowlitz County and surrounding Oregon communities.  We provide  dozens of medical specialty services and programs including emergency, trauma, heart, behavioral health, bone and joint, sleep disorders, cancer, birthing and women’s services.

Moving to the area? Why you'll love Longview and the surrounding communities: 

  • Located just 45 minutes north of Portland and 2 hours South of Seattle
  • A variety of housing opportunities ~ live in town or in the country, all within 15-20 minutes of the St. John
  • No traffic congestion and an easy commute to work
  • Live in a family friendly community with urban amenities of Portland just 45 minutes away
  • St. John sits next to beautiful Lake Sacajawea, the Jewel of Longview, with 4 miles of walking and biking paths, fishing, kayaking, and numerous playgrounds
  • A Community College offering numerous Degree and Training Programs
  • A variety of entertainment from the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, Stageworks Northwest, an Art Gallery, college sporting events, an amateur baseball team, breweries, wine tasting rooms, co-ed recreational softball leagues, and year around community events including concerts and movies at the Lake.
  • Endless outdoor recreation from golf, biking, hiking, boating, fishing, and hunting
  • Just 1 hour from the Pacific Ocean and 90 minutes to Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge

For additional information or questions, please email the recruiter at [email protected]

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.

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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 BSN program preferred.
  • Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • One year of experience as a registered nurse required or new grad hired within New Grad Residency program. 
  • 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 license required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required at date of hire.
  • ACLS required within 6 months of hire.

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

LONGVIEW WSNA 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).

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

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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