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RN (Surgical, Day shift)

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Job ID: 44122
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Registered Nurse for a full-time Day shift position on our inpatient Surgical units at St. John Medical Center. This is a .9 FTE that will work three 12- hour day shifts each week, providing post surgery care to orthopedic and general surgery patients.

We offer you:

  • A Hiring Bonus & Relocation Assistance
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Hourly compensation is $37.70 - $71.57; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience, and terms of St. John WSNA Collective Bargaining Agreement, sjmc wsna contract

  • Additional pay for BSN, MSN, DPN, and specialty nursing certifications
  • Comprehensive benefits package effective the first of the month following start date.
  • A supportive leadership team

About St. John Medical Center:

  • A 150-bed acute care medical center, level III trauma center, that provides services to Cowlitz County and surrounding communities
  • Part of PeaceHealth, a non-profit mission driven healthcare system in the PNW
  • On the magnet journey

About our location:

  • Located just 40 miles North of Portland, Oregon and 2 hours South of Seattle
  • Longview and it's sister city Kelso, offer a peaceful lifestyle and family-orientated community of 60,000
  • Endless outdoor recreational opportunities with 6 rivers in Cowlitz County and close proximity to the Pacific Ocean and Mountains
  • Home of beautiful Lake Sacajawea, the jewel of Longview

For questions or additional information, please reach out to Lisa Wishard 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.


Details of the position:

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.

  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.


  • Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing and a WA State RN license.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required at date of hire, ACLS Certification required within 6 months of hire.
  • One year of experience as a registered nurse preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

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


  • 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).

Benefits: PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program

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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