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RN - Surgical, Day Shift

Job ID: 44121
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 Day shift position on our inpatient Surgical units at St. John Medical Center. This is a Full Time, 0.90 FTE, Day shift position working three 12 hour shifts each week, providing post surgery care to orthopedic and general surgery patients.

We offer you:

  • A Hiring Bonus & Relocation Assistance
  • Hourly compensation starts at $41.33, more depending on experience, plus additional pay for BSN, MSN, and specialty certifications
  • A non-profit mission driven healthcare system
  • A community hospital with a caring and collaborative culture. 

PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center is a 150-bed acute care medical center providing services to Cowlitz County and surrounding communities. The area’s sole community hospital and a Level III trauma center, and our multi-specialty Medical Group, provides dozens of medical specialty services and programs including emergency, trauma, heart, behavioral health, bone and joint, cancer, birthing and women’s services.

About our location:

  • Located just 40 miles North of Portland, Oregon and 2 hours South of Seattle 
  • Longview and sister city Kelso, offer the best of both worlds, 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).

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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