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RN - Psychiatric Inpatient (day shift)

Job ID: 44472
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


If your a Registered Nurse with an interest in Behavioral Health, consider this full-time position in the inpatient psychiatric unit at PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington. This is a .8 FTE position working 8-hour Day shifts in our 22 bed unit. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those suffering from mental illness and chemical dependency.

We offer you:

  • Hourly compensation is $36.73 - $71.57; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience, and terms of St. John WSNA Collective Bargaining Agreement, sjmc wsna contract
  • A comprehensive benefits package with 3 medical plan options, dental, vision, a great retirement package with employer base and matching contributions, generous PTO, a wellness program, tuition reimbursement, CE, and so much more!
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Relocation Assistance
  • A non-profit mission driven healthcare system
  • A community hospital with a caring and collaborative culture

Located just 45 minutes North of Portland, Oregon, St. John Medical Center is a 150-bed acute care medical center, that provides services to Cowlitz county and surrounding Oregon communities. The Longview-Kelso area offers the best of both worlds, a peaceful lifestyle and natural beauty of a family-orientated community of 60,000, with close proximity to the Pacific Ocean, Mountains, and the urban amenities of both Portland and Seattle.

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.


You will provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards and promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team

Position Details:

  • 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.


  • Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing.
  • WA State RN license
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire
  • One year of experience as a registered nurse.
  • 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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