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Registered Nurse, Cardiology - Full Time, Days

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Job ID: 60594
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


Take your career to the next level as a Registered Nurse in the Cardiology Department at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, where you’ll provide direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards. The cardiology unit is a great place to sharpen your skills for medical surgical nursing or advance within unit to progressive care, cardiac step down. You’ll have the opportunity to provide post procedure management for patients including angiogram, TAVR, watchman, mitral clip, ICD, and pericardial window, as well as learning how to prepare an open-heart surgery patient hours before the procedure!

You choose to work in healthcare because you wanted a career with meaning. At PeaceHealth, we offer you the chance to learn and grow in a Mission-driven environment, while providing our patients with the highest level of care.

This is a 36 hour/week, day shift position; three -12 hour shifts from 0630-1900. Hourly compensation is $37.83- $73.90; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience and/or terms of Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Why you’ll love working in Cardiology at PHSW:

  • 12 hour shifts that will keep you mentally engaged in cardiac and medical surgical learning.
  • Potential for extra hours and exceptional additional pay opportunities.
  • 4:1 patient ratio during the day and 5:1 on nights for Nurses; as well as CNA support.
  • Your opinion and ideas matter. Hospital working on Magnet Status by 2024.
  • Strong teamwork-oriented unit with supportive leader.
  • Opportunities for further education inside and outside the hospital, strong management support.

Why you’ll love Vancouver:

  • Vancouver is a robust, independent city with over 160,000 residents and is the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy quick access to the Pacific Ocean, Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, and never-ending recreational activities of the Pacific Northwest. We are home to some of the world’s best mountain biking and wind-surfing locales.
  • Downtown Vancouver is only 9 miles from downtown Portland, 80 miles to the Pacific Ocean, and 160 miles to Seattle.
  • A thriving arts, theater, and music scene and our 26 colleges and universities attract renowned authors, performers, and speakers.
  • Vancouver and surrounding area offer stellar school districts.
  • No Washington State income tax.

Why choose PeaceHealth?

  • Relocation package for candidates moving to the area.
  • Competitive pay.
  • Great shift differentials (up to $6.25/hr for nights).
  • Additional hourly pay for BSN, MSN, DPN and advanced certifications.
  • Comprehensive benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, & Retirement.
  • Student Loan Repayment Program.
  • Tuition Assistance.
  • PTO with no waiting period.


  • Current Washington RN licensure required by date of hire.
  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers required by date of hire.
  • RN experience required unless designated for the New Grad Residency Program.
  • BSN preferred.
  • 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.​

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; and duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

About PeaceHealth: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

Would you like to learn more before applying? Please contact Erica Carr, Recruiter, at [email protected]

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.

Benefits Eligible Statement: 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.

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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