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RN Charge Nurse Surgical ICU

Job ID: 70308
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Charge Nurse for our Surgical ICU Unit for a Full Time, 0.9 FTE, Night shift position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $41.39 – $65.60. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Perks of our ICU:

  • Resource RN's and Charge RN's that don't carry patient loads
  • Meal and Break RN's
  • 24/7 Intensivist coverage that is all onsite!
  • 24/7 Intensivist coverage for Neuro and Traum as well
  • Centralized PIXUS with a 24 hour pharmacist dedicated to the ICU that sits right outside the unit

**Hiring Bonus and relocation for eligible candidates!**

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WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Generous Relocation Assistance
  • Great shift differentials & Meal Break Nurses
  • Medical and Dental, Vision, Retirement, and Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Assistance & Student Loan Repayment Program
  • PTO with no waiting period
  • Professional practice support
  • Collaborative team environment

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend is a state-of-the-art regional medical center. On the leading edge of evidence-based hospital design, and creating a patient-centered, healing environment with a strong focus on quality clinical outcomes and patient safety.

Our hospital is located alongside the beautiful McKenzie River. Only minutes away from University of Oregon, you’ll experience the great combination of living near the city while taking in the fresh air and lush greenery of the Pacific Northwest.

The Charge Nurse is a frontline leader who works under the direction of the Manager/Director. The Charge Nurse assists the Manager/Director in coordinating unit activities which assure safe and clinically effective patient care. The Charge Nurse supports and directs staff members in providing compassionate care and services to patients and families from diverse ethnic and social groups. Independent decision-making is expected in the execution of routine duties.

DETAILS OF THE POSITION:

  1. Coordinate patient care by shift and department.
  2. Supervision and assessment of clinical practice. Direct and delegate to other team members.
  3. Coach for performance to achieve individual and organizational goals; including orientation, competencies and evaluations.
  4. Develop the departmental team and collaborative relationships to achieve expected outcomes.
  5. Serve as a clinical and resource expert for the department.
  6. Articulate shift/team operational issues to management as appropriate.
  7. Appropriate stewardship of resources.
  8. Adapts decision-making style to the situation and level of authority for achieving an optimal outcome including using collaborative decision making and effective communication skills.
  9. Identify and apply opportunities for clinical practice improvement and support them with staff.
  10. Ensure professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • BSN preferred (BSN required within 36 months of hire/transfer)
  • Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of two years acute care nursing experience required.
  • Three years of acute care nursing strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills required.
  • Facilitation skills preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
  • Minimum of 6 months critical care experience in an acute care facility within the last 5 years OR successful completion of an approved critical care training course/orientation and standard competencies within six months of hire.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • ACLS due at date of hire.
  • NIHSS & TNCC to be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.
  • CCRN preferred.
  • CSC preferred.
  • SCRN preferred.
  • TCRN preferred.
  • CCO Monitoring preferred.
  • CRRT preferred.
  • IABP preferred.
  • Impella preferred.
  • Ventriculostomy management preferred.
  • Recovery of cardiothoracic surgery patients preferred.
  • Recovery of post operative preferred.
  • Care of trauma patient preferred.
  • Care of acute stroke patients preferred.
  • See community specific document for each Unit/Department required credentials.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Consistently demonstrates Service Excellence behaviors with patients, families and colleagues.
  • Able to support and interpret medical center’s philosophy, policies and procedures
  • Ability to balance information regarding patient needs, staff needs, and unit needs in decision making
  • Demonstrated interest in staff development
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend and University District:

  • BSN required within 36 months from the start date of the Charge Nurse role. Nurses may be able to work in another nursing unit within Sacred Heart Medical Center University District and RiverBend if they have completed the necessary CareConnect training, unit-specific competencies, and have been deemed competent by a leader of the unit they are floating to (including, but not limited to the unit manager, assistant nurse manager, or clinical nurse educator).

RIVERBEND PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 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.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration or attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
  • Job duties may require use of additional PPE such as eye shield, respirator and mask.

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

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.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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