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Job ID: 79892
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


At Peacehealth, it's our vision that every person receives safe, compassionate care; every time, every touch.  As a RN at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, WA, you’ll be part of a collaborative team working together to ensure that our patients receive exceptional care. If this resonates with you, consider joining us in a NICU RN position. 

  • A 9 FTE Night Shift position is available  working three 12-hour shifts each week in our 26 bed level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. 
  • Dedicated pharmacist and respiratory therapist specializing in newborns
  • In-house neonatologists and advanced neonatal providers

The general wage range $38.92 – $74.26, actual rate is dependent upon several factors, including RN experience, location, education/training and the terms of the PeaceHealth Southwest WSNA Collective Bargaining Agreement, phsw wsna contract.

We also offer:

  • Hiring Bonus
  • Additional compensation for BSN, MSN, DPN, and specialty nursing certification
  • A Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Professional Nurse Advancement Program with pay incentives
  • Comprehensive benefits package effective the first of the month following start date.
  • Relocation Assistance
  • A mission-drive healthcare system

Located in Vancouver, Washington, Southwest Medical Center is a 450-bed acute care medical center with a  level II trauma center .  Located across the river from the Portland [Oregon] metropolitan area,  we offer the urban amenities of big city life, as well as never-ending recreational activities with quick access to the Pacific Ocean, Mount Hood, and Columbia River Gorge. 


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
  • 1 year level III Neonatal Intensive Care RN experience 
  • A Washington State RN Licensure or active multistate RN license 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)Certification for Healthcare Providers.
  • Neonatal Resuscitation program (NRP) Certification 


  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs. (Required)
  • See community specific document for each Unit/Department required credentials. (Required)
  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment. (Required)
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures. (Required)
  • Basic computer skills. (Required)

Working Conditions


  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 45 lbs. force (i.e., WOW, medical carts).
  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.
  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.
  • Bending/ stooping/ squatting/ reaching/ kneeling frequently.
  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.


  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

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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