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RN - Labor & Delivery

Job ID: 87778
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
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 nurse 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 Labor & Delivery RN position.

  • Full-time .9 FTE position available working 12 hour Night shifts, 1830 - 0700  
  • 32 bed LDRP Model Family Birth Center with 2 OR suites
  • Offer specialized birthing experiences from natural births, water births, and midwives
  • Role includes labor & delivery, mom-baby, and circulating in the OR 
  • Named to the elite list of the best maternity hospitals in the U.S. by Newsweek 

We offer you :

  • Wage range $50.21 - $74.61; hiring rate dependent on professional experience and education,  and the terms of the  PeaceHealth Southwest WSNA Collective Bargaining Agreement, phsw wsna contract.
  • Additional compensation for BSN, MSN, DPN, and specialty nursing certification
  • A Professional Nurse Advancement Program with additional pay incentives
  • A Hiring Bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • A Student Loan Repayment program
  • Comprehensive benefits package effective the first of the month following start date. 
  • A mission driven healthcare system 

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is a 450-bed, level II trauma center, acute care hospital that offers dozens of medical specialty services and programs. Located across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, Vancouver is a great location where you can enjoy the big city life or the serene countryside, with abundance of recreational and cultural activities.


Position Details: 

  • 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.
  • 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 from an Accredited School of Nursing 
  • Minimum 1 year labor and delivery nursing experience within last 2 years or completion of a labor and delivery training program.
  • Required upon hire : WA State Registered Nurse license or active Multistate license.
  • Required Upon Hire: Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support Certification.
  • Required within 60 days of hire: 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)
  • 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.

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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