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RN - Neurology

Job ID: 197
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.60
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - Neurology for a 0.6 part time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 12 Hours.

Take your career to the next level in becoming a RN in Neurology at Sacred Heart Medical Center, Riverbend (Springfield, OR). 

Our hospital is located alongside the beautiful McKenzie River (hence Riverbend!). With only minutes away from University of Oregon, you have a great combination of living near the city, taking in the fresh air and plush greenery the Pacific Northwest has to offer. 

We have readily available resources to help enhance your career, tuition assistance, professional practice support and a collaborative team environment! Great shift differentials (up to $7.15/hr) and percent premiums for BSN and MSN ready RNs! 

Peacehealth is a non for profit, Catholic Health Care System with 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Washington, Oregon and Alaska. We value our communities and provide care in a holistic manner following our core values of respect, stewardship, collaboration, and social justice truly that are embedded in each and every caregiver working at PeaceHealth. Come join the team! 



·Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.

·BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred

·Specialty certification preferred.

·Participate in 8 hours or more annually of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or other education related to or focused on cerebrovascular disease.

·Participate in 3 or more training sessions annually sponsored by the Comprehensive Stroke Center.


·Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

·1 year of experience in an acute care facility OR successful completion of an approved training course/orientation and standard competencies within six months of hire required.

·1 year of acute care experience preferred.

·Previous neurology experience preferred.


·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 certification may be required.

·See community specific document for each Unit/Department required credentials.

·NIHSS certification within 6 months of hire and recertification every 2 years.


·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.


Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend:

·Neurology and Float Pool Nurses to Neurology – Nursing care of ischemic, TIAs, and non-traumatic hemorrhagic strokes. Performance of NIHSS, nursing bedside swallow screen. Perform stroke patient education utilizing health literacy education priniciples. Familiar with stroke guideline driven stroke discharge medications. 

Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend and University District:

·Nurses may be able to work in another nursing unit within Sacred Heart Medical Center UD and RiverBend provided that they have completed the necessary CareConnect training, unit specific competencies and have been deemed competent by a leader of the unit. Including but not limited to the unit manager, assistant nurse manager or clinical nurse educator they are floating to.


·Work requires active physical exertion up to 66% 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.

    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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