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RN - Cardiology

Job ID: 1466
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - Cardiology for a Per Diem/Relief, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $40.15, more depending on experience.

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

JOB SUMMARY 

  • 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. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • 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. 

QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: 

  • Graduate of an approved school/college of nursing required. 
  • BSN preferred. Specialty certification preferred. 
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency by successfully passing EKG test. 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: 

  • New grad or experienced RN. 
  • Some job postings may require an experienced RN. 
  • Experience is defined as minimum 1 year acute care experience as an RN in the past 3 years (or equivalent education and/or experience). 
  • Must have completed basic EKG course within 6 months and advanced EKG course within 12 months of hire. 
  • This position may be for a specific business line that may require special skills, knowledge and/or experience as specified in the job posting: 
  • Heart Failure: In addition to the above requirement, minimum 1 year cardiac nursing experience. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs. 

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 certification may be required. 

OTHER SKILLS: 

  • 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 

SOUTHWEST 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. 
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time). 
  • Provides patient care in an uncontrolled home environment; operates motor vehicle on urban and rural roadways up to 25% of each day (to include inclement weather).

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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