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RN - Emergency

Job ID: 1728
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced Emergency Nurse for a full-time position at St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington.  This position will work 36 hours per week, 12 hour Mid-shifts in our 37 bed level III trauma center emergency department.    

Located just 40 miles North of Portland, Oregon, St. John Medical Center is a 180-bed acute care medical center serving a population of appx 165,000 in Southwest Washington and surrounding Oregon communities. The Longview-Kelso area offers the best of both worlds, a peaceful lifestyle and natural beauty of a family-orientated community of 60,000, with close proximity to the Pacific Ocean, Mountains, and the urban amenities of both Portland and Seattle 

Hourly compensation starts at $37.72, more depending on experience.  We offer additional compensation for  BSN/MSN and  CEN certification.  

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 accredited school/college of nursing required.
  • BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred.
  • Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • At least two years recent Emergency experience required,  other experience may be considered for some of this requirement.
  • Must demonstrate independent management of cardiac, complex med/surg, pediatric, and trauma patients.
  • 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 WA State Registered Nurse license.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by date of hire.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire
  • PALS or ENPC within one year of hire
  • TNCC within one year of hire
  • Certification specific to clinical area preferred

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

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

St. John Medical Center

•ED – May assist with Trauma case review in conjunction with the Trauma Registrar and/or Trauma Coordinator

LONGVIEW WSNA PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 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).

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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