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RN - ICU, ED and Critical Care Float

Job ID: 5916
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking experienced ICU, ED, and Critical Care Float nurses for new job opportunities at St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington. Our ICU, Emergency, and Critical Care Units have been evolving since we first opened in 1890. 

Minimum requirements

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.
  • Critical Care Float- Two years of recent experience as an ED, ICU Stepdown, or ICU RN required. Candidates with experience in both areas preferred.
  • A training program with extended orientation could follow for whichever specialty the candidate does not have.
  • This is a float position with the expectation that primary assignments will be in the critical care areas, including ICU, ED, CVU, STAT, and PACU.
  • Once orientation is completed, one must be able to care for a broad spectrum of critically ill medical/surgical, neurologic, cardiac, and/or trauma patients.
  • ED- 2 years of recent RN experience working in an ED/ER.
  • ICU- 1 year of recent RN experience working in an ICU.

Benefits and requirements include:

  • Generous Relocation Assistance.
  • Starting wage of $35.96 an hour (more DOH)
  • Differential pay - Evening 11% of the base union rate, and Night 19% of the base union rate, $1.25PH for BSN/MSN (one for each) and $1.25PH certification pay
  • Medical and Dental, Vision, Retirement, and Paid Time Off (Including an additional COVID time off bank)
  • Tuition Assistance
  • PTO with no waiting period.

Located just 80 miles north of Seattle, Washington, St. Joseph Medical Center is a 241 -bed acute care Level 2 trauma medical center that is part of PeaceHealth, a non-profit healthcare system. The Bellingham area offers the best of both worlds, a peaceful lifestyle of a family-oriented community of 90,665 with proximity to the urban amenities of Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia. With our four mild seasons, you can enjoy unlimited outdoor recreation.

We offer comprehensive benefits and compensation package as well as relocation assistance. For more information about this position, contact Brandi at [email protected], 928-246-3398

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