Take your career to the next level as a RN in the ICU at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, where you’ll provide direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.
You choose to work in healthcare because you wanted a career with meaning. At PeaceHealth, we offer you the chance to learn and grow in a Mission-driven environment, while providing our patients with the highest level of care.
This is a Per Diem/Relief, Night shift position; hours for shift are 1830-0700. Hourly compensation starts at $42.59 or more, depending on RN experience.
About PHSW ICU:
- 24-bed Intermediate Intensive Care Unit and 24 bed Cardiac ICU
- Level II Trauma center and Primary Stroke Center serving all of Southwest Washington – one of only three trauma centers in the Portland area
- 85,000 annual visits
- Outstanding team environment: collaborative approach among our multidisciplinary teams including RN’s, RT’s, Inpatient Therapies, Chaplains, Providers and Leadership.
- Incentives for education and professional growth through yearly education compensation, financial assistance for qualifying degrees, and additional compensation for advanced degrees and specialty certifications.
Why you’ll love working in ICU:
- 12-hour shifts with flexible scheduling
- Didactic education courses specific to Critical Care
- Potential for extra hours and incentives
- Highly engaged leadership team as part of the Critical Care Service Line
- Strong team-oriented unit with emphasis on staff and patient satisfaction
- Unit-Based Council that allows your opinions and ideas to be put into action
- Opportunities and incentives for higher education
What you bring:
- Current Washington RN licensure required by date of hire.
- American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers required by date of hire.
- At least 1 year of recent & continuous critical care experience, or completion of CVICU Residency/Fellowship Program, or 3 years in an acute care setting with 400 hours in a critical care unit within the previous year.
- Ability to demonstrate proficiency by successfully passing EKG test.
- Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.
What we offer:
- Per Diem differentials is additional 15% per hour in lieu of benefits.
- Great shift differentials (up to $6.25/hr for night shift).
- Additional pay for BSN, MSN, DPN and advanced certifications.
- Retirement Plan available for Per Diem staff.
- Professional practice support.
- Collaborative team environment.
Moving to the area? Why you’ll love Vancouver:
- Vancouver is a robust, independent city with over 160,000 residents and is the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon.
- Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy quick access to the Pacific Ocean, Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, and never-ending recreational activities of the Pacific Northwest. We are home to some of the world’s best mountain biking and wind-surfing locales.
- Downtown Vancouver is only 9 miles from downtown Portland, 80 miles to the Pacific Ocean, and 160 miles to Seattle.
- A thriving arts, theater, and music scene and our 26 colleges and universities attract renowned authors, performers, and speakers.
- Stellar school districts.
- No Washington State income tax.
About PeaceHealth: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
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; and duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).
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This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. 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.