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RN - NICU

Job ID: 14269
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.75
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

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.

PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced NICU Nurse for a Part Time Day shift position at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington.  This is a .75 FTE, working five 12-hour Day shifts each two week pay period. Our 26 bed Level III NICU team has 24/7 NNP support as well as RT support. 

Southwest Washington Medical Center is a 450-bed tertiary-level hospital, located just across the river from the Portland [Oregon] metropolitan area. Vancouver is a great location where you can enjoy big city life or the serene countryside, with easy access to an abundance of recreational and cultural activities. 

We offer relocation assistance, a comprehensive benefits package and hourly compensation starting at $41.35, more depending on experience, certification,  and degree.

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

  1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
  2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
  4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
  5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.
  • BSN preferred.
  • Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • 1 year NICU experience in level III or IV Neonatal Intensive Care unit. 
  • 3 years neonatal nursing experience in NICU Level III unit preferred
  • 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:

  • WA State RN Licensure
  •  Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers required.
  • Neonatal Resuscitation program (NRP) required.
  • 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

PHSW – 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.

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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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