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Job ID: 27523
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced NICU RN for a full-time Day shift position at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington.  This is a .9 FTE position working three 12-hour Day shifts each week in our 26 Bed level III Neonatal ICU.   We offer :

  • Relocation Assistance
  • Hourly compensation starts at $42.59, more depending on experience, as well as additional pay for advanced degree and specialty certification
  • A comprehensive benefits package including tuition reimbursement and CE
  • NNP 24/7 coverage 
  • A hospital on the magnet journey
  • A non-profit mission driven healthcare system

PeaceHealth’s community of health care professionals in the Vancouver area include PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, a 450-bed tertiary-level hospital with complete services, and PeaceHealth Medical Group, a multi-specialty group serving communities throughout Vancouver, Washington and surrounding communities. Vancouver is located across the river from Portland, Oregon, and offers beautiful scenery, outdoor recreational opportunities, and many urban amenities. 

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.

For additional information, feel free to contact Lisa Wishard at [email protected] .


Position Details :

  • 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.


  • Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing, BSN preferred.
  • One year NICU III nursing experience required.
  • WA State RN Licensure required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers & Neonatal Resuscitation program (NRP) required


  • 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.
  • 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


  • 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.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

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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