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RN - Medical

Job ID: 31836
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN for a full-time role on the Medical unit at St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington.  **$5000 Sign-On Bonus** This is a .9 FTE Day shift position working three 12-hour day shifts each week in the 32 bed inpatient unit.     We offer you: 

  • A Hiring  Bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Starting hourly pay is currently $41.33, more depending upon experience, plus additional pay for BSN/MSN, DNP, and specialty nursing certification pay
  • Comprehensive benefits package that include three medical plan options to select from, a retirement plan with employer matching and base contributions and a great Paid Time Off Accrual
  • A mission driven healthcare system
  • A community hospital with a caring and collaborative culture
  • A hospital on the magnet journey

Moving to the area?  Why you'll love Longview and the surrounding communities: 

  • Located just 45 minutes north of Portland and 2 hours South of Seattle
  • A variety of housing opportunities ~ live in town or in the country, all within 15-20 minutes of the St. John
  • No traffic congestion and an easy commute to work
  • Live in a family friendly community with urban amenities of Portland just 45 minutes away
  • St. John sits next to beautiful Lake Sacajawea, the Jewel of Longview, with 4 miles of walking and biking paths, fishing, kayaking, and numerous playgrounds
  • A Community College offering numerous Degree and Training Programs
  • A variety of entertainment from the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, Stageworks Northwest, an Art Gallery, college sporting events, an amateur baseball team, breweries, wine tasting rooms, co-ed recreational softball leagues, and year around community events including concerts and movies at the Lake.
  • Endless outdoor recreation from golf, biking, hiking, boating, kayaking, fishing, and hunting

For additional information or questions, please contact the nurse recruiter at [email protected] 

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.

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.
  •  BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • One year of experience as a registered nurse 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 license required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required at date of hire.
  • ACLS Certification required within 6 months of hire
  • Certification specific to clinical area

 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

LONGVIEW – 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.

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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