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PeaceHealth RN Labor & Delivery - Per Diem Nights in Vancouver, Washington


PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced Labor & Delivery Nurse for a Per Diem position at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington. In this Per Diem role you will work 12-hour Night Shifts in our 32 LDRP Family Birth Center. Hourly compensation starts at $42.59, more depending on experience.

Hourly compensation is $37.83-$73.90; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience, and terms of PeaceHealth Southwest WSNA Collective Bargaining Agreement, phsw wsna contract ( . Also eligible for a 15% per diem differential in lieu of benefits and shift differentials.

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.


  • 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 required.

  • Must have completed (within last two years) or completed formal fetal monitoring program within orientation period.

  • BSN preferred


  • This position may be for a specific business line that may require special skills, knowledge and/or experience as specified in the job posting:

  • Labor & Delivery: Minimum 1 year labor and delivery nursing experience within last 2 years or completed a labor and delivery intern program for labor and delivery area.

  • Labor & Delivery: 2 years labor and delivery nursing experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.


  • WA State RN Licensure

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 60 days of hire.

  • Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) preferred.

  • Electronic Fetal Monitoring Certification (C-EFM) from National Certification Corporation (NCC) preferred.

  • International Board Certification for Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) preferred.


  • 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

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.


  • 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).

  • Provides patient care in an uncontrolled home environment; operates motor vehicle on urban and rural roadways up to 25% of each day (to include inclement weather).

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Benefits: PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

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.