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PeaceHealth RN - Operating Room in Vancouver, Washington

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced OR RN for a full-time position at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, WA. In this role you will work four 10-hour shifts each week in our 18 suite OR.

We can offer you:

  • The latest technology that includes 2 new XI DaVinci robots and a MAKO robot for total knees and hips

  • 18 state-of-the-art surgery suites that include 2 open heart surgery suites and an additional Hybrid OR Suite

  • Surgeries that include: open heart, trauma, neuro, ortho, vascular, thoracic, plastics, robotics, ENT, eyes, and general surgery

  • Great pay and benefits package and a generous relocation bonus

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.

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 preferred.

  • Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum 1 year surgery RN experience or graduate of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Perioperative Internship (or equivalent education and/or experience)

  • Minimum 3 years surgical experience preferred.

  • Ability to scrub and circulate 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:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred.

  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred

  • See community specific document for each Unit/Department required credentials.

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

SOUTHWEST 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).

  • 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.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility (https://www.thecaregiver.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/PeaceHealth-Statement-of-Commitment-to-Diversity-and-Inclusion-vFINAL.pdf) .

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.

REQNUMBER: PH-INFOR-6726

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