PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced labor & delivery Registered Nurse for a full-time position in the Birth Center at St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington. In this 0.9 FTE role, will work three - 12 hour night shifts each week in our 12 suite LDRP Birth Center.
Relocation Assistance available!
Located just 40 miles North of Portland, Oregon, St. John Medical Center is a 200-bed acute care medical center serving a population of appx 165,000 in Southwest Washington and surrounding Oregon communities. Longview offers the best of both worlds, a peaceful lifestyle and natural beauty of a family-orientated community, close proximity to the Pacific Ocean and Mountains, as well as the urban amenities of both Portland and Seattle.
Seeking a Registered Nurse passionate about labor and delivery nursing to join the amazing Birth Center team at PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center. Just 40 miles North of Portland, Oregon, St. John is a 200- bed acute care medical center that serves a population of appx 165,000 in Southwest Washington and surrounding Oregon communities.
Consider a full-time night shift position in our 12 Suite LDRP Birth Center. We can offer:
Generous Relocation Bonus
A hospital on its Pathways to Excellence Journey
A non-profit faith-based healthcare system
A perfect location, situated in the valley between the mountains and the Columbia River, Longview is a small city with an affordable cost of living, and the bonus of having the urban amenities of Portland and Seattle nearby.
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 approved school/college of nursing required.
BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred.
Specialty certification preferred.
Two years RN experience in a labor & delivery unit. May consider other related perinatal experience or training, in lieu of some of this experience requirement.
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.
Current WA State Registered Nurse licensure.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
NRP and STABLE within one year of hire
Certification specific to clinical area 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
LONGVIEW PHYSICAL COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
Ability to lift objects weighing 50 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.
Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
There may be more than one opening on this posting.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Longview community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.
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PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth. PeaceHealth is an EEO/AA Employer.