**THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT SHMC ONA MEMBERS FOR THE INITIAL 7 DAYS. INITIAL 7 DAY POSTING CLOSES 10/23/2012, AFTER WHICH THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO NON-ONA CANDIDATES**
The RN Staff Nurse will assist the Charge Nurse in providing and coordinating unit activities to assure compassionate patient care. Provides direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards. The RN Staff Nurse will also promote a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.
Asses, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
Documents patient care in the health care record according to standards.
Participates in process improvement activities.
Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
Directs and delegates care to other team members.
Troubleshooting with various IV repairs, accessing port-a-cath, and IV dressing changes.
The job may have additional responsibilities as assigned. All job duties must be performed in a manner that demonstrates the PHOR Personal Accountabilities, Core Values, Behavioral Expectations, and the Mission & Values of PeaceHealth Oregon Region.
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Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing Approved program.
Specialty certification preferred.
Current Oregon RN license required or must be in process of obtaining such licensure
Current BLS required
One year experience in an acute care facility with previous IV experience required.
Successful completion of an approved IV training course/orientation and standard competencies within 6 months of hire may be substituted for some or all of this requirement.
Physical Abilities :
Ability to lift 35 pounds on a regular basis, push/pull, bend/twist/stoop, walking/standing/sitting, repetitive motion.
SPECIAL SKILLS :
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon,...