RN, Medical Intensive Care Unit, FT, Nights

  • Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Aug 31, 2021
Full time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Department Overview

The nurses of the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) provide patient and family centered care in a 16 bed unit, to the patient populations that include: complicated BMT patients, end stage liver disease, end stage renal disease, respiratory failure, sepsis, GI bleeding, palliative care, drug overdose, post Code Blue resuscitation and complicated diabetes management.

Function/Duties of Position

The OHSU registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and effective care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations.  The nurse provides care consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and ANA Code of Ethics.  Additionally, the nurse meets the standards and expectations of the Professional Practice Model by demonstrating professional role obligations of scientists, leader, practitioner, and knowledge transferor.  Professional accountability also enriches the nurse’s engagement as a leader in promoting interprofessional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovations, life-long learning, and teamwork.  

Required Qualifications

  • 1-year of current Critical Care experience
  • External Applicants:Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing Degree from a program accredited by Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)
  • Internal Applicants: Associates Degree in Nursing, BSN preferred
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License
    • Unencumbered criminal background check
  • Both BLS/ACLS must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA (upload documentation with online application)
  • Both BLS/ACLS must not expire during orientation or probation period, and must have the same expiration date (upload documentation with online application)
    • Must have excellent communication and reflection skills, the ability to work collaboratively in a team, and the flexibility to delegate, prioritize, and adapt in stressful situations.
    • Minimum score of 15/20 on OHSU Adult Critical Care Cluster Interview Evaluation Tool


Preferred Qualifications

  • Medical experience
  • CCRN

Additional Details


  • Specialty experience:  2-4 weeks
  • Experience, but not in specialty area:  4-6 weeks



All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.
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ONA union represented
Posting Department
Medical Intensive Care Unit
Posting Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
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Drug Testable


MICU - Medical Intensive Care Unit