RN, General Pediatrics, PT, Days

  • Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Feb 23, 2021
Part time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Department Overview

Our providers and support staff specialize in the development, health and care of newborns, infants, children and teens. Our clinic provides preventive care, including vaccinations and vision screening, and can assess and treat acute conditions.

Function/Duties of Position

The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RN's care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, and knowledge transferor [Onsomble Model of the Professional Role™]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN's engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical RN exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.


The nurse in this position will provide comprehensive care to pediatric primary care patients in an ambulatory setting, including the provision of education, care management, and oversight and response to phone triage requests from patients and families as well as providing in clinic support.

Required Qualifications

  • 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: Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License
  • BLS at time of hire and must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA (upload documentation with online application)
  • BLS must not expire during orientation or probation period, and must have the same expiration date (upload documentation with online application)
  • Minimum one year of pediatric nursing experience
  • Strong analytic skills; demonstrated organizational skills; demonstrated problem solving skills; demonstrated communication skills both interpersonal and conflict resolution including fluency in oral and written English; demonstrated planning skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary setting; Intermediate computer skills including the ability to send/receive email, navigate information technology associated with the position, and use the Electronic Health Record information and tools
  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, reach, carry, push, pull and walk throughout the work period. Must be able to use all senses: seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, and speaking. Able to lift 35 lbs. OHSU provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities
  • This position requires frequent intervals of walking significant cumulative distances (i.e. escorting patients to rooms, transporting specimens/supplies to other buildings, etc.) standing for long periods of time, and bending
  • Ability to lift or help position (using correctly learned body mechanics) patients weighing up to but not limited to > 200 lbs. with or without assistance. The work environment carries risk of exposure to human tissue/fluids and radiation
  • Ability with or without reasonable accommodation corrective lenses and/or hearing aids to use the senses of seeing (including color vision ability), hearing, touch, and smell to make correct judgments regarding patient conditions and safely administer care
  • Use of all hospital approved clinical equipment. Significant use of computers, copiers, multi-line phones, and fax. Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of internal and external customers
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current OHSU employees: BSN preferred
  • Previous experience with Epic EMR
  • Previous experience with General Pediatric ambulatory care
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN) certification

Additional Details

Orientation: Dependent on experience and successful demonstration of competencies: 8 to 12 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.