RN - Cardiac Surgery Unit

  • PeaceHealth
  • Springfield, OR, USA
  • Aug 31, 2021
Full time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking an RN - Cardiac Surgery Unit for a Full Time, Night position.  Hourly compensation starts at $38.83, more depending on experience.

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 approved school of nursing required.
  • BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred.
  • Specialty certification preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • One year of experience in an acute care facility OR successful completion of an approved training course/orientation and standard competencies within six months of hire required.
  • One year previous cardiac nursing experience 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 at date of hire.
  • BLS at the date of hire required
  • ACLS must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.
  • NIHSS certification required within 6 months of hire and recertify every 2 years
  • 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

 

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend:

 

  • Cardiac Surgery Unit - Nursing care of stroke patients with cardiac comorbidity, 8-24 hours post tPA or thrombectomy, or more frequent monitoring than can be provided on the floor.Care of patients post-Carotid Artery Stenting, and coiling of non-ruptured aneurysms.Performance of NIHSS, nursing bedside swallow screen. Perform stroke patient education utilizing health literacy education principles. Familiar with stroke guideline-driven stroke discharge medications.

 

Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend and University District:

 

  • Nurses may be able to work in another nursing unit within Sacred Heart Medical Center UD and RiverBend provided that they have completed the necessary CareConnect training, unit-specific competencies, and have been deemed competent by a leader of the unit. Including but not limited to the unit manager, assistant nurse manager or clinical nurse educator they are floating to.

 

RIVERBEND PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 66% 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 or attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
  • Job duties may require the use of additional PPE such as eye shield, respirator, and mask.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

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.

Job ID: 2833
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Specialty

Cardiac Nursing