Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Pediatric Float Pool, FT, Days

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2022-17008
Position Category
Nursing-RN
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Department
Pediatric Float Pool
FTE
0.90
Schedule
Varies
Hours
Typically 0700-1930
HR Mission
Healthcare
Drug Testable
Yes

Department Overview

Joining the pediatric float pool team offers you the unique opportunity to share and expand your clinical expertise in pediatric acute and critical care, as well as neonatal critical care.  Pediatric Float Pool RN's are called upon to share their breadth of knowledge with the Doernbecher teams on a daily basis. Our nurses provide seamless patient care between care areas for newborns through late adolescence. Professional development is supported by our Staff Educator, Transition to Practice Coordinator, Center for Professional Practice and the Leadership Team. OHSU offers many growth and development opportunities for RN's including a robust Shared Governance and education reimbursement. Apply now and find out what sets us apart (and keeps us together). Your skills remain in pediatrics – there is a separate float pool for adult areas.

Function/Duties of Position

Earn what you are worth without traveling!

Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package

Float Differential ($8/hour after training)

 

If you’re looking for variety and a way to grow and expand your pediatric clinical skills, Doernbecher Children’s Pediatric Float Pool team has been waiting for you! If you have been working with pediatric acute, critical care or neonatal critical care patients, we will support you with the tools to grow and expand your nursing skills to care for all three. Your professional development will be supported by our Staff Educator, Transition to Practice Coordinator, OHSU’s Center for Professional Practice and our leadership team. Your skills remain in pediatrics – there is a separate float pool for adult areas. Apply now and find out what sets us apart (and keeps us together).

 

The Peds Float Pool RN provides quality, evidence based care to patient’s (and families) aged newborn to 21 in acute and critical care areas at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (DCH) as delineated in the Peds Float Pool Assignment Guide. Services that admit to DCH include and are not limited to: General Surgery, Ortho, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, ENT, Plastics, Urology, Endocrinology, Pulmonology, Behavioral Health, General Peds, GI, Renal, Neurosurgery, Critical Care, Hematology, Oncology, Neonatology

 

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 RN license by 1 week before the start date.
  • Current BLS certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA by the start date. BLS must not expire during orientation.
  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA by the start date.
  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certification awarded by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) by the start date.
  • Certifications that are not awarded by the AHA are not accepted by OHSU.
  • 2.5 years recent pediatric RN experience with ages 0-18 years in a high-acuity pediatric setting

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years pediatric RN experience in a high-acuity pediatric setting
  • CPN certification or other applicable pediatric specialty certification
  • Experience in a float pool 
  • Quality Matching:
    • Self-reflective, self-directed learner who achieves progressive growth 
    • Identify gaps in knowledge and initiate seeking resources to identify and manage risks, practicing safely with a wide variety of patient populations 
    • Able to advance plan of care when there is a lack of continuity of patient assignments 
    • Excellent time management 
    • Integrate into a diversity of team cultures, including:
      • Speaking up about questionable assignments, identifying alternatives 
      • Inquiring about performance improvement changes 
      • Actively participating in huddles 
      • Helping secure break coverage for self and others 
      • Seeking resources to support completion of work when going to float to another unit within shift

Additional Details

  • External Candidates: Vacation, paid or unpaid leave requests during orientation are generally not permitted. All other vacation, paid or unpaid leave requests are subject to compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement between ONA and OHSU.
  • Internal Nurse Candidates: All vacation, paid or unpaid leave requests are subject to compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement between ONA and OHSU. Pre-scheduled vacations or leave plans must be disclosed prior to consideration for hire to determine the start date.

 

*Bonus Disclaimer: current OHSU, Adventist and Hillsboro Medical Center employees are not eligible

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.


As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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