Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Neonatal ICU, FT, Nights

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Salary Range
Based on ONA contracted rates
12 Hour Night Shift - Every Other Weekend Requirement
Drug Testable

Department Overview

***Multiple positions available***


Doernbecher Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a 46 bed level IV, regional referral center, providing care for a patient population of critically ill, convalescing and growing premature and term newborns.  Admissions come from our own high-risk perinatal department, as well as transports from other hospitals in the region where specialized care is needed by OHSU's neonatologists, neonatal nurses, surgical and referral specialties, as well as perinatology.


Function/Duties of Position

Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available


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, practitioner, 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 Nurse exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.

Required Qualifications


The qualifications for this position are the minimum eligibility requirements for an interview.  The level of required experience and expertise for each posted position is influenced by the current knowledge and skill of nurses within the department.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing 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)
  • BSN preferred
  • Associate Degree Nurses required to enroll in BSN program within 3 years of hire and complete within 5 years of hire.
  • Internal ONA 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)
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • STABLE certification
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish
  • Specialty Certification - Neonatal CCRN or RNC
  • 2 years level II/III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit experience

Additional Details


  • New Grads: 18 weeks 
  • Specialty Experience: 3-4 weeks 
  • Experience, but not in specialty area: 8-14 weeks
  • *RN orientation may vary based on individual and specific needs

*Bonus Disclaimer: current RN employees at OHSU, Adventist Medical Center in Portland or Hillsboro Medical Center are not eligible for the hiring bonus.




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