Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Cardiovascular ICU, FT, Nights

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
Salary Range
Based on ONA contracted rates
Drug Testable

Department Overview

***Multiple positions available***


The nurses of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) provide patient and family centered care to the patient populations that include complex cardiac and vascular patient as well as specialty surgery patients, including advanced heart failure, cardiology, CABG, heart valve replacement, adult congenital heart population, ventricular assist device (VAD), heart transplantation, vascular surgery, ENT, plastics, ortho, OB-GYN, and urology.

Function/Duties of Position

Up to $12,000 Hiring Bonus. Up to $8000 in Relocation also Available. Night Differential Pay! Free parking at night!


Join us! As part of the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute, we're able to give our patients the most advanced, comprehensive critical care available. Awarded the AACN Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence (four consecutive times, including Gold Level). Night differentials, free parking, and amazing views of the Portland city lights from campus.


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

  • 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.
  • 1 year of current Critical Care experience
  • Must have graduated from a Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited program, or National League for Nursing (NLN) accredited program

  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License

  • Unencumbered Criminal Background Check

  • BLS/ACLS issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA that will not expire during orientation

  • 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 Adult Critical Care Cluster Interview Evaluation Tool

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current OHSU employees: BSN preferred.

  • Cardiovascular experience

  • CCRN preferred

Additional Details


  • Specialty experience:2-4 weeks

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

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




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