Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Medical ICU, FT, Nights

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Medical ICU
Salary Range
$49.16 - $78.18; depending on degree and experience
Night Shift
Position Shift Differential
12.5% of base rate
Drug Testable
LinkedIn Job Code

Department Overview

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is a nationally prominent research university, and Oregon's only public academic health center. OHSU was awarded Magnet Re-designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2022.


The Medical ICU is a Beacon Award winning unit at OHSU.  As a unit we focus on providing both evidence-based and trauma informed care to all our patients. 


The Medical ICU strives to provide the highest level of nursing care to our patients and families and to ensure patient outcomes through evidence-based nursing practice. We foster a healthy work environment in our team oriented high acuity ICU. . Our MICU offers lots of opportunities for nurses to grow their practice in devices, such as CRRT and ECMO, in addition to frontline leadership roles. The Medical Intensive Care Unit utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach to the care we provide to our patients: 40kg weight minimum, age generally not less than 16 years with no upper age limit. 


Diagnoses include but are not limited to: 

  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Severe Septic Shock
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)
  • Organ Failures
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Post Cardiac and Respiratory Arrest
  • Alcohol and drug withdraw
  • GI Bleed
  • Patients also may present with extensive preexisting co-morbidities requiring the services of teams such as Nephrology, Pain Service, Infectious Disease, etc.

Function/Duties of Position

$8,000 Hiring Bonus for candidates with at least (1) year acute care hospital registered nurse experience. Must begin work by September 30, 2024 to qualify.


Relocation assistance package available. Free parking at night!


$52.11- $86.81 per hour, based on RN Degree and level of experience.



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.



If you would like to learn more, please reach out to the hiring manager, Rachel Rose, at rosera@ohsu.edu. She is very personable and would love to talk with you!


Required Qualifications

  • BSN Graduates: 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) 30 days before start date.
  • ADN Graduates: Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program 30 days before the start date.
  • 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 Degree in Nursing; BSN preferred
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License
  • 1 year of critical care RN experience
  • BLS at time of hire and must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • ACLS at time of hire
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • CCRN Preferred

Additional Details

This position also comes with great benefits! Some highlights include:

  • Comprehensive health care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
  • $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
  • Two separate above market pension plans to choose from
  • Vacation: 192 to 288 hours per year depending on length of service, prorated for part-time.
  • Sick Leave: 96 hours per year for full time
  • Holidays: up to 64 holiday hours per calendar year (employees accrue .0308 holiday hours for each hour paid.
  • Substantial public transportation discounts (Tri-met and C-Tran)
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including extensive wellness resources



Usual Orientation Time:

  • 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


1 position available



MICU, ICU, Medical ICU

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.


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