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
Based on ONA contracted rates
Nightshift, 1900-0730
Drug Testable

Department Overview

***Multiple positions available***


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

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


Come be a part of our world-class healthcare team at OHSU!


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!



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

  • 1-year of current Critical Care experience
  • 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.
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License
  • Unencumbered criminal background check
  • Both BLS/ACLS must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA (upload documentation with online application)
  • Both BLS/ACLS must not expire during orientation or probation period, and must have the same expiration date (upload documentation with online application)
  • 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
  • Self-management
    • “The nurse owes the same duties to self as to others, including the responsibility to promote health and safety, preserve wholeness of character and integrity, maintain competence, and continue personal and professional growth”(ANA, 2015).
  • Integrate into a diversity of team cultures, including:
    • Speaking up about questionable assignments, identifying alternatives
    • Inquiring about performance improvement changes
    • Actively participating in huddles
    • Seeking resources to support completion of work when going to float to another unit within shift 
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • CCRN Preferred

Additional Details

Usual Orientation Time:

  • New Grads: 12-16 weeks (Critical Care Internship Program)
  • Specialty Experience: 2-4 weeks
  • Experience, but not in specialty area: 4-6 weeks
  • Resource: 2-4 weeks

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



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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