Oregon Health & Science University

RN, 4A Transplant/Urology/Plastic Surgery, Experienced, FT, Nights

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
4A Transplant/Urology/Plastic Surgery
Salary Range
Based on ONA Contract
Night Shift, Every Other weekend
1900 - 0730
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Transplant/Urology/Plastics (4A) is an acute care unit specializing in solid organ transplant (kidney, pancreas, and liver), complex plastic reconstruction surgeries, urology, and nephrology diagnoses and related surgeries. The patient population ranges from 18 years of age to the elderly. 4A nurses care for patients after kidney, pancreas and liver transplants and complex plastic reconstruction related surgeries. 4A nurses have specialized knowledge in the care of patients with urology and nephrology diagnoses and administration of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). A multidisciplinary approach to patient care, collaborating with the entire health care team in daily charge nurse/physician/case management rounds, and weekly transplant team rounds. Education is a priority for all patient populations and their families to promote quality care. Through the use of demonstration and interactive teaching methods, 4A nurses are able to promote lifestyle/behavior changes and help ease the transition from hospital to home.

Function/Duties of Position

Competitive Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available!
Now accepting Associate's degrees!
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, 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 RN exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.

Required Qualifications

Minimum requirements for all Nurses:

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

Department Specific Requirements:

  • 1-year of current nursing experience in adult acute care, adult intermediate care, and/or emergency department observation
  • BLS must not expire during orientation
  • Current BLS certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA by the start date

Transition to Practice (TTP) Program Individualized Orientation tailored to applicant's needs:


Our learning program is unique. You will receive a fellowship program tailored to your development needs for this specialty; which could be for 4 weeks and up to six months.


Transition to hired shift may be delayed for a temporary reassignment due to individual development needs and skill mix of the employees on the unit or the hires shift at any given time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • CAPD
  • Permacath flushing for accessing and deaccessing dialysis catheters
  • Transplant competencies


Additional Details

If you are a new Graduate, please consider applying to our Summer TTP Residency cohort: Req ID 2023-22073: RN, Transition to Practice (TTP), Residency Program (New Graduates), Adult Acute, Intermediate Care and ED Observation, FT, Nights


*Bonus Disclaimer: Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Hillsboro Medical Center and current OHSU employees in the same role are not eligible for a hiring bonus.

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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