Oregon Health & Science University

Updated: RN, DCH PeriAnesthesia, .9FTE, Days

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
DCH PeriAnesthesia
Salary Range
Based on ONA contracted rates
Monday mandatory call as part of the units rotation. Weekends may be required based on operational needs. On-call is required for after hours, Start times may vary up to 2 hours based on unit needs
0800 - 1830, hours may be adjusted based on operational needs
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Function/Duties of Position

Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available


DCH PeriAnesthesia is committed to growing a professional practice environment with major focus on role and relationship competence.  Our vision is to develop and maintain a culture of professional nurses who value teamwork, interpersonal relationships with peers and upholding professional role clarity.  The RN provides care consistent with ASPAN standards and evidence based practice.  The RN is responsible for participating in the growth of the nursing profession and continuous improvement to achieve best practice in our unit to increase the value of care we provide to our patients and families.


We provide fast-paced, patient and family-centered, pediatric PeriAnesthesia care. Pediatric patient populations range from neonates to young adults and include ambulatory, inpatient, urgent/emergent surgeries, after hour’s sedation and prolonged procedural recoveries.  Positive collegial relationships with all interdisciplinary team members.  


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.
  • Skills including fluency in oral and written English.
  • Basic computer skills including the ability to send/receive email, navigate information technology associated with the position, and use Electronic Health Record information and tools.    
  • Minimum of 2 years Pediatric Sedation, Pediatric Intensive Care and/or Pediatric Phase I recovery current experience from a tertiary hospital setting
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License
  • Current BLS certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA (upload documentation with online application
  • PALS certification
  • Code of conduct
  • Respect in the workplace
  • Applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

Fluent in a language other than English, most needed is Spanish

Additional Details


  • Specialty Experience: 4-6 weeks (Variable)
  • Experience, but not in specialty area: 6 -8 weeks (Variable)
  • Resource: 4-6 weeks

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