Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2023-22056
Position Category
Nursing-RN
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Department
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
Salary Range
$52.11- $86.81 per hour, based on RN Degree and level of experience.
FTE
0.90
Schedule
Night shift, variable schedule, three 12 hour shifts per week, every other weekend.
Position Shift Differential
12.5%
Hours
1900-0730
Drug Testable
Yes
LinkedIn Job Code
#LI-SC1

Department Overview

The PICU is a regional referral center for all critically ill and injured children that operates 24/7. The primary purpose of the PICU is to provide optimal state of the art critical care nursing to any infant, child or adolescent who presents with a serious injury and/or illness. Care is provided for patients from birth to 18 years of age. Older patients are cared for on a case-by-case basis.

Function/Duties of Position

Relocation assistance package available. Free parking at night!

 

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

 

The PICU is a regional referral center for all critically ill and injured children that operates 24/7. We provide optimal state of the art critical care nursing to any infant, child or adolescent who presents with a serious injury and/or illness. Care is provided for patients from birth to 18 years of age.

 

Here are some reasons to be excited about the PICU program at OHSU:

 

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at OHSU is a 24/7 regional referral center for critically ill and injured children. Its primary purpose is to provide optimal state-of-the-art critical care nursing to infants, children, and adolescents who present with a serious injury and/or illness. Care is provided for patients from birth to 18 years of age. Older patients are cared for on a case-by-case basis.


Consider joining the PICU team at OHSU! OHSU is a Magnet-designated Level 1 Trauma Center.


• The PICU contains 20 beds and supports many patient populations, including:


o Congenital heart defect repairso Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
o Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)
o Renal transplants
o Neurosurgery
o Hematology/Oncology
o Sepsis
o Respiratory Failure
o And so many more!


• Attending Physicians are on the unit 24/7

• The PICU works closely with the Doernbecher PANDA Team to transport patients to DCH from

all over the state
and surrounding areas by ambulance, helicopter, or fixed-wing aircraft.
• This is a night shift-only position – no rotating shifts! Day shifts are offered internally based on seniority.

• Endless growth opportunities – join the Rapid Response Team, become an ECMO specialist, and take unit provided classes to care for post-op cardiac & CRRT patients. Become a staff educator, a preceptor, or a skill/population-specific Champion!
• 24 hours of educational leave is offered each year!

 

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Required Qualifications

 

  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing for external hires; Baccalaureate degree preferred for internal candidates. Baccalaureate degree in Nursing awarded 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) by 30 days before the start date. 
  • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license by 1 week before the start date. 
  • Current BLS certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) by the start date.
  • PALS certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) by the start date. 
  • BLS and PALS must not expire during the TTP Program.
  • Completion of a practicum, immersion or capstone within a PICU within the last 12-months.

 

Preferred Qualifications

• 2 or more years of PICU experience
• Pediatric CCRN certification

Additional Details

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

  • Comprehensive health care plans 
  • $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
  • Sick Leave: 96 hours per year for full time
  • Holidays: 8 paid holidays per year
  • Substantial public transportation discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

New Grads: Please apply within 90 days of your graduation date.

 

Length of Orientation  

  • New Graduate Nurse new to profession or with <1 year of experience:
    • Either Transition to Practice (TTP) Program Residency Learning Pathway or Orientation experience for about 10-12 weeks depending on the care area with an employment service agreement. 
  • Experienced Nurse (Fellowship or Specialty Fellowship) with >1 year of experience:
    • Either Transition to Practice (TTP) Program Learning Pathway or Orientation experience individualized to the candidate between 2-14 weeks. 

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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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