Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Pediatric Acute Care: Medical

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Pediatric Acute Care: Medical
Salary Range
$52.11- $86.81 per hour, based on RN Degree and level of experience.
1900 - 0730
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Doernbecher 9N pediatric nurses provide high-quality innovative and compassionate family-centered care for pediatric patients ages newborn to 18 years. Services that admit to Doernbecher 9N include and not limited to General Surgery, ENT, Urology, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Cardiology, and Endocrinology.

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, 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

  • External applicants: Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing Degree 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)
  • Internal ONA applicants: Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License
  • BLS and PALS at time of hire and must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) 
  • BLS and PALS must not expire during orientation or probation period
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years inpatient pediatric RN experience
  • Pediatric psychiatric experience
  • CPN certification or other applicable pediatric specialty certification
  • Quality Matching
    • Self-reflective, self-directed learner who achieves progressive growth
    • Identify gaps in knowledge and initiate seeking resources to identify and manage risks and practice safely with a wide variety of patient populations
    • Able to advance plan of care
    • Excellent time management
    • Integrate into a high functioning and collaborative team:
      • Speaking up about assignments, troubleshooting alternatives
      • Inquiring about performance improvement changes
      • Actively participating in huddles, quality improvement, and team building
      • Speaking up and advocating for patient safety, communication, and best practices

Additional Details

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. 


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


There are no positions available at this time, but more will be coming soon.



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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