Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Pediatric Hematology Oncology Bone Marrow Transplant

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
DCH 10S Hem/Onc
Salary Range
$52.11- $86.81 per hour, based on RN Degree and level of experience.
Position Shift Differential
Drug Testable
LinkedIn Job Code

Department Overview

The Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant unit operates 24/7 and provides exceptional care to patients with life-threatening diseases and disorders such as cancer, immune disorders, and blood disorders. Our patients range from birth to 20 years old and the unit has 21 beds.


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

  • Comprehensive health care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents.
  • $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, prorated for part-time
  • Sick Leave - 96 hours per year, prorated for part-time
  • Holidays - up to 64 holiday hours per calendar year (employees accrue .0308 holiday hours for each hour paid)
  • Substantial public transportation discounts (Tri-met and C-Tran)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including extensive wellness resources

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.


Here are some reasons to be excited about the Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant unit at OHSU:

  • OHSU is the only hospital in Oregon that performs Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell Therapy (CAR-T) and Bone Marrow Transplants.
  • OHSU is a Magnet designated hospital.
  • The OHSU Nursing shared governance structure is designed to support nurses’ engagement, decision making and service. As a result, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in unit-based committees and councils that bring nurses from different areas together. You have a seat at the table to make impactful decisions.
  • OHSU nurses are represented by the Oregon Nurse Association union.
  • Attending providers are available 24x7 so you always have backup when you need it.
  • OHSU works collaboratively with other hospitals in the region as they refer patients for specialized care.

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.
  • Communication 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
  • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license
  • Current BLS and PALS certifications issued by the American Heart Association 
  • APHON/ONS Chemotherapy certifications
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year Hematology/Oncology/BMT Experience or completion of a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT Internship program
  • CPON/CPHON/BMTCN or ONS Certification

Additional Details

Length of Orientation  

  • Either Transition to Practice (TTP) Program Learning Pathway or Orientation experience individualized to the candidate between 2-12 weeks


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


There are 6 positions available. 

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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