Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Perinatal Newborn Float Pool

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Perinatal Newborn Float Pool
Salary Range
$52.11- $86.81 per hour, based on RN Degree and level of experience.
Night Shift
Position Shift Differential
12.5% of base rate
LinkedIn Job Code

Department Overview

OHSU Specialty Maternal Newborn Float Pool (MNFP) nurses provide high-quality, innovative and compassionate family-centered nursing care. MNFP nurses support Labor & Delivery and the postpartum units. Pediatric MNFP nurses support these units for selected planned and unplanned absences and for other staffing deficits.

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.


  • Float to a variety of assigned units; sufficient time management, flexibility, and prioritization skills to float up to every 4 hours if necessary
  • Required to keep up to date with departmental communications by e-mail and mailbox since there is no physical location for the “home” unit
  • May be required to provide continuing care and monitoring of patients in locations off-unit to meet patient specific


Required Qualifications

  • BSN Graduates: 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) 30 days before start date.
  • ADN Graduates: Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program 30 days before the start date.
  • 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 Degree in Nursing; BSN preferred
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License
  • BLS at time of hire and must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • BLS must not expire during orientation
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation


  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certification (NRP)
  • Nights: 1-year recent Labor & Delivery or Postpartum  RN experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years labor & Delivery or postpartum RN experience in a high-acuity care setting
  • Maternal Newborn, Inpatient Obstetric or other applicable specialty certification
  • AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring Certification
  • Experience in a float pool


Additional Details

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


Length of Orientation  

  • 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. 

Benifits Package:

  • 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

6 positions available


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