Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Pediatric Acute Care, Surgical, FT, Nights

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2020-6156
Position Category
Nursing-RN
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Department
9S Pediatric Acute Care: Surgical
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
FTE
0.90
Schedule
Nights
Hours
1900-0730
HR Mission
Healthcare
Drug Testable
Yes

Department Overview

Pediatric Acute Care Surgical (PACS) provides Acute Care level care for patients 0-21 years of age, across a large spectrum of services including; general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, trauma, orthopedic surgery, ENT, urology, endocrinology, plastic surgery, and gastroenterology.  Our team approach is family centered and includes daily multidisciplinary rounding, as well as, physician team rounds at the bedside with the family and the nurse. We also partner in care with child life, respiratory therapy, social work, school teachers, pharmacists, and therapy services. Our facility provides private rooms for patients/families, playrooms, family lounge, classroom and an outside courtyard.

Function/Duties of Position

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.

 

The Pediatric Acute Care Surgical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations.  The 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 and meets the standards/expectations of a Professional Practice Model.  In that model, the RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, practitioner, and knowledge transferor.  Professional accountability enriches the RN’s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.

Required Qualifications

  • External applicants- 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)
  • Current OHSU employees: Associate's Degree in Nursing, BSN preferred
  • 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 certification issued by the American Heart Association or the Military Training Network
  • Current PALS certification
  • Self-reflective, self-directed learner who achieves progressive growth
  • Identify gaps in knowledge and initiate seeking resources to identify and manage risks, practicing safely with a wide variety of patient populations
  • Able to advance plan of care when there is a lack of continuity of patient assignments
  • Excellent time management
  • Integrate into a diversity of team cultures, including: 
    • Speaking up about questionable assignments, identifying alternatives
    • Inquiring about performance improvement changes
    • Actively participating in huddles
    • Helping secure break coverage for self and others
    • Seeking resources to support completion of work when going to float to another unit within shift 
  • Code of Conduct, Respect in the workplace, applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole
  • Core Competences: Inclusion, Collaboration & Teamwork, Organizational Perspective, Performance Results, Personal Effectiveness, and Clinical Enterprise Excellence
  • Constant exposure to usual hospital environmental conditions including possible exposure to blood and body fluids for which staff is provided education and protective equipment to minimize risk
  • 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 needs
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current OHSU employees:  BSN preferred
  • 3 years pediatric acute care surgical RN experience
  • CPN certification or other applicable pediatric specialty certification 

Additional Details

Usual Orientation Time:

  • New Grads 6-8 weeks
  • Specialty Experience 3-4 weeks
  • Experience, but not in specialty area 4 weeks

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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