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RN - Neurology

Company: PeaceHealth
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description


Description


Are you looking for your next adventure? Do you believe each patient deserves safe, evidence-based, and compassionate care? If so, Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield, Oregon might be the place for you!


PeaceHealth is seeking a RN for our Neurology Unit for a Full Time, 0.90 FTE, Day shift position (1240). Hourly compensation is $37.70 - $71.57; hiring rate dependent on qualifications, professional experience, work location, and/or terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.


**Hiring Bonus and relocation for eligible candidates!**


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PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend is a state-of-the-art regional medical center. On the leading edge of evidence-based hospital design, and creating a patient-centered, healing environment with a strong focus on quality clinical outcomes and patient safety.


Springfield is located at the southern end of the Willamette Valley, also known as Oregon wine country. Two rivers run through the community, the Willamette River and McKenzie River. Bike, walk or run the Middle Fork Path along the Willamette River, or spend the day fishing on the McKenzie River. Springfield has a flourishing downtown and fast becoming a must visit for its culinary experiences! Immersed in art, take the outdoor mural tour or stay inside at the Emerald Art Center. We have one of the most desirable locations in the Pacific Northwest to live, work, and play.


WHAT WE OFFER :


Generous Relocation Assistance

Great shift differentials and Meal Break Nurses

Medical and Dental, Vision, Retirement, and Paid Time Off

Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Repayment Program

PTO with no waiting period

Professional practice support

Collaborative team environment


JOB SUMMARY


Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards. Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.

Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.

Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.

Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.

Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.

Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS


EDUCATION:


Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.

BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.

Specialty certification preferred.

Participate in 8 hours or more annually of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or other education related to or focused on cerebrovascular disease.

Participate in 3 or more training sessions annually sponsored by the Comprehensive Stroke Center.


EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:


One year of experience as a registered nurse preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.

One year experience in an acute care facility OR successful completion of an approved training course/orientation and standard competencies within six months of hire required.

One year acute care experience preferred.

Previous neurology experience preferred.


LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:


Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.

Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

ACLS certification may be required.

See community specific document for each Unit/Department required credentials.

NIHSS certification within 6 months of hire and recertification every 2 years.


OTHER SKILLS:


Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment.

Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures.

Basic computer skills.


REGION / LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES


Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend:


Neurology and Float Pool Nurses to Neurology - Nursing care of ischemic, TIAs, and non-traumatic hemorrhagic strokes. Performance of NIHSS, nursing bedside swallow screen. Perform stroke patient education utilizing health literacy education principles. Familiar with stroke guideline driven stroke discharge medications.


Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend and University District:


Nurses may be able to work in another nursing unit within Sacred Heart Medical Center UD and RiverBend provided that they have completed the necessary CareConnect training, unit specific competencies and have been deemed competent by a leader of the unit. Including but not limited to the unit manager, assistant nurse manager or clinical nurse educator they are floating to.


RIVERBEND PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:


Work requires active physical exertion up to 66% of the time.

Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. Job duties frequently require intense concentration or attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

Job duties may require use of additional PPE such as eye shield, respirator and mask.


This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.


PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.


See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility .


For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.


Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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