Oregon Health & Science University RN, Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, FT, Nights in Portland, Oregon

Work Unit Description

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Functions/Duties of Position

As one of only two Level I Trauma Centers in Oregon, the nurses of the Trauma & Surgical Intensive Care Unit (TSICU) provide exceptional care to traumatically injured patients in Oregon, Southwest Washington and Northern California. The unit also cares for Emergency General Surgery patients, as well as patients from Specialty Surgery Services such as Liver Transplant, EGS, ENT, OB/GYN, Plastics, and Ortho. The unit has a reputation for excellent teamwork and collaboration. The nurses and physicians along with other key members of the health care team work together to ensure patients receive progressive, evidence-based treatment.

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, practitioner, 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 Nurse exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:

  • 1-year of current Critical Care experience
  • 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 applicants: Associate's Degree in Nursing, BSN preferred
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License
  • Unencumbered criminal background check
  • Both BLS/ACLS must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA (upload documentation with online application)
  • Both BLS/ACLS must not expire during orientation or probation period, and must have the same expiration date (upload documentation with online application)
  • Must have excellent communication and reflection skills, the ability to work collaboratively in a team, and the flexibility to delegate, prioritize, and adapt in stressful situations
  • Minimum score of 15/20 on OHSU Adult Critical Care Cluster Interview Evaluation Tool
  • TNCC prior to hire
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, reach, carry, push, pull and walk throughout the work period. Able to lift 35 lbs. independently. Complies with the safe patient mobilization policy when lifting or positioning dependent patients, including using mechanical lifts and coordinating the assistance of other personnel
  • Must be able to use all senses: seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, and speaking. Reasonable accommodations include corrective lenses and/or hearing aids
  • The work environment carries risk of exposure to human tissue/fluids and radiation
  • Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of internal and external customers, including making correct judgments regarding ensuring safe conditions for patients, families, and other personnel

PREFERRED:

  • Trauma surgical experience
  • CCRN or CNRN

ORIENTATION:

  • Specialty experience: 2-4 weeks
  • Experience, but not in specialty area: 4-6 weeks
Additional Details

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.

Job Title: RN, Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, FT, Nights

Department: Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Location: OHS 8C11

Drug Testable: Yes

Job: IRC74299

FTE: 0.9, Full Time

Schedule: Variable, Nights, 1900-0730

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill)

Job Type: Union Represented (ONA)