Job Posting for RN, Critical Care Float Pool, FT, Nights at Oregon Health & Science University
***Multiple positions available***
OHSU Specialty Critical Care Float Pool nurses provide high-quality, innovative and compassionate family-centered nursing care. Critical Care Float Pool nurses support adult critical care units and individually selected additional units [such as Emergency Department (ED), Emergency Observation Unit (ED Obs) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Critical Care Float Pool nurses support these units for selected planned and unplanned absences and for other staffing deficits. Critical Care Float Pool nurses may staff overflow area as patient care needs arise—typically located in South PACU.
Function/Duties of Position
Earn what you are worth without traveling! Float Differential ($8/hr after training) plus Night Differential ($6/hr from 2300-0700).
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available. Free parking at night!
If you would like to learn more, please reach out to the hiring manager, Rachel Rose, at firstname.lastname@example.org. She is very personable and would love to talk with you!
With your ICU clinical expertise, you'll be able to seamlessly integrate into all 4 Adult ICU areas, maintain your device competencies (ECMO, CRRT, IABP, etc), utilize your precepting skills and be a part of our Virtual ICU team! Apply now and find out what sets us apart (and keeps us together). Your critical care skills remain in adult critical care - there is a separate float pool for acute med/surg areas.
Come be a part of our world-class healthcare team at OHSU!
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.
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)
Current OHSU employees: BSN preferred
Current, unencumbered Oregon RN License
BLS/ACLS must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA (upload documentation with online application)
BLS/ACLS must not expire during orientation or probation period, and must have the same expiration date (upload documentation with online application)
18 months recent critical care RN experience in a high-acuity critical care setting
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
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 for diagnostic, procedural, or transportation needs
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
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
3 years critical care RN experience in a high-acuity critical care setting
CCRN certification or other applicable critical care specialty certification
Experience in a float pool
Average of 2-4 weeks for basic critical care areas (tailored to individual needs)
Further orientation for individually selected additional unit: Orientation needs are based on prior experience to Acute ED, ED Observation unit or PICU
*Bonus Disclaimer: current OHSU, Adventist and Hillsboro Medical Center employees are not eligible