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RN - Operating Room Job

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center
Type Full time Posted 8/15/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 1/28/2015
WA - Washington (All) - Vancouver Referral - n/a -    

RN - Operating Room Job

Date:Jan 5, 2015

Location:Vancouver, WA, US


Req ID:48989

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department:Operating Room (3000)

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.

1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
6. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing.


  • 1+ years Surgery RN experience or graduate of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Perioperative Internship (or equivalent education and/or experience).


  • WA State RN Licensure
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.


  • 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


  • BSN
  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)
  • 3+ years’ surgical experience
  • Ability to scrub and circulate
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).


Location:Southwest Medical Center (150) 
Job Category:  Nursing - RN Patient Care
Shift:  Day
Shift Length:Variable
Work Type:  Full Time
Salary range starts at: $32.41
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Washington

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || Nursing - RN Patient Care || Full Time || SURGICAL SVCS 

Nearest Major Market:Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market:Tacoma
Job Segment:Nursing, Medical, Patient Care, Intern, Registered Nurse, Healthcare, Entry Level