RN, Oncology Float Pool, Experienced, FT, Days

RN, Oncology Float Pool, Experienced, FT, Days

OHSU | Portland, OR, 97228, US
Salary Range:$70,000 – $131,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 2 days ago

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Department Overview

As the specialty referral center for Oregon, Southwest Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska and Northern California, OHSU has one of the highest case mix indexes of any U.S. academic health center. *Specialty areas include oncology, bone marrow transplant, cardiac, solid organ transplant, trauma and neurosurgery. Intermediate care patients are also placed on our acute care units.

* This role is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the Oregon Nurses Association (ONA).
* FTE: 0.9 - 1.0
* Shift Differential: $2/hr differential during orientation, upon successful completion of orientation differential of $8/hr will be initiated
* Weekend Obligation: Unit based approved guidelines
* Floating Obligation:Upon completion of orientation. Inpatient / Outpatient Oncology Specialty Float Pool floats to a variety of inpatient and outpatient areas including but not limited to 13K Med/Surg Oncology, 14K BMT, CHH2, and CHO clinics.
* Leave: Successful completion of the Oncology training program necessitates attendance during all learning activities
* External Candidates: Vacations, paid, or unpaid leave requests (not related to an organizational policy) up to 10-weeks from the start date are not permitted. All other vacation, paid, or unpaid leave requests are subject to compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement between ONA and OHSU.
* Internal ONA Candidates: All vacation, paid, or unpaid leave requests are subject to compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement between ONA and OHSU. Pre-scheduled vacations or leave plans must be disclosed prior to consideration for hire to determine the start date.

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.

Required Qualifications

Minimum requirements for all Nurses:

* Associate degree in Nursing; Baccalaureate degree preferred
* Nursing degree awarded 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)
* For Associate degree candidates, BSN program must be started withing 3 years of hire and completed within 5 years
* Current unencumbered Oregon RN license by the start date
* Current BLS certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA by the start date

Department Specific Requirements:

* 2-years recent hematology/oncology RN experience in a high-acuity acute care or outpatient care area
* ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Card on hire or completed during orientation
* IV access proficiency. Experience working with Central Lines, Port-a-cath.
* BLS must not expire during orientation

Preferred Qualifications

* BSN preferred
* 5 years acute care or outpatient RN experience in a high-acuity setting specific experience in hematology/oncology
* Oncology specialty certification or other applicable acute care specialty certification
* Oncology Certification in Nursing (OCN) and/or Blood & Marrow Transplant Certified Nurse (BMTCN)
* Experience in a float pool

Additional Details

Department-Specific Working Conditions: Float to a variety of assigned units that support the oncology spectrum of care; sufficient time management, flexibility, and prioritization skills to float up to every 4 hours if necessary. Flexibility to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays. Ability to alternate between various work sites, depending on the practices' space allocation, division of daily work activities, etc. Required to have reliable transportation and valid Oregon driver's license. Required to keep up to date with departmental communications by e-mail and mailbox since there is no physical location for the "home" unit.

If you would like to learn more, please reach out to the hiring manager, JacQualine Abbe, at abbe@ohsu.edu. She is very personable and would love to talk with you!

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. As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.