RN - CVICU Job (Vancouver, WA, US)

Peace Health Vancouver, WA

Req ID: 128642

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - CVICU for a 0.9 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Night shift with shift durations of 12 Hours.

PeaceHealth currently has a RN - Critical Care Resource Team opportunity available at PeaceHealth SW Medical Center in Vancouver, WA (Portland, OR Metro).

Participate in our modern 48 ICU/CVICU/IMCU Bed nursing unit

Level II Trauma Center

This position will cover CVICU

Join an organization beginning its magnet journey

Relocation Assistance available

If you are an experienced Critical Care RN with 1 year of Critical Care RN experience, please consider joining our CVICU RN team at PeaceHealth.

Vancouver, Washington - a city with much to offer visitors and residents alike- is located just across the river from Portland, Oregon. We enjoy a mild climate and just to the North and East, beautiful scenic views and countless outdoor recreational opportunities. Vancouver’s friendly community has quick access to all the metropolitan amenities of Portland, and is home to award-winning schools, affordable housing, and unbeatable recreational fun!

Please apply online or email RNRecruitment@peacehealth.org.


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 required.

• BSN preferred.

• Specialty certification preferred.


• Minimum 1 year or more of recent continuous critical care experience, completion of a critical care intern/ residency program, or 3 years in an acute care setting with 400 hours in a critical care unit within the previous year.


• WA State RN Licensure with Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

• National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Certification within 6 months of hire.

• Cardiac critical care nursing experience including open heart surgery and knowledge of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) Counter pulsation.

• Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS) certification. Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification.


• 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


* Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% 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.

* Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, 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 ten 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 – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

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Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.




Location: Vancouver, WA, Southwest Medical Center (150)

Job Category: Nursing - RN Other; Nursing - RN Patient Care

Shift: Night

Shift Length: 12 Hours

FTE: 0.9

Work Type: Part Time

Hourly compensation starts at: $33.81, more depending on experience

Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Life Support; National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification; Registered Nurse - Washington

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. 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 Other; Nursing - RN Patient Care || Part Time || CRITICAL CARE SVCS