Registered Nurse - CCU, Astoria, OR
Registered Nurse - CCU
Columbia Memorial Hospital (Astoria, OR) · Critical Care
Nursing & Nursing Support
Full Time, Primarily Nights
Req # 2019017
The CCU Staff Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her CCU assigned patients. This includes assessment of patient needs, including life-threatening emergencies, development of a nursing plan of care, administration and evaluation of nursing care and supervision of others in the delivery of nursing care.
Knowledge of /Skill/Ability to: A thorough knowledge of nursing principles and procedure; knowledge and skills in techniques of good patient care applicable to the critical care environment. Must be able to read and write English as well as speak and understand English.
License/Certification: RN currently licensed with the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN). Current BLS and ACLS Certification or ability to obtain within six months days of hire and henceforth kept current. PALS/ENPC and TNCC/TEAM required within one year of hire and henceforth kept current.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with diploma, ADN, or BSN degree. Previous satisfactory acute care hospital experience of one-year preferred. Previous satisfactory Critical Care experience relevant to the patient population of this unit or completion of an approved Critical Care course. CCRN preferred.
Physical Demands and Work Environment Conditions / ADA Compliance
Works inside. Walking and standing much of the time while on duty. Long shifts and occasional overtime necessary. Ability to lift and transfer patients is required, usually with the assistance of co-workers. Normal or corrected vision is required. Normal or corrected hearing is necessary to distinguish differences in heartbeats, breathing, and monitor alarms. Manual dexterity is required to operate equipment. Subject to physical and emotional stress of fast paced work environment. Occasional exposure to infectious diseases. Pushes/pulls loaded adult stretchers, beds, wheelchairs, crash carts and equipment carts. Transfers patients to/from cars, stretchers, beds, chairs and ambulates as necessary. Tolerates bending, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling for 8 – 12 hours (shift dependent). Lifts or carries up to 50 lbs.
Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is located in the beautiful and historic town of Astoria, Oregon, where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. At CMH, we are committed to providing person-centered care to our patients and Caregivers. We are a full-service, 25-bed, critical access, not-for-profit, Level IV trauma, Planetree Certified, hospital which includes a robust Medical Group.
As a Planetree Hospital, CMH has developed dynamic and focused efforts to involve the perspective of patients, family members and staff to increase person-centered care throughout our organization. We value compassionate, courteous and respectful interactions, patient and family involvement in care planning to include the patient’s goals and preferences, healing design of spaces, community health and a strategic plan that emphasizes person-centered care for the patient and caregiver alike.
Astoria and the Pacific Northwest has something for everyone to enjoy including living history, outdoor adventures, culinary experiences, beautiful scenery and so much more. To learn more about CMH and our amazing location, please visit: