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Registered Nurse - Family Birth Center, Astoria, OR

Organization: Columbia Memorial Hospital
Category: Nurse
Location: Astoria, OR
Date Job Posted: January 13, 2020
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Registered Nurse - Family Birth Center

Columbia Memorial Hospital (Astoria, OR) · Family Birthing Center
Astoria, OR
Nursing & Nursing Support
Part Time, Nights
Posted 12/27/2019
Req # 2019482

The Family Birth Center Staff Registered Nurse (RN) will provide holistic patient care to labor, postpartum and nursery patients. Supports CMH patients, students, and the public as part of FBC Services.

Knowledge of /Skill/Ability to: Knowledge of basic nursing principles and procedures. Knowledge/skill of holistic patient care. General understanding of the process of labor and delivery and the needs of the family.


Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Oregon State Board of Nursing. Current NRP and BLS or obtained within 6 months of hire. STABLE within one year of hire, preferred. Intermediate Fetal Monitoring as preferred. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Mother/Baby or Labor and Delivery experience within last 18 months preferred. Minimum one year current impatient and outpatient experience preferred.

Physical Demands and Work Environment Conditions / ADA Compliance

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 monitor alarms, heartbeats, and breathing. Manual dexterity is required to operate equipment. Subject to physical and emotional stress of work environment. Occasional exposure to infectious diseases. Works inside. Walking and standing much of the time while on duty. Long shifts necessary at times. Occasional lifting and transferring patients. Subject to occasional physical and emotional stress within a fast-paced environment. 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.

About Us

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:

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