Organization: Columbia Memorial Hospital
Location: Astoria, OR
Date Job Posted: February 11, 2021
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We are currently hiring registered nurses for our beautiful facility in Astoria, OR. We are particularly interested in nurses with Med/Surg and CCU experience.
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), BLS required upon hire (obtained through the American Heart Association), current ACLS certification or ability to obtain within six months days of hire and henceforth kept current. PALS/ENPC required within one year of hire and TNCC/TEAM required within 6 months of hire and henceforth kept current.
Education and/or Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with diploma, ADN, or BSN degree. Previous satisfactory acute care hospital experience of one-year preferred. CCRN preferred. For RNs graduating within the last 12 months, or RNs that have not practiced in an acute care facility within the last 24 months, and have not previously completed a residency program will be required to complete the CMH-provided Nurse Residency program.
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.
This position is eligible for relocation reimbursement.
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: