External applicants: Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing 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)
Internal applicants: Associate's Degree in Nursing
Current OHSU employees: BSN preferred
For experienced nurses: Minimum 2 years pediatric acute care experience or 1 year PICU experience (applicants with adult ICU experience may be considered)
For new graduate nurses: A minimum of 180 hours of direct-patient care in an ICU practicum or similar setting completed within the last 12-months.
Must have excellent communication and reflection skills, the ability to work collaboratively in a team, and the flexibility to delegate, prioritize, and adapt in stressful situations.
Basic computer skills including the ability to send/receive email, navigate information technology associated with the position, and use Electronic Health Record information and tools
Current unencumbered Oregon RN license by start date
BLS (issued by the American Heart Association) and PALS certifications by start date
Annual Department specific education requirements include:
4 hours of Trauma Education
Annual pediatric competencies
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm