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RN, 9KPV Orthopedics & Spine, Experienced (Fellowship), FT, Days

Company: Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

9KPV provides care to adolescent through geriatric patients ranging from 16-100+ who have a variety of diagnoses which require surgical interventions and recovery for orthopedic conditions. This population may include, but is not limited to: joint replacement surgeries and revisions, orthopedic tumor surgeries, spine surgeries, fracture repairs, and other types of orthopedic care. - 9KPV also provides care for a variety of surgical observation patients who require monitoring after day surgery procedures for pain control, postop nausea and vomiting, surgical site monitoring or other indications.


  • This role is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the Oregon Nurses Association (ONA).
  • FTE : 9, Full Time
  • Shift : -
  • Shift Length : - 12 Hours
  • Start and Stop Times : -
  • Weekend Obligation : Unit Based Nursing Practice Council (UBNPC) approved guidelines
  • Floating Obligation : Within 6 months per unit recommendation
  • Salary : Hourly rate based on ONA contract
  • Leave : Successful completion of the TTP program necessitates attendance during all learning activities.
  • External Candidates: Vacation, paid or unpaid leave requests (not related to an organizational policy) up to 10-weeks from the start date are not permitted. All other vacation, paid or unpaid leave requests are subject to compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement between ONA and OHSU.

    Function/Duties of Position

    Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available


    The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RN's care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, and knowledge transferor [Onsomble Model of the Professional Role---]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN's engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical RN exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.


    To access the -RN Role Description and Department Specific Requirement Addendums go to the TTP Program webpage:

    Required Qualifications

    Minimum requirements for all Nurses:

    • Review the RN Role Description on the TTP Program webpage.
    • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing for external hires; Baccalaureate degree preferred to internal candidates.
    • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing awarded 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) by 30 days before the start date.
    • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license by 1 week before the start date.
    • Current BLS certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA by the start date.


      Department Specific Requirements:

      • Review the Department Specific Requirements on the TTP Program webpage.
      • 2-years of current nursing experience in adult acute care, adult intermediate care, and/or emergency department observation.
      • BLS must not expire during the TTP Program. -
      • A minimum score of 11/18 on the OHSU Nurse Interview Evaluation Tool.

        Transition to Practice (TTP) Program Individualized Orientation Schedule of 3-7 weeks:

        • Group-based, self-directed, and preceptorship hours are integrated weekly for up to 40 hours per week. The learning environments are a mix of in-person and teleworking.
        • Group-based, self-directed, and preceptorship shifts are integrated weekly for up to 40 hours per week.
          • Group-based hours: Monday-Friday 0800-1700 (8-hour blocks) or 1500-1900 (4-hour blocks).
          • Self-directed hours: Monday-Sunday all-hours up to 8-hours a week.
          • Preceptorship hours: Assigned based on preceptor team schedules during Monday-Sunday 0700-1930, or 1900-0730.

            Transition to hired shift may be delayed for a temporary reassignment due to individual development needs and skill mix of the employees on the unit or the hires shift at any given time.

            Additional Details

            *Bonus Disclaimer: current OHSU, Adventist and Hillsboro Medical Center employees are not eligible



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