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Perianesthesia RN - Travel or Local

Portland, Oregon 97239

Category: Health Job Number: 17042

Voca Health has immediate openings available for Travel or local Perianesthesia Registered Nurse (RN) professionals in Portland, OR!


Voca connects Travel Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, LPNs, CNAs, and other clinical professionals with fantastic health systems nationwide. Our goal is full partnership with our travelers, providing the tools, guidance, and opportunities to help our travelers reach their individual goals. Voca provides travelers a variety of benefits including insurance, vacation, referral bonuses, and dedicated support for active travelers.

Assignment details are provided below, we’re excited to hear from you. Interested travelers (or local candidates!) will reach out to Voca at, 507-288-5260.


Assignment Details 


The CHH Perianesthesia Unit is a department within Perioperative Services within the Nursing Division. There are 13 operating rooms within the surgical department, as well as a GI Unit and minor procedure room. The daily average volume of patient procedures performed ranges between 30-60 patients. Monday through Friday. The mission of the department is to provide exemplary, 
  •  General – Develop, coordinate and supervise implementation of the nursing plan. Demonstrate performance consistent with Departmental, Divisional and Organizational expectations. Perform area specific skills and follow established protocols. Execute physicians’ orders, seeking clarification as needed.
  •  Patient Care – Develop, interpret, implement and document plan of care for each patient. Maintains patient care competencies for Pre-operative, Phase I and II recovery. Performs effectively in emergent situations. Provides patient/ family education based on patient assessment. Demonstrates patient advocacy skills by preserving patient rights throughout the continuum of care. Assess potential or actual patient health problems. Prioritize patient care responsibilities and seek consultation when indicated. Documents the continuum of care according to established standards.
  • Teamwork – Coordinate care with other team members. Communicate in a respectful, caring and non-judgmental manner. Provide health teaching and counseling that is supportive and/ or restorative of health. Demonstrate fiscal accountability and the effective use of resources.
  • Time Management – Productively manages time and seeks opportunities to assist others. Coordinate patient care with other team members to ensure comprehensive coverage.
  •  Leadership – Demonstrates leadership through accountability and responsibility. Assume charge responsibilities as assigned. Actively participates in Unit Base Nursing Practice Committee (UBNPC) and interdisciplinary committees as needed.
  • Perform Continuous Quality Improvement – Actively participate in continuous quality improvement processes. Be open and receptive to constructive criticism. Incorporate Service Excellence Philosophy into performance.
  • Service Excellence Responsibilities – Fulfill responsibility to the organization through performance that promotes service excellence at . Perform within current and applicable policies including performance standards of Division of Nursing. Incorporates the principles of the mission as well as the department’s mission statement into performance. Communicates consistently in a respectful, caring and non-judgmental manner.
  • Self-Development Responsibilities – Adheres to the  Code of Conduct. Assumes responsibility for own professional/ job-related development, knowledge of advances in technology, use of new equipment and appropriate application of hospital systems. Recognizes, requests and accepts the need for guidance and assistance, completes all required education program activities within established timelines, seeks out educational opportunities specific to Ambulatory Surgery. Functions as a team player with respect for roles of others, maintains self-control in stressful situations without exhibiting negative behaviors, and performs staff member requirements as outlined in the Core compliance section of the Core Competencies.


  • This position plays a vital role in assuming primary responsibility for and provides direct and indirect professional nursing care to patients in the Ambulatory  Recovery, Pre-operation and Post-operation areas at the  Ambulatory Surgery Department at the Center for Health and Healing and  Multnomah Pavilion. The Perioperative Services  use a primary practice model of care, Primary practice,  phase I and II recovery.  The Registered Nurse (RN) assesses patient's needs, develops the plan of care, implements and evaluates nursing care, provides education and consultation of staff, students, patients and the community.  


  • Minimum of 1 years of recent experience as RN in a critical care setting is required (ER,ICU,CCU or PACU).
  • Highly Desired: Current RN experience in an ambulatory procedure Pre-op and Phase I and II recovery


  • 4 – 10 hour shift Monday – Friday Variable days with call expectations
    Work hours typically 1000-2030
  • Call expectations would consist of staying late until patients of transferred out of unit. This persons call shift would be 2030-2300. Generally taken on a work day, but has a choice when they sign up in rotation with other nurses


  • BSN, ACLS,BLS, Current Oregon RN, CCRN, CPAN, CAPN


Traveler Benefits

Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:

  • Dedicated Recruiter
  • Paid Vacation Program
  • 401(k) Program
  • Insurance Options
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages
  • Housing Location Assistance
  • Excellent Referral Programs

Voca Health
Phone 507-288-5260
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Elizabeth Merrill

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