RN - Relief Charge Nurse - Surgical Oncology (Per Diem):

Longview Washington

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - Relief Charge Nurse - Surgical Oncology (Per Diem) for a per diem, Night shift position. 

Req ID: 157902 



Continuously exemplifies the mission, values and customer service philosophy of PeaceHealth in job performance and in relationships to others.  Assures professional nursing care is provided for all patients in clinical nursing unit according to established standards and practices.  In the absence of Nursing Director, Nurse Manager or Designated Charge Nurse, provides specific functions of those jobs in directing activities of the nursing unit for the shift assigned.



1. Promotes PeaceHealth’s mission and philosophy statements through actions, words and behavior.

2. Promotes a customer focused work environment.

3. Is aware of own responsibility professionally, ethically and legally (i.e. knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, ethical behavior, patients and physicians and demonstrates understanding of professional ramifications for both self and patient care).

4. Provides professional nursing care for patients of all ages on the nursing unit as needed according to the staff nurse job description and appropriate to the ages of patients served.

5. Coordinates and directs activities of the unit with other nursing units and other hospital departments.

6. Maintains good interdepartmental relations and public relations.

7. Inspects unit for compliance and unit/department policies, procedures, regulations, standards and takes corrective action when violations occur.  Maintains patient rights and compliance with hospital communications code.  Assures proper maintenance of patient’s medical records and confidential treatment of patient information.

8. Applies emergency protocol, prepares staffing sheets and responds to code calls as needed by shift.

9. Maintains awareness of appropriateness of patient care and implements procedures accordingly.

10. Promotes an effective 24-hour health care team which assures the continuity of professional nursing care.

11. Provides for patient privacy, exercises discretion and assures confidentiality at all times.

12. Professionalism: Participates in the advancement of professional nursing practice through continuing education, self-development, and contributes to the professional growth of the nursing staff.

13. Interpersonal Relationships and Communication:  Demonstrates ability to consistently maintain positive working relationships with others and facilitates written and verbal communication through appropriate channels.  Promotes customer-focused environment.

14. Is knowledgeable and can demonstrate age specific competency skills for the age groups served to include pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.

15. Planning Patient Care: Determines correlation of patient needs to staffing and other resources as established from mutually agreed upon patient care goals.

16. Implementing Nursing Care:  Assures the implementation and delivery of safe efficient nursing care to all patients including recognition and documentation of and providing for the educational needs of patients and significant others.

17. Evaluating Patient Care:  Assures evaluation and documentation of the patient’s responses to the treatment plan based on clinical assessment of interventions.

18. Promotes a safety-conscious work force and maintains good housekeeping practices.

19. Communicates appropriately with person served regardless of their age.

20. Performs other duties as required or assigned.




  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred



  • One year experience as a registered nurse with satisfactory performance is required
  • Demonstrated effective leadership experience is required.



  • Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington is required.
  • Current Basic Life Support is required.
  • As required for the RN Inpatient role in the same unit (unless otherwise specified)
  • Certification specific to clinical area preferred
  • ACLS required within six months of date of hire.
  • Oncology (OCN) certification preferred.



  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and customer-focused work environment.
  • Demonstrated interest in self-development.
  • Demonstrated interest in staff-development.
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures.
  • Able to create a climate of high moral among staff.



  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.     
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.      
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).
  • Provides patient care in an uncontrolled home environment; operates motor vehicle on urban and rural roadways up to 25% of each day (to include inclement weather).


There may be more than one opening on this posting.


Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Longview community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.


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Location: Longview, LCR Delaware Campus (103)
Job Category:  Nursing 
Shift:  Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $37.47, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Washington


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Longview || Nursing ||Medical/Surgical Nursing || Per Diem/Relief || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS

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