RN Float – Med/Surg & ED – Per Diem

Job Title: RN Float – Med Surg & ED – Per Diem
Department: Nursing
Schedule: Varying 12 hour shifts


Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center (SCHHC) has a Per-Diem opening for a RN in the Med/Surg Department. 

This position is a Per Diem position, 12-hour shifts that float between both Med/Surg and ED.

The Emergency Department RN Staff Nurse provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting.  He/she provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectations with minimum supervision.  This person is able to triage every patient that enters the emergency care system, safely, rapidly and accurately.  He/she is able to perform a Nursing Assessment following department policy and procedure, determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system.  Communicates with the Emergency Department provider about changes in patient’s status, symptoms and results of diagnostic studies.  Ability to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Reports to the Director of Nursing.

The Med/Surg RN Staff Nurse is a clinical practitioner who coordinates and implements patient care specific to the age of the patient population served on the assigned unit.  He/she ensures that quality care is provided in an efficient and safe manner, consistent with Southern Coos Health District standards of care.  He/she demonstrates performance consistent with the mission, philosophy and goals of the organization.  Candidate should be flexible to changing systems, demonstrate quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practices and treat staff, physicians, patients and families with consideration and respect.  Reports to the Nursing Manager.

Educational Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.
  • Current licensure in Oregon as a Registered Nurse required.
  • Minimum of one-year Med/Surg and Emergency nursing experience required.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, PALS certification required.
  • TEAM or TNCC certification preferred
  • CEN certification desired.

Applications are available online, at the front desk of the hospital, by calling 541-347-4515 or emailing hrsupport@southerncoos.org to request an application. Applications will be reviewed, and interviews scheduled thereafter.

Employment with Southern Coos Hospital is contingent upon an acceptable pre-employment drug screening and background check.

Southern Coos Hospital and Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer, Veterans Preference, Smoke-free & Drug-Free Campus.