Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg

Sign on Bonus: $5,000
Relocation Allowance (up to): $10,000
Samaritan Albany General Hospital
Req #: 66768
Albany, OR
.9 (72 hrs/pp) - Night
AGH Med Surg
Remote Status: No
Salary Range: $42.87 - $64.85
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  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

    • The Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for utilizing the nursing process to provide safe, age-appropriate, direct and indirect patient care, while practicing within the scope of practice of the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
    • The Medical Surgical unit specializes in the care of acutely ill adults and of those who require surgery both emergent and elective. Medical Surgical patients are given the highest standards of professional care by registered nurses and nurse assistants. Specialty certification in Medical Surgical Nursing is strongly encouraged and supported.
    • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license required.
    • Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.
    • Social Perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
    • Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients.
    • Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
    • Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues.
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      (11 - 33% of the time)

      (34 - 66% of the time)

      (67 – 100% of the time)

      LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

      LIFT(Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 – 40 Lbs

      SQUATStatic (hold >30 sec)

      KNEEL(on knees)

      ROTATE TRUNKSitting


      LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 - 60 Lbs

      LIFT(Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT(Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      CARRY2-handed, 40 - 60 pounds


      REACH- Upward

      PUSH(20-40 pounds force)

      PULL(20-40 pounds force)



      CARRY2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      BEND FORWARDat waist

      ROTATE TRUNKStanding

      REACH -Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITYHands/wrists




      PUSH(0-20 pounds force)

      PULL(0-20 pounds force)

      None specified


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