RN Staff Nurse - Surgical Specialties

Tualatin Oregon
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Full Time

The Legacy nursing philosophy focuses on patients and their families. Our nurses embody this philosophy in everything they do, as advocates, communicators, problem-solvers and caregivers. Their expertise is sought after and respected by our health care team. In short, they are the face of wellness at Legacy. Does this sound like an environment in which you could thrive? If so, we invite you to consider this opportunity.

Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center is the South Metro area’s full-service medical center, with the friendly feel of a community hospital and the skill and services of a much larger medical center. Among our specialties: stroke, chest pain, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, cancer care and orthopedic and total joint surgery. Plus a birth center and breast health center.

The Surgical Specialties Unit is located on the third floor, units 3A, 3B, & 3C of Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center. Number of beds: 39 beds, all private.

Age groups served:1) Adult and geriatric patients2) Pediatric patients ≥ 15 years of age and ≥ 40 kg.e. Patient classification: The Surgical Specialties Unit provides inpatient, observation, and outpatient levels of care.f. Primary patient population/diagnoses:1) Surgical diagnoses, including, but not limited to:a) Breastb) Burn injuriesc) Colorectald) EENTe) General surgery, including minimally invasive proceduresf) Gynecologicg) Neurosurgeryh) Ophthalmologyi) Orthopedic including geriatric, medical management of patients with hip fractures, total jointsj) Plastics and reconstructionk) Podiatryl) Urologym) Vascular


Responsible for patient care within an assigned department/unit and participates as a member of the health care team in cooperation with and under the direction of the clinical manager or designee as defined by the relevant Standards and Scope of Practice for the Registered Nurse. The RN Staff Nurse assesses, analyzes, plans, implements and evaluates patient care following established patient care standards for Legacy Health System including those for patient assessment and transfer.



As required by licensure.  BSN or degree in progress strongly preferred. BSN may be required for specific assignments; experienced RNs without a BSN may be hired based on clinical experience with approval of the site CNO.


One-year registered nursing experience or completion of either the Legacy Health RN Residency program or a nursing program that is equivalent in content, curriculum and duration. Additional clinical experience requirements may vary dependent upon the specific department in which the position is utilized.


Demonstrated ability of positive interpersonal and communication skills with colleagues, patients, families, physicians and the community. Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.


Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


Current applicable state RN license required. AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers.  #lh

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