RN Staff Nurse - Progressive Cardiac Care Unit

Employer
Location
Vancouver, Washington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
4/3/2021
Closes
5/1/2021
Specialty
Cardiology, Cath Lab
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
  Overview

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 Salmon Creek Medical Center is Southwest Washington’s most modern hospital, offering the latesttechnology in a setting designed for comfort and care for the whole family. We feature innovations in jointreplacement, robotic surgery, pelvic health for women, cancer care, intensive care for newborns, neurosurgery, medical care for children and more.

Patient population/specialty served: Adult cardiology; pacemaker placement, CHF, ACS, telemetry; med surg; DM, COPD, Asthma, ESRD, dialysis and addiction.  

Primary patient population/diagnoses:

Acute coronary syndrome, chest pain, pre-and-post cardiac procedure patients (permanent pacers, ICD, coronary angiograms), congestive heart failure, patients in need of continuous cardiac monitoring, CAPD, general medical, stable trach, seizure monitoring, addiction related illness and psychiatric patients requiring acute medical intervention

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

Education:

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.

Experience:

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.

Skills:

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.

LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

Licensure

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

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