RN Staff Nurse - Emergency

Employer
Location
Gresham, Oregon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
4/4/2021
Closes
5/2/2021
Specialty
Emergency Department
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 Mount Hood Medical Center is East County’s full-service hospital, always expanding to meet the community’s growing needs and offering an award-winning patient experience delivered with a personal touch. We offer advanced imaging, a modern emergency department, a welcoming family birth center, surgical services, intensive care, cancer care, gastroenterology and more. 

At Legacy Mount Hood, Joint Commission certified as a Primary Stroke Center, the 28-bed emergency department, remodeled in 2010, is a leading-edge 24/7 facility that handles everything, from minor medical issues in the 8 bed Ambulatory Care Unit, to acute emergencies. Caring for 50,000 patients yearly in Portland’s east county suburbs, approximately 30% of whom are pediatric patients, the highly skilled staff treats both children and adults in a compassionate, family-friendly environment and coordinates seamlessly with Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel and Legacy Emanuel’s centers for traumatic injuries and advanced specialty care.

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.

Emergency RN experience preferred.

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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