RN Staff Nurse - Psychiatric Emergency Services

Employer
Location
Portland, Oregon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
7/16/2021
Closes
8/13/2021
Specialty
Behavioral Health, Emergency Department, Psychiatric
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
 
  Overview

Hire-on bonus and relocation assistance available for RNs new to Legacy with a minimum one year of behavioral health RN experience.

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.

Psychiatric ED 

The Psychiatric Emergency Services cares for 50-60 patients a day within Unity Center for Behavioral Health. Receives all patients including those in acute behavioral distress, walk-ins, ambulance/police transport, voluntary and involuntary.

Unity Center for Behavioral Health is a 24-hour behavioral and mental health services center located in the greater Portland metropolitan area. We provide immediate psychiatric care and a path to recovery for people experiencing a mental health crisis.

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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