RN Staff Nurse - Medical/Surgical Telemetry Monitoring
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 Good Samaritan Medical Center in Northwest Portland is known for its specialty programs and clinical excellence. Legacy Good Samaritan features nationally renowned doctors in cancer care, kidney transplantations, neurology, ophthalmology, weight-loss surgery, robotic surgery, rehabilitation and more, plus Oregon’s only 24-hour urgent care that’s located alongside an emergency room, with access to emergency care if needed.
Patient population/specialty served: Adult cardiology; pacemaker placement, CHF, ACS, telemetry; med surg; DM, COPD, Asthma, ESRD, dialysis, addiction, elective epilepsy monitoring. This is a 53-bed unit; average daily census of 42.
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 interventionResponsibilities
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
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.
Acute care experience preferred, this unit will train nurses that have a strong desire to learn and grow.
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.
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Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/DisabledLicensure
Current applicable state RN license required. AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers. #lh