RN Staff Nurse - Neuro Trauma ICU

Employer
Location
Portland Oregon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10/3/2020
Closes
10/31/2020
Specialty
ICU / CCU, Neuroscience
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.

Our nationally recognized Level One Trauma Critical Care unit, remodeled in 2013, is a 24-bed unit that provides state-of-the-art care and achieves some of the highest success rates for ICUs in the United States.

This unit provides critical care to adolescent and adult patients who are at high risk of developing life-threatening complications as a result of multiple trauma, neuro trauma, cardiovascular surgery, complex general surgery, neurosurgery, and/or complicated medical processes. The team practices leading edge neuro science care with the use of advanced technology cerebral multi-modal monitoring including cerebral microdialysis, cerebral blood flow and cerebral oxygen monitoring.

  • Our highly skilled and professional team of critical care nurses works in a collaborative practice environment with a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care and with a "can do, will do and does" attitude.
  • Available are an advanced pulmonary failure and adult ECMO program, and nurses working in this environment have opportunities for advanced training in Trauma Resuscitation, ECMO, advanced neuro monitoring, and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy. This department is regularly involved in multiple research studies.
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 preferred.

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.

2 years of general ICU experience or 1 year of trauma/neuro focused experience required. 

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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