RN Staff Nurse - Medical Rehabilitation (RIO)

RN Staff Nurse - Medical Rehabilitation (RIO)

Legacy Health | Portland, OR, 97209, US
Job Type: Full TimeCompensation$44 – $65 per hour

Posted 22 days ago

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RN Staff Nurse - Medical Rehabilitation (RIO)


Job ID: 22-28655
Type: Part Time - Benefitted
Good Samaritan Medical Ctr campus


Relocation assistance available for nurses new to Legacy!

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.

Located on the fifth and sixth floors of Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. The nursing unit has 36 beds, including 16 semiprivate rooms and 4 private rooms and is 15,491 square feet. The therapy department has 14,900 square feet occupied by patient treatment areas and staff offices.

RIO is a comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation program which provides medical and rehabilitation services for adults 18 years and older. Common diagnoses include: stroke, spinal cord injury (all neurologic levels of injury, traumatic and non-traumatic as well as complete and incomplete SCI), brain injury (Rancho IV and above), multiple sclerosis, multiple trauma, hip fractures, cardiac, major trauma, amputation, burn injury and more. RIO’s case mix meets CMS standards for an inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF).

Acute care Therapy Sevices

• Orthopedic disorders/surgeries including elective joint program, fractures, spine
• Neurological disorders including stroke program
• General medical and surgical diagnoses where mobility, self-care, communication and/or cognition are below baseline.
• Cardiac
• Cancer


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.



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.


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.


Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled