RN Staff Nurse - Emergency

RN Staff Nurse - Emergency

Legacy Health System | Silverton, OR, 97381, US
Salary Range:$89,000 – $104,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 9 days ago

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Description

Overview

Relocation assistance available for RNs 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 Silverton Medical Center

Located approximately 40 miles south of Portland, in the heart of Oregon's beautiful Willamette Valley, Legacy Silverton Medical Center serves the needs of the communities within Marion, Clackamas and Polk Counties and provides outstanding medical services that attracts patients from nearby large and rural communities. The town of Silverton itself offers a small town feel surrounded by abundant farmland, wonderful schools, and great restaurants. Opportunities for recreational activities include hiking, fishing, and biking.

The hospital's 12 bed emergency department staffs physicians, RNs, paramedics and technicians 24 - 7. The site holds a level IV trauma designation and provides comprehensive emergency services to all patients presenting to the ER. Services available include access to specialty physicians, a clinical laboratory, and diagnostic imaging. The LSMC emergency department serves a diverse patient population and enjoys a reputation for friendly and compassionate care with shorter wait times compared with other regional ERs. The unique blend of beautiful and exciting geography along with small town charm and exceptional clinical care make the LSMC emergency department a truly special place to work and receive care.

The RN Staff Nurse SH position at Legacy Silverton Medical Center falls under an agreement between the Oregon Nurses Association and Silverton Medical Center and will include union dues. For further information, please see the general ONA website: http://www.oregonrn.org/ and the Silverton Medical Center specific ONA webpage: http://www.oregonrn.org/?page=90 . This website houses information about the representatives, bylaws, benefits, policies, a copy of the contract, membership application, news and updates.

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.

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.