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RN Staff Nurse - NICU - Portland, OR #7835344

Company: Legacy Health System

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Portland, OR

Employment type: 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.


Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel is a regional center for the care of infants, children and teens. We offer unrivaled pediatric expertise in a state-of-the-art facility designed exclusively for children. From routine care to the most complex cases, pediatricians and families trust us to provide the most advanced medical and surgical care for kids.


The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is dedicated to caring for critically ill and premature infants. All care is evidence-based, designed and continually updated according to national and international best practices, and represents the leading edge of knowledge on how to best care for fragile newborns. We care for infants born up to 16 weeks early to 28 days old including premature babies, multiples and the very ill. We even have babies weighing under a pound.


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.


Miniumum of two years of recent NICU experience; preferred experience in a Level 3 or 4 NICU.


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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