RN Staff Nurse - Emergency

  • Legacy Health System
  • Tualatin, Oregon
  • Apr 17, 2019

Job Description

Requisition ID: 19-7927
Job Location: Meridian Park Medical Ctr campus
Department: Emergency Department
Position Status: Regular Full-Time
Avg Hrs/Wk: 36
FTE: 0.90
Pay Range: USD $38.58/Hr. - USD $56.12/Hr.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Non-union
Work_Days: Variable schedule, with weekends/holidays
Shift: Night
Shift Length: 12
Shift Start Time: 1900
Shift End Time: 0730


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 Meridian Park Medical Center is the South metro area's full-service medical center, with the friendly feel of a community hospital and the skill and services of a much larger medical center. Among our specialties: stroke, chest pain, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, cancer care, orthopedic and total joint surgery, and a birth center and breast health center. Legacy Meridian is Stroke certified by the Joint Commission and the American Stroke Association.

Annually, 37,500 adult and pediatric patients from five counties visit the 24/7 17 bed ED, which was remodeled in 2015, in this community hospital located in Tualatin (a suburb of Portland). Patients are cared for in our 10 room Ambulatory Care Unit from 11am to 11pm.


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 preferred.


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.


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


Current applicable state RN license required. AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers.