RN Staff Nurse - Family Birth/Labor and Delivery
Company: Legacy Health
Posted on: January 16, 2022
RN Staff Nurse - Family Birth/Labor and Delivery
Job ID: 21-19489
Type: Regular Full-Time
Salmon Creek Medical Ctr campus
Bonus and Relocation Eligible
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 Salmon Creek Medical Center is Southwest Washington's most
modern hospital, offering the latest technology in a setting
designed for comfort and care for the whole family. We feature
innovations in joint replacement, robotic surgery, pelvic health
for women, cancer care, intensive care for newborns, neurosurgery,
medical care for children and more.
Salmon Creek Medical Center Family Birth Center is located on the
Fourth floor, (excluding the NICU B Wing); and Fifth floor A Wing.
Approximately 280-300 deliveries per month
Care provided to low risk and high-risk patients
Level III NICU and resuscitation team in house
In-house anesthesia coverage and OB hospitalists
3 Operating Rooms; 3 PACU; 4 triage rooms; 18 labor and delivery
beds; 24 postpartum beds
Postpartum Care Clinic follow-up after discharge
Designated Baby Friendly Facility
Inpatient and outpatient lactation services
Baby and Me Groups and prenatal education classes
Active Shared Governance Committee
The nursing staff of the Family Birth Centers, in collaboration
with the multidisciplinary team, strive to:
a. Collaborate with the patient, and/or SO/family to develop
specific goals that meet the individual's needs, promote optimal
outcomes, and prepare the patient for discharge from hospital.
b. Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to coordinate
patient care. The multidisciplinary team includes, but is not
limited to: L.I.P.s, lactation consultants, childbirth educators,
respiratory therapists, pharmacists, dietitians, clinical resource
coordinators, chaplains and other ancillary personnel, as needed,
to work toward common identified patient care goals.
c. Support patient and family experiencing loss.
d. Promote cohesive teamwork and efficient, effective communication
between health care team members.
e. Achieve appropriate use of resources to enhance desired patient
outcomes while managing patient care costs.
f. Provide opportunities for professional growth and development,
recognition and personal satisfaction.
g. Participate in a shared governance model to address unit
specific issues and needs.
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.
AHA BLS required
AHA/AAP Advanced NRP is mandatory (for initial or upon renewal).
May be hired with AHA/AAP Essential NRP, but must obtain Advanced
NRP within 6 weeks or completion of orientation, whichever is
longer. Travel nurses may continue to have Essential NRP if not
performing in Charge, Neonatal Resuscitation, Baby, or NICU RN
If recovering OB or Surgical patients AHA ACLS within 6 months of
STABLE within 6 months of hire.
Advance Fetal Monitoring Course within 6 months of labor
Ability to Scrub or scrub training within 6 months of hire
(specific for Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital).
Refer to Womens Education Plan for ongoing competencies.
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
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