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RN Staff Nurse - Family Birth/Labor and Delivery

Company: Legacy Health
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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. SCFBC information:
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
Referral center

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.

Additional Qualifications:
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 roles.
If recovering OB or Surgical patients AHA ACLS within 6 months of hire.
STABLE within 6 months of hire.
Advance Fetal Monitoring Course within 6 months of labor training.
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.

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


Keywords: Legacy Health, Vancouver , RN Staff Nurse - Family Birth/Labor and Delivery, Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington

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