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RN Staff Nurse - LMG Palliative Care

Company: Legacy Health
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

RN Staff Nurse - LMG Palliative Care

US-WA-VancouverJob ID: 23-30227Type: Part Time - BenefittedSalmon Creek Medical Ctr campusOverview As an integral member of the collaborative care team, you carefully assess each patient's situation and advise on the appropriate care plan to ensure the best possible outcomes. In short, you embody the Legacy mission of making life better for others. The RN Staff Nurse is 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. provides pain and symptom management appropriate to the patient needs. Member of the Palliative Care Inter-Disciplinary Team (IDT), coordinates/ assists in the implementation of the plan of care for the seriously ill patient and their family/caregiver based on the eight domains of palliative care. 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. 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. Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) from the National Board for Certification of Hospice & Palliative Nurses (NBCHPN) 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. Additional clinical experience requirements may vary dependent upon the specific department in which the position is utilized. 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

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Keywords: Legacy Health, Vancouver , RN Staff Nurse - LMG Palliative Care, Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington

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