RN Staff Nurse - Progressive Cardiac Care at Legacy Health in Vancouver, Washington

Posted in Health Care 6 days ago.

Job Description:

RN Staff Nurse - Progressive Cardiac Care

Legacy Health

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


Job ID: 20-14201
Type: Regular Full-Time
Salmon Creek Medical Ctr campus


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.

Patient population/specialty served: Adult cardiology; pacemaker placement, CHF, ACS, telemetry; med surg; DM, COPD, Asthma, ESRD, dialysis, addiction, elective epilepsy monitoring. 53 bed unit; average daily census of 42.

Primary patient population/diagnoses:

Acute coronary syndrome, chest pain, pre-and-post cardiac procedure patients (permanent pacers, ICD, coronary angiograms), congestive heart failure, patients in need of continuous cardiac monitoring, CAPD, general medical, stable trach, seizure monitoring, addiction related illness and psychiatric patients requiring acute medical intervention


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. Additional clinical experience requirements may vary dependent upon the specific department in which the position is utilized.


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