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RN Staff Nurse - Neuro Trauma ICU (Transition)

Portland, Oregon
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
RN Staff Nurse - Neuro Trauma ICU (Transition)


Job ID: 22-25829
Type: Regular Full-Time
Emanuel Medical Ctr campus


Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in North Portland plays a vital role as a local and regional leader in serious clinical illness or injury. With around-the-clock expertise for critical health issues, including experts in trauma, heart care, burns, significant wounds, stroke, brain surgery and more, Legacy Emanuel is central to the health of our community and critical to the care of the Northwest

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.

NeuroTrauma ICU at Emanual was remodeled in 2013. It is a 28,000 square foot, 24-bed unit that provides state-of-the-art care and achieves some of the highest success rates for ICUs in the United States. We admit patients as a nationally recognized Level One Trauma Center, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, and as a respiratory failure & ECMO specialty center. We also admit and care for a large and variable medical-surgical critical care population. These patients are at high risk of developing life-threatening complications as a result of multiple trauma, neuro trauma, cardiovascular surgery, complex general surgery, neurosurgery, respiratory failure, and/or complicated medical processes. We have also been the primary COVID ICU at Emanuel since 2020.

  • Our highly skilled and professional team of critical care nurses works in a collaborative practice environment with a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care and with a "can do, will do and does" attitude.
  • Nurses working in this environment have opportunities for advanced training in Trauma Resuscitation, ECMO, Stroke Response, Critical Care Transport, and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy.


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.


Hire-on bonus and relocation assistance available for those new to Legacy


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.

These NTICU .9 night shift positions are open to RN's who have a strong desire to join the NTICU team at Emanuel.

ICU training will include attending the Critical Care Consortium, didactic, a minimum of 3 months of precepted orientation on day shift, followed by 3 months of mentorship.

One year of RN experience in an acute care or emergency department required.

If selected to interview you will be contacted directly by the NTICU team.


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


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  • Job Reference: 706689742-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Legacy Health
  • Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent