RN Staff Nurse - Pediatric Psychiatric Care

Posted on Mar 9, 2019 by Legacy Health System

Portland, OR 97209
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Requisition ID: 19-6559
Job Location: Unity
Department: Unit 6 Child And Adolescent
Position Status: Part Time - Benefitted
Avg Hrs/Wk: 24
FTE: 0.60
Pay Range: USD $38.58/Hr. - USD $56.12/Hr.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Non-union
Work_Days: Variable schedule, with weekends/holidays
Shift: Evening
Shift Length: 8
Shift Start Time: 2:30 PM
Shift End Time: 11:00 PM


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.

Unity Center for Behavioral Health is a one-of-a-kind center for people facing a mental health crisis. Unity Center features a Psychiatric Emergency Service, where patients receive care by specialists in behavioral health in a calming, non-hospital-like setting. Unity also has inpatient care for adults and teens. It is a collaboration between Adventist Health, Kaiser Permanente, Legacy Health and Oregon Health & Science University.

Unit 6 is an adolescent inpatient program, provides a locked unit with Unity Center especially designed for children and adolescents ages 9-17. This unit has 22 single beds.


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.

Behavioral Health and Pediatric experience strongly preferred.

Hire on bonus and relocation assistance provided for RN's with one year of behavioral health experience.


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


Current applicable state RN license required. AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers.

Reference: 665610028

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