Nursing careers

“We have a tremendously welcoming environment for new nurses. Legacy has a diverse amount of clinical opportunities and experience that would be a great foundation for any nurse in their career.”

Carol Bradley, R.N., Legacy Health's CNO

 

Nursing at Legacy — special careers for special people

Nursing is more than job; it is a career. Nurses have the opportunity to lift spirits and touch lives. As one long-time Legacy nurse puts it, "As nurses we are given boundless 'make a difference' moments. We are vessels of care and compassion, touching hearts and renewing the healing spirit of others."

Legacy Health employs more than 2,700 registered nurses in the Portland-Vancouver area. We offer nursing careers in many different areas, which include cardiology, transplant, burn care, trauma, emergency, operating room, women's services, pediatrics, rehabilitation, employee health, IV, wound care and hospice.

All nurses at Legacy enjoy:

  • An open-door policy
  • Shared governance 
  • Fair and competitive pay   
  • Employee benefits  
  • Employee wellness
  • Employee recognition
  • The highest standards of quality and clinical safety
  • Professional development
  • Various practice and advancement opportunities
  • Continued education

New nurses at Legacy enjoy:

  • Nurse Residency Program 
  • Nursing orientation
  • Preceptors
  • Simulation training
  • Rapid Response Teams