Emergency Room RN – Clinic in Harbor City

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  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

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Position : Emergency Room RN – Clinic

Location :  Harbor City, California

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:

Description: As the leader of the health care team, provides professional nursing care, utilizing the nursing process in accordance with established standards of care, policies, and procedures. Demonstrates performance consistent with the Medical Center Vision, Mission, and Strategic Plan of the organization. Remains flexible to changing systems; is expected to demonstrate quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice; and treats co-workers, patients, families, and all members of the health care team with dignity and respect.

Essential Functions:
– The Registered Nurse demonstrates proficiency by exhibiting the following skills, competencies, and behaviors:
– Leadership: 
– Upholds Kaiser Permanente’s Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal and local laws.
– Serves as a leader of the health care team; delegates tasks appropriately, and demonstrates appropriate accountability.
– Understands own and team members scope of practice and escalates issues as appropriate.
– Demonstrates professional, supportive behavior.
– Champions new ideas.
– Leads and directs others through the change process.
– Utilizes communication strategies including chain of command and issue escalation, which result in intended outcomes.
– Participates in problem identification and resolution.
– Mentors, orients, and coaches others in unit specific operations and patient care activities.
– Shares responsibility and authority w/ subordinates and holds him/her accountable for performance.
– Demonstrates ability to problem solve w/ other departments in order to assist member problem resolution.
– Prioritizes, delegates, and supervises work assignments appropriately to ensure completion of patient care activities.
– Complies w/ regulatory requirements, policies, procedures, and standards of practice.
– Nursing Process:
– Develops and/or contributes to the individualized plan of care that reflects assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating the outcomes of that plan.
– Ensures plan shows multidisciplinary planning, consultation, and education.
– Ensures plan is reflective of admission or outpatient database, on-going findings, age appropriate care, cultural specific needs, and appropriate acuity.
– Ensures plan is discussed w/ patient, family/significant others, and completed in a timely manner.
– Monitors the patient’s progress based on the plan.
– Revises plan on ongoing basis based on patient condition and evaluation of progress.
– Ensures care meets standards of practice.
– Ensures effective development and completion of discharge plan including discharge barriers and patient/family education.
– Ensures that patient clearly understands discharge instructions.
– In outpatient, identify barriers and needs for patient/family education that will facilitate the outpatient medical mgmt plan.
– Ensures patient safety related but not limited to, medications and procedures utilizing the five rights; patient falls; decubitus prevention and prevention of nosocomial infections.
– Ensures optimal pain control and patient comfort; identifies and discusses patient anxieties, fears or concerns regarding patient condition, treatment or discharge.
– Ensures that patient understands medication purpose, side effects, and administration instructions in the hospital as well as at the time of discharge.
– Documentation:
– Charting is accurate, legible, dated, and timed.
– Documentation reflects nursing process and interventions and evaluations taken.
– Utilizes computer systems effectively and efficiently for optimal patient care.
– Clinical Outcomes:
– Discusses patient findings and progress toward outcomes w/ physicians and other members of the health care team.
– Demonstrates competencies during the probationary period and ongoing completion by departmental competency validation.
– Make comprehensive nursing decisions based on interpretation of data, assessments, and evaluations of patient outcomes.
– Participates in departmental performance improvement activities, i.e., planning, measuring/monitoring, assessing, and improving.
– Workplace Safety:
– Adherence to LMP Workplace Safety principles and practices.
– Applies standard precautions.
– Maintains a safe environment for self and others.
– Patient Care Experience:
– Practices customer service standards as defined by the Service Area, Medical Center, and specified department.
– Promptly answers call lights, alarms, and patient requests.
– Makes appropriate referrals and facilitates the customer’s ability to utilize resources.
– Maintains and protects patient confidentiality.
– Ensures clean, orderly, and functional work environment.
– Treats all families of patients w/ courtesy, respect, kindness and compassion.
– Provides an optimal patient care experience by actively listening to the needs of patients and family members and taking responsibility for meeting those identified needs.
– Gives patients information in a way they can understand and ensures comprehension.
– Provides a patient care experience that exceeds members’ expectations.
– Team Commitment:
– Viewed by others to be an effective team member who is flexible, cooperative, and willing to assist others.
– Confronts difficult or conflict situations constructively and seeks appropriate assistance.
– Takes accountability for own actions and accepts constructive criticism.
– Acts as a resource, preceptor, and mentor to new employees, registry, students, and other team members.
– Attends all mandatory meetings, in-services and staff meetings as required, actively participates in other departmental professional development (Requirement may vary for per diem staff).
– Participates w/ the assessment of current and future unit learning needs and development of an annual education plan.
– Keeps self- informed of activities on the unit and makes recommendations for change.
– Adheres to Attendance Program.
– Reports to assigned area promptly, being present and available for report at beginning of assigned shift.
– Supports a collaborative Labor-Mgmt Partnership environment through unit based teams.
– Fiscal Responsibility:
– Organizes work to minimize the use of overtime.
– Identifies and assists in systems improvement that needs simplification or correction.
– Utilizes payroll and non-payroll resources to their maximum potential. 

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

• 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in ED, or successful completion of a KP ED training program or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. 

Education

• N/A

License, Certification, Registration

• Current CA RN license.

• BLS certification.

• Current ACLS & PALS card required

 

 

Additional Requirements:

• N/A.

 

SPECIALTY REQUIREMENTS: ACUTE CARE

 

INPATIENT ADDICTION MEDICINE/CDRP – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in an acute Med/Surg/Chemical Dependency setting. Working knowledge of medical detoxification/withdrawal signs and symptoms, chemical dependency signs and symptoms and/or psychiatric diagnoses and behavior interventions.

CARDIOVASCULAR INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (CVICU) (Fontana): Cardiac Surgical Unit – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in a Cardiovascular ICU or completion of a Kaiser Permanente or equivalent CVICU course within past 12 months. Current ACLS card required.

CARDIOVASCULAR OPERATING ROOM (CVOR) (Fontana): Cardiac Operating Room (OR) – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience circulating Cardiac Surgeries or completion of a Kaiser Permanente or equivalent CVOR course within past 12 months. Current ACLS card required. Ability to scrub as required. Ability to take call within a 30 minute response time.

CRITICAL CARE – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in Critical Care, or successful completion of a KP Critical Care course or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Current ACLS card required.

DEFINITIVE OBSERVATION UNIT (DOU)/STEP DOWN UNIT (SDU) – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in a Critical Care, DOU or SDU setting, or successful completion of a KP Critical Care, DOU or SDU course (as unit appropriate) or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Basic Arrhythmia course required. Ventilator training may be required. Current ACLS card required.

EMERGENCY (ED) – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in ED, or successful completion of a KP ED training program or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Current ACLS & PALS card required.

FAMILY CENTERED CARE (FCC) – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in mother/baby care or successful completion of a KP FCC training program or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. NRP card required. May be expected to cross train to at least 1 other Perinatal area.

HEMODIALYSIS (Inpatient Acute) – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in acute Hemodialysis, or successful completion of a KP acute Hemodialysis course or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Current ACLS card required. The ability to take call within a 60 minute response time

INFUSION CENTER (Acute Care) – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in acute care or ambulatory care. PICC didactic course and recent (within the past 3 years) PICC insertion experience may be required. If administering chemotherapy, a current ONS Provider Card is required. Basic arrhythmia course may be required. Current ACLS card may be required.

LABOR & DELIVERY (L&D) – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in L & D, or successful completion of a KP L&D course (which includes basic fetal monitoring and NRP) or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Current NRP & ACLS card required. Current AWHONN advanced fetal monitoring required. May be expected to cross train to at least 1 other Perinatal area. Ability to scrub and circulate as required.

MED/SURG – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in an acute care setting. Training or experience in chemotherapy (ONS Provider Card), neurology/neurosurgery and/or telemetry may be required.

MENTAL HEALTH CENTER – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in an acute psychiatric setting. Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB) certificate required.

NEONATAL Level of Care II (Irvine, Ontario, South Bay and Woodland Hills): 1 -year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in a Level II NICU or above, or successful completion of a KP Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) course or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Current NRP card required. May be required to train for higher level of care. May be expected to cross train to at least 1 other Perinatal area.

NEONATAL Level of Care III (all other facilities): 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in Level III NICU or successful completion of KP Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) course or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Current NRP card required. May be expected to cross train to at least 1 other Perinatal area.

OPERATING ROOM (OR) – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in an acute hospital Operating Room or Surgicenter, including circulating on a variety of surgical procedures in multiple specialties, or successful completion of a KP Operating Room course or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Ability to scrub as required. Ability to take call within a 30 minute response time.

POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT (PACU) & PRE-OP/POST OP – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in PACU or Critical Care, or successful completion of a KP PACU course or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Current ACLS and PALS card required. The ability to take call within a 30 minute response time. If only Critical Care experience, successful completion of didactic and clinical training program will be required.

PEDIATRICS – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in acute care Pediatrics or successful completion of a KP acute care Pediatric training program or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Current PALS card required. Chemotherapy (ONS Provider card or APHON Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Provider card) may be required as specified by the department. May be expected to cross train to at least 1 other Perinatal area.

PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (PICU) – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in PICU, or successful completion of a KP PICU course or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Current PALS card required. Chemotherapy (ONS provider card or APHON Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Provider card) required within 6 months of hire.

PRE-OP/POST OP – see PACU

RN FIRST ASSIST – 3-years recent (within the past 5 years) full-time equivalent experience in the operating room, including both the scrub and circulating roles. Nationally certified operating room nurse through the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) or an accredited program. Successful completion of a structured RNFA course and completion of 20 hours or 10 cases of proctoring by the sponsoring surgeon. Current ACLS card required. The ability to take call within a 30 minute response time.

SURGICENTER – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in an acute hospital Operating Room or Surgicenter, including circulating on a variety of surgical procedures in multiple specialties, or successful completion of a KP Operating Room course or approved equivalent within prior 12 months. Ability to scrub as required. The ability to take call within a 30 minute response time if required.

TELEMETRY – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in an acute care setting. Basic Arrhythmia course required.

TRANS TELEPHONIC MONITORING (Case Coordination Center/Downey): – 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in a Critical Care, DOU or SDU setting. Basic Arrhythmia course required.

 

HOME CARE SETTING – HOME HEALTH / PALLIATIVE CARE / HOSPICE – 1-year recent (within past three 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in a licensed Home Health, Palliative Care and/or Hospice agency as an RN/PHN. Current California Driver’s License and a clear driving record for the past two years. Proof of automobile insurance as required by law. Home Health & Hospice Trainees: Will accept a trainee with a minimum of 2 years of recent (within the past 3 years) experience in SDU, DOU, Telemetry or Med/Surg, or 4 years recent (within the past 5 years) in a Skilled Nursing facility. Current California Driver’s License and a clear driving record for the past two years. Proof of automobile insurance as required by law. Applicants will be required to successfully complete a Kaiser Permanente Nursing Orientation Program.

 

 

Notes:

• May be required to work as intake nurse, triage nurse, preceptor nurse, ADT nurse once trained

• If twelve (12) hour option chosen, shift will be 3:30 pm-4:00 am, back up 8 hour shift will be 3:30 pm to 12:00 am.

 

Other Details

Primary Location: California,Harbor City,South Bay Medical Center

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1

Shift: Evening

Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Working Hours Start: 03:30 PM

Working Hours End: 04:00 AM

Job Schedule: Per Diem

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B13|AFSCME|UNAC

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Department: South Bay Med Center – Emergency-Day – 0806

Travel: No

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

 

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