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RN, Peri Operative Consultant

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Clackamas
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description: Job Summary:

The Peri-Operative Nurse Consultant is accountable to the Nursing Director for coordinating and integrating educational, consultative, evidence-based practice, and research functions into ongoing nursing practice.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Improves clinical practice through implementation of AORN standards, evidence-based practice, systems assessment and, consultation. Assures that employees providing service have the knowledge and skills required to provide age and culturally appropriate care to patients and families through education, training, and experience. Monitors and evaluates the quality and effectiveness of care delivered to patients during intra-operative phase of surgery.
  • Provides leadership in strategic planning to achieve departmental and clinical specialty goals and objectives. Collaborates with Operating Room Nurse Managers and healthcare team to ensure the regulatory compliance standards are met. Develops curriculum for education plan to include yearly competencies and orientation. Consults with and assists management in the development of measures for quality and performance. Maintains autonomy of practice through self-evaluation, continuing education, peer reviewing, and the pursuit of scholarly activities.
  • Provides oversight, mentoring and administrative presence for Surgical Services RN education staff. Assists staff with teaching plans, problem solving, and coaching. Identifies and follows up with staff education issues. Develops performance standards and measurements for systematic review. Audits performance to ensure regulatory compliance. Works with management to improve and develop work flows which support efficiencies and improve service delivery. Motivates, educates and coaches staff as needed and acknowledges positive staff behavior. Clearly communicates expectations and agreements for staff. Provides input intoyearly performance evaluations. Provides feedback and information to the Surgical Services Director on performance management/ corrective action issues.Basic Qualifications:


    • Minimum three (3) years clinical experience within the last 7 years.
    • Minimum two (2) years leadership/education/management experience.

      • Bachelors degree in nursing or related field.
        License, Certification, Registration

        • Registered Nurse License (in the state where care is provided)
          • Basic Life Support
            Additional Requirements:

            • Knowledge of current related regulations/standards of practice.
            • Customer-focused service skills.
            • Group process skills.
            • Project management experience.
            • Principles of adult learning.
            • Excellent verbal and written communication.
            • Research methodology.
              Preferred Qualifications:

              • Minimum one (1) year previous experience leading a Surgical Services Education Team.
              • Minimum one (1) year management experience.
              • Minimum five (5) years education experience.
              • Minimum five (5) years clinical experience in specialty.
              • Prior experience as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.
              • Excellent interpersonal skills.
              • Masters degree in nursing or related field.

                • This role will cover Peri-Anesthesia staff education.
                • Travel to Interstate, Skyline, and Sunnybrook ASCs.

                  Primary Location: Oregon,Clackamas,Sunnybrook Medical Offices
                  Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
                  Shift: Day
                  Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
                  Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM
                  Working Hours End: 05:00 PM
                  Job Schedule: Full-time
                  Job Type: Standard
                  Worker Location: Onsite
                  Employee Status: Regular
                  Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NW-01-NUE-Non Union Employee
                  Job Level: Individual Contributor
                  Department: Sunnybrook Medical Ofcs - Med Ofc Admin - Service Area - 1008
                  Pay Range: $116600 - $176000 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted.
                  Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
                  On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

                  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. Submit Interest

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Portland , RN, Peri Operative Consultant, Healthcare , Clackamas, Oregon

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