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RN PACU Recovery Westside - Part and Full Time Positions

Company: Kaiser
Location: Saint Helens
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Applying to this position is the first step to obtaining an acute care (inpatient) nursing position at one of Kaiser Permanente's 2 hospitals in Oregon or a RN position at one of our 3 Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC).Applying to this position begins an external hiring process that streamlines and expedites hiring for nurses who do not already work at Kaiser Permanente.This is only for benefitted part-time and full-time positions; for on-call or per diem positions please search for open opportunities on our career website.Next Steps to Bring Your Nursing Practice to Kaiser Permanente:1. - -Apply to this position to express interest in a career at the medical center or ASC listed in the title of this job2. - -After you apply, Talent Acquisition will reach out and provide you with a link to complete a required virtual on-demand interview that will replace the traditional interview process3. - -The Northwest nurse hiring team will reach out via email or call to provide you with a list of open positions4. - -When you identify a position you are interested in being considered for, you will communicate back the Northwest nurse hiring team5. - -The hiring team will review and contact you6. - - -If selected, you will be contacted by Talent Acquisition with an overview of the final steps in the hiring process and shortly after you will receive an electronic offer letter and be connected with the unit managerEmployee Referral eligible Full-Time and Part-Time $4,000 *(ED, ICU, M/S, L&D, NICU, OR, SPA/PACU, Critical Care Float, and ASC)Job Summary:Under general supervision and in collaboration with other members of the health care team, uses clinical judgment skills to diagnose and treat human responses to actual or potential health problems. The RN is responsible for assessing, planning, directing, providing and evaluation nursing care for patients and coordinating nurses care activities with other health care disciplines.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assessment: standard of performance: Performs accurate multi-system assessments, including; biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, education needs and discharge planning needs. Identifies deviations from normal on routine lab diagnostic tests. Reassesses patient throughout hospitalization. Performs complete discharge assessment.
  • Planning: standard of performance: Develops an individual nursing plan of care. Nursing plan of care is sensitive to the developmental needs of the patient. Coordinates patient care activities and discharge planning with other hospital and clinic departments and community agencies. Develops patient teaching plan and documents on care plan or teaching plan. Appropriately delegates patient care activities based on patients condition and scope of practice of other health care providers. Established priories for patient care. Classifies acuity level of assigned patients.
  • Implementation: standard of performance: Initiates appropriate measures based on protocol for the management of the medical and/or surgical patient. Bases nursing care on protocol in place for management of each patient. Correctly carries out the physicians plan of care. Accurately documents in the emr. Documents care according to policy and procedure. Utilizes a multidisciplinary approach when appropriate. Performs all necessary procedures correctly. Utilizes available teaching plans in addressing patient teaching needs. Accurately calculates and administers medications. Initiates appropriate measures in emergency situations.
  • Evaluation: standard of performance: Evaluates assessment methods, plan of care, and patients response to treatment. Participates in unit quality assurance activities.Basic Qualifications:Experience
  • Minimum nine (9) months of RN experience.
  • Minimum two (2) to five (5) years of critical care experience.Education
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Nurse License (in the state where care is provided)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support within 6 months of hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certificate within 6 months of hire
  • Basic Life Support -Additional Requirements:
  • Computer keyboarding skills.
  • Advanced patient assessment skills.
  • Able to coordinate care of up to two post anesthesia patients at a time.
  • Able to respond to crisis situations calmly and appropriately.
  • Able to work collaboratively with other members of the surgical team. -Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous health care experience.
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of PACU experience preferred.
  • Bachelors degree in nursing or related field. -#NWRNJob Schedule: Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners

Keywords: Kaiser, Portland , RN PACU Recovery Westside - Part and Full Time Positions, Other , Saint Helens, Oregon

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