Kaiser Permanente Registered Nurse - Primary Care Float Pool (0.5 FTE, Bellevue) in BELLEVUE/REDMOND, Washington
Title: Registered Nurse - Primary Care Float Pool (0.5 FTE, Bellevue) Location: WA - Bellevue/Redmond-Bellevue-Bellevue Medical Center Job Number: 172479
If you are an experienced RN and looking for something different in your nursing career? Want a challenge - to professionally grow and learn?
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This position is 32 hours per week and will float between the Bellevue, Redmond, Factoria, and Renton Medical Centers.
The Registered Nurse is an integral leader of the healthcare team, overseeing and participating in patient assessment and the formulation and implementation of the care plan.
Provides population management and direct nursing care to patients with chronic and acute care needs, adhering to Kaiser Permanente ambulatory Nursing Care Standards, the Nursing Code of Ethics and Kaiser Permanente policies.
Coordinates and facilitates healthcare services for complex patients as part of an integrated delivery system.
Act as clinical resource for team members – review patient needs, anticipate needs and plan with team.
Participate in daily huddle, help problem-solve unusual challenges
Serve as operations resource for care team when needed
Access and coordinate with community services (Poison Control, DHS, DME, CPS, Lactation services)
Document in EPIC– review and complete work in EPIC In-baskets
Chronic Care – care coordination for medically complex or fragile patients – outreach to patients & coordinate follow-up following hospital, SNF or UC/ED discharge, identify high-risk patients using established criteria, coordinate multi-disciplinary team and resources to support patient care needs
Promote achievement of clinical and service targets/goals (example: HEDIS)
Acute Care – Triage urgent/emergent same day/drop-ins for team, triage and assist with high-risk patients according to infectious disease protocols (chicken pox, pertussis, measles, SARS), manage advice calls for complex/fragile team patients, serve as resource for questions for the Advice LPN and others
Clinical Functions – Content knowledge and skills to intervene as needed, protocol (Standard of Care) and guidelines knowledge and skill to intervene, intravenous therapy, chronic wound care, immunotherapy, chemotherapy/biotherapy
Prevention – Conduct independent nursing visits for patient education and nursing intervention as directed, incorporate prevention: address patient care need “gaps” into every visit
Special Needs – Anticipate and accommodate age-specific needs (all ages, pediatric, geriatric, etc.), anticipate and accommodate patient disabilities and limitation, access resources for interpretive services
Computer Literacy – Appointment scheduling, e-mail, EPIC/staff messaging
Oversight of Medication and Immunization programs – coordination of flu program, ordering & monitoring immunization and medication stock, ensuring monitoring of medication refrigerators and Crash Cart
Nursing Management of Urgent/Emergent Situations – Familiar with clinic specific emergency procedures, CPR/BLS current card, ACLS or PALS cert as determined by care setting standards, participate in emergency team response, code blue, post code management, emergency transport coordination
Nursing Management of Trauma – Identify and triage major traumas (severe, life-threatening, in need of resuscitation or emergency services), minor traumas (bites, injuries of bone, eye, ear, mouth, nose, teeth, finger, extremities, genitalia), aware of injury prevention resources and materials, patient preparation for laceration repair, perform burn care, perform eye irrigation, perform cast removal, instruct patients in post-injury care
Pediatrics – Patient Assessment and Care – Routine: Age specific competencies, nursing management in newborn care, immunizations, pediatric fever, dehydration, common childhood rashes and illnesses, asthma respiratory illness
Pediatric – Assessment and Care – Advanced: Nursing management of pediatric behavior issues, lactation issues, ADHD, diabetes Qualifications: Minimum Education Requirements Associates Degree: Nursing Degree from an accredited program. Preferred Education Bachelor’s Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
Knowledge/Skills Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements Intermediate Communication, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making skills. Preferred Knowledge/Skills Unspecified
Experience Minimum Experience Requirements 1 year of experience. Preferred Experience Other Experience Ambulatory care nursing experience. Primary nursing or case-management experience.
License/Certifications Minimum License/Certifications Requirements At time of hire Current Washington State RN License. Preferred License/Certifications None Required
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. Job: RNs Bargaining Unit: SEIU RNs West FTE: 0.5 Schedule: Part-time Shift: Day Job Days of shift: Monday -Friday: Variable Hours of shift: 8am-5pm : Variable Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Job level: Individual Contributor Job type: Standard Employee status: Regular J2W code: NUR5E
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.