Kaiser Permanente RN, Brookside Center Mental Health (On-Call) in Clackamas, Oregon

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 Functions:

  • 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.

  • 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 patient's condition and scope of practice of other health care providers.

  • Establishes priorities for patient care.

  • Classifies acuity level of assigned patients.

  • 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 physician's 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.

  • Evaluates assessment methods, plan of care, and patient's response to treatment.

  • Participates in unit quality assurance activities.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Nine (9) months RN experience.

  • Nine (9) months of recent Med/Surg or Mental Health experience.


  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

  • Current Oregon RN License upon hire

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers CPR with AED.

Additional Requirements:

  • Computer keyboarding skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of recent Mental Health inpatient experience preferred.

  • Experience in acute care or skilled nursing preferred.

  • Previous health care experience preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field preferred.

  • Certification in Mental Health preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability with mental health diagnoses and care of the patient preferred.


TITLE: RN, Brookside Center Mental Health (On-Call)

LOCATION: Clackamas, Oregon


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.