Emergency Room RN - Temporary

Kaiser Aliso Viejo, California
emergency emergency room rn team patients procedures patient care education family health nursing medical outpatient
November 30, 2022
Kaiser
Aliso Viejo, California
  • 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.
  • Upholds Kaiser Permanentes 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 with subordinates and holds him/her accountable for performance.
  • Demonstrates ability to problem solve with other departments in order to assist member problem resolution.
  • Prioritizes, delegates, and supervises work assignments appropriately to ensure completion of patient care activities.
  • Complies with regulatory requirements, policies, procedures, and standards of practice.
  • 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 with patient, family/significant others, and completed in a timely manner.
  • Monitors the patients 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 management 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.
  • 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 customers ability to utilize resources.
  • Maintains and protects patient confidentiality
  • Ensures clean, orderly, and functional work environment.
  • Treats all families of patients with 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.
  • 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 with 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-Management Partnership environment through unit based teams.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Nurse License (California)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • No information available at this time.
  • 5 days per week with alternating weekend.
  • This is a temporary position for approximately 3 months.
  • If twelve (12) hour option chosen, shift will be 8:00 pm - 8:30 am, back up 8 hour shift will be 8:00 pm to 4:30 am.
  • Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners

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