Staff Nurse Ii-Emergency Department

Kaiser Permanente San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description:

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse (RN) II is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame. The RN II provides care to patients via the therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment and instrumentation, and other health care team members.

Participates in patient/ family teaching and provides leadership in working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards of professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status; also nutrition, pain, patient/family education, family involvement and patient advocacy.

  • Formulates a goal-directed plan of care when and where appropriate to do so.

  • Implements care in a thorough, skillful, consistent, and continuous manner.

  • Establishes priorities or patient care based on essential patient needs and available unit resources of time, personnel, equipment, and supplies.

  • Identifies patient/family learning needs and acts to meet them.

  • Demonstrates an awareness of and sensitivity to patient/family rights, age specific needs, cultural and ethical beliefs.

  • Provides/coordinates care for patients/patient populations.

  • Establishes effective working relationships with members of the health care team, patients, and families.

  • Acknowledges staff rights and cultural and ethical beliefs.

  • Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties of health care team members.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of care given by health care team members.

  • Utilizes effective communication methods and skills, following lines of authority, as appropriate.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as identified within the institution.

  • Performs efficiently in emergency patient care situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.

  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.

  • Participates regularly in staff development activities for unit and department personnel.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of patient care and unit functioning.

  • Participates in unit and Department Performance Improvement activities as directed.

  • Participates in nursing research activities as requested.

  • Identifies and solves problems effectively.

  • Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions with patients, families, and all members of the health care team.

  • Provides data for staffing decisions and demonstrates flexibility in the resolution of staffing issues; demonstrates flexibility when floating to other units upon requests.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and telecommunication modalities in documenting, tracking and conveying information. Ability to navigate in a windows environment, utilizing a mouse and the ability to learn electronic medical record system application.

  • Perform other related duties as necessary.

  • Formulates a goal-directed plan of care in collaboration with the health care team.

  • Identifies patient/family learning needs and implements appropriate measures.

  • Provision of competent Emergency nursing care, for all ages, acuities and conditions in the population the facility serves.

  • Documents patient care and unit activities in a timely, accurate, and concise manner.

  • MSE reflecting sound clinical knowledge and judgment, and consistent with Standardized Procedure and State/ Federal regulations.

  • Requires dependable attendance to scheduled shifts and required staff development

  • Works within scope of practice, including standardized procedures, and communicates clearly with all members of healthcare team.

  • Completes duties with regard to safety practices and policies, including infection control, workplace safety, and management of aggressive behaviors.

  • Provision of care is consistent with EMTALA, Nurse Practice Act, Title 22 and other applicable regulations, including patient confidentiality and risk management.

  • Proficiencies in emergency responses such as resuscitation/ codes, hazmat response, and emergency childbirth.

  • Proficient in the use of computers in documentation, tracking, conveying information

  • Teamwork with all internal and external departments and agencies involved in the provision of care.

  • Medication administration and management including titrating infusions and pediatric medications

  • Maintains all required licenses, certifications and professional development/ continuing education requirements per department and facility standards.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum of 6 months experience. One year recent (within the last three years) experience as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department

Education

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program and completion of the current hours required by the BRN of RN student clinical experience; OR Graduate of registered nursing program and either: 1) 2000 hours of RN experience in clinical area of specialty from a licensed acute care facility within three (3) years of graduation; or 2) graduate of an accredited licensed vocational nursing program that includes clinical student experience in acute care and has worked 2000 hours as a licensed vocational nurse within the clinical area of specialty within three (3) years before graduation
  • or (3) currently enrolled in an accredited entry level MSN program and has completed pre-licensure requirements to practice nursing.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 6 months of hire

  • Registered Nurse License (California)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support within 6 months of hire

  • Basic Life Support

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the RN scope of practice

  • Demonstrated commitment to service orientation (members, staff, providers)

  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills (in English)

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

  • Successful completion of, or enrollment leading to successful completion of, the KP Emergency Nursing Course with preceptorship, or equivalent training, or equivalent experience

Primary Location: California,San Jose,San Jose Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 Shift: Day Working Hours Start: 11:00 AM Working Hours End: 07:30 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A10|NNU|California Nurse's Association Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: San Jose Hospital

  • Emergency

  • 0206 Travel: No

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