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Staff Nurse II SH - Fresno - Oncology - On Call

Company: Kaiser
Location: Clovis
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job 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.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.
    If practicing in a specialty/extended role, fulfills the expectations established for the particular role.

    SPECIALITY AREAS
    1086732105
    Medical Assistant - Seattle Orthopedics; 1.0 FTE M-F -No Weekends/No Holidays - Willing to Train!
    WAUNA
    WA
    Kaiser
    https://dsp.prng.co/mo2jeOb
    6,500 sign-on bonus - -Job Summary:Kaiser Permanente Washington serves over 700,000 members across the state of Washington and is growing! We believe that achieving total health for our members takes teamwork and we are looking for exceptional team members who thrive on delivering an exceptional experience for our members and patients. Kaiser Permanente Washington is recognized as a best place to work that embraces diversity, fosters collaboration, practices mentorship, and believes in a positive, healthy work environment.Our Medical Assistants (MA) play a critical role and are key to our promise on delivering an exceptional patient experience. As an MA at Kaiser Permanente you will be part of a world class care team working with outstanding nurses, physicians, physicians assistants and nurse practitioners to provide the best care possible. Join us in our mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.Essential Responsibilities:
  • Collection of selected data about health status of the patient. Determines consumers purpose for visit, concerns and educational/physical needs. Checks and records consumers vital signs. Records pertinent data on the consumers medical record. Recognizes urgent/emergent situations and refers them in a timely fashion to physician or nurse. Participates with other health team members in the development of the nursing care plan. Contributes pertinent information to the nursing plan of care and passes it on to appropriate professional provider. Follows through and implements the nursing plan of care safely and completely according to role and team specifications. Documents accurate information in proper format.
  • Communicates in an attentive and individualized manner in every encounter. Participates in the coordination and facilitation of care for the patient. Cooperates and communicates effectively with other team members in order to accomplish the workload. Recognizes and reports obvious psychosocial, cultural and/or emotional needs. Verifies the patients understanding of the purpose for visit. Instructs and orients patients and family/significant others to the health care team members, the services available, and the means of access to those services. Participates in the orientation of new consumers to KFHPWs policies and procedures. Demonstrates an awareness of the Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.
  • According to the educational plan determined by the professional provider, provides instruction to the patient and family/significant others. Provides instruction that matches learning needs and the nursing plan of care. Encourages patient compliance with therapeutic and medical regimens. Under the direction of the professional provider, provides the patient with preventive care information that matches his/her age, sex, and health status. Utilizes available health education resources. Reinforces the plan with patient to improve general health status.
  • Accurately documents selected patient history observations and procedures. Adheres to KFHPW documentation standards. Provides each patient a safe, comfortable, and private environment. Provides a safe environment for each patient and adheres to KFHPW safety standards. Adheres to KFHPW infection control policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for practice, for continued growth and self-evaluation. Identifies own learning needs and participates in educational efforts to meet those needs. Participates in staff orientation and student education activities. Participates with managers in completing the process for self and colleague/team performance reviews. Consistently demonstrates an appearance consistent with current KFHPW dress code policy.Basic Qualifications:Experience
  • N/AEducation
  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.
  • Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program prior to start date/transfer or equivalent Military experience with ability to obtain MA-I prior to start date.License, Certification, Registration
  • Basic Life Support required at hire
  • Interim Medical Assistant Certificate (Washington) required at hire OR Medical Assistant Certificate (Washington) required at hire -Additional Requirements:
  • If hired as MA-I, must obtain MA-C prior to the expiration of the MA-I credential.
  • Knowledge and skills listed on the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington Medical Assistant Competencies/Skills Inventory. -Preferred Qualifications:
  • N/AJob Schedule: Job Category: Clinical Support, Medical Assistant

Keywords: Kaiser, Clovis , Staff Nurse II SH - Fresno - Oncology - On Call, Healthcare , Clovis, California

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