RN - Mental Health / Behavioral Health Staff Nurse 0.8 FTE Tues-Fri Factoria WA
Posted on: November 25, 2022
-Sign-On Bonus of $10,000 Available to External Hires New to
Kaiser Permanente! -Provide nursing care to a defined group of
patients, adhering to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington
ambulatory Nursing Care Standards, the Nursing Code of Ethics and
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington policies. -Coordinate
and facilitate Health Care services for the patient in other
segments of the Health Care delivery system. -Provide and
coordinate nursing care for the patient in collaboration with the
Health Care team. -The Registered Nurse is an integral member of
the Health Care team, overseeing and participating in patient
assessment and the formulation and implementation of the care plan.
- Using the nursing process, provides ongoing assessment of the
nursing care needs of a defined group of patients. Uses nursing
diagnosis to describe this assessment. Develops a written plan of
care for patient care needs. Assists patients and
families/significant others in developing health care goals which
are part of the individualized plan of care. Determines priorities
of patient care based on essential patient needs and available
resources. Provides nursing interventions safely and competently.
Provides the patient and family/significant others with information
preceding interventions. Provides telephone consultation to
patients and family/significant others Provides ongoing evaluation
of the patient's response to care. Anticipates and recognizes
changes in the patient's status and need for nursing care. Modifies
the individual plan of care in collaboration with the health care
- Demonstrates understanding of the physiologic and psychological
effects of normal aging by assessing, planning, implementing and
evaluating care to meet the needs of those populations served.
Demonstrates effective communication skills with those specific age
populations served. Identifies own learning needs and participates
in educational programs related to those age-specific patient
populations served (Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Geriatric).
Collaborates, communicates and coordinates with other health care
team members in planning and implementing care. Assesses the needs
of designated patients requiring hospitalization; initiates nursing
admission database and discharge planning in collaboration with
inpatient staff and physician. Cooperates and communicates
effectively with other team members in order to accomplish the
- Communicates recognition of the patient's and
family/significant others' psychosocial, cultural and emotional
needs in each nurse-patient interaction. Orients patients and
family/significant others to the role of the professional nurse and
other health care team members, the nursing services available, and
the means of access to those services. Reinforces orientation to
the Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. Identifies the
patient's educational needs as part of the nursing assessment.
Develops an educational component for each nursing care plan.
Provides teaching/counseling congruent with patients and
family/significant others' learning needs and the medical plan of
care. Encourages patient compliance with therapeutic and medical
regimens. Teaching is based on scientific and behavioral
- Assesses patient lifestyle risk factors. Integrates health
promotion and preventive aspects of care with the ongoing
assessment of nursing care needs. Works with patient to develop a
plan to improve general health status. Implements physical and
psychological preventive measures. Promotes patient self-care
responsibility for meeting their own health needs. Adheres to KFHPW
documentation standards. Provides a safe environment for each
patient and adheres to KFHPW safety standards. Adheres to KFHPW
infection control standards and guidelines, including the
guidelines for reporting communicable diseases.
- Identifies own learning needs and participates in continued
education programs to meet those needs. Participates in staff
orientation and student education activities. Collaborates with
managers in completing the process for self and colleague/team
performance reviews. Assures quality of care through development,
implementation and evaluation of professional nursing standards and
participation in multidisciplinary quality assurance activities.
Participates in professional activities. Participates in nursing
research and incorporates research findings into nursing practice.
Adheres to KFHPW personnel policies and maintains a high standard
of professional work habits. Consistently demonstrates an
appearance consistent with current KFHPW dress code policy.
- Primary Care - Act as clinical resource for team
member-review/anticipate patient needs, plan with the team &
intervene when necessary. Participate in daily huddle, help solve
unusual challenges. Identify high-risk patients using established
criteria, coordinate multi-disciplinary team & resources to support
patient care needs, provide care coordination/management for
chronic medically complex or fragile patients. Incorporate
prevention: address patient care need "gaps" into every visit; act
as patient advocate. Assess, anticipate & accommodate for
age-specific needs (all ages, pediatric, geriatric, etc.),
anticipate & accommodate patient disabilities & limitation, access
resources for interpretive services.
- Medical Specialties - Allergy, Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology,
Pulmonology, Dermatology, Diabetes Care, Consultative Internal
Medicine, Urology, Endocrinology & more. Work with populations of
patients to coordinate, manage, & evaluate care. Coordinate
multi-disciplinary team resources to support care of complex
patients. Perform complex nursing procedures such as: chemotherapy
administration, pulmonary rehab, anticoagulation management
pre/post procedures, nursing procedures requiring concurrent
assessment of patients & clinical judgment for change in
- Surgical Services - General Surgery, ENT, Women's Health,
Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Procedures, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics &
more. Patient/Family teaching & counseling for select complex
procedures or high risk patients to enhance surgical outcomes &
self-management pre- & postoperatively. Perform complex nursing
procedures such as wound care, administer IV medications, and
specialty specific procedures that require concurrent assessment of
patient. Perioperative Services/Operating Room: provide nursing
care of patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures.
Work collaboratively to develop, coordinate, & implement a plan of
care that is patient & outcome focuses.
- Urgent Care - Use your ICU/ER background to take care of
patients ranging from acute MI, sepsis, cardiac arrhythmias, & all
other urgent & critical conditions. Work in close relationship with
a team of MDs, Advanced Practice Providers with the support of a
- Other - The Consulting Nurse Service provides high quality,
consistent telephonic nursing advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
including triage for acute & chronic care needs, care coordination
& home care advice. Acute Care/Hospital Services: Assess, evaluate
& perform tasks & duties to provide safe & quality care to medical,
surgical & telemetry patients working with other disciplines such
as physicians, dieticians, OT/PT to meet patient care needs. Basic
- Associates degree in Nursing from an accredited
program.License, Certification, Registration
- Current Washington State RN License by date of hire/transfer.
- Communication, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making
skills. -Preferred Qualifications:
- Ambulatory care nursing experience
- Primary nursing or case management experience.
- Bachelor of science in Nursing (BSN).Job Schedule: Job
Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners
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