Kaiser Permanente Careers – Staff Nurse II SH

Website Kaiser Permanente

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties of health care team members.
  • Utilizes effective communication methods and skills, following lines of authority, as appropriate.
  • Establishes effective working relationships with members of the health care team, patients, and families.
  • Implements care in a thorough, skillful, consistent, and continuous manner.
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as identified within the institution.
  • Identifies patient/family learning needs and acts to meet them.
  • 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.
  • Participates regularly in staff development activities for unit and department personnel.
  • Formulates a goal-directed plan of care when and where appropriate to do so.
  • Establishes priorities or patient care based on essential patient needs and available unit resources of time, personnel, equipment, and supplies.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of and sensitivity to patient/family rights, age specific needs, cultural and ethical beliefs.
  • Provides/coordinates care for patients/patient populations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of patient care and unit functioning.
  • Acknowledges staff rights and cultural and ethical beliefs.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of care given by health care team members.
  • Performs efficiently in emergency patient care situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.

Job Requirements:

  • Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service orientation (members, staff, providers)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the RN scope of practice
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills (in English)

Job Details:

Company:  Kaiser Permanente

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sacramento, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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