Kaiser Employment – Staff Nurse

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:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Job Requirements:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Basic Life Support
  • Demonstrated commitment to service orientation (members, staff, providers)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 6 months of hire
  • 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.
  • Registered Nurse License (California)
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
  • Training in chemotherapy, neurosurgery, telemetry or other specialties may be required once hired. Basic Arrhythmia recognition skills are required.
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills (in English)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the RN scope of practice

Job Details:

Company:  Kaiser Permanente

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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