Kaiser Permanente Registered Nurse - Primary Care (1.0 FTE, Bellevue) in BELLEVUE/REDMOND, Washington
Title: Registered Nurse - Primary Care (1.0 FTE, Bellevue) Location: WA - Bellevue/Redmond-Bellevue-Bellevue Medical Center Job Number: 172764
The Registered Nurse is an integral leader of the healthcare team, overseeing and participating in patient assessment and the formulation and implementation of the care plan. Provides direct nursing care to patients with chronic and acute care needs, adhering to Kaiser Permanente ambulatory Nursing Care Standards, the Nursing Code of Ethics and KP policies. Coordinates and facilitates healthcare services for complex patients as part of an integrated delivery system. SUMMARY:
Act as clinical resource for team members – review patient needs, anticipate needs and plan with team. Participate in daily huddle, help problem-solve unusual challenges Serve as operations resource for care team and support MA staff operations and competency. Access and coordinate with community services (Poison Control, DHS, DME, CPS, Lactation services) Document in EPIC– review and complete work in EPIC In-baskets Chronic Care – care coordination for medically complex or fragile patients – outreach to patients & coordinate follow-up following hospital, SNF or UC/ED discharge, identify high-risk patients using established criteria, coordinate multi-disciplinary team and resources to support patient care needs Promote achievement of clinical and service targets/goals (example: HEDIS) Acute Care – Triage urgent/emergent same day/drop-ins for team, triage and assist with high-risk patients according to infectious disease protocols (chicken pox, pertussis, measles, SARS), manage advice calls for complex/fragile team patients, serve as resource Clinical Functions – Content knowledge and skills to intervene as needed, protocol (Standard of Care) and guidelines knowledge and skill to intervene, simple wound care, Prevention – Conduct independent nursing visits for patient education and nursing intervention as directed, incorporate prevention: address patient care need “gaps” into every visit Special Needs – Anticipate and accommodate age-specific needs (all ages, pediatric, geriatric, etc.), anticipate and accommodate patient disabilities and limitation, access resources for interpretive services Computer Literacy – Appointment scheduling, e-mail, EPIC/staff messaging Oversight of Medication and Immunization programs –participation in Annual Flu Campaign, assists in assuring medication standards are followed, ensuring monitoring of medication refrigerators Nursing Management of Urgent/Emergent Situations – Familiar with clinic specific emergency procedures, CPR/BLS current card, , Pediatrics – Patient Assessment and Care – Routine: Age specific competencies, nursing management in newborn care, immunizations, pediatric fever, dehydration, common childhood rashes and illnesses, asthma respiratory illness Pediatric – Assessment and Care – Advanced: Nursing management of pediatric behavior issues, lactation issues, ADHD, diabetes
Assists and collaborates with providers to build and assure access strategies in advancing primary care. Participate in co visits where acute, episodic needs are assesses and addressed by RN prior to provider visit Qualifications: Education Minimum Education Requirements Associates Degree Nursing Degree from an accredited program. Preferred Education Bachelors Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Knowledge/Skills Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements Intermediate Communication, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making skills. Preferred Knowledge/Skills Unspecified Experience Minimum Experience Requirements 1 year None. Preferred Experience Other Experience Ambulatory care nursing experience. Primary nursing or case-management experience. License/Certifications Minimum License/Certifications Requirements At time of hire Current Washington State RN License. Preferred License/Certifications None Required
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. Job: RNs Bargaining Unit: SEIU RNs West FTE: 1 Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Days of shift: Monday through Friday Hours of shift: 8 or 10 hours Travel: No Job level: Individual Contributor Job type: Standard Employee status: Regular J2W code: NUR5E
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.