Kaiser Permanente Registered Nurse-Inpatient Med/Surg/Tele (0.75 FTE, Night) Capitol Hill in Seattle, Washington
As a KPWA professional practice nurse you will practice both independent nursing functions & delegated medical functions in accordance with accepted practice standards. There are a variety of possible areas of practice to continue to grow your nursing career at KPWA: 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 therapy 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 focused 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 Social Worker. 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
Minimum Education Requirements
Associates DegreeNursing Degree from an accredited program. Additional education may be required based on specialty.
Bachelors DegreeBachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements
IntermediateEffective communication, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making skills. Additional knowledge and skills may be required, based on specialty area.
IntermediatePreferred knowledge/skills may vary based on specialty area
Minimum Experience Requirements
1 yearExperience requirements may vary based on specialty area.
Other ExperienceAmbulatory care, primary care or case management experience.
Minimum License/Certifications Requirements
At time of hireActive, unencumbered Washington State RN License at time of hire additional minimal license/certification requirements Additional licensure and certifications may be required, based on specialty area.
At time of hirePreferred license/certification requirements may vary based on specialty area
TITLE: Registered Nurse-Inpatient Med/Surg/Tele (0.75 FTE, Night) Capitol Hill
LOCATION: Seattle, Washington
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.