Level II Staff RN - Pediatrics, Per Diem, Normandie North Los Angeles As the leader of the health care team, provides professional nursing care, utilizing the nursing process in accordance w/ established standards of care, policies, & procedures. Demonstrates performance consistent w/ the Medical Center Vision, Mission, & Strategic Plan of the organization. Remains flexible to changing systems; is expected to demonstrate quality & effectiveness in work habits & clinical practice; & treats co-workers, patients, families, & all members of the health care team w/ dignity & respect.
Essential Functions: - The Registered Nurse demonstrates proficiency by exhibiting the following skills, competencies, & behaviors: Leadership: Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies & Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, & applicable state, federal & local laws. Serves as a leader of the health care team; delegates tasks appropriately, & demonstrates appropriate accountability. Understands own & team members scope of practice & escalates issues as appropriate. ... Demonstrates professional, supportive behavior. Champions new ideas. Leads & directs others through the change process. Utilizes communication strategies including chain of comm& & issue escalation, which result in intended outcomes. Participates in problem identification & resolution. Mentors, orients, & coaches others in unit specific operations & patient care activities. Shares responsibility & authority w/ subordinates & holds him/her accountable for performance. Demonstrates ability to problem solve w/ other departments in order to assist member problem resolution. Prioritizes, delegates, & supervises work assignments appropriately to ensure completion of patient care activities. Complies w/ regulatory requirements, policies, procedures, & standards of practice. Nursing Process: Develops &/or contributes to the individualized plan of care that reflects assessment, planning, implementing, & evaluating the outcomes of that plan. Ensures plan shows multidisciplinary planning, consultation, & education. Ensures plan is reflective of admission or outpatient database, on-going findings, age appropriate care, cultural specific needs, & appropriate acuity. Ensures plan is discussed w/ patient, family/significant others, & completed in a timely manner. Monitors the patient's progress based on the plan. Revises plan on ongoing basis based on patient condition & evaluation of progress. Ensures care meets standards of practice. Ensures effective development & completion of discharge plan including discharge barriers & patient/family education. Ensures that patient clearly understands discharge instructions. In outpatient, identify barriers & needs for patient/family education that will facilitate the outpatient medical mgmt plan. Ensures patient safety related but not limited to, medications & procedures utilizing the five rights; patient falls; decubitus prevention & prevention of nosocomial infections. Ensures optimal pain control & patient comfort; identifies & discusses patient anxieties, fears or concerns regarding patient condition, treatment or discharge. Ensures that patient understands medication purpose, side effects, & administration instructions in the hospital as well as at the time of discharge. Documentation: Charting is accurate, legible, dated, & timed. Documentation reflects nursing process & interventions & evaluations taken. Utilizes computer systems effectively & efficiently for optimal patient care. Clinical Outcomes: Discusses patient findings & progress toward outcomes w/ physicians & other members of the health care team. Demonstrates competencies during the probationary period & ongoing completion by departmental competency validation. Make comprehensive nursing decisions based on interpretation of data, assessments, & evaluations of patient outcomes. Participates in departmental performance improvement activities, i.e., planning, measuring/monitoring, assessing, & improving. Workplace Safety: Adherence to LMP Workplace Safety principles & practices. Applies standard precautions. Maintains a safe environment for self & others. Patient Care Experience: Practices customer service standards as defined by the Service Area, Medical Center, & specified department. Promptly answers call lights, alarms, & patient requests. Makes appropriate referrals & facilitates the customer's ability to utilize resources. Maintains & protects patient confidentiality. Ensures clean, orderly, & functional work environment. Treats all families of patients w/ courtesy, respect, kindness & compassion. Provides an optimal patient care exp by actively listening to the needs of patients & family members & taking responsibility for meeting those identified needs. Gives patients information in a way they can underst& & ensures comprehension. Provides a patient care exp that exceeds members' expectations. Team Commitment: Viewed by others to be an effective team member who is flexible, cooperative, & willing to assist others. Confronts difficult or conflict situations constructively & seeks appropriate assistance. Takes accountability for own actions & accepts constructive criticism. Acts as a resource, preceptor, & mentor to new employees, registry, students, & other team members. Attends all mandatory meetings, in-services & staff meetings as required, actively participates in other departmental professional development (Requirement may vary for per diem staff). Participates w/ the assessment of current & future unit learning needs & development of an annual education plan. Keeps self- informed of activities on the unit & makes recommendations for change. Adheres to Attendance Program. Reports to assigned area promptly, being present & available for report at beginning of assigned shift. Supports a collaborative Labor-Mgmt Partnership environment through unit based teams. Fiscal Responsibility: Organizes work to minimize the use of overtime. Identifies & assists in systems improvement that needs simplification or correction. Utilizes payroll & non-payroll resources to their maximum potential. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Current CA RN license. BLS certification. One (1) year recent (within the last 3 years) full time equivalent experience in pediatric acute care or pediatric ambulatory care. If performing Procedural Sedation, current PALS card required.
Preferred Qualifications: Pediatric and message management experience preferred.Employment Type: Standard Los Angeles CA USA
Level II Staff RN - Pediatrics, Per Diem, Normandie North Los Angeles Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles