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RN, SPA/PACU (South Interstate ASC)

Location Portland, Oregon Job Number 966720 Date posted 03/10/2022
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Description:
Participates with the Health Care Team in delivering quality health care to patients in a manner which reflects Kaiser Permanentes mission, vision, and values while supporting the Labor Management Partnership (LMP) principles and practice. Participates in creating a high-performance culture based on a joint decision making process. Provides support and assistance to the patient and Health Care team to promote population-based care, continuity of care, customer satisfaction, and self-care. Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills with a caring, courteous, flexible, supportive, respectful, open minded, appreciative attitude that is committed to a team environment. The RN is responsible for assessing, planning, directing, providing and evaluating the nursing care for patients during the inter-operative phase and coordinating care activities with other ASC professionals.




Essential Responsibilities:



  • Representative Functions or Duties: Professional Practice Standards of Performance. Complies with shift, unit and organizational policies and procedures including reliability and attendance standards. Monitors and takes corrective action to prevent recurring absences. Returns promptly from breaks and schedules them to provide adequate coverage. Restricts personal business to non-patient care areas during break times. Complies with Kaisers Time Keeping Policy to accurately reflect productive time worked. Takes responsibility to keep informed of organizational policies and current information as provided by employer. Complies with contractual responsibilities related to work schedule. Participates in clinic and nursing Quality Assurance Programs. Maintains current knowledge and skill base with personal commitment to continuous learning and professional development. Utilizes professional communication techniques. Maintains confidentiality of all patient and organizational records. (HIPPA Standards). Promotes collaboration and professional interaction with the health care team. Promotes professional conduct, knows and complies with department Standards of Behavior. (group norms). Attends and constructively participates in staff meetings. Demonstrates awareness of new information posted in the communication notebook.

  • Planning Standard of Performance: Utilizes assessment data when instituting plan of care. Nursing Plan of Care is sensitive to the developmental needs of the patient. Utilizes knowledge of type of procedure to plan for appropriate set up. Obtains and demonstrates the skills and knowledge needed to provide age-appropriate care to patients and families through education, training, and experience.

  • Implementation Standard of Performance: Applies principles of correct body alignment in positioning and transferring patient. Organizes nursing activities in an efficient manner in both circulating and scrub role. Records and documents relevant information according to policy and procedure.

  • Evaluation Standard of Performance: Demonstrates an ability to evaluate and document patient outcomes. Participates in unit quality assurance activities on a monthly basis.

  • Safety Management Standard of Performance: Maintains safety in use of all equipment according to manufacturers instructions and policy and procedures. Complies with all Kaiser and unit specific policies and procedures.


Basic Qualifications:


Experience



  • Minimum two (2) years of experience specific to hiring department.

     



Education



  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.

     



License, Certification, Registration



  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support




  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support




  • Registered Nurse License (Oregon)




  • Basic Life Support

     



Additional Requirements:



  • Procedural Sedation Competency required within six (6) months of hire.

     



Preferred Qualifications:



  • Specialty experience within the last three (3) years.




  • Minimum two (2) years of critical care experience with adult patients, preferably in the PACU environment.

  • Minimum two (2) years of clinical care experience with Pediatrics, preferably in ER, ICU or PACU environment

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience providing Procedural Sedation in Outpatient setting.

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in Pain Management injection procedures.


Primary Location: Oregon,Portland,South Interstate Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 06:00 AM Working Hours End: 08:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W11|AFT|ONA Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Perioperative / Amb Surg Department: Interstate - South Medical Ofc - Day Surgery-Pre/Post-Op - 1001 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.