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Visiting Nurse - Home Health (32 hrs per week Greater Redmond) $5k Sign-On Bonus

Location: Redmond, WA Additional Locations:

Job Number: 797050 Date posted: 05/17/2019


**$5,000 Sign-On Bonus Applies to Hires New to Kaiser Permanente **

Great News!

Kaiser Permanente Washington is currently seeking a Visiting Home Health Nurse to join our fantastic Eastside Home Health team based in Redmond, WA!  This team serves patients through Snohomish and East King County!

Each Visiting Nurse is assigned a specific geographical area within the overall team territory, however flexibility is important to be able to cover as needed in case a patient is needing to be seen elsewhere within the overall territory.

This is a 32-hour per week position working (4) days per week Monday - Friday, and the team does rotate Saturday/Sunday weekends among the nurses!  Work hours are 8:00am - 5:00pm!

The individual in this role:

  • Provides comprehensive skilled nursing care and services to patients in the home setting.

  • Works on an interdisciplinary team to provide care in the home health, palliative care and hospice programs.

  • Accountable for the assessment, development of plan of care, education and consultation related to pain and symptom management as well as adjustment to changes in health status.

  • Plans for the return of patient care to primary Health Care providers as indicated.

Essential Responsibilities:

    • Communicates and collaborates with other interdisplinary team members and with the patient family in planning and implementing care.

    • Records accurate and pertinent data in the electronic medical record in a timely manner, according to documentation guidelines.

    • Adheres to KFHPW infection control, safety, hazardous waste, universal precautions, and CPR standards.

    • Provides nursing interventions requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill, and initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.

    • Follows through the plan of care as developed to: provide appropriate instruction to patient/caregiver about health care, disease management and adjustment to illness; direct and supervise the care and services of LPN and HHA in the home setting; perform treatments; instruct patients/families in self care activities and home safety; and competently perform skills/tasks per plan of care.

    • This includes pain and symptom management in the home.

    • Performs skilled procedures to include injections, dressings, catheter insertion and care, colostomy and trachiotomy, central line IVcareand blood draws.

    • Identifies educational needs. Instructs patient according to the plan of care.

    • Provides care and case management with interdisciplinary team.

    • Identifies own learning needs, including those related to age-specific populations and participates in educational efforts to meet those needs. Participates in the following: staff orientation; self and colleague/team performance reviews; and activities related to quality care and cost saving measures.

    • Adheres to KFHPW personnel policies and maintains a high standard of professional work habits.

    • Demonstrates an appearance consistent with KFHPW dress code policy.

    • Assesses patient need for care and communicates with other health care providers appropriately and in a timely manner.

    • Collects data relevant to visit throughout the duration of care.

    • Develops and initiates the plan of care based on assessment.

    • Communicates and collaborates with medical doctor(s) to establish plan of care.

    • Evaluates patient response to care through timely assessment, communication and observation.

    • Modifies plan of care through assessement based upon patient and care systems response.

    Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as Registered Nurse in medical surgical, home health or hospice.

  • Education

  • Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited program.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse license is required by date of hire/transfer.

  • Washington State driver's license with proof of insurance is required by date of hire/transfer.

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience providing care planning within a community setting (continuum of care).

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to transfer / position patients as needs require.

  • Basic laptop skills including MS Office Suite.

  • Customer service skills.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Horizon for home care system experience. 

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or a related health care field.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Redmond,Redmond Medical Center 15809 Bear Creek Pkwy. Ste Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU RN/ANRP Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Home Health & Hospice Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time 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.

    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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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