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Regional RN Clinical Residency & New to Specialty Fellowship Transition to Practice Coordinator ~ Exempt ~ Washington

Renton, Washington

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  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Job Level: Individual Contributor
  • Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

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We’re looking for Nurse Leaders who possess the following traits.

  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Flexible
  • Leadership
  • Socially Conscientious
  • Trustworthy


We offer several benefits to our nurses.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental

  • Retirement Plans

  • Educational Opportunities & Tuition Reimbursement

  • Supportive Teams & Resources

  • Career Growth & Development

Our Culture

At Kaiser Permanente, we cultivate an environment of compassion, integrity, trust, and open communication that helps our teams do their best work. We believe that lifelong learning will expand our knowledge so we can better serve our patients. Our practice is rooted in research and evidence-based care. Our nurses reflect the rich diversity of our members and communities and provide culturally responsive and competent care that promotes understanding of our members needs and preferences. At Kaiser Permanente, nurses are highly skilled professionals who exemplify leadership, critical thinking, and collaborative problem solving and deliver the right care, at the right time, in the right setting.

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Working as a nurse at Kaiser Permanente has allowed me the perfect flexible schedule so that I can volunteer as Girl Scout Leader and room parent for both my children. My kids know that I am a hardworking mother who can provide, as well as a mom who can be present and be there for them – and that means everything to me.


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Quality Coordinator RN

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I chose Kaiser Permanente because their staff and providers really show that they care about you. Also, throughout my 12 years of working here I’m always learning something new, and I’ve had many opportunities for growth and development.

Regional RN Clinical Residency & New to Specialty Fellowship Transition to Practice Coordinator ~ Exempt ~ Washington

Primary Location Renton, Washington Worker Location Flexible Job Number 1254162 Date posted 02/12/2024
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Job Summary:

Working under the direction of the Regional Program Manager for Nursing Professional Transition and Development Programs, provides facility-level leadership for the delivery of high quality and cost-effective professional transition programs including the New RN Graduate residency program.  Provides clinical oversight and management of new graduate residents and partners with medical center leadership teams and departments to support effectiveness of local programs and success of residents.  

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates with local talent acquisition team to recruit, post, select/hire, onboard and off-board new graduate RN residents as they progress throughout the residency program, ensuring that new residents are placed in regular positions in the appropriate line structure.

  • Continuously monitors resident progression with learning goals, confidence assessments and competency assessments.  Creates individualized development plans as needed to promote success, developing resident competency and the ability to safely manage full patient load efficiently and effectively.

  • Collaborates with local leaders to foster an environment for optimizing the learning experience.  Serves as a RN resident advocate supporting the development of residents skills/confidence for self-advocacy.

  • Coordinates with local operational leaders, charge Nurses/team leads, and preceptors to ensure appropriate clinical placement and scheduling. Works to ensures that residents have the appropriate patient load, appropriate patient acuity level and adequate support to ensure patient safety.

  • Coordinates and/or facilities delivery of clinical seminars, group discussions, situation debriefs, simulations, case studies, EBP seminars, and other learning activities for development of resident competence and competence.

  • Participates in ongoing systematic evaluation of Nurse residency program and provides input for market-level reports, continuous improvement, and action plans.  This includes but is not limited to: documenting periodic assessment of nurse residency program at the local level with action plans for required improvements.

  • Collaborates and assists with curricula and competency selection, development and delivery of evidence-based education in support of the development of new graduate residents and safe patient care.

  • Collaborates with local leadership to communicate and administer participant and preceptor selection processes and facilitates hiring decisions for residents, ensuring the selection of appropriate residents and preceptors resulting in successful long-term placement and retention of residents.

  • Contributes to the development of market-level applications and submission of evidence for ANCC transition to practice accreditation and re-accreditation.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum eight (8) years directly related experience to include a minimum of two (2) years of experience leading educational and/or operational programs and initiatives at a regional or across multiple medical center/clinical sites to include: 1) adult education, curriculum development, delivery, and evaluation and content expertise in nursing practice; 2) Competency Development and Validation methodologies; 3) analyzing student/participant performance, identifying competency, knowledge, or experience gaps, and developing and implementing individual education/remediation plans. AND

  • Minimum two (2) years in a clinical nursing leadership position.

  • Minimum two (2) years of Nursing Education or Professional Development experience.

  • Minimum five (5) years of clinical nursing experience in acute care, ambulatory care or population health.



  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN), or related field required.
  • Masters Degree in Nursing (MSN), Education, Healthcare Leadership or related field required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Nurse License (in the state where care is provided)
  • Basic Life Support required at hire from American Heart Association
Additional Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of computer software programs (Microsoft suite), use of Learning Management (LMS) systems, and use of audio-visual equipment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including negotiation, conflict resolution, and providing constructive feedback for performance growth.
  • Demonstrated experience in public speaking, facilitation of learning, and effective management of small and large group audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience in development of web-based training and virtual synchronous learning facilitation.
  • Experience in applying management and interpersonal skills including communication, consultation, coordination, influencing, negotiation skills.
  • Prior experience with creation and submission of supporting documentation for ANCC PTAP Certification for New Grad Residency or other Nursing Practice Transition Programs and/or demonstrated experience with creating/submitting Magnet documents and participating in Magnet site visits.
  • Familiarity with Joint Commission and/or other regulatory body education/training documentation requirements and experience with participating in site visits or audits and providing required documentation.Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Nursing certification in Nursing Professional Development (NPD-BC), Nurse Management and Leadership (CNML), Certification in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP) or other relevant certification.
  • Two (2) years leading Nursing New Graduate Residency, Fellowship, and/or other Transition to Practice programs in the inpatient and/or ambulatory care setting.
  • May require RN license for more than 1 state dependent upon assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Doctorate degree in Nursing or Education or related field.
Primary Location: Washington,Renton,Renton Administration - Glacier Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Flexible Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Po/Ho Corp - National Nursing Residency Pgm - 0308 Pay Range: $130900 - $169290 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time Flexible: Work location is on-site at a KP location, with the flexibility to work from home. Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

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. Submit Interest

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