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RN, Operating Room (On Call) Salem Skyline

Location: Salem, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 812079 Date posted: 07/30/2019

The RN participates as a member of the health care team in delivering quality health care to patients, which supports KP's mission, vision & values. The RN provides a variety of nursing services both in person & by phone utilizing the nursing process & leadership skills to address acute & chronic needs of Health Plan members & other patients of the KP Health Care Program. He/she works under the general direction of the designated supervisor.

Essential Functions:

- Demonstrates personal commitment to service & to socially relevant practice

- Demonstrates ethical & legal behavior in all professional activities

- Utilizes a critical thinking approach to problem solve & make decisions

- Understands & provides competent care to a diverse population

- Uses knowledge of cultural differences to provide nursing care that is sensitive to & consistent w/ cultural values, beliefs, & customs

- Provides culturally sensitive teaching materials to individuals, families & groups

- Practices health care team building & leadership skills

- Participates in population-based care activities

- Demonstrates technological literacy in using computerized information systems

- Participates in ongoing continuing education activities & shares knowledge w/ other health care team members

- Provides evidence-based, clinically competent nursing care in a culturally sensitive manner

- Plans, implements, manages, coordinates & evaluates a plan of care across the care continuum

- Facilitates member wellness & function & identifies needs for health care interventions

- Utilizes appropriate assessment tools, processes, clinical pathways & guidelines to manage patient care

- Integrates theory & research-based knowledge in the provision of direct & indirect nursing care

- Performs & modifies therapeutic & preventive nursing measures & administers treatments & medications as authorized by law & determined by the State Board of Nursing

- Performs skilled nursing tasks competently & demonstrates operational knowledge of procedures & equipment

- Performs triage & telephone advice independently & w/in scope of the Oregon and/or Washington Nurse Practice Acts

- Maintains a safe & therapeutic environment for staff, patients & family members

- Participates in the research process

- Documents the nursing care provided which demonstrates the application of the nursing process & complies w/ departmental and/or organizational standards

- Applies effective oral & written communication skills in interacting w/ patients, families & members of the health care team

- This includes effective negotiation & conflict management skills

- Recognizes the impact of systems on health care delivery

- Facilitates coordination of care across all settings w/ particular attention to transitional needs

- Functions w/in interdisciplinary teams in a manner that promotes coordination, mutual respect & timely response to the patient's health care needs

- Acts as an advocate for individuals & groups w/ unmet health needs

- Applies the knowledge & tools of continuous improvement in clinical practice & the delivery of health care

- This job description is not all encompassing

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum two (2) years of experience in acute care or ambulatory care/clinic setting within the last five (5) years
- Two (2) years of experience circulating in an inpatient or ambulatory surgery setting within the past three (3) years
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
- High school diploma or GED
- Current state RN licensure
- Current BLS/AED certification upon hire and to continue employment
- Demonstrates clinical nursing and leadership skills
- Able to type 20 words per minute
- Demonstrates effective interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
- Willingness to learn computerized information systems
- Demonstrates ability to work within teams and within a dynamic work environment
- Customer focused


Preferred Qualifications:

- Three (3) to five (5) years of operating room circulating and scrubbing experience, preferred
- Previous experience with population care/case management, triage and advice, preferred
- Current or future bachelor's degree in nursing or related field preferred
- CNOR, preferred
- ACLS, preferred
- Pre-op area skills, preferred
- IV start skills, preferred
Primary Location: Oregon,Salem,Skyline Medical Offices 5125 S. Skyline Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OFNHP - RN Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Ambulatory Surgery Center SKYLINE 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.

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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Through professional practice and leadership, nurses at Kaiser Permanente continually advance the art and science of nursing. But we recognize that what we do is more than clinical practice. We believe that every interaction — whether it is with a patient, a colleague, a physician, or anyone else — has the potential to be extraordinary. And we find that approaching our daily routine with this in mind gives each and every action new meaning and allows us to focus on the moment, empowering us to deliver expert care.

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Physician assistants play a powerful and important role in delivering high-quality, informative care. Working directly with patients, their families, colleagues, and supervising physicians, they are vital in defining the overall care experience.

Being a physician assistant at Kaiser Permanente is centered on promoting a healing environment — one that maintains a caring, comforting practice while honoring the unity of the whole patient: mind, body, and spirit.

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