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Rheumatology Staff Nurse-PT

Location Spokane, Washington Job Number 999985 Date posted 09/15/2021
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Description:
Provide coordination of patient flow on the Team with authority to manage daily scheduling according to resources and patient demand. Serve as a clinical resource for members of the Team. Provide case management for designated patients within focused populations. Provide direct patient care including infusion therapy, administration of medications and nursing treatments. Provide independent nursing visits according to approved protocols and in collaboration with medical providers. Provide triage and advice according to approved protocols. Consult with practitioners and administrative leadership.




Essential Responsibilities:



  • Provides ongoing coordination of patient flow on the team. Supports staff in balancing patient demand and availability of resources. Serves as a resource for members of the team.

  • Provides independent nursing visits according to approved protocols and in collaboration with medical providers.

  • Provides skilled nursing procedures, including infusion therapy, administration of medications, wound care, phlebotomy, and urinary catheterization. Provides patient education in areas including asthma, diabetes, self-injection, infant and childcare, prenatal education, and other health-related issues. Provides case management for approved case management projects, including asthma and diabetes case management programs.

  • Provides telephone advice and follow-up according to approved protocols.


Basic Qualifications:

 


Experience



  • Minimum one (1) year of ambulatory care and urgent care experience.

  • Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.

     



Education



  • Degree from an accredited RN program.

     



License, Certification, Registration



  • Registered Nurse License (Washington) required at hire




  • Basic Life Support required at hire

     



Additional Requirements:



  • Communication, organizational and customer service skills.

     



Preferred Qualifications:



  • Bachelors degree in nursing.


Primary Location: Washington,Spokane,Riverfront Medical Center 322 W North River Dr. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 30 Shift: Day Working Hours Start: 07:30 AM Working Hours End: 06:00 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: J01|SEIU|SEIU RN/ANRP Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Riverfront Medical Center - Rheumatology - 1130 Travel: Yes, 10 % 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.