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Staff Nurse

Location: Wailuku, HI Job Number: 642678 Date posted: 10/30/2017
Description: Provides nursing care and services to patients/families. Provides direction to licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and nursing assistive personnel. Delegates nursing care according to legal and regulatory guidelines/statutes and organizational policies. Utilizes reasonable judgment in carrying out prescribed medical orders of a practitioner. Functions as primary nurse/total patient caregiver. Serves as resource nurse. Acts as preceptor and takes charge duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Practices professional nursing and delegates nursing tasks to nursing assistive personnel and provides direction to the LPN as appropriate.
  • Utilizes nursing process to deliver care.
  • Performs any nursing task requiring nursing knowledge, judgment, and skill.
  • Administers medications.
  • Teaches LPNs and nursing assistive personnel special tasks of nursing care.
  • Verifies staff competency to perform special tasks of nursing care as appropriate.
  • Is responsible and accountable for quality of nursing rendered and adequacy of nursing care provided when special tasks are delegated to nursing assistive personnel.
  • Functions as primary nurse/total patient caregiver.
  • Serves as resource nurse and acts as preceptor.
  • Takes charge duties as assigned.
  • Incorporates the KP Vision, Model and Values through out their Nursing Practice.
  • Performs administrative and other duties and accepts responsibility as assigned.
  • May perform patient care to the extent necessary to maintain clinical expertise, competency and licensing necessary to fulfill job responsibilities and to direct the provision of care on the unit.


  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A
    Education
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Valid Hawaii RN license (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure).
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, change management, decision making, detail oriented, customer service, influence, interpersonal relations, oral communication, prioritization, problem solving, quality management, results orientation, system thinking, teamwork, time management, written communication competencies.
  • Specialty Areas: Only departments in the Operating Room, Emergency Department, Telemetry, Intensive Care Units, Labor &
  • Delivery, Pediatrics, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Cardiology, Ambulatory Treatment, Clinical
  • Decision Unit, Diagnostic Imaging, Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Population Management.
  • One (1) year experience in area of specialty or completion of formal course in area of specialty within established timeframe.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with electronic medical records.
  • One (1) year experience or completion of formal course in area of specialty.
  • Coursework in basic EKG.

    Primary Location: Hawaii,Wailuku,Memorial - Molokini I 221 Mahalani St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: S03 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Med/Surg Float - Unit 1 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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