Kaiser Permanente RN, Labor and Delivery (Nights) in Hillsboro, Oregon
Under general supervision and in collaboration with other members of the health care team, uses clinical judgment skills to diagnose and treat human responses to actual or potential health problems. The RN is responsible for assessing, planning, directing, providing and evaluation nursing care for patients and coordinating nurses care activities with other health care disciplines.
Assessment: standard of performance: Performs accurate multi-system assessments, including; biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, education needs and discharge planning needs. Identifies deviations from normal on routine lab diagnostic tests. Reassesses patient throughout hospitalization. Performs complete discharge assessment.
Planning: standard of performance: Develops an individual nursing plan of care. Nursing plan of care is sensitive to the developmental needs of the patient. Coordinates patient care activities and discharge planning with other hospital and clinic departments and community agencies. Develops patient teaching plan and documents on care plan or teaching plan. Appropriately delegates patient care activities based on patient's condition and scope of practice of other health care providers. Established priories for patient care. Classifies acuity level of assigned patients.
Implementation: standard of performance: Initiates appropriate measures based on protocol for the management of the medical and/or surgical patient. Bases nursing care on protocol in place for management of each patient. Correctly carries out the physician's plan of care. Accurately documents in the EMR. Documents care according to policy and procedure. Utilizes a multidisciplinary approach when appropriate. Performs all necessary procedures correctly. Utilizes available teaching plans in addressing patient teaching needs. Accurately calculates and administers medications. Initiates appropriate measures in emergency situations.
Evaluation: standard of performance: Evaluates assessment methods, plan of care, and patient's response to treatment. Participates in unit quality assurance activities.
Nine (9) months of nursing experience in last twelve (12) months.
Minimum one (1) year of labor and delivery experience within the last three (3) years.
Minimum one (1) year of postpartum/newborn experience within the last three (3) years.
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
License, Certification, Registration
Current Oregon and Washington RN license required. License in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer, application for license in secondary state required within two (2) weeks of hire/transfer and must be obtained within three (3) months.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required upon hire/transfer.
NRP certification required upon hire/transfer.
Computer keyboarding skills.
Demonstrated ability to perform electronic fetal monitoring.
Demonstrated IV Skills and ability to perform lab draws.
Demonstrated knowledge of high risk medication administration (Magnesium/Oxytocin/Insulin).
Demonstrated ability to perform Urine Point of Care testing.
Demonstrated knowledge of capillary blood glucose testing.
Demonstrated knowledge of IStat.
Demonstrated ability to perform Adult Cardiac monitoring.
Demonstrated knowledge of newborn monitors including pulse oximetry and cardiac monitoring.
Demonstrated ability to perform heel sticks/venipuncture on newborn.
Demonstrated knowledge of newborn medication including ability to perform IV administration and maintenance.
Demonstrated knowledge of Bili-blankets/lights.
Demonstrated knowledge of radiant warmers.
Demonstrated knowledge to support gyn teaching & post-operative bladder training.
Demonstrated knowledge to support maternal-newborn teaching.
Minimum three (3) years of labor and delivery experience.
Minimum three (3) years of postpartum experience.
Minimum one (1) year of medical/surgical nursing experience.
Previous health care experience.
Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field.
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.
TITLE: RN, Labor and Delivery (Nights)
LOCATION: Hillsboro, Oregon
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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
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