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RN Labor & Delivery/Postpartum Westside- Part and Full Time Positions

Company: Kaiser
Location: Gresham
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Applying to this position is the first step to obtaining an acute care (inpatient) nursing position at one of Kaiser Permanente's 2 hospitals in Oregon or a RN position at one of our 3 Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC).

Applying to this position begins an external hiring process that streamlines and expedites hiring for nurses who do not already work at Kaiser Permanente.

This is only for benefitted part-time and full-time positions; for on-call or per diem positions please search for open opportunities on our career website.

Next Steps to Bring Your Nursing Practice to Kaiser Permanente:

1. Apply to this position to express interest in a career at the medical center or ASC listed in the title of this job

2. After you apply, Talent Acquisition will reach out and provide you with a link to complete a required virtual on-demand interview that will replace the traditional interview process

3. The Northwest nurse hiring team will reach out via email or call to provide you with a list of open positions

4. When you identify a position you are interested in being considered for, you will communicate back the Northwest nurse hiring team

5. The hiring team will review and contact you

6. If selected, you will be contacted by Talent Acquisition with an overview of the final steps in the hiring process and shortly after you will receive an electronic offer letter and be connected with the unit manager

Employee Referral eligible Full-Time and Part-Time $4,000 (ED, ICU, M/S, L&D, NICU, OR, SPA/PACU, Critical Care Float, and ASC)

Job Summary:

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.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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 patients 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 physicians 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 patients response to treatment. Participates in unit quality assurance activities.
    Basic Qualifications:

    • Six (6) months of RN experience in last twelve (12) months.
      • Minimum one (1) year of labor and delivery experience within the last five (5) years.
        • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
          License, Certification, Registration
          • This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.
            • Registered Nurse License (Oregon) within 3 months of hire
              • Registered Nurse License (Washington) within 3 months of hire
                • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
                  • Basic Life Support
                    Additional Requirements:
                    • 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 knowledge to support maternal-newborn teaching.
                        Preferred Qualifications:
                        • Previous health care experience.
                        • 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.
                        • Bachelors degree in nursing or related field.

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                          Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners

Keywords: Kaiser, Gresham , RN Labor & Delivery/Postpartum Westside- Part and Full Time Positions, Healthcare , Gresham, Oregon

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