Registered Nurse - Telecommuting Consulting Nurse - Evenings
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Posted on: November 12, 2021
Provide nursing care to a defined group of patients, adhering to
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington ambulatory Nursing Care
Standards, the Nursing Code of Ethics and Kaiser Foundation Health
Plan of Washington policies. Coordinate and facilitate Health Care
services for the patient in other segments of the Health Care
delivery system. Provide and coordinate nursing care for the
patient in collaboration with the Health Care team. The Registered
Nurse is an integral member of the Health Care team, overseeing and
participating in patient assessment and the formulation and
implementation of the care plan.
Using the nursing process, provides ongoing assessment of the
nursing care needs of a defined group of patients. Uses nursing
diagnosis to describe this assessment.
Develops a written plan of care for patient care needs. Assists
patients and families/significant others in developing health care
goals which are part of the individualized plan of care.
Determines priorities of patient care based on essential patient
needs and available resources.
Provides nursing interventions safely and competently.
Provides the patient and family/significant others with information
Provides telephone consultation to patients and family/significant
others Provides ongoing evaluation of the patients response to
Anticipates and recognizes changes in the patients status and need
for nursing care.
Modifies the individual plan of care in collaboration with the
health care team.
Demonstrates understanding of the physiologic and psychological
effects of normal aging by assessing, planning, implementing and
evaluating care to meet the needs of those populations served.
Demonstrates effective communication skills with those specific age
Identifies own learning needs and participates in educational
programs related to those age-specific patient populations served
(Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Geriatric).
Collaborates, communicates and coordinates with other health care
team members in planning and implementing care. Assesses the needs
of designated patients requiring hospitalization; initiates nursing
admission database and discharge planning in collaboration with
inpatient staff and physician.
Cooperates and communicates effectively with other team members in
order to accomplish the workload.
Communicates recognition of the patients and family/significant
others psychosocial, cultural and emotional needs in each
Orients patients and family/significant others to the role of the
professional nurse and other health care team members, the nursing
services available, and the means of access to those services.
Reinforces orientation to the Consumer Bill of Rights and
Identifies the patients educational needs as part of the nursing
Develops an educational component for each nursing care plan.
Provides teaching/counseling congruent with patients and
family/significant others learning needs and the medical plan of
Encourages patient compliance with therapeutic and medical
regimens. Teaching is based on scientific and behavioral
Assesses patient lifestyle risk factors. Integrates health
promotion and preventive aspects of care with the ongoing
assessment of nursing care needs. Works with patient to develop a
plan to improve general health status. Implements physical and
psychological preventive measures.
Promotes patient self-care responsibility for meeting their own
health needs. Adheres to KFHPW documentation standards.
Provides a safe environment for each patient and adheres to KFHPW
safety standards. Adheres to KFHPW infection control standards and
guidelines, including the guidelines for reporting communicable
Identifies own learning needs and participates in continued
education programs to meet those needs. Participates in staff
orientation and student education activities.
Collaborates with managers in completing the process for self and
colleague/team performance reviews.
Assures quality of care through development, implementation and
evaluation of professional nursing standards and participation in
multidisciplinary quality assurance activities.
Participates in professional activities. Participates in nursing
research and incorporates research findings into nursing practice.
Adheres to KFHPW personnel policies and maintains a high standard
of professional work habits. Consistently demonstrates an
appearance consistent with current KFHPW dress code policy.
Primary Care - Act as clinical resource for team
member-review/anticipate patient needs, plan with the team &
intervene when necessary.
Participate in daily huddle, help solve unusual challenges.
Identify high-risk patients using established criteria, coordinate
multi-disciplinary team & resources to support patient care needs,
provide care coordination/management for chronic medically complex
or fragile patients. Incorporate prevention: address patient care
need "gaps" into every visit; act as patient advocate.
Assess, anticipate & accommodate for age-specific needs (all ages,
pediatric, geriatric, etc.), anticipate & accommodate patient
disabilities & limitation, access resources for interpretive
Medical Specialties - Allergy, Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology,
Pulmonology, Dermatology, Diabetes Care, Consultative Internal
Medicine, Urology, Endocrinology & more. Work with populations of
patients to coordinate, manage, & evaluate care. Coordinate
multi-disciplinary team resources to support care of complex
patients. Perform complex nursing procedures such as: chemotherapy
administration, pulmonary rehab, anticoagulation management
pre/post procedures, nursing procedures requiring concurrent
assessment of patients & clinical judgment for change in
Surgical Services - General Surgery, ENT, Womens Health, Ambulatory
Surgery Centers, Procedures, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics & more.
Patient/Family teaching & counseling for select complex procedures
or high risk patients to enhance surgical outcomes &
self-management pre- & postoperatively.
Perform complex nursing procedures such as wound care, administer
IV medications, and specialty specific procedures that require
concurrent assessment of patient.
Perioperative Services/Operating Room: provide nursing care of
patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures. Work
collaboratively to develop, coordinate, & implement a plan of care
that is patient & outcome focuses.
Urgent Care - Use your ICU/ER background to take care of patients
ranging from acute MI, sepsis, cardiac arrhythmias, & all other
urgent & critical conditions. Work in close relationship with a
team of MDs, Advanced Practice Providers with the support of a
Other - The Consulting Nurse Service provides high quality,
consistent telephonic nursing advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
including triage for acute & chronic care needs, care coordination
& home care advice. Acute Care/Hospital Services: Assess, evaluate
& perform tasks & duties to provide safe & quality care to medical,
surgical & telemetry patients working with other disciplines such
as physicians, dieticians, OT/PT to meet patient care needs.
Associates degree in Nursing from an accredited program.
License, Certification, Registration
Registered Nurse License (Washington) required at hire
Basic Life Support required at hire
Communication, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making
Ambulatory care nursing experience
Primary nursing or case management experience.
Bachelor of science in Nursing (BSN).
TITLE: Registered Nurse - Telecommuting Consulting Nurse -
LOCATION: Renton, Washington
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
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