Level III Staff RN (Hospital)
Posted on: March 13, 2023
As the leader of the health care team, provides professional
nursing care, utilizing the nursing process in accordance with
established standards of care, policies, and procedures.
Demonstrates performance consistent with the Medical Center Vision,
Mission, and Strategic Plan of the organization. Remains flexible
to changing systems; is expected to demonstrate quality and
effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice; and treats
co-workers, patients, families, and all members of the health care
team with dignity and respect.
- Essential Duties: The Registered Nurse demonstrates proficiency
by exhibiting the following skills, competencies, and behaviors:
Leadership: Upholds Kaiser Permanentes Policies and Procedures,
Principles of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal and
local laws. Serves as a leader of the health care team; delegates
tasks appropriately, and demonstrates appropriate accountability.
Understands own and team members scope of practice and escalates
issues as appropriate. Demonstrates professional, supportive
behavior. Champions new ideas. Leads and directs others through the
change process. Utilizes communication strategies including chain
of command and issue escalation, which result in intended outcomes.
Participates in problem identification and resolution. Mentors,
orients, and coaches others in unit specific operations and patient
care activities Shares responsibility and authority with
subordinates and holds him/her accountable for performance.
Demonstrates ability to problem solve with other departments in
order to assist member problem resolution. Prioritizes, delegates,
and supervises work assignments appropriately to ensure completion
of patient care activities. Complies with regulatory requirements,
policies, procedures, and standards of practice.
- Nursing Process: Develops and/or contributes to the
individualized plan of care that reflects assessment, planning,
implementing, and evaluating the outcomes of that plan. Ensures
plan shows multidisciplinary planning, consultation, and education.
Ensures plan is reflective of admission or outpatient database,
on-going findings, age appropriate care, cultural specific needs,
and appropriate acuity. Ensures plan is discussed with patient,
family/significant others, and completed in a timely manner.
Monitors the patients progress based on the plan. Revises plan on
ongoing basis based on patient condition and evaluation of
progress. Ensures care meets standards of practice. Ensures
effective development and completion of discharge plan including
discharge barriers and patient/family education. Ensures that
patient clearly understands discharge instructions. In outpatient,
identify barriers and needs for patient/family education that will
facilitate the outpatient medical management plan. Ensures patient
safety related but not limited to, medications and procedures
utilizing the five rights; patient falls; decubitus prevention and
prevention of nosocomial infections. Ensures optimal pain control
and patient comfort; identifies and discusses patient anxieties,
fears or concerns regarding patient condition, treatment or
discharge. Ensures that patient understands medication purpose,
side effects, and administration instructions in the hospital as
well as at the time of discharge.
- Documentation: Charting is accurate, legible, dated, and timed.
Documentation reflects nursing process and interventions and
evaluations taken. Utilizes computer systems effectively and
efficiently for optimal patient care. Clinical Outcomes: Discusses
patient findings and progress toward outcomes with physicians and
other members of the health care team. Demonstrates competencies
during the probationary period and ongoing completion by
departmental competency validation. Make comprehensive nursing
decisions based on interpretation of data, assessments, and
evaluations of patient outcomes. Participates in departmental
performance improvement activities, i.e., planning,
measuring/monitoring, assessing, and improving. Workplace Safety:
Adherence to Workplace Safety principles and practices. Applies
standard precautions; maintains a safe environment for self and
- Patient Care Experience: Practices customer service standards
as defined by the Service Area, Medical Center, and specified
department. Promptly answers call lights, alarms, and patient
requests. Makes appropriate referrals and facilitates the customers
ability to utilize resources. Maintains and protects patient
confidentiality Ensures clean, orderly, and functional work
environment. Treats all families of patients with courtesy,
respect, kindness and compassion. Provides an optimal patient care
experience by actively listening to the needs of patients and
family members and taking responsibility for meeting those
identified needs. Gives patients information in a way they can
understand and ensures comprehension. Provides a patient care
experience that exceeds members expectations.
- Team Commitment: Viewed by others to be an effective team
member who is flexible, cooperative, and willing to assist others.
Confronts difficult or conflict situations constructively and seeks
appropriate assistance. Takes accountability for own actions and
accepts constructive criticism. Acts as a resource, preceptor, and
mentor to new employees, registry, students, and other team
members. Attends all mandatory meetings, in-services and staff
meetings as required, actively participates in other departmental
professional development. (Requirement may vary for per diem
staff). Participates with the assessment of current and future unit
learning needs and development of an annual education plan. Keeps
self informed of activities on the unit and makes recommendations
for change. Adheres to Attendance Program. Reports to assigned area
promptly, being present and available for report at beginning of
assigned shift. Supports a collaborative Labor-Management
Partnership environment through unit based teams.
- Fiscal Responsibility: Organizes work to minimize the use of
overtime. Identifies and ssists in systems improvement that needs
simplification or correction. Utilizes payroll and non-payroll
resources to their maximum potential. The above statements are
intended to describe the general nature and the level of work being
performed by the individuals assigned to this position and as such
are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of
responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so
- Minimum Qualifications:
- MORENO VALLEY NURSING IN &OUT PATIENT SETTING
- DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING / RADIOLOGY 1-year recent (within the last 3
years) full-time equivalent experience in PACU, ED or Critical
Care. Current ACLS card required.
- Procedural Sedation experience required including knowledge of
medications specific to the management of the adult patient
requiring procedural sedation, moderate analgesia and reversal
agents required. If performing Pediatric Procedural Sedation,
current PALS card required. Proficient in I.V. therapy. May rotate
through MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, CT, Angiography,
Interventional Radiology and other diagnostic areas.
- The ability to take call with a 30 minute response time.
- EMERGENCY (ED) Current CA RN license. Current ACLS, BLS
&PALS certifications. One (1) year recent (within the last 3
years) full-time equivalent experience in ED or successful
completion of a KP or equivalent ED training program.
- INTENSIVE CARE UNIT/CRITICAL CARE UNIT (ICU/CCU) Current CA RN
License. Current ACLS and BLS certifications. Successful completion
of a Basic Arrhythmia course. One (1) year recent (within the last
3 years) full-time equivalent experience in an acute care ICU/CCU
setting. Preferred: PALS Certification.
- NEONATOLOGY INTENSIVE CARE UNIT Current CA RN License. 1 year
recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in
a Level II NICU or above, or successful completion of a KP Neonatal
Intensive Care Unit (NICU) course or approved equivalent within
prior 12 months. NRP card, BLS provider card
- LABOR &DELIVERY (L&D) Current CA RN license. Current
ACLS and NRP certifications. One (1) year recent (within the last 3
years) full-time equivalent experience in an L&D unit, which
includes basic fetal monitoring. Successful completion of advanced
fetal monitoring course within the past two years. May be expected
to cross train to at least 1 other perinatal area. Ability to scrub
and circulate as required.
- Operating Room (OR) Current CA RN license. BLS and ACLS
certification. One (1) year recent (within the last 3 years)
fulltime equivalent experience in an acute hospital OR, scrubbing,
and circulating on a variety of surgical procedures or completion
of a KP or approved equivalent OR course. The ability to take call
within a 30 minute response time.
- POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT (PACU) ANDDAY SURGERY Current CA RN
license. Current ACLS and PALS certifications. One (1) year recent
(within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in PACU,
ED, or Critical Care. The ability to take call within a 30 minute
- RECOMMENDED VERBIAGE TO BE ADDED TO ANY AND ALL POSITIONS
- Certifications for RNs working at Moreno Valley Community
Hospital prior to ownership by Kaiser Permanente: Employees
acquired through the purchase of Moreno Valley Community Hospital
from Valley Health System will continue to have up to 6 months from
their original date of hire with Valley Health System to obtain the
required certifications /courses for the specific unit on which
they work, including:
- Successful completion of a Basic Arrhythmia course . click
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