RN, Endoscopy Sunnybrook Ambulatory Surgery Center
Posted on: March 18, 2023
The RN participates as a member of the health care team in
delivering quality health care to patients, which supports Kaiser
Permanentes mission, vision and values. The RN provides a variety
of nursing services both in person and by phone utilizing the
nursing process and leadership skills to address acute and chronic
needs of Health Plan members and other patients of the Kaiser
Permanente Health Care Program. He/she works under the general
direction of the designated supervisor.
- Professional Competencies: Demonstrates personal commitment to
service and to socially relevant practice. Demonstrates behaviors
that illustrate commitment to KP Promise (quality you can trust,
caring with a personal touch, convenient and easy and affordable).
Adheres to Quality of Service Standards and Behavioral
- Demonstrates ethical and legal behavior in all professional
activities. Acts as an advocate for individuals, groups and
communities. Demonstrates accountability for own ethical behavior
and for delegated actions. Demonstrates responsible and accountable
behavior concerning own work schedule. Understands and supports
Kaiser Permanente policies, legal considerations and professional
ethics. Adheres to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
Act (HIPAA) and confidentiality policies.
- Utilizes a critical thinking approach to problem solve and make
decisions. Applies analytical reasoning, reflection and rational
problem-solving skills, using verifiable information, and clinical
judgment, in order to choose among alternative solutions to
clinical problems. Fosters and uses innovative thinking to create
alternative solutions. Demonstrates the ability to analyze,
synthesize and utilize data to provide optimal nursing care.
- Understands and provides competent care to a diverse
population. Uses knowledge of cultural differences to provide
nursing care that is sensitive to and consistent with cultural
values, beliefs, and customs. Provides culturally sensitive
teaching materials to individuals, families and groups.
- Practices health care team building and leadership skills.
Applies leadership skills to facilitate effective team functioning
and operations of the module or department. Role models and
facilitates change within the health care team to respond to health
care and organizational needs. Directs, delegates and monitors
quality of care delivered by the health care team and brings
deviations to the attention of staff involved and Team Leader.
Mentors new staff and assists with orientation and staff
development needs. Collaborates with Team Leader and Manager in
setting quality standards for nursing care and in the development
of policies and procedures. Provides input to Team Leader and
Manager about the job performance of other RNs, LPNs and unlicensed
personnel in the health care team. Demonstrates commitment to
- Participates in population-based care activities: Participates
in out reach and in reach activities to meet clinical targets.
Effectively identifies needs and provides prevention, early
intervention and ongoing health education for panel population,
individual patient and family. Assists individuals and groups to
learn self-management skills that promote and protect health.
Develops teaching plans for individuals and groups related to
health promotion and disease prevention.
- Demonstrates technological literacy in using computerized
information systems. Accesses, evaluates and uses data and
information from a wide range of resources. Demonstrates effective
use of computer-based information and practice management systems
for decision support, provision of care, continuous quality
improvement and professional development. Provides input to the
development of information systems that impact the provision of
patient care. Facilitates the members use of health care
- Participates in ongoing continuing education activities and
shares knowledge with other health care team members. Demonstrates
commitment to continuous learning that advances professional
nursing practice. Demonstrates ability to identify own learning
needs. Actively works to address personal and professional growth
needs. Serves as resource, mentor and role model for other members
of the health care team.
- Clinical Competencies: Provides evidence-based, clinically
competent nursing care in a culturally sensitive manner. Plans,
implements, manages, coordinates and evaluates a plan of care
across the care continuum. Facilitates member wellness and function
and identifies needs for health care interventions. Utilizes
appropriate assessment tools, processes, clinical pathways and
guidelines to manage patient care. Integrates theory and
research-based knowledge in the provision of direct and indirect
nursing care. Performs and modifies therapeutic and preventive
nursing measures and administers treatments and medications as
authorized by law and determined by the State Board of Nursing.
Performs skilled nursing tasks competently and demonstrates
operational knowledge of procedures and equipment. Performs triage
and telephone advice independently and within scope of the Oregon
and/or Washington Nurse Practice Acts. Maintains a safe and
therapeutic environment for staff, patients and family members.
Participates in the research process. Documents the nursing care
provided which demonstrates the application of the nursing process
and complies with departmental and/or organizational
- Applies effective oral and written communication skills in
interacting with patients, families and members of the health care
team. This includes effective negotiation and conflict management
- Organizational Competencies: Recognizes the impact of systems
on health care delivery. Facilitates coordination of care across
all settings with particular attention to transitional needs.
Functions within interdisciplinary teams in a manner that promotes
coordination, mutual respect and timely response to the patients
health care needs.
- Acts as an advocate for individuals and groups with unmet
- Applies the knowledge and tools of continuous improvement in
clinical practice and the delivery of health care.
- Minimum two (2) years of RN experience in acute care or
ambulatory care/clinic setting within the last five (5) years.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience within the last five (5)
years (Critical Care positions).
- Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
- High school diploma or General Education Development (GED)
License, Certification, Registration
- Registered Nurse License (in the state where care is provided)
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support within 6 months of hire
- Basic Life Support
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support required at hire
- Demonstrates clinical nursing and leadership skills.
- Able to type 20 words per minute.
- Demonstrates effective interpersonal, communication and
- Willingness to learn computerized information systems.
- Demonstrates ability to work within teams and within a dynamic
- Customer focused.
- Moderate Sedation Competency required within 6 months of
- Previous experience with population care/case management,
triage and advice.
- Two (2) to five (5) years of critical care experience with
adult patients, preferably in the PACU environment.
- Two (2) to five (5) years of experience providing Conscious
Sedation in Outpatient setting.
- Two (2) to five (5) years of experience in Pain Management
- Two (2) years of experience within the last 3 years (Critical
- Current or future bachelors degree in nursing or related
Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners
Keywords: Kaiser, Beaverton , RN, Endoscopy Sunnybrook Ambulatory Surgery Center, Healthcare , Beaverton, Oregon
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