Staff Nurse II Medical Surgical Telemetry Santa Clara - Part and Full Time Positions
Location: Santa Clara, California
Internal Number: 1103985
Applying to this position is the first step to obtaining an acute care (inpatient) nursing position at one of Kaiser Permanente's 21 hospitals in Northern California.
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 (20+ hours per week); for positions less than 20 hour a week please search for open opportunities on our career website.
Next Steps to Bring Your Nursing Practice to Kaiser Permanente:
Apply to this position to express interest in a career at the medical center listed in the title of this job
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
The Northern California nurse hiring team will reach out via email and provide you with a list of open positions
When you identify a position you are interested in being considered for, you will email back the Northern California nurse hiring team who will connect you with the hiring manager
The hiring manager will review and contact you
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
Kaiser Permanente RNs: This position only supports hiring for external candidates who do not already work as a Registered Nurse at Kaiser Permanente. If you are a current employee, please visit the employees' careers website at employees.kaiserpermanetejobs.org for a complete listing of available positions and to submit interest.
Employee Referral eligible Full-Time $3,000 and Part-Time $1,500
The Registered Nurse (RN) II is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame. The RN II provides care to patients via the therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment and instrumentation, and other health care team members.
Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status; also nutrition, pain, patient/family education, family involvement and patient advocacy.
Formulates a goal-directed plan of care when and where appropriate to do so.
Implements care in a thorough, skillful, consistent, and continuous manner.
Establishes priorities or patient care based on essential patient needs and available unit resources of time, personnel, equipment, and supplies.
Identifies patient/family learning needs and acts to meet them.
Demonstrates an awareness of and sensitivity to patient/family rights, age specific needs, cultural and ethical beliefs.
Provides/coordinates care for patients/patient populations.
Establishes effective working relationships with members of the health care team, patients, and families.
Acknowledges staff rights and cultural and ethical beliefs.
Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties of health care team members.
Evaluates effectiveness of care given by health care team members.
Utilizes effective communication methods and skills, following lines of authority, as appropriate.
Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as identified within the institution.
Performs efficiently in emergency patient care situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.
Participates regularly in staff development activities for unit and department personnel.
Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of patient care and unit functioning.
Participates in unit and Department Performance Improvement activities as directed.
Participates in nursing research activities as requested.
Identifies and solves problems effectively.
Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions with patients, families, and all members of the health care team.
Provides data for staffing decisions and demonstrates flexibility in the resolution of staffing issues; demonstrates flexibility when floating to other units upon requests.
Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and telecommunication modalities in documenting, tracking and conveying information. Ability to navigate in a windows environment, utilizing a mouse and the ability to learn electronic medical record system application.
Perform other related duties as necessary.
Formulates a goal-directed plan of care that is prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcomes.
Identifies patient/family learning needs and implements appropriate measures.
Demonstrates sound knowledge base and actions in the care of a designated patient population.
Participates regularly in staff development activities for unit and Department of Nursing personnel.
Documents patient care and unit activities in a timely, accurate, and concise manner.
If no qualified candidate, may be willing to train in the specialty areas listed below. Candidates in training are required to obtain appropriate certifications within 6 months of hire or transfer into unit.
Six months recent (within the last 3 years) experience in an acute care setting or completion of orientation in the KP New Graduate/Residency Training Program.
High School Diploma/GED
Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program and completion of the current hours required by the BRN of RN student clinical experience; OR Graduate of registered nursing program and either: 1) 2000 hours of RN experience in clinical area of specialty from a licensed acute care facility within three (3) years of graduation; or 2) graduate of an accredited licensed vocational nursing program that includes clinical student experience in acute care and has worked 2000 hours as a licensed vocational nurse within the clinical area of specialty within three (3) years before graduation
or (3) currently enrolled in an accredited entry level MSN program and has completed pre-licensure requirements to practice nursing.
License, Certification, Registration
Registered Nurse License (California)
Basic Life Support
Demonstrated knowledge of the RN scope of practice
Demonstrated commitment to service orientation (members, staff, providers)
Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills (in English)
Good interpersonal skills
Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
Training in chemotherapy, neurosurgery, telemetry or other specialties may be required once hired. Basic Arrhythmia recognition skills may be required once hired.