Remote Hybrid Psychiatric RN – OC Anaheim Medical Center – Per Diem

Kaiser Permanente

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Primary Location Anaheim, California
Worker Location Flexible
Facility Kraemer II Medical Offices
Job Number 1260061
Date posted 05/21/2024


Job Summary:

Responsible for the delivery of psychiatric nursing care/services to members being treated in the behavioral health service departments. Positions assigned to this classification are characterized by providing interventions that: promote and foster health; assess dysfuntion; assist patients to regain or improve their coping abilities; maximize patient strengths and prevent further disability. These interventions focus on the psychiatric-mental health patient and include: health promotion and health maintenance; monitoring patients and assisting them with self-care activities; monitoring psycho-biological treatment regimens; providing triage decisions and facilitating patient movement into appropriate services.

Essential Responsibilities:

    • Coordinates with pharmacy regarding approved medications.


    • Provides information and education to members in a variety of forums.


    • Documents Services rendered utilizing standard nursing procedures in member chart.


    • Triage phone calls and refer to appropriate staff or community resources.


    • Assist Psychiatrists with coordinating internal and external hospitalizations of members.


    • Performs basic physical assessments of patients including vital signs and monitoring for side effects of psychiatric active medications and referring information to physicians as appropriate.


    • Provides prescribed medications to patients per physicians orders following appropriate protocol.


    • Utilizes electronic medical record for medication refills.


    • Reviews lab results and refers to physician within protocols and guidelines.


    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Department Administrator and/or Chief of Psychiatry.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum one (1) year recent (within the last three (3) years) RN Psychiatric experience.


  • Graduate from an accredited Nursing School.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Registered Nurse License (California)
  • Basic Life Support 


Additional Requirements:

  • Psychiatric and chemical dependency knowledge.
  • Able to triage and evaluate various aspects of the psychiatric population.
  • Group leadership skills, excellent verbal & written communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Telephone triage experience.
  • BSN preferred.



  • Hours are variable, mostly night shift.
  • Per diem required shifts per collective bargaining agreement.
  • Part of CL 24/7 Psych and ADM support in ED.
  • LPS designation required.
  • Will cover both Irvine and Anaheim campuses.

Primary Location: California,Anaheim,Kraemer II Medical Offices
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1
Shift: Variable
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Working Hours Start: 12:01 AM
Working Hours End: 11:59 PM
Job Schedule: Per Diem
Job Type: Standard
Worker Location: Flexible
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B11-PSC|NUHW|NUHW Psych Social Chapter
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: OC Anaheim Medical Center – Mental Hlth/Psychiatry-RegClin – 0806
Pay Range: $64.99 – $80.48 / hour
The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted.
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Flexible: Work location is on-site at a KP location, with the flexibility to work from home.
Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente’s Authorized States policy.
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