Remote Hybrid RN On-call, Outpatient – OR

Kaiser Permanente

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Primary Location Clackamas, Oregon
Worker Location Remote
Facility Mt. Scott Medical Offices
Job Number 1291099


Job Summary:


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 in person and/or 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. They work under the general direction of the designated supervisor.

Essential Responsibilities:


    • 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 Guidelines.


    • Professional Competencies: 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.


    • Professional Competencies: 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.


    • Professional Competencies: 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.


    • Professional Competencies: 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 customer service.


    • Professional Competencies: 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.


    • Professional Competencies: 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 technologies.


    • Professional Competencies: 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 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 standards.


    • Clinical Competencies: 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 skills.


    • 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.


    • Organizational Competencies: Acts as an advocate for individuals and groups with unmet health needs.


    • Organizational Competencies: Applies the knowledge and tools of continuous improvement in clinical practice and the delivery of health care.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum two (2) years of RN experience within the last five (5) years OR successful completion of the Kaiser Permanente NW Ambulatory RN New Grad/transition to practice program
  • Minimum two (2) years psychiatric nursing experience
  • Two (2) years psychiatric nursing experience.
  • Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.
  • Registered Nurse License (Washington) within 6 months of hire OR Compact License: Registered Nurse within 6 months of hire
  • Registered Nurse License (Oregon) within 6 months of hire
  • Pediatric Advanced Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization within 6 months of hire
  • Basic Life Support required at hire
Additional Requirements:
  • Primary Care Assignments: Must obtain and maintain PEARS certification within 6 months of hire/transfer unless excluded per exemption process.
  • PEARS or PALS required within 6 months of hire/transfer for RNs in Dept 2490 and RNs in Dept 2018 that perform propranolol administration.
  • Demonstrates clinical nursing and leadership skills.
  • Able to type 20 words per minute.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to learn computerized information systems.
  • Demonstrates ability to work within teams and within a dynamic work environment.
  • Customer focused.
  • Broad-based knowledge of Mental Health diagnoses and treatment, including psychotropic medications and associated lab monitoring.
  • Knowledge of contributory and/or co-existing diagnoses such as chronic pain, fibromyalgia, eating disorders, and chemical dependency.
  • Knowledge of risk factors of suicidality and lethality.
  • Basic diagnostic assessment through the use of the DSM V.
  • Skills and ability to assess suicidality, lethality, and to handle crisis situations.
  • Broad-based knowledge of Mental Health diagnoses and treatment, including psychotropic medications and associated lab monitoring.
  • Knowledge of contributory and/or co-existing diagnoses such as attachment disorders, attention deficit disorders, autism, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders and chemical dependency.
  • Knowledge of risk factors of suicidality and lethality.
  • Basic diagnostic assessment through the use of the DSM V.
  • Skills and ability to assess suicidality, lethality, and to handle crisis situations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience with population care/case management, triage and advice.
  • Current or future bachelors degree in nursing or related field.
  • Two (2) years of experience in a psychiatric setting specializing in treatment of children and adolescents
  • Certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing and/or Nursing Case Management.
  • Certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing and/or Nursing Case Management.

Primary Location: Oregon,Clackamas,Mt. Scott Medical Offices
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1
Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM
Working Hours End: 05:00 PM
Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call
Job Type: Standard
Worker Location: Remote
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W01|AFT|Local 5017
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: Mt. Scott Medical Offices – Mental Health/Resource-Ops – 1008
Pay Range: $46.26 – $66.95 / 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, 5 % of the Time
Remote: Work location is the remote workplace (from home) within KP authorized states.
Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente’s Authorized States policy.
At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.