Remote Hybrid Visiting Nurse

Kaiser Permanente

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Primary Location Redmond, Washington
Worker Location Flexible
Facility Redmond Medical Center
Job Number 1286558
Date posted 06/06/2024


Job Summary:


Provides comprehensive skilled nursing care and services to patients in the home setting.  Works on an interdisciplinary team to provide care in the home health, palliative care and hospice programs. Accountable for the assessment, development of plan of care, education and consultation related to pain and symptom management as well as adjustment to changes in health status. Plans for the return of patient care to primary Health Care providers as indicated.


Essential Responsibilities:


    • Communicates and collaborates with other inter-disciplinary team members and with the patient family in planning and implementing care. Records accurate and pertinent data in the electronic medical record in a timely manner, according to documentation guidelines.


    • Adheres to KFHPW infection control, safety, hazardous waste, universal precautions, and CPR standards.


    • Provides nursing interventions requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill and initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.


    • Follows through the plan of care as developed to provide appropriate instruction to patient/caregiver about health care, disease management and adjustment to illness; direct and supervise the care and services of LPN and HHA in the home setting; perform treatments; instruct patients/families in self-care activities and home safety; and competently perform skills/tasks per plan of care.


    • This includes pain and symptom management in the home.


    • Performs skilled procedures to include injections, dressings, catheter insertion and care, colostomy and tracheotomy, central line IV care and blood draws. Identifies educational needs.


    • Instructs patient according to the plan of care.


    • Provides care and case management with interdisciplinary team.


    • Identifies own learning needs, including those related to age-specific populations and participates in educational efforts to meet those needs.


    • Participates in the following: staff orientation; self and colleague/team performance reviews; and activities related to quality care and cost saving measures.


    • Adheres to KFHPW personnel policies and maintains a high standard of professional work habits.


    • Demonstrates an appearance consistent with KFHPW dress code policy.


    • Assesses patient need for care and communicates with other health care providers appropriately and in a timely manner.


    • Collects data relevant to visit throughout the duration of care.


    • Develops and initiates the plan of care based on assessment.


    • Communicates and collaborates with medical doctor(s) to establish plan of care.


    • Evaluates patient response to care through timely assessment, communication and observation.


    • Modifies plan of care through assessment based upon patient and care systems response.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as Registered Nurse in medical surgical, home health or hospice.
  • Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.
  • Associates degree in Nursing from an accredited program.
  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Nurse License (Washington) required at hire OR Compact License: Registered Nurse required at hire
  • Driver’s License (Washington) required at hire
  • Basic Life Support required at hire
Additional Requirements:
  • Proof of automobile insurance.
  • Demonstrated experience providing care planning within a community setting (continuum of care).
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to transfer/position patients as needs require.
  • Basic laptop skills including MS Office Suite.
  • Customer service skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Horizon for home care system experience.
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing or a related health care field.

Primary Location: Washington,Redmond,Redmond Medical Center
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day
Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM
Working Hours End: 04:30 PM
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Standard
Worker Location: Flexible
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: J01|SEIU|SEIU RN/ANRP
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: Central Campus West – Hospice – Internal – Nursing – 1130
Pay Range: $44.06 – $74.29 / 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, 100 % 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.
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.