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RN Medical/Surgical Unit 3 (KWMC / 36 Hr / Nights)

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Job Summary:

Under general supervision and in collaboration with other members of the health care team, uses clinical judgment skills to diagnose and treat human responses to actual or potential health problems. The RN is responsible for assessing, planning, directing, providing and evaluation nursing care for patients and coordinating nurses care activities with other health care disciplines.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assessment: standard of performance: Performs accurate multi-system assessments, including; biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, education needs and discharge planning needs. Identifies deviations from normal on routine lab diagnostic tests. Reassesses patient throughout hospitalization. Performs complete discharge assessment.
  • Planning: standard of performance: Develops an individual nursing plan of care. Nursing plan of care is sensitive to the developmental needs of the patient. Coordinates patient care activities and discharge planning with other hospital and clinic departments and community agencies. Develops patient teaching plan and documents on care plan or teaching plan. Appropriately delegates patient care activities based on patients condition and scope of practice of other health care providers. Established priories for patient care. Classifies acuity level of assigned patients.
  • Implementation: standard of performance: Initiates appropriate measures based on protocol for the management of the medical and/or surgical patient. Bases nursing care on protocol in place for management of each patient. Correctly carries out the physicians plan of care. Accurately documents in the emr. Documents care according to policy and procedure. Utilizes a multidisciplinary approach when appropriate. Performs all necessary procedures correctly. Utilizes available teaching plans in addressing patient teaching needs. Accurately calculates and administers medications. Initiates appropriate measures in emergency situations.
  • Evaluation: standard of performance: Evaluates assessment methods, plan of care, and patients response to treatment. Participates in unit quality assurance activities.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum nine (9) months of RN experience.
  • Minimum of nine months recent Med/Surg experience.


  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Registered Nurse License (in the state where care is provided)
  • Basic Life Support

Additional Requirements:

  • Computer keyboarding skills.
  • Experience in acute care or skilled nursing, utilizing the nursing process, effective problem solving and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous health care experience.
  • Bachelors degree in nursing or related field.
  • Two (2) years of recent Med/Surg experience in an acute care setting preferred.
  • Telemetry experience preferred.
  • Med/Surg Certification preferred.
  • Demonstrated clinical judgment with a variety of chronic illness and diseases as well as surgical orthopedic patients preferred.

Primary Location: Oregon,Hillsboro,Westside Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36 Shift: Night Working Hours Start: 07:00 PM Working Hours End: 07:30 AM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W01|AFT|Local 5017 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Westside Medical Cntr - Med/Surg - UNIT 3 - 1001 Travel: No

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