Emergency Room RN – Clinic

By | January 18, 2023

Emergency Room RN – Clinic

Emergency Room RN – Clinic

Primary Location San Diego, California
Job Number 1145853
Date posted 01/17/2023
Provides professional nursing care using the nursing process in accordance with established standards of care, rules, and procedures in her role as the head of the healthcare team. Performs in a manner that is compatible with the Medical Center’s vision, mission, and strategic plan. demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice, and treats coworkers, patients, families, and all other members of the healthcare team with respect. Remains adaptable to changing systems.

Significant Duties:

The following abilities, competencies, and behaviors are displayed by the Registered Nurse to indicate proficiency:


  • Leadership:

upholds the policies, procedures, and guiding principles of Kaiser Permanente as well as any relevant local, state, and federal laws.

serves as the team’s leader; delegated duties correctly; and displayed proper accountability.

Understands the range of practice for oneself and the other team members, and escalates difficulties as necessary.

exhibits a professional and helpful attitude.

promotes novel concepts.

guides and leads people through the process of change.

uses communication techniques like problem escalation and chain of command that provide the desired effects.

takes part in the analysis and solution of problems.

teaches, instructs, and mentors others in patient care and unit-specific procedures.

Shares authority and responsibility with subordinates while holding them responsible for their performance.

demonstrates the ability to work with other departments to find solutions to issues in order to help members.

Establishes priorities, assigns tasks, and oversees them appropriately to make sure patient care tasks are completed.

complies with legal requirements, regulations, guidelines, and best practices.


  • Nursing Method:

develops the individualized plan of care that incorporates assessment, planning, execution, and evaluation of the plan’s results.

Make sure the strategy demonstrates multidisciplinary preparation, consultation, and instruction.

Make sure the plan reflects the admission or outpatient database, ongoing observations, age-appropriate care, culturally specific needs, and the appropriate level of acuity.

ensures that the plan is finished on schedule and is discussed with the patient, their family, and any other important people.

based on the strategy, keeps track of the patient’s progress.

Continually reviews the strategy in light of the patient’s condition and the assessment of their progress.

ensures that treatment complies with best practices.

ensures that the discharge plan is developed and carried out effectively, taking into account discharge barriers and patient/family education.

makes certain that the patient comprehends the directions for discharge. Determine the obstacles to the outpatient medical management plan and the requirements for patient and family education.

ensures patient safety with regard to, among other things, the five rights-based drugs and procedures, patient falls, decubitus prevention, and nosocomial infection prevention.

Ensures the best possible pain management and patient comfort; recognizes and addresses any anxiety, fears, or worries patients may have about their illness, course of treatment, or release.

Ensures that the patient is aware of the intent of the drug, any potential adverse effects, and how to take it both while they are in the hospital and after they are discharged.


  • Experience with Patient Care:

meets the requirements for customer service set forth by the Service Area, Medical Center, and specific department.

promptly responds to patient requests, alarms, and call lights.

enables the customer’s capacity to use resources by making the proper referrals.

safeguards and defends patient privacy

makes ensuring the workplace is tidy, functional, and clean.

shows consideration, civility, respect, kindness, and compassion to all patient families.

gives patients and their families the best possible care experience by actively listening to their needs and taking charge of satisfying those needs.

ensures understanding by providing facts to patients in a way that they can grasp.

surpasses members’ expectations in terms of patient care.


  • Cohesion as a team:

Others perceive you as a productive team player who is adaptable, cooperative, and willing to help others.

confronts challenging or contentious circumstances constructively and seeks out the proper help.

accepts constructive feedback and owns up to their mistakes.

serves as a mentor, preceptor, and resource for new hires, students, registry, and other team members.

Participates actively in other departmental professional development and attends all required meetings, in-services, and staff meetings. (Per diem staff may have different requirements.)

participates in the evaluation of the present and future needs for unit learning and the creation of an annual education plan.

self-updates on unit activities and offers suggestions for improvement.


  • Financial Accountability:

minimizes the use of overtime by planning the workday.

determines systems that need to be simplified or corrected and offers assistance.

makes the most of both payroll and non-payroll resources.


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Basic Qualifications: 
  • 1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in ED, or successful completion of a KP ED training program or approved equivalent within prior 12 months.
  • N/A
License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Nurse License (California)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support


Additional Requirements:
  • No information available at this time.


  • Non-Pay Day Weekend
  •  If the twelve (12) hour option is chosen, the shift will be 7:00 pm-7:30 am, back up 8-hour shift will be 11:00 pm to 7:30 am.
Primary Location: California,San Diego,Zion Medical Center
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36
Shift: Night
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
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: B13|AFSCME|UNAC
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: ZION MEDICAL CENTER – Emergency-Day – 0806
Travel: No

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