Emergency Room RN

Emergency Room RN

Emergency Room RN

Emergency Room RN

Primary Location Los Angeles, California

Job Number 1153095

Date posted 02/06/2023


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.


Essential Purposes

– The Registered Nurse exhibits the following abilities, capacities, and behaviors to demonstrate proficiency:- Management:

– Upholds applicable local, state, and federal laws as well as Kaiser Permanente's policies and procedures.- Acts as the team's leader; assigns duties appropriately; and exhibits appropriate accountability.

– Recognizes the range of practice for oneself and other team members, and escalates problems as necessary.

– Exhibits supportive, professional conduct.

– Supports original concepts.

– Guides and leads others through the process of transformation.- Uses communication techniques like problem escalation and chain of command that produce the desired effects.

– Assists in identifying and solving problems.- Guides, coaches, and mentors others in patient care and unit-specific operations.- Shares authority and responsibility with subordinates and is accountable for their performance.

– Demonstrates ability to problem solve w/ other departments in order to assist member problem resolution.

– Prioritizes, delegates, and supervises work assignments appropriately to ensure completion of patient care activities.

– Complies w/ regulatory requirements, policies, procedures, and standards of practice.

– Nursing Process:

– Develops and/or contributes to the individualized plan of care that reflects assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating the outcomes of that plan.

– Ensures plan shows multidisciplinary planning, consultation, and education.

– Ensures plan is reflective of admission or outpatient database, on-going findings, age-appropriate care, cultural specific needs, and appropriate acuity.

– Ensures plan is discussed w/ patient, family/significant others, and completed in a timely manner.

– Monitors the patient's progress based on the plan.

– Revises plan on an ongoing basis based on patient condition and evaluation of progress.

– Ensures care meets standards of practice.

– Ensures effective development and completion of discharge plan including discharge barriers and patient/family education.

– Ensures that patient clearly understands discharge instructions.

– In outpatient, identify barriers and needs for patient/family education that will facilitate the outpatient medical mgmt plan.

– Ensures patient safety related but not limited to, medications and procedures utilizing the five rights; patient falls; decubitus prevention and prevention of nosocomial infections.

– Ensures optimal pain control and patient comfort; identifies and discusses patient anxieties, fears or concerns regarding patient condition, treatment or discharge.

– Ensures that patient understands medication purpose, side effects, and administration instructions in the hospital as well as at the time of discharge.


– Documentation:

– Charting is accurate, legible, dated, and timed.

– Documentation reflects nursing process and interventions and evaluations taken.

– Utilizes computer systems effectively and efficiently for optimal patient care.


– Clinical Outcomes:

– Discusses patient findings and progress toward outcomes w/ physicians and other members of the health care team.

– Demonstrates competencies during the probationary period and ongoing completion by departmental competency validation.

– Make comprehensive nursing decisions based on interpretation of data, assessments, and evaluations of patient outcomes.

– Participates in departmental performance improvement activities, i.e., planning, measuring/monitoring, assessing, and improving.


– Workplace Safety:

– Adherence to LMP Workplace Safety principles and practices.

– Applies standard precautions.

– Maintains a safe environment for self and others.

– Patient Care Experience:

– Practices customer service standards as defined by the Service Area, Medical Center, and specified department.

– Promptly answers call lights, alarms, and patient requests.

– Makes appropriate referrals and facilitates the customer's ability to utilize resources.

– Maintains and protects patient confidentiality.

– Ensures clean, orderly, and functional work environment.

– Treats all families of patients w/ courtesy, respect, kindness and compassion.

– Provides an optimal patient care experience by actively listening to the needs of patients and family members and taking responsibility for meeting those identified needs.

– Gives patients information in a way they can understand and ensures comprehension.

– Provides a patient care experience that exceeds members' expectations.


– Team Commitment:

– Viewed by others to be an effective team member who is flexible, cooperative, and willing to assist others.

– Confronts difficult or conflict situations constructively and seeks appropriate assistance.

– Takes accountability for own actions and accepts constructive criticism.

– Acts as a resource, preceptor, and mentor to new employees, registry, students, and other team members.

– Attends all mandatory meetings, in-services and staff meetings as required, actively participates in other departmental professional development (Requirement may vary for per diem staff).

– Participates w/ the assessment of current and future unit learning needs and development of an annual education plan.

– Keeps self- informed of activities on the unit and makes recommendations for change.

– Adheres to the Attendance Program.

– Reports to assigned area promptly, being present and available for report at beginning of assigned shift.

– Supports a collaborative Labor-Mgmt Partnership environment through unit based teams.

– Fiscal Responsibility:

– Organizes work to minimize the use of overtime.

– Identifies and assists in systems improvement that needs simplification or correction.

– Utilizes payroll and non-payroll resources to their maximum potential.


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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

• Current CA RN license.

• BLS certification.

• Current ACLS & PALS card required.


Additional Requirements:

• N/A.



•  If twelve (12) hour option is chosen, 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, Los Angeles, West Los Angeles Medical Center
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1
Shift: Night
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Working Hours Start: 07:00 PM
Working Hours End: 07:30 AM
Job Schedule: Per Diem
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B13|AFSCME|UNAC
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: West LA Medical Center – Emergency-Night – 0806
Pay Range: $66.92 – $86.18
Travel: No

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