Staff Nurse II - Inpatient Nursing Labor and Delivery
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 25, 2022
The Registered Nurse (RN) II is a professional caregiver who
assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients
for a designated time frame. The RN II provides care to patients
via the therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the
environment and instrumentation, and other health care team
- Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic
manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual
and cognitive status; also nutrition, pain, patient/family
education, family involvement and patient advocacy.
- Formulates a goal-directed plan of care when and where
appropriate to do so.
- Implements care in a thorough, skillful, consistent, and
- Establishes priorities or patient care based on essential
patient needs and available unit resources of time, personnel,
equipment, and supplies.
- Identifies patient/family learning needs and acts to meet
- Demonstrates an awareness of and sensitivity to patient/family
rights, age specific needs, cultural and ethical beliefs.
- Provides/coordinates care for patients/patient
- Establishes effective working relationships with members of the
health care team, patients, and families.
- Acknowledges staff rights and cultural and ethical
- Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties of health care
- Evaluates effectiveness of care given by health care team
- Utilizes effective communication methods and skills, following
lines of authority, as appropriate.
- Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as
identified within the institution.
- Performs efficiently in emergency patient care situations
following established protocols, remaining calm, informing
appropriate persons, and documenting events.
- Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own
- Participates regularly in staff development activities for unit
and department personnel.
- Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues, including patient
confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of patient care
and unit functioning.
- Participates in unit and Department Performance Improvement
activities as directed.
- Participates in nursing research activities as
- Identifies and solves problems effectively.
- Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions with
patients, families, and all members of the health care
- Provides data for staffing decisions and demonstrates
flexibility in the resolution of staffing issues; demonstrates
flexibility when floating to other units upon requests.
- Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and
telecommunication modalities in documenting, tracking and conveying
information. Ability to navigate in a windows environment,
utilizing a mouse and the ability to learn electronic medical
record system application.
- Perform other related duties as necessary.
- Formulates a goal-directed plan of care that is prioritized and
based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient
- Identifies patient/family learning needs and implements
- Demonstrates sound knowledge base and actions in the care of a
designated patient population.
- Participates regularly in staff development activities for unit
and Department of Nursing personnel.
- Documents patient care and unit activities in a timely,
accurate, and concise manner.
- If no qualified candidate, may be willing to train in the
specialty areas listed below. Candidates in training are required
to obtain appropriate certifications within 6 months of hire or
transfer into unit.
One year recent experience (within the last 3 years) in L&D or
completion of a KP Labor & Delivery Training Program within the
past 12 months.Education
- High School Diploma/GED
- Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program and
completion of the current hours required by the BRN of RN student
clinical experience; OR Graduate of registered nursing program and
either: 1) 2000 hours of RN experience in clinical area of
specialty from a licensed acute care facility within three (3)
years of graduation; or 2) graduate of an accredited licensed
vocational nursing program that includes clinical student
experience in acute care and has worked 2000 hours as a licensed
vocational nurse within the clinical area of specialty within three
(3) years before graduation
- or (3) currently enrolled in an accredited entry level MSN
program and has completed pre-licensure requirements to practice
nursing.License, Certification, Registration
- Registered Nurse License (California)
- Neonatal Resusitation Program
- Basic Life Support
Demonstrated knowledge of the RN scope of practice
- Demonstrated commitment to service orientation (members, staff,
- Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills
- Good interpersonal skills
- Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the
appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
- Current ACLS certification may be required in some units.
Successful completion of a Fetal Monitoring Interpretation
Competency within the first three months of hire may be required.
May be expected to cross train to at least 1 other Maternal Child
Health/Family Centered Care area with appropriate certifications.
Must complete circulating and recovery competencies as required.
Willingness to scrub may be required.Preferred Qualifications:
- Completion of AWHONN L&D course preferred.
- Successful completion of advanced fetal monitoring course
preferred within the last 2 years.
PrimaryLocation : California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Hospital
HoursPerWeek : 24
Shift : Night
Workdays : Week 1: Mon, Tue Week 2: Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
WorkingHoursStart : 11:00 PM
WorkingHoursEnd : 07:30 AM
Job Schedule : Part-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : A10-NNU-California Nurse's
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners
Department : Santa Clara Homestead Hospital - Labor &
Delivery-General - 0201
Travel : No
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a
diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation,
national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information,
other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or
any other protected status.
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