at Kaiser Permanente
Posted in Other 18 days ago.
Location: Lakewood, Colorado
Responsible for assisting to ensure patient focused, quality, effective, efficient, nursing care & service behaviors of staff supporting the practices of physicians & other medical providers; assists the Manager in supervising & coordinating the activities of personnel. Partners w/ the physician leaders in creating a culture of commitment to patient focused service, excellent support of physician practices, innovation, compliance, ethics & integrity. Assists w/ and/or manages staff, projects, budgets, & other related leadership activities. Performs all responsibilities of a RN as required. Accountable for creating a culture of compliance, ethics & integrity. Maintains knowledge of & assures departmental compliance w/ KP's Principles of Responsibility & policies & procedures, & applicable regulatory requirements & accreditation standards. Responds appropriately to observed fraud or abuse.
Essential Responsibilities: Performs the responsibilities of a RN, as needed.
Supervises, leads, role models & coordinates the activities of personnel engaged in providing excellent patient focused care & supporting physician practices through the provision of integrated, effective & innovative nursing practices & related medical services. Demonstrates & promotes exemplary service orientation to patients, members, providers, & staff.
Participates in interviewing & selection of assigned personnel; oversees training of personnel & ensures orientation to policies, procedures & expectations. Ensures that the training activities incorporate all applicable KP policies, local, state & federal laws & regulations, & accreditation standards.
Manages staff, provides direction to team members, & evaluates personnel performance. This includes motivating, coaching & counseling on immediate performance issues & recommending appropriate action, disciplining & terminating in compliance w/ EEO/AA goals & personnel policies of the organization. Participates in issue/conflict resolution, performance improvement plans, & the discipline process. Ensures appropriate staffing schedules are achieved. Submits payroll.
Assesses & develops recommendations for new or revised general or nursing policies, procedures, & guidelines. Maintain current information & knowledge of all applicable Kaiser policies, local, state & federal laws & regulations, & accreditation standards.
Position requires working w/ interruptions; w/ hazardous waste; w/ hands in water; & around moving equipment such as wheelchairs. May be required to lift patients using proper lifting techniques.
In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors & principles defined by the KP Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, & behaviors necessary to provide superior & culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, & to purchasers, contracted providers & vendors.
Must be a graduate of a RN program that meets Colorado State Board of Nursing curriculum requirements.
Associates Degree in Nursing.
License, Certification, Registration
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado.
One (1) year of leadership experience preferred.
BLS strongly preferred.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
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