Company: Kaiser Permanente
Posted on: May 13, 2022
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Summary: Practices professional nursing by the performance of both
independent nursing functions and delegated medical functions in
accordance with accepted practice standards. Such functions include
the initiation and performance of nursing care through health
promotion, supportive or restorative care, disease prevention,
diagnosis and treatment of human disease, ailment, pain, injury,
deformity, and physical or mental condition using specialized
knowledge, judgment, and skill involving the application of
biological, physical, social, and behavioral science principles.
CRS 12-38-103 (10). Makes members/patients and their needs a
primary focus of ones actions; develops and sustains productive
member/patient relationships. Actively seeks information to
understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations,
and needs. Builds rapport and cooperative relationship with
members/patients. Considers how actions or plans will affect
members; responds quickly to meet member/patient needs and resolves
problems. Essential Responsibilities:
- This position, knows and complies with all Kaiser Permanente
quality, safety, and emergency policies and procedures.
Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical
practice in every interaction with patients, colleagues, providers,
and leadership. Ensures patient safety in the preparation and
provisioning of care related to but not limited to medications
including the consistent use of 5 rights and 3 checks of medication
administration, procedures, infection prevention, fall prevention,
including consistent use of two patient identifiers and procedural
time outs. Reports safety hazards, accidents and incidents, and
unsafe working conditions promptly.
- Adopted from Colorado State Nurse Practice Act CRS 12-38-103)
Evaluating health status through the collection and assessment of
health data CRS 12-38-103 (10). Collects subjective and objective
- Analyzes reports and records data.
- Uses data to identify health care problems and create
- Prioritizes patients needs.
- Triages patients either in person or via telephone and
implements proper course of action in accordance with established
protocol/guideline or in consultation with provider. Conducts
telephone calls backs to patients requiring follow-up care.
- Evaluates emergency situations and initiates appropriate
- Provides health teaching and health counseling to patients
and/or their families.
- Executes delegated medical functions which delivers aspects of
care that implement and are consistent with the medical plan as
prescribed by a licensed or otherwise legally authorized physician
or person acting under the physicians delegated authority.
Administers intravenous therapy and other medications.
- Provides therapy and treatment that is supportive and
restorative to life and well being either directly to the patient
or indirectly through consultation with, delegation to (per
Colorado State Board of Nursing rules and regulations for
delegation), supervision of, or teaching others. Referring to
medical or community agencies per Kaiser Permanente guidelines
those patients who need further treatment, evaluation, or
assistance. Review and monitor therapy and treatment patient plans.
Initiate appropriate consultations and/or actions accordingly.
- Facilitates the coordination and integration of care between
health care services; manages populations of patients to ensure
appropriate utilization of health care resources. Leads health care
team by influence and role modeling integrated effective nursing
practice, service, innovation and providing outstanding support for
- Patient advocate.
Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Aurora , RN, Healthcare , Aurora, Colorado
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