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Staff Nurse II (Palliative Care) – On-Call
Santa Rosa, California
We are seeking a qualified Staff Nurse to join our high-performing, transdisciplinary Palliative Care team. In this role, you will assume responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame. You will provide care to patients via the therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment, and instrumentation, and other health care team members.
At least six months of experience
Two years of recent (within the last five years) of experience in case management and recent experience in palliative care (such as oncology, home health, hospice, etc.) to include experience in initiating and participating in end-of-life discussions with patients and families, facilitating family conferences, and advanced care planning
A high school diploma/GED
A master’s degree is preferred
A graduate of an accredited registered nursing program and completion of the current hours required by the BRN of RN student clinical experience; or a graduate of a registered nursing program and either: 1) 2000 hours of RN experience in clinical area of specialty from a licensed acute care facility within three years of graduation; or 2) a 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 years before graduation; or 3) currently enrolled in an accredited entry level MSN program and has completed pre-licensure requirements to practice nursing
A California Registered Nurse License
ACHPN (Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse) preferred
Basic Life Support certification
A California Driver’s License
Demonstrated knowledge of the RN scope of practice
Demonstrated commitment to service orientation (members, staff, providers)
Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills (in English)
Must have advanced communication skills and symptom management expertise
Good interpersonal skills
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 961231.
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.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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