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Specialty Unit Staff RN – DOU/SDU

Full-Time Night 12-Hour Shift
Job ID: 1245923
Irvine, 92618

Job Summary:

As the leader of the health care team, provides professional nursing care, utilizing the nursing process in accordance with established standards of care, policies, and procedures. Demonstrates performance consistent with the Medical Center Vision, Mission, and Strategic Plan of the organization. Remains flexible to changing systems; is expected to demonstrate quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice; and treats co-workers, patients, families, and all members of the health care team with dignity and respect.

Essential Responsibilities:The Registered Nurse demonstrates proficiency by exhibiting the following skills, competencies, and behaviors:


  • Upholds Kaiser Permanentes Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal and local laws
  • Serves as a leader of the health care team; delegates tasks appropriately, and demonstrates appropriate accountability
  • Understands own and team members scope of practice and escalates issues as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates professional, supportive behavior

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.


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

Clinical Outcomes:

Workplace Safety:

Patient Care Experience:

Team Commitment:

Fiscal Responsibility:



1-year recent (within the last 3 years) full-time equivalent experience in a Critical Care, DOU or SDU setting, or successful completion of a KP Critical Care, DOU or SDU course (as unit appropriate) or approved equivalent within prior 12 months.


  • N/A

License, Certification, Registration

  • Registered Nurse License (California)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support

Additional Requirements:

  • Basic Arrhythmia course required
  • Ventilator training required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A


  • If twelve (12) hour option chosen, shift will be 8:00 pm-8:30 am, back up 8-hour shift will be 12:00 am to 8:30 am. 
About the Hospital

At Kaiser Permanente, our nurses are leaders, clinicians, researchers, innovators, and scientists. For more than 70 years, we’ve offered our nurses the opportunity to advance the delivery of excellent, compassionate care for our members. When you choose a career with us, you’ll boldly transform care while improving the health of our communities and nation. As we work towards achieving Magnet recognition by 2025, these jobs will give you even more opportunities to innovate, evolve, and bring to life the KP model of total care.

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