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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse III - Heart Institute Ambulatory - PerDiem 8 Hour Days in California

Job Description

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the country for cardiology? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.

The Smidt Heart Institute is home to a distinguished team of experts who are setting the bar for cardiovascular care in the United States.

The Institute unites 16 centers and programs to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions for all patients, from infants to those with advanced disease. Compassionate care is integrated with an agile research enterprise, giving patients access to pioneering treatments.

You can look forward to collaborating with our extraordinary faculty and physicians. We aim to provide deep knowledge across all specialties, including transplantation, stem cell therapy, congenital heart disease, women’s heart health, valve disorders, arrhythmia and hypertension.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • As a Clinical Nurse III you will perform a variety of direct patient care activities specific to the unit and needs of the patient population

  • Perform patient assessments, triage patient concerns, provide clinical education to patients for pre-ops and other disease management education

  • Manage anticoagulation, coordinate patient care, and maintain overall management of the ambulatory cardiac clinic with over 20 providers daily

  • Obtain prior authorizations

  • Triage phone calls from patients, pharmacies and other providers

  • Identify the ability of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients to follow instructions, as well as safety concerns in the age-related populations

  • Institute additional measures to provide a safe environment



  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required

  • BSN highly preferred


  • Current, unrestricted California RN license required

  • ACLS from the American Heart Association required

  • Specialty certification required (or willing to obtain within one year of hire)


  • A minimum of 3 years of acute care nursing experience required

  • Demonstrated ability in a specialty area (procedure center, ambulatory clinic and/or cardiology) strongly preferred

  • Excellent IV skills required

Req ID : 1627

Working Title : Registered Nurse III - Heart Institute Ambulatory - PerDiem 8 Hour Days

Department : Heart Institute Ambulatory

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Nursing

Job Specialty : Nursing

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $74.00 - $74.00

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