Cedars-Sinai Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse III - 10 Hour Days in Los Angeles, California
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 Cardiovascular Intervention Center is a core element of the Smidt Heart Institute, performing more than 8,000 procedures a year. The department serves the populations of neonates to and including geriatrics. In this twelve-laboratory facility, we perform a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for coronary artery disease, heart muscle function and heart valve dysfunction.
As a Clinical Nurse III, you will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. You will work in a fast-paced environment (Electrophysiology and Cardiac Catherization procedure rooms and Holding area). You will also be cross-trained to use your clinical competencies to circulate, monitor, scrub for invasive procedures for a population from neonate to geriatric. This role entails care of Cardiac patients from point of admission to discharge, including prolonged hours in a procedure setting with x-ray exposure. Responsibilities include: On-call coverage for emergency procedures evenings, nights, weekends with an expected 30-minute maximum response/arrival time.
The schedule for this position will be four (4) ten-hour shifts on weekdays, and some Saturdays, as well as being on-call for nights and weekends approximately nine (9) times during a six-week period. Employees who live more than 30 minutes from the facility will stay in a local hotel while on-call in order to be available during emergencies.
BSN Strongly Preferred
Valid California RN License required BLS, ACLS, PALS required CCRN, CVRN, or RCIS preferred (Candidates must commit to obtaining a specialty certification within one year of hire to maintain CN III status)
Minimum of 3 years of Acute Care Nursing experience required Minimum of 1 year of Critical Care experience strongly recommended Special Procedures/Cardiac Cath Lab/EP experience preferred in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions with all patient populations for CN II or III qualification Minimum 2 years of appropriate Cath Lab/EP experience required for CN III qualification, otherwise will be considered CN II. Meets clinical criteria and protocol for Clinical Nurse III (minimum 3-5 years RN experience) Critical Care or Emergency Department strongly recommended.
The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, transport patients and equipment, gurneys, pull and transfer patients from bed to procedure table. Able to stand for prolonged periods of time wearing lead aprons weighing 15 - 20 lbs. for prolonged periods of time. *Must have ability to be on-call for nights and weekends approximately 6-8 times during every six-week period
Working Title: Cardiac Cath Lab Registered Nurse III - 10 Hour Days
Department: Cardiac Cath. Lab
Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category: Nursing
Job Specialty: Nursing
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 10 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay: $54.55 - $87.28
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