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Cedars-Sinai Clinical Nurse II - 8N Surgical Neurology/Spine - Full Time - 12hr Nights - $10,000 Hiring Incentive! in Los Angeles, California

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8NW is our 24-bed Neurology Spine unit where nurses deliver care to patients in need of, spine surgery including but not limited to lumbar micro-discectomy, anterior cervical fusions, posterior foramenotomy, anterior fusions, anterior/ posterior fusions, multilevel stenosis/ laminectomy, decompressions, disc replacement, stabilization and instrumentation Iodine swallow studies.

8NE is our 24-bed Neurology unit where nurses deliver care to patients in need of, or have had craniotomies, neuro trauma, blunt head trauma, subdural hematoma, lumbar drain, brain tumors, seizures and strokes. Remote cardiac telemetry is used on the unit.

As a Registered Nurse on 8N you are responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the specialty patient population you will

  • provide administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.

  • provide patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.

  • provide and accurately document direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner

  • perform skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and initiate peripheral venous access.

  • observe and assess signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, or general physical condition to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics and initiate emergency procedures when indicated.

  • plan and implement individualized patient care based on observations. This will include appropriate reporting, referrals, and care in accordance with standardized procedures while providing care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • You will identify patients' readiness for learning and their ability to follow directions/instructions and give consent while identifying and assessing patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations.

  • demonstrate the knowledge and the ability to identify and make special adjustments as required to needs of the specific populations. This will include cultural, spiritual, age, psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education, family, and condition needs.

  • intervene to provide a safe environment and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions for patients.

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus. See our website for details: https://jobs.cedars-sinai.edu/employee-referrals

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Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or higher preferred.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • Current California State RN License required

  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification.

  • Any ANCC Specialty Certification strongly recommended after 2 years in specialty.

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years recent acute RN experience in specialty. Note: (minimum 1 year recent acute RN experience will be considered for Registered Nurse II)

  • Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice.

  • Demonstrates a dedication to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.

  • Meets clinical criteria and protocol for Clinical Nurse assigned level.

Working Title: Clinical Nurse II - 8N Surgical Neurology/Spine - Full Time - 12hr Nights - $10,000 Hiring Incentive!

Department: Med-Surg Care 8Ne

Business Entity: Nursing

Job Category: ,Nursing,Nursing

Job Specialty: Nursing

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 12 hour shift

Shift Type: Night

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