Cedars-Sinai Clinical Nurse II (O/P Trauma Clinic) in Los Angeles, California
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Nurses in our Trauma Unit care for patients with the highest severity of illness of all the patients in the hospital. We use up-to-date technology and advanced bedside monitoring and computerized documentation, and a team approach to patient centered care with highly skilled multidisciplinary team members and knowledgeable dedicated nursing staff. Our patient population includes critically ill trauma and solid organ transplant patients.
As a Registered Nurse in the Trauma Unit 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 also
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
provide patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.
provide administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
perform skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
observe and assess signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/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. Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures while providing care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
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 the specific populations' needs, including cultural, spiritual, age, psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education, family and condition needs.
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or higher preferred.
Current California State RN License required.
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification.
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.
Demonstrated dedication to customer service and ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.
1 year For external hires, acute care experience in their specialty for new hires. Promotion to Clinical Nurse II is automatic after completion of one (1) year of clinical experience and a satisfactory performance appraisal at a Clinical Nurse I level. -Minimum
RN State License California State RN License Upon Hire
Basic Life Support BCLS Certification Upon Hire
Other Other Competencies, as required by your specialty unit (ex. ACLS, PALS, fetal heart monitoring) 1 Year
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