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Cedars-Sinai Clinical Nurse III - Rheumatology 8HR Days in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary:

Are you ready to bring your clinical competencies to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the United States? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient satisfaction? 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 new Kao Autoimmunity Institute and Scleroderma Program will be part of the Cedars-Sinai Department of Medicine. We will bring together clinicians, investigators and others from a variety of fields across Cedars-Sinai and its affiliated hospitals and care sites. You will be joining a team led by new directors, along with a new director of the Division of Rheumatology.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Provides and documents direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients.

  • Educates patients on disease prevention and restorative measures.

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

  • Performs/Assists procedures and diagnostic tests

  • Observes signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition.

  • Assesses signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics.

  • Plans and implements care based on observations.

  • Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures.

  • Initiates emergency procedures when indicated.

  • Provides care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Identifies patient’s readiness for learning and ability to understand instructions and give consent.

  • Identifies and assesses patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations.

  • Intervenes to provide a safe environment and evaluates effectiveness of intervention for patients.

  • Delegates duties to non-licensed personnel as appropriate and within scope of practice

Educational Requirements:

Assoc. Degree/College Diploma Nursing minimum

Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (state accredited program) preferred

Licenses:

California State RN License Upon Hire

Basic Life Support (BLS) unless a higher level of certification is required Upon Hire

ANCC Specialty Certification Specialty Certification, 1 year from hire

Experience:

3 years Relevant acute care experience in their area of specialty

1 year Must be a Clinical Nurse II at CSMC for at least one (1) year, to be promoted within the clinical ladder.

Physical Demands:

Lifting, standing, sitting, walking, squatting, bending, reaching

Working Title: Clinical Nurse III - Rheumatology 8HR Days

Department: CDCS Rheumatology

Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops

Job Category: ,Nursing,Nursing

Job Specialty: Nursing

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 8 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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