Cedars-Sinai COACH for Kids Program Staff Nurse - Per Diem in Los Angeles, California

Do you want to make a difference in the life of a child?

A true leader aims to inspire—and at Cedars-Sinai, that’s exactly what our nurse leaders do. They have a strong combination of clinical skills, management abilities and integrity, and as a result, they play an indispensable role in the success of our organization. We embrace a culture of passion and dedication at Cedars-Sinai, and it’s part of the reason we’ve been named one of the top ten hospitals in America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of exceptional healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.

The Cedars-Sinai COACH program provides no-cost health and social services to under-served communities through Los Angeles. Two COACH mobile medical units travel to schools, shelters, public housing developments, and neighborhood facilities in communities across 28 Los Angeles zip codes, providing the highest quality care.

As a Per Diem Registered Nurse in our COACH Program you will positively impact the lives of under served child through out Los Angeles. Your work will truly make a difference every single day.

The Registered Nurse Registered Nurse will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care in community settings aboard the COACH Mobile Medical Units.

The COACH will provide immunization administration, urine specimen, fingerstick/venipuncture, TB placement/readings, patient/parent education, referrals to community agencies and patient follow-up; performs initial nursing assessment, triage and obtains medical history from patient/parent caregiver.

Per Diem availability needed weekdays and weekends.

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License/CertificationRequirements:

  • A valid CaliforniaDriver's license

  • A valid Registered NurseLicense

  • CPR Certified

EducationalRequirements:

  • Bachelor of Science inNursing (BSN) from an accredited School of Nursing

  • Full command (verbal andwritten) of the English language

  • Bi-lingualEnglish/Spanish preferred

  • Demonstrates acommitment to customer service and the ability to meet the needs andexpectations of patients and health care colleagues

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years’experience working with low-income/under served families in a community setting

  • Minimum of one-yearexperience working with pediatric patients

  • Demonstrates clinicalexpertise and technical skills for a general and specialty population

Physical Demands:

  • The physical ability andperceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patientcare functions.

  • Drive own car to/fromcommunity sites and provide health services on Saturdays and Sundays as needed

  • Ability to work in allweather conditions

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.