Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - Advanced Heart Failure Unit - 6South - 12-Hour Days - $10,000 Hiring Incentive! in Los Angeles, California
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6 South – is a 54 – bed progressive care Advanced Heart Failure Unit that is primarily composed of adult patients with Congestive Heart Failure and pulmonary edema requiring continuous cardiopulmonary monitoring, heart transplant or mechanical circulatory support evaluation, post-heart transplant care with non-surgical issues, and may undergo cardiac catherization procedures, which will require 1:3 nursing care. In addition, we also care for some medical telemetry patients requiring 1:4 nursing care.
As a Registered Nurse on Advanced Heart Failure, 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.
This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus. See our website for details: https://jobs.cedars-sinai.edu/employee-referrals
- 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.
For RN III: Specialty Certification (external applicants may obtain within one year of hire)
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 an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.
Working Title: Registered Nurse - Advanced Heart Failure Unit - 6South - 12-Hour Days - $10,000 Hiring Incentive!
Department: Advanced Heart Failure 6S
Business Entity: Nursing
Job Category: Nursing
Job Specialty: Nursing
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 12 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay: $47.64 - $76.22
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