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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse General Medical Surgical 5SW 12hrs Shift Days 7:00am - 7:30pm in Los Angeles, California

Do you want to make a difference as a nurse?

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 dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything needed do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.

The department of 5SW is integrated with General medical/surgical services and the Department of Medicine to provide quality care to adult medicine patients who are acutely ill with a spectrum of diagnoses related to GI diseases and in varying stages of recuperation from diagnostic, therapeutic or surgical interventions to benefit the patient in order to return to an optimal state of health.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will 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

  • You will provide patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.

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

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

  • You will 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.

  • You will 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.

  • You will 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.

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

This position is eligible for a $3000 Employee Referral Bonus. See our website for details: http://careers.cedars-sinai.edu/working-here/employee-referrals/

Educational Requirements:

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

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • Current California State RN License required

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certifications

  • Specialty Certification required (external applicants must obtain within one year of hire)

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.

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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