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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse II - General Surgery Outpatient Clinic - 8-Hour Day Shift in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready to bring your clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the United States? Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? 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.

Over 32,000 operations are performed in 42 operating rooms here annually, and more than one-third of all surgeries performed are minimally invasive procedures. After helping develop laparoscopic surgery as a widely used surgical discipline, we are now at the forefront of robotic surgery, while building a training program to teach outside surgeons to do complex robotic procedures. Cedars-Sinai boasts nationally recognized programs in transplantation, cardiothoracic surgery, surgical oncology and gastrointestinal surgery, orthopaedics, urology and established a new training program in otolaryngology in

  1. Summary of Essential Duties:

As a Clinical Nurse II (CN II) you will be a competent clinician who provides nursing care in a skilled and effective manner. Utilizing appropriate decision-making skills exhibits competence in the technical, interpersonal and cognitive skills required to independently and safely manage routine patient assignment. The Clinical Nurse II establishes a plan of care, sets goals, determines priorities, and provides care within established standards of practice.

  • Coordinates and provides nurse visits for a variety of surgical patients, including suture removal, staple removal, and wound care

  • Provides and precisely documents direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner

  • Provides comprehensive care services to complex patients, including, but not limited to, the administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care

  • Demonstrates advanced assessment skills, integrating appropriate data sources to assess the signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics

  • Provides assistance to co-workers, new staff, temporary staff and students

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

  • Initiates emergency procedures when indicated

  • Demonstrates knowledge and is able 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

  • Functions as a change champion and agent and participates in departmental quality improvement activities

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required

  • BSN preferred

License/Certification:

  • California State RN License required

  • BLS Certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association required

Experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year of acute care nursing experience required

  • Med-Surg, ICU or OR experience preferred

Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Outpatient, Clinic, Surgery, Healthcare, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California

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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