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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse II- Pain Center 10Hr Days in Los Angeles, California

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When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence! From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals!

Cedars-Sinai's Preoperative (PreOp) and Post Anesthesia care (PACU) Outpatient Short Stay unit (OSU) is located in the state-of-the-art Advanced Health Science Pavilion. Our perianesthesia nurses are highly skilled critical care professionals who care for patients requiring extended recovery care, overnight stay and discharge within 24 hours. They continuously monitor and record patients' vital signs, monitor for side effects and adverse reactions related to anesthesia and are prepared to handle emergency situations if needed to ensure patients' safety.

As a Registered Nurse in PreOp PACU OSU you will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care within this 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.

Educational Requirements:

Assoc. Degree/College Diploma (Minimum)

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

Licenses:

RN State License -California State RN License (Upon Hire-Minimum)

Basic Life Support BCLS Certification (Upon Hire -Minimum)

Other Competencies, as required by your specialty unit (ex. ACLS, PALS, fetal heart monitoring) (1 Year -Minimum)

Experience:

For external hires, acute care experience in their specialty for new hires.

Promotion to Clinical Nurse II is automatic after completion of one (1) year of clinical experience and a satisfactory performance appraisal at a Clinical Nurse I level. (Minimum)

Physical Demands:

Standing, Walking, Sitting, Lifting 50 lbs., Carrying 50 lbs., Pushing 75 lbs.,

Pulling 75 lbs., Climbing (Rarely), Balancing, Stooping, Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination,

Crouching (Rarely), Crawling (N/A), Reaching, Handling, Grasping, Feeling, Talking

Hearing, Repetitive Motions, Kneeling (Rarely)

Working Title: Registered Nurse II- Pain Center 10Hr Days

Department: Anesthesia Pain Ctr-Procedures

Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops

Job Category: ,Nursing,Nursing

Job Specialty: Nursing

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 10 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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