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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse II Per Diem - Imaging - Outpatient Oncology in Los Angeles, California

Do you have a

passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Would you like

to use your clinical competencies with an organization known nationally for

excellence in cancer treatment, research and education? We would be happy to

hear from you! Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of

the most outstanding and dynamic places to work in the medical field as your

next career move.

TheAngeles Clinic & Research Institute has established an international reputation for developing

new cancer therapies, providing the best in experimental and traditional

treatments, and expertly guiding and training the next generation of

clinicians. We are committed to bringing innovative therapeutic options to all

those we serve with cancer. You can look forward to working closely with our

board-certified fellowship-trained medical oncologists, surgeons,

immunotherapists, pathologists, and dermatologists to advance cancer care.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Obtainspatient histories and nursing assessments and develops patient care asneeded, ensuring completeness and accuracy

  • Providesconsultation, support, and education to patients and families as needed

  • Performspre-procedure calls to patients in conjunction with the imaging staff toscreen patients for procedure readiness by providing pre-procedureteaching

  • Performsmedication reconciliation and obtains physician orders to hold anyanticoagulant medications prior to the procedure

  • Requeststhat all necessary medications and supplies used by interventionalradiology are ordered and that all supplies are current and rotated

  • Documentsaccurately and concisely within the RN’s scope of practice

  • Administersmoderate sedation under the direction of the radiologist

  • Monitorsand assesses patients under moderate sedation to include symptomidentification, diagnoses, treatment and follow-up within the scope of theRN role

  • Collaborateswith the research team and the physician as needed to ensure that biopsiesare processed according to specifications of the trial or patientdiagnosis

  • Participatesas a consultative member of the management team in the development ofpolicies and procedures as requested

  • Practicessafe environmental, and/or infection control methods

  • Performschecks of emergency supplies including but not limited to thedefibrillator, oxygen supplies, medications, and reversal agents

Education:

  • Graduateof an accredited nursing program required

  • BSNpreferred

License/Certification:

  • Current,unrestricted California RN license

  • CurrentACLS from the American Heart Association

Experience:

  • Aminimum of 1 year of nursing experience in Interventional Radiology, ICU,Cath Lab or Emergency Room required

  • ExcellentIV and central line skills required

  • Moderatesedation competency required

Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Imaging, MRI, CT Scan, X-Ray, Oncology, Cancer, Outpatient, 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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