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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse III - Cardiac Cath Lab in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready

to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as

top ten in the country for cardiology? Do you have a passion for the highest

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.

The

Cardiovascular Intervention Center is a core element of the Smidt Heart

Institute, performing more than 8,000 procedures a year. The department serves

the populations of neonates to and including geriatrics. In this

twelve-laboratory facility, we perform a wide range of diagnostic and

therapeutic procedures for coronary artery disease, heart muscle function and

heart valve dysfunction.

As a Clinical

Nurse III, you will assume responsibility and accountability for the

application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. You will

work in an extremely fast-paced environment (Electrophysiology and Cardiac

Catherization procedure rooms and Holding area). You will also be cross-trained

to use your clinical competencies to circulate, monitor, scrub for invasive

procedures for a population from neonate to geriatric. This role entails care

of Cardiac patients from point of admission to discharge, including prolonged

hours in a procedure setting with x-ray exposure. Responsibilities include:

On-call coverage for emergency procedures evenings, nights, weekends with an

expected 30-minute maximum response/arrival time.

The schedule

for this position will be four (4) ten-hour shifts on weekdays, and some

Saturdays, as well as being on-call for nights and weekends approximately nine

(9) times during every six-week period. Employees who live more than 30 minutes

from the facility will stay in a local hotel while on-call in order to be

available during emergencies.

Education:

  • Graduateof an accredited Nursing program required

  • BSNstrongly preferred

License/Certification:

  • ValidCalifornia RN License required

  • ACLSfrom the American Heart Association required

  • CCRN,CVRN, or RCIS required (or obtain within one year of hire to maintain CNIII status)

Experience:

  • Aminimum of 2 years of Acute Care Nursing experience required

  • Atleast 1 year of Critical Care experience strongly recommended

  • Experiencein Special Procedures/Cardiac Cath Lab/EP preferred

  • Experiencepreferred in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions with all patientpopulations for CN II or III qualification

  • Aminimum of 2 years of appropriate Cath Lab/EP experience required for CNIII qualification, otherwise will be considered CN II.

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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