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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse III - Mechanical Circulatory Support - 10-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 for Cardiovascular and Cardiac services? 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 Mechanical Circulatory Support Program at the Smidt Heart Institute provides complete state-of-the-art care for patients with heart failure.

Led by Jaime Moriguchi, MD, Cedars-Sinai's program offers the most innovative cardiac technology, including left and right ventricular assist devices and Total Artificial Heart. Patients can access novel technologies through clinical trials.

Because the program is integral to the Heart Institute, patients have access to the nation's best cardiac programs and centers, including the Heart Transplant Program and Heart Failure Program.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • The Clinical Nurse III, performs a variety of tasks specific to the needs of the patient population at the MCS and Heart Transplant Program in an office setting

  • Retrieve and record diagnostic test results done at Cedars-Sinai or locally

  • Preparing for lab review with MD/Coordinators

  • Enter orders for clinic visits,

  • Call patients with test results and medication changes

  • Pharmacy refill requests over the phone and/or on paper,

  • Follow-up on pending test results

  • You will use your clinical competencies for clinical data collection and analytics related to quality measures and MCS and research-related databases

  • Place orders

  • Handle medication refill requests

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required

  • BSN preferred

License/Certification:

  • Current, unrestricted California Registered Nurse License required

  • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required

  • Specialty certification is required (or willing to obtain within 1 year from start date)

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3years of acute care nursing experience required

  • ICU or Cardiac floor experience preferred

  • Experience with MCS patient population is beneficial

Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Cardiac, Cardio, Cardiovascular, Heart, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Transplant, Medical Center, Healthcare, Hospital, 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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