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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse III - Outpatient Breast Cancer Center in Los Angeles, California

Do you have a

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

to use your expert 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 California as your next

career move.

The path

through breast cancer care is different for everyone. Cedars-Sinai has

assembled a team of experienced experts dedicated to fulfilling our patients’

unique needs. The breast cancer program offers care for high-risk patients,

nurse navigators, fertility preservation, and research and clinical trials

found only at Cedars-Sinai. We are seeking a highly compassionate Registered

Nurse with strong clinical competencies to educate patients, respond to their

questions, obtain consent and guide them from the pre-op to post-op stages of

their treatment.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Providesand accurately documents direct and indirect patient care services thatensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patientsin a timely manner.

  • Providescare and patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.

  • Providesdirect and indirect care services, including, but not limited to, theadministration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary toimplement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.

  • Performsskin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheralvenous access.

  • Observessigns and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments,general behavior, and/or general physical condition.

  • Demonstratesrefined assessment skills, integrating appropriate data sources to assessthe signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance todetermine normal versus abnormal characteristics.

  • Plansand implements individualized patient care based on observations.Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance withstandardized procedures. Initiates emergency procedures when indicated.

  • Providescare to special patient populations and patients with diverse culturalbackgrounds. Identifies patient’s readiness for learning and ability tofollow directions/instructions and give consent.

  • Demonstratesknowledge and is able to identify and make special adjustments as requiredto the specific populations needs, including cultural, spiritual, age,psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education,family and condition needs.

  • Identifiesand assesses patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmentalconsiderations. Intervenes to provide a safe environment and evaluateseffectiveness of intervention for patient.

  • Providesleadership to other RNs, including Charge Nurse and Preceptor duties.

Education:

  • Graduateof an accredited nursing program required

  • BSNpreferred

License/Certification:

  • Current,unrestricted California RN License required

  • BLSfrom the American Heart Association required

  • Specialtycertification required (or willing to obtain within one year of service)

Experience:

  • Aminimum of 3 years of acute care nursing experience required

  • Atleast 2 years of nursing experience in an outpatient setting preferred

  • Oncologynursing experience preferred

Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Outpatient, Healthcare, Medical, 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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