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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse III - Outpatient Pain Management in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical competencies to a world-class facility recognized as one of the top ten in the country? 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 Cedars-Sinai Pain Center was established with the mission to improve the quality of the lives of individuals who suffer acute, chronic, and cancer pain, as well as those with facial disorders and diseases.

The center's trained, board-certified healthcare specialists include doctors with specialties or fellowship training in anesthesiology, internal medicine and physical medicine. Team members include providers who treat back, head, neck and facial pain, to name a few, in addition to psychologist, physical therapists, and chiropractors. This multidisciplinary approach translates into individually designed treatment programs that are the best fit for patients' needs.

As our next Clinical Nurse III (CN III), you will be a proficient and experienced clinician who provides nursing efficiently and effectively using a high level of technical and organizational skills, as well as critical thinking ability. A CN III possesses an in-depth knowledge in all aspects of nursing care for a specific unit patient population and consistently applies specialized knowledge and skills in the management of care for individual or groups of patients and their families. You can look forward to being regarded as a resource for staff on patient care issues.

  • Provides and precisely documents nursing process components and relevant interventions for direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner.

  • Provides experienced care and patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures

  • Consistently provides comprehensive care services to complex patients, including, but not limited to, the administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitation.

  • Performs skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.

  • Observes, evaluates and expeditiously alters plan of care based on signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition.

  • Demonstrates advanced assessment skills, integrating appropriate data sources to assess the signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics.

  • Plans and implements individualized patient care in collaboration with interdisciplinary teams based on observations.

  • Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care according to standardized procedures.

  • Initiates emergency procedures when indicated.

  • Provides care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Identifies patient’s readiness for learning and ability to understand instructions and give consent.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accreditednursing program required

  • Bachelor of Science inNursing (BSN) preferred

License/Certification:

  • Current, unrestrictedCalifornia State RN License required

  • ACLS Certification fromthe American Heart Association required

  • Specialty Certificationrequired (or willing to obtain within one year from start date),preferably in Pain Management

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years ofnursing experience in one of the following required: Procedural, CriticalCare, OR, Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Cath Lab, Emergency Room

  • Applicants with at least 1year but less than 3 years of experience may be considered as a ClinicalNurse II

Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Pain Management, Outpatient, Procedure, Healthcare, Medical Center, 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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