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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - Per-Diem - Ambulatory Heart Clinic - 8-Hour Day Shift 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 Smidt Heart Institute is home to a distinguished team of experts who are setting the bar for cardiovascular care in the United States.

The Institute unites 16 centers and programs to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions for all patients, from infants to those with advanced disease. Compassionate care is integrated with an agile research enterprise, giving patients access to pioneering treatments.

You can look forward to collaborating with our world-class faculty and attending physicians. We aim to provide deep expertise across all specialties, including transplantation, stem cell therapy, congenital heart disease, women’s heart health, valve disorders, arrhythmia and hypertension.

At Cedars-Sinai, you will join a specialized team of surgeons, nurses and technicians working to provide excellent and innovative care. Unlike traditional congenital heart programs that treat either children or adults, our program treats patients from birth, through adolescence, and for the entire course of their adult lives.

Essential Duties:

  • As a Per-Diem Staff Nurse III you will perform a variety of direct patient care activities specific to the unit and needs of the patient population

  • Perform patient assessments, triage patient concerns, provide clinical education to patients for pre-ops and other disease management education

  • Manage anticoagulation, coordinate patient care, and maintain overall management of the ambulatory cardiac clinic with over 20 providers daily

  • Obtain prior authorizations

  • Triage phone calls from patients, pharmacies and other providers

  • Identify the ability of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients to follow direction/instructions, as well as safety concerns in the age-related populations

  • Institute additional measures to provide a safe environment

Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Per Diem, Per-Diem, Heart, Coronary, Cardiac, Outpatient, Healthcare, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program

  • BSN preferred

License/Certifications:

  • ACLS and PALS certifications from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required

  • Specialty certification required (you will be given one year from date of hire to obtain)

Experience:

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

  • Experience in PICU, Pediatrics or Congenital Heart Disease strongly preferred

Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Per Diem, Per-Diem, Heart, Cardiac, Ambulatory, Pediatric, 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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