Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse Per Diem - IV Team - 12-Hour Nights in Los Angeles, California
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The Cedars-Sinai IV Team consists of 15 experienced and specialized nurses who are resources, safety advocates and educators for patients and hospital staff. The unit performs about 3,000 procedures per month and monitors IV complications house wide, making the team an integral part of patient safety and satisfaction! The IV Team is the “go-to” team when staff need support with IV access and therapy.
As a Registered Nurse on the IV Team, you are responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for specialty patient populations. As an IV Team member you will
assist nursing staff in starting IVs; assist in starting/restarting peripheral infusion; accessing portacath/passport; central line dressing change; epidural cath connection; assessment of infusion therapy; verge audit of Curos and ultrasound guided peripheral infusion.
administer chemotherapy in areas where the staff are not chemo certified.
work closely with the Chemotherapy Committee in revising and updating the chemotherapy policy
provide IV certification education to nursing staff (RNs) and participate in the use of skills lab.
contribute in the review of IV therapy policy & procedure.
participate in performance improvement programs and evidence based research for best nursing practice.
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or higher preferred.
Current California State RN License required
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification
For RN III: Specialty Certification required
Minimum 3 years recent acute RN experience in specialty. Note: (minimum 1 year recent acute RN experience will be considered for Registered Nurse II)
IV therapy and access nursing experience required.
Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice.
Demonstrated dedication to customer service and ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.
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.