Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - Preoperative and Post Anesthesia Care - Outpatient Short Stay Unit - 12-Hour Nights - $10,000 Hiring Incentive! in Los Angeles, California
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Cedars-Sinai's Preoperative (PreOp) and Post Anesthesia care units (PACU) total over 100 bays within the main medical center and Advanced Health Science Pavilion. Our perianesthesia nurses are highly skilled critical care professionals who care for patients as they are undergoing or regaining consciousness from anesthesia . They continuously monitor and record patients' vital signs, monitor for side effects and adverse reactions related to anesthesia and are prepared to handle emergency situations if needed to ensure patients' safety.
As a Registered Nurse in PreOp PACU you will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care within this specialty patient population. You will also
provide and accurately document direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner
provide patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.
provide administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
perform skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
observe and assess signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics and initiate emergency procedures when indicated.
plan and implement individualized patient care based on observations. Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures while providing care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
identify patients' readiness for learning and their ability to follow directions/instructions and give consent while identifying and assessing patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations.
demonstrate the knowledge and the ability to identify and make special adjustments as required to the specific populations' needs, including cultural, spiritual, age, psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education, family and condition needs.
This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus. See our website for details: https://jobs.cedars-sinai.edu/employee-referrals
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or higher preferred.
Current California State RN License required
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Pediatric and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certifications.
For RN III: Specialty Certification (i.e. CPAN) (external applicants may obtain within one year of hire)
Minimum 3 years recent acute RN experience in PACU. Note: (one (1) year experience will be considered for Registered Nurse II)
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.
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