Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - Surgical Stepdown / Transplant - 6NE - 12-Hour Days in Los Angeles, California
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Nurses on 6NE, a 24-bed cardiovascular surgical stepdown unit, are dedicated to caring for stable cardiac surgical patients requiring close monitoring of their heart rhythm. We use a multidisciplinary approach and are comprehensive in the care. The nurses attend multidisciplinary team rounds, caring for all solid organ transplant patients including thoracic surgery patients, post VATS or lung volume reduction and vascular and post cardiac surgery patients.
As a Registered Nurse on 6NE, you are responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the 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 Program bonus. See 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 Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification.
For RN III: Specialty Certification (external applicants may obtain within one year of hire).
Minimum 3 years recent acute RN experience in specialty. Note: (minimum 1 year recent acute RN 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.
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.