Job Posting: Every Skill. Every Effort. Everything We Have. When the work you do every day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons we've achieved our fourth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of world-class healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Anesthesia Pre-Procedure Evaluation Center (APEC) has an opening for a Registered Nurse III. The Registered Nurse III assumes responsibility and accountability for the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. The Registered Nurse III consistently demonstrates professional skills and abilities, utilizes his/her knowledge base and proficient skills to direct and supervise the clinical performance of others in the role of collegial consultant and resource person. Demonstrates motivation and creativity ans serves as a catalyst for effective changes withing the Nursing at the unit service line and institutional levels. Applies clinical knowledge regarding standard pattern of care to consolidate interventions for time and cost savings. Assumes responsibility for patient advocacy, patient rights and meeting customer's expectation. In APEC the Registered Nurse will see patients with complex diagnosis and rotate in 3 roles, patient profiles/history, daily clinic (blood draws & EKG's) and chart review. Each Nurse will see, call or review the charts of 25-35 patients per day and document in CS-Link. Note: All External Hires must successfully pass a background check, a prohibited substance screening, and a pre-employment physical.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Education Requirement: BSN preferred License/Certification/Registration Requirements Valid CA RN license, & AHA BCLS, ACLA & PALS certified Experience: Prior experience in pre-anesthia, pre-op, post-op, ICU, Critical Care, OR or Procedural area with an emphasis in Cardiac/Cath Lab strongly preferred. Meets specialty specific clinical competencies for assigned clinical nurse level and area. Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice. Demonstrates a commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues. Full command (verbal and written) of the English language. Meets clinical criteria and protocol for Clinical Nurse assigned level. Physical Demands: Frequent standing, walking, sitting, and typing (with or without headsets)
Pushing and pulling of wheelchairs, recliners and gurneys
Frequent bending, stretching and twisting to assist patient from/to recliners, wheelchairs
Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices, including telephones, beepers, fire alarms, MARTTI, Vital signs monitors, EKG machine and other mechanical equipment sounds.
Sufficient strength and mobility to access equipment, assist patient and other customers.
Able to perform repetitive motion of upper extremities
Must be able to perform various sensory requirements such as: vision, speech, smell, touch, manual dexterity, fine motor skills, and hearing in order to successfully perform duties of this position
Must be able to exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 lbs. of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects or patients.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.