Job Posting: Every Connection. Every Support. Everything We Have. A true leader aims to inspire—and at Cedars-Sinai, that's exactly what our Nurse Leaders do. They've got a strong combination of clinical skills, management abilities, and professionalism, and they devote every ounce of their hearts to all that they do here. This culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's one of the many reasons we've earned a four-time Magnet designation. So if you're interested in leading an exceptional team at a world-class, 886-bed teaching and research facility, we invite you to bring your talents to Cedars-Sinai. Come discover for yourself why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has an immediate opening for a Registered Nurse IV for 5NW, a Coronary Observation and medical stepdown and telemetry unit. A friendly environment that offers challenges and continuing education in the cutting edge of cardiology. The Registered Nurse IV assumes the responsibility and accountability for the supervision and application of the nursing process throughout the delivery of patient care for the cardiac telemetry patient population:
Provides and precisely documents nursing process components and relevant interventions for direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner. Documentation supports the needs of the patients and unit function (i.e., staffing ratios, justification for overtime).
Provides expert and care and patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.
Consistently provides expert and comprehensive direct and indirect care services to complex patients, including, but not limited to, the administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
Performs skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
Evaluates and works to improve the process of patient care delivery within the unit and service centers.
Evaluates and expeditiously alters plan of care based on signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition.
Demonstrates advanced assessment skills, integrating appropriate data sources to assess the signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics.
Ability to prioritize patient care resources (including staff) to maintain a safe environment.
Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures. Initiates emergency procedures when indicated.
Promotes evidence based practice within specialty area.
Provides care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. Identifies patient's readiness for learning and ability to follow directions/instructions and give consent.
Demonstrates knowledge and is able 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.
Identifies and assesses patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations. Intervenes to provide a safe environment and evaluates effectiveness of intervention for patient. Note: All External Hires must successfully pass a background check, a prohibited substance screening and a pre-employment physical.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, push/pull at least 100 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. Posting Information (Recruiter Section)
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.