Job Posting: Cedars Sinai Medical Center department of 7 SW is a 28 bed new General Medical Unit that will serve an adult population of patients with a broad spectrum of medical conditions, utilizing an interdisciplinary approach to care. There is also capacity for 8 telemetry patients. Patient care needs are identified through the interdisciplinary team and involve assessment of the patient and interaction with the family members, physician and nursing staff Summary of Essential Job Duties: The scope of responsibility, duty and accountability at the facility department and position levels including knowledge and practice of the clinical/Technical skills necessary to the position consistent with nurse practice act. Nursing job duties are to meet the nurse practice Act title 22. Joint commission and the plan for provision of nursing care and the plan for provision of care to patients, and other regulatory requirements. Provides and documents direct and indirect patient care services that ensure the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients, provides care and patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures, provides direct and indirect patient care services, include, but not limited to, the administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement the treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care, performs skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access. Observe signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics. Plans and implements with care based on observations. Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures. Initiates emergency procedures when indicated. provides care to special patient populations and patients with diverse culture backgrounds. Identifies patient's readiness for learning and ability to follow directions/instructions and give consent. 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 patients. All External hires must successfully pass background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physical. 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.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California. Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing (BSN preferred). Current BLS for healthcare providers through the American Heart Association. National Specialty Certifications preferred At least one year experience as RN in acute care setting, preferably in specialty. Must be able to perform assigned duties in a demanding work environment. Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)
Full body motion
Full sensory response (vision, speech, hearing, smell, touch)
Manual finger dexterity and fine motor skills with eye-hand coordination
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.