Job Posting: Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Nursing Resources Division, Transfer Center, IV Team, Nursing Resources has a position available for a Registered Nurse III aka Clinical Nurse III. The Clinical Nurse III assumes responsibility and accountability for the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. The Clinical 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 and serves as a catalyst for effective changes within 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. Specialty Specific responsibilities/competencies Acts as a resource to nursing staff for assistance in starting IVs; assistance in starting/restarting peripheral infusion; accessing portacath/passport; central line dressing change; epidural cath connection; assessment of infusion therapy; Verge audit of Curos; ultrasound guided peripheral infusion; etc.. Administer chemotherapy in areas where the staff are not chemo certified. Works closely with chemotherapy Committee in revising /updating the chemotherapy policy. IV certification of nursing staff (RNs); education; and participates in the use of skills lab. Contributes in the review of IV therapy policy & procedure. Participates in performance improvement program; evidence based research for best nursing practice 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 License/Certification/Registration Requirements: A valid and current California Registered Nurse License, BSN preferred. American Heart Association (AHA) BLS, ACLS. Full command (verbal and written) of the English language. Meets clinical criteria and protocol for CNIII. Meets specialty specific clinical competencies /certification on I.V.Therapy/Chemotherapy in pediatrics and adult population. Specialty certification required. Demonstrates commitment to customer service and the ability to meet the needs and expectation of patients and health care colleagues. Full command (verbal& written )of the English language. Must have basic computer skills and competency Experience: At least 3 years acute RN exp. Telemetry experience preferred. Commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking) The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions.Must be able to perform assigned duties in demanding work environment.
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.