Job Posting: Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Medical Observation Unit, Short Stay has a current position available for a Clinical Nurse II aka Registered Nurse II. Since the new 23-bed Observation unit opened as a pilot program in March 2014, it has been an extraordinary success story. The unit has served both Observation patients and those being triaged into the unit from the Emergency Department. The unit expanded house-wide in July and currently we have room for future growth as patient volume increases. This is the ideal clinical environment for an RN who wants to use their experience to help improve processes while serving as a patient advocate. Positions available on day shifts, 12hrs shifts. If you are a nursing professional who enjoys working in an environment in which nurses are empowered by their autonomy, consider this opportunity which will afford the potential for personal and professional growth in the future. Summary of Essential Job Duties: Clinical Nurse II assumes responsibility and accountability for the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. The Clinical Nurse II 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. 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. All External hires must successfully pass background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physical.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Education Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing (BSN preferred). License, Certification, or Registration Required. Current and active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California. Current BLS for healthcare providers through the American Heart Association. National Specialty Certifications preferred Experience One (1) year recent of acute care experience. The Registered Nurse II is a competent clinician who provides nursing care in a skilled and effective manner. Work Environment: -Must be able to perform assigned duties in a demanding work environment. Physical Requirements: -The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions
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.