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. Summary of Essential Job Duties: The Clinical Nurse III, under the direction of the Clinical Program Specialist, performs a variety of tasks specific to the needs of the patient population in the Comprehensive Transplant Center. Some of the tasks include but are not limited to: Provides and documents direct and indirect patient care services that ensures 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, including, but not limited to, the administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement the treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care. Performing nursing assessments (intakes), obtaining intravenous access, phlebotomy, and medication administration via peripheral infusion device as ordered by licensed physician or licensed advanced practitioner, monitoring and assessing patients for adverse reactions and complications, documenting in the electronic medical record and communicating with physicians appropriately and directly. The Clinical Nurse III provides nursing care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, and the Plan for Provision of Care to Patients, CSMC Code of Conduct, the Performance Improvement Plan, the Patient Education Plan and Nursing Strategic Plan. He/she maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. He/she can identify the ability of the adolescent, adult and geriatric patients to follow direction/instructions and give consent. He/she can identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environmental and provide appropriate assessment, intervention and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental milestones in the adolescent, adult and geriatric patient population.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: BSN preferred or equivalent job experience. Knowledge of the Infusion Nursing standards License/Certification/Registration Requirements: A Current California Registered License A Current BLS from American Heart Association Certification in a Specialty Field Experience: Minimum 3 (three) years ambulatory clinic experience and proficiency in infusion therapy. 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
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, push/pull at least 100 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled
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