Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse III - Short-Stay Unit in Los Angeles, California

Requisition #: 28172
Working Title: Registered Nurse III - Short-Stay Unit
Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0617035 - Med Surg 3N Short Stay
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Nursing
Job Specialty: Nursing Resources
Position Type: Regular-F/T
Shift Length: 12hr
Hours: 7pm - 7:30am
Days: Departmental Schedule
Shift Type: Night
Weekends: Every Other

Job Posting: Summary of Essential Job Duties:

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, with a focus on patients with expected stay of 48 hours or less. The unit expanded and in November 2016 moved to a larger 28-bed location. 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 night shifts, l2hrs 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 III assumes responsibility and accountability for the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. The Clinical Nurse Ill 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.

Educational Requirements:

BSN required

Graduate from an accredited nursing program

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

Current California Registered Nurse License

American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS, BLS

Specialty certification preferred (must commit to obtaining within one year of hire)

Telemetry training required

Experience:

Five (5) years or more recent acute care RN experience to include 3yrs Telemetry or ICU/PCU RN experience.

Experience with computerized documentation systems is a must!

Experience with acting in charge nurse role required.

Physical Demands:

The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactori6y perform all direct and indirect patient care functions. Must be able to lift a minimum of 25lbs. Will work in highly visible, very active environment. Must be able to stand, lift, walk. No physical limitation.

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

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Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.