Cedars-Sinai CN III, PACU PreOp - 12hr Full-time Nights - AWS in Los Angeles, California
Make a difference every day!
When the work you do every
single 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 fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From
working with a team of excellent healthcare professionals to using
state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything needed 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.
Highly-trained surgeons perform
approximately 32,000 surgeries in 42 operating rooms at Cedars-Sinai each year.
This position is located in the state-of-the-art, eco-friendly Advanced Health
Sciences Pavilion OR Preop/PACU.
How would you like to assume
responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process
and the delivery of patient care for the Preop/PACU patient population?
As a Preop/PACU Nurse:
You provide and document direct
and indirect patient care services that ensure the safety, comfort, personal
hygiene, and protection of patients.
You provide patient education
on disease prevention and restorative measures.
You provide administration of
medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement the treatment,
disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
You perform skin tests,
immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
You observe and assess signs
and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior,
and/or general physical condition to determine normal versus abnormal
characteristics and initiate emergency procedures when indicated.
You plan and implement care
based on observations, implementing appropriate reporting, referrals and care
in accordance with standardized procedures while providing care to special
patient populations and patients with divers cultural backgrounds.
You identify patients'
readiness for learning and their ability to follow directions/instructions and
give consent while identifying and assessing patient safety concerns with
respect to age and developmental considerations.
You intervene to provide a safe
environment and evaluates effectiveness of intervention for patients.
· BSN preferred.
· Current California RN License required
· American Heart Association or American Red Cross BCLS,ACLS and PALS required.
· NationalSpecialty Certification required (CPAN) . (Externalapplicants must obtain within one year of hire)
· Minimum 3 years recent ac ute RN experience in specialty/postanesthesia care or ICU.
· Working knowledge of applicable Standards ofPractice.
· Demonstrates a dedication to customer serviceand an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health carecolleagues.
· Meets clinical criteria and protocol forClinical Nurse assigned level.
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.