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Registered Nurse - Emergency Department Internship - 12-Hour Days CA

Location: Lawndale
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Make a difference every single dayEmergency nurses care for people requiring urgent treatment for medical conditions due to trauma, illness or injury. They require the ability to quickly assess and identify patients' needs and triage care to treat, stabilize and minimize pain. Emergency nurses are calm in chaos, quick thinkers and fast learners who possess a knowledge of all specialties while working with an extensive team of specialists to provide the highest quality care. The specialty is challenging, fast-paced, exciting and rewarding.

If you aspire to become an emergency department (ED) nurse at Cedars-Sinai, we have opportunities available in our ED Internship Program beginning July 2024.

The ED Internship Program is a 12 week program that involves classroom and hands-on training with a preceptor. Once completed, the RN will be able to function independently within the ED.

Cedars-Sinai's ED, with 60 patient beds, is a Level I Trauma Center, Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, Level III Geriatric Care ED, STEMI Receiving Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center and Paramedic Base Station. The ED is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week available to all people in need. Learn more about Cedars-Sinai's ED at: https://bit.ly/3y1xovO

The Registered Nurse assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the emergency patient population.

Provides and accurately documents direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner.
Provides care and patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.
Provides direct and indirect care services, including, but not limited to, the administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
Performs skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
Observes signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition.
Demonstrates refined assessment skills, integrating appropriate data sources to assess the signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics.
Plans and implements individualized patient care based on observations. Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures. Initiates emergency procedures when indicated.
Provides care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. Identifies patient's readiness for learning and ability to follow directions/instructions and give consent.
Demonstrates knowledge and is able to identify and make special adjustments as required to the specific populations needs, including cultural, spiritual, age, psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education, family and condition needs.
Identifies and assesses patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations.
Intervenes to provide a safe environment and evaluates effectiveness of intervention for patient.

Note: there is an 18-month work commitment in the ED upon completing the internship.

Candidates selected for consideration will be invited to interview as scheduled.


Educational Requirements:Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or MSN/DNP required.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:Valid California Registered Nurse License
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications can be obtained during internship.
EDAP or ENPC and TNCC or ATCN required within first year of employment

Experience:Minimum 1 year recent acute RN experience.
Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice.
Demonstrates a commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.
Meets clinical criteria and protocol for Clinical Nurse assigned level.

Additional for Internal Applicants:Must have been in their current position for 6 months or longer in order to be eligible to transfer.
Must be a Clinical Nurse II or above.
Must have a satisfactory rating on his/her most recent Performance Evaluation. Copies of Performance Evaluation will be required upon interview (s).
Must be free from any disciplinary action for one year to be considered for the program.

Req ID : 628
Working Title : Registered Nurse - Emergency Department Internship - 12-Hour Days
Department : Emergency Dept Nursing
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Nursing
Job Specialty : Nursing
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 12 hour
Base Pay : $49.04 - $78.46

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Los Angeles , Registered Nurse - Emergency Department Internship - 12-Hour Days CA, Healthcare , Lawndale, California

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