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Registered Nurse - Surgical Stepdown / Transplant - 6NW - 12-Hour Nights - $10,000 Hiring Incentive

Location: Lawndale
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Make a difference every single dayWhen the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. Progressive care nursing requires more than just exceptional technical skill. Our nurses give their compassion, their ambition, and everything they have to provide patients with the highest level of care. This culture of integrity, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's one of the many reasons we've earned a five-time Magnet designation. So if you'd like to be a part of one of the most talented teams in healthcare, we invite you to join us at Cedars-Sinai! Come discover for yourself why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals! Life at Cedars-Sinai: https://bit.ly/3S2eSNX

Nurses in 6NW, our 32 Bed dynamic progressive care Surgical Stepdown unit, are dedicated professional nurses trained to care for post lung, liver, kidney transplant patients or those patients who have undergone other surgical procedures. The nurses attend multidisciplinary team rounds, caring for all solid organ transplant patients.

As a Registered Nurse (RN) in our Surgical Stepdown you are responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the specialty patient population. You will also

provide and accurately document direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner
provide patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.
provide administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
perform skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
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.
plan and implement individualized patient care based on observations. Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures while providing care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
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.
demonstrate the knowledge and the ability 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.

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus. See our website for details: https://jobs.cedars-sinai.edu/employee-referrals


Educational Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or higher preferred.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

Current California State RN License required
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification.
Specialty Certification (external applicants may obtain within one year of hire)


Minimum 3 years recent acute RN experience in specialty. Note: (minimum 1 year recent acute RN experience will be considered for Registered Nurse II)
Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice.
Demonstrated dedication to customer service and ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC1401179
Working Title : Registered Nurse - Surgical Stepdown / Transplant - 6NW - 12-Hour Nights - $10,000 Hiring Incentive!
Department : Step Down Care
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Nursing
Job Specialty : Nursing
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Night
Shift Duration : 12 hour
Base Pay : $49.04 - $78.46

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