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Registered Nurse - Alternative Care Unit (ACU) - Full Time - 12hr Nights CA

Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: February 9, 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. 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 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!

The Alternative Care Unit (ACU) is a 23-bed medical and surgical overflow unit specializing in the care and treatment of adult patients who require hospitalization for general medical, surgical and other procedures as needed. Nurses working on one of these fast-paced units require excellent partnership and a dedication to excellence every single day. Additional units are available for patient care when needed.

As a Registered Nurse for the ACU, you are responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the specialty patient population.

Deliver administration of medications and therapeutic agents vital to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
Educate patients on disease prevention and restorative measures.
You will 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
Perform skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and initiate peripheral venous access.
Observe and assess signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, 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. Including 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 needs of the specific populations. This will include cultural, spiritual, age, psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education, family, and condition needs.
You will intervene to provide a safe environment and evaluate the efficiency of interventions for patients.

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 active ACLS.
For RN III: Specialty certification (external applicants may obtain within one year of hire)

Experience:Minimum 3 years recent acute RN experience in specialty. Note: (minimum 1 year recent acute RN experience will be considered for Registered Nurse II)
Proven understanding of applicable Standards of Practice.
Demonstrates a dedication 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.

Req ID : 736
Working Title : Registered Nurse - Alternative Care Unit (ACU) - Full Time - 12hr Nights
Department : Alternate Care Unit - ACU
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

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Los Angeles , Registered Nurse - Alternative Care Unit (ACU) - Full Time - 12hr Nights CA, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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