Registered Nurse - Alternative Care Unit (ACU) - Full Time - 12hr Nights CA
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: February 9, 2024
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
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
Educate patients on disease prevention and restorative
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
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
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:
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
Meets clinical criteria and protocol for Clinical Nurse assigned
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
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