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Registered Nurse

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Do you inspire to make a difference every single 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.As a Registered Nurse Per Diem for the Preoperative (PreOp) and Post Anesthesia Care (PACU) Units:

  • 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.
    Education Requirements:
    • BSN preferred.License/Certification Requirements:
      • California RN License required
      • American Heart Association or American Red Cross Pediatric and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certifications required (PALS, ACLS).
      • Specialty certification (i.e. CPAN) preferred.Experience:
        • Minimum 3 years recent acute RN experience in specialty/post anesthesia care or ICU.
        • Working knowledge 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.Per Diem staff must consistently meet the following work requirements.
          • A minimum of 2 days per pay period is required.
          • Be available to work the number of hours or shifts agreed upon with the Executive Director / Associate Director / Supervisor.
          • When agreed upon shifts are self-canceled, the work commitment must be met by working another day(s) in the pay period.
          • Work a minimum of three (3) weekend shifts per 6 week schedule (exception: Ambulatory / Outpatient Clinics).
          • Per Diem staff working 144 or more hours per time schedule will work a minimum of four (4) weekend shifts per schedule.
          • If Per Diem staff fails to meet their weekend commitment, a letter of "self-termination" by failing to meet the time commitment will be sent.
          • Be available to work two (2) of the six national holidays one must include Christmas or New Year's.
          • The holiday commitments will include the holiday eves as the day.
          • Be available to rotate shifts as needed.
            Working Title:Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Preoperative and Post Anesthesia Care Units - 12-Hour Days with Flexible Start Times
            Department:PACU PreOp
            Business Entity:Service Lines & Ops
            Job Category:,Nursing,Nursing
            Job Specialty:Nursing
            Position Type:Per Diem
            Shift Length:12 hour shift
            Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Registered Nurse , Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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