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Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - 12hrs Days

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: January 13, 2023

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 happiness, 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 dedicated 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! Are you ready to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the country? Would you like to make a difference in the lives of families every single day? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in California! We would be happy to hear from you. Our world-class, 45-bed, Level IV, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) admits nearly 700 infants per year, dedicated to delivering the highest quality care for all newborns, ranging from healthy neonates to sick or premature newborns requiring close observation or intensive care. We are one of the largest in Southern California and unmatched in the United States for its state-of-the-art design and technology. Summary of Essential Duties:

As a Registered Nurse, you will establish a plan of care, set goals, determine priorities, and provide care within established standards of practice.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.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 understand 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. - -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.
Education:
Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or higher preferred.License/Certification:
Current California State RN License requiredAmerican Heart Association or American Red Cross BLS and NRP certifications requiredExperience:
Minimum 1 year recent acute RN experience in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Working Title: Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - 12hrs Days
Department: Neonatal Care I
Business Entity: Nursing
Job Category: Family & Function,Nursing,Family & Function,Nursing
Job Specialty: UNASSIGNED
Position Type: Per Diem
Shift Length: 12 hour shift
Shift Type: Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - 12hrs Days, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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