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Geriatric Emergency Nurse Expert

Location: Alhambra
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

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 happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons we've achieved our sixth 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!
Cedars-Sinai's ED, with 60 patient beds, is a Level I Trauma Center, Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, Level III Geriatric Care ED, STEMI Receiving Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center and Paramedic Base Station. The ED is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week available to all people in need. Learn more about Cedars-Sinai's ED at:
As a GENE in the ED, you will act in a dual consultant and coordinator role, performing assessments and screening, advising on care and discharge planning, and coordinating follow up for identified patients 65 and older.

  • You will perform physical and/or psycho-social assessments using various geriatric screening tools to assess patients for admission or safe discharge home.
  • You will collaborate with various disciplines including physicians, case managers, social workers, pharmacists, physical therapists, and others to help determine appropriate disposition.
  • You will coordinate safe discharge to home and facilitate linkages to necessary outpatient resources.
  • You will evaluate patient, caregiver and family members' learning needs, and in turn, deliver education and provide resources as needed.
  • You will support the multidisciplinary team in decision-making by acting as a geriatric content expert.
  • You will participate and/or lead quality improvement initiatives related to geriatric care in the ED.
  • You will collect and enter data as needed for operational and study related requirements.
  • You will participate in research activities within the ED and/or the hospital.

    This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus. See our website for details:

    Educational Requirements:

    • Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN required; MSN preferred.

      License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

      • Valid California Registered Nurse License
      • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Life Support (PALS) certifications.
      • National specialty certification required (external applicants may obtain within one year of hire)
      • Geriatric Emergency Nurse Education (GENE) or Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders (NICHE) certification required within six months of hire.


        • Minimum 3 years recent acute emergency RN experience
        • Experience with program development and implementation of navigator programs preferred.
        • Working knowledge of applicable standards of practice.
        • Highly organized, motivated and the ability to work independently.
        • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.

          Working Title: Geriatric Emergency Nurse Expert (GENE) - Emergency Department - 8-Hour Evenings - $10,000 Hiring Incentive!
          Department: Emergency Rm Nursing
          Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
          Job Category: Nursing
          Job Specialty: Nursing
          Position Type: Full-time
          Shift Length: 8 hour shift
          Shift Type: Evening
          Base Pay:$56.14 - $89.82

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Geriatric Emergency Nurse Expert , Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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