Virtual Care Registered Nurse (Not Remote) - Care Transitions - 12-Hour Full Time Nights CA
Posted on: February 9, 2024
The Virtual Care Nurse will be working in close collaboration with
a diverse and high functioning patient care delivery team, the
Virtual Care Nurse is a central resource in caring for patients
remotely. The overreaching goal of the Virtual Care Nurse is being
responsible and accountable for coordinating timely, safe,
effective care to remote patients using a high level of technical
and organizational skills as well as critical thinking ability.
The Virtual Care Nurse will be responsible for the coordination of
all remote patient care activities, including screening, triage,
coordination of a multi-disciplinary team for safe, timely and
high-quality care. This responsibility requires the Virtual Care
Nurse to be a proficient and experienced clinician possessing an
in-depth knowledge in all aspects of nursing care. It also requires
frequent collaboration with customers, physicians, and leaders,
requiring expert level communication skills.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Use monitoring, assessment, planning, intervention, and critical
thinking skills to care for acute care patients in a virtual/remote
patient care program. Observes, evaluates and expeditiously alters
plan of care based on signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to
medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical
Demonstrates advanced assessment skills, integrating appropriate
data sources to assess the signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors,
or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal
characteristics. Uses nursing knowledge to identify, solve, and
prevent complex patient problems.
Conducts virtual patient care visits for diverse patient
populations as directed by the care team and protocol. Plans and
implements individualized patient care in collaboration with
interdisciplinary teams based on observations. Implements
appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with
standardized procedures. Initiates emergency procedures when
Leverages the resources and expertise of the virtual care team and
service provider network to implement collaborative workflows,
policies, protocols, and guidelines that support safe, reliable,
high-quality, evidence-based care with clinical protocols as the
Delegates activities or tasks related to patient care while
retaining accountability for the outcome and responsibility for the
delivery of nursing care
Actively facilitates new patient admissions; assumes additional
patient intake responsibilities as directed by program leadership;
implements established guidelines throughout intake process
Provides and precisely documents nursing process components and
relevant interventions for direct and indirect patient care
services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and
protection of patients in a timely manner.
Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) (state accredited program)
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) (state accredited program)
Licenses and Certifications
California Registered Nurse License is required.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS/ALS) is required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) is required.
ANCC Specialty Certificate is required.
Five (5) years of acute care nursing experience in a specialty area
Highly Preferred Experience
Three (3) years of acute care nursing experience in critical care
ED triage expedience with strong assessment skills in adults.
(Tele, ICU background etc). preferred.
One (1) year of Charge or Supervisory experience is preferred.
One (1) year of Clinical Nurse III at CSMC for internal applicants
One (1) year of Virtual Care Nurse/Telemedicine and/or nursing
informatics experience is preferred.
Experience in leading or participating in unit-based projects
related to change management. preferred.
Ability to quickly learn technology and the use of different
Able to commit to 12-hour shifts. Preferred.
Internal Applicant Experience
One (1) year of Clinical Nurse III experience at CSMC for internal
applicants is preferred. Promotion to CN III is accomplished
through application to the Nurse Manager. Applicants must be a CN
II at CSMC for at least twelve (12) months or a new hire with at
least three (3) years of experience in their specialty.
Additionally, the applicant must have a nursing certification.
Req ID : 155
Working Title : Virtual Care Registered Nurse (Not Remote) - Care
Transitions - 12-Hour Full Time Nights
Department : Nursing Float Personnel
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Nursing
Job Specialty : Nursing
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Night
Shift Duration : 12 hour
Base Pay : $52.47 - $83.95
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