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Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Post Partum - 12 Hours Days

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Do you want to make a difference for new families?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 extraordinary healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything necessary 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.Pregnancy is a life-changing experience that's different for every woman. And Cedars-Sinai takes our patients' needs personally. From prenatal testing to childbirth classes and lactation services, moms and newborns can expect the highest level of attention and care from our dedicated team. With our outstanding facilities, medical professionals and state-of-the-art resources for high-risk or complicated pregnancies, more women choose to have their babies here than at any other hospital in Los Angeles.As a Registered Nurse in Postpartum:

  • Provides and documents direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients.
  • Educates patients on disease prevention and restorative measures.
  • Administers medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement the treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
  • Performs/Assists procedures and diagnostic tests
  • Observes signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications, general behavior, and/or general physical condition.
  • Assesses signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics.
  • Plans and implements 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 instructions and give consent.
  • Identifies and assesses patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations.
  • Intervenes to provide a safe environment and evaluates effectiveness of intervention for patients.
  • Delegate duties to non-licensed personnel as appropriate and within scope of practice - -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 preferred.License/Certification/Registration Requirements:
        • Current California State RN License required
        • BLS from American Heart Association or American Red Cross requiredExperience:
          • A minimum of 1 year of nursing experience in Postpartum required -
            Working Title: Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Post Partum - 12 Hours Days
            Department: Postpartum
            Business Entity: Nursing
            Job Category: Nursing
            Job Specialty: Nursing
            Position Type: Per Diem
            Shift Length: 12 hour shift
            Shift Type: Night

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Post Partum - 12 Hours Days, Other , Alhambra, California

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