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 world-class 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.
How would you like to work where virtually every known gastroenterologic procedure and treatment for digestive disease and disorders are treated?
And, how would you like to care for patients in inpatient and outpatient programs using state-of-the-art technology, with specialized and internationally renowned physicians!
The Clinical Nurse will:
The Clinical Nurse administers and performs Moderate Sedation as per "Sedation" policy, Administrative Manual #CCN00213. Upon completion of Moderate Sedation Competency and Post Test, demonstrate knowledge of/and can implement approved discharge criteria for patients post sedation/anesthesia.
Demonstrates knowledge of relevant pre-procedure physical, emotional, psychological and other special needs of a patient undergoing GI procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of/implements pre-procedural testing and other clinical guidelines and protocols as appropriate; integrates data received and initiates early and appropriate interventions.
Demonstrates knowledge of GI/Endoscopy procedures with relevant experience. Procedures including diagnostic as well as interventional endoscopy procedures.
Provides assistance to co-workers, new staff, temporary staff and students; evaluates and documents the orientation process.
When assigned charge nurse responsibility, coordinates unit activity throughout the shift, initiates chain of command as appropriate.
Participates in at least 50% of unit meetings and provides constructive input to assist in unit direction.
Delegates and assigns tasks to licensed and unlicensed health care workers within the scope of their job responsibilities.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.