1+ months
2018-05-032018-09-30

Clinical Nurse II

Cedars-Sinai
Beverly Hills, CA 90209
Excellence of health care and the safety of our patients is the cornerstone of medical services provided at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Group Chronic Pain Management Program. For patients coping with chronic and acute pain problems, that translates to high-level expertise delivered by a multidisciplinary team approach and in a caring and supportive environment. As a Clinical Nurse II in an outpatient setting, you will work closely with the Medical Director, Clinical Pain Psychologist, and Pharmacist to perform a variety of tasks specific to the needs of the patient population seeking for care in our rapidly growing Outpatient Chronic Pain Management Program. You will assist with coordination of patient care, develop and revise patient care plans, and provide nursing interventions and serve as a patient advocate in the program. This position requires an enthusiastic, customer service focused, flexible, dedicated professional with a commitment to excellence. Essential Job Duties include: 1. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and delivery of patient care. 2. Demonstrates clinical competency and technical skills for general and specialty patient populations. 3. Utilizes nursing process to perform, coordinate and supervise patient assessments, develop and revise patient care plans, and provide nursing interventions. 4. Triages phone calls using approved protocols and documents per established standards. 5. Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory requirements in delegation of tasks and in documentation. 6. Demonstrates critical thinking and performance in the coordination, implementation and documentation of patient care and consistently performs according to the standards of the profession. 7. Provides nursing education to patients who will undergo procedures. Provides and documents patient, family education and teaching. 8. Greet patients and provide an initial nursing evaluation as needed. 9. Oversees and manages patient care flow, taking a leader role within the suite and mentoring staff. 10. Prepare patients for provider by reviewing current medications and record in medical record as needed. 11. Performs administrative functions to include answering and triaging telephone calls for patient care matters, chart preparation for clinical care, loose filing, prior authorizations or medications, and assisting with appointment scheduling in Epic. 12. All other duties that fall within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse directed by the Medical Director or Management. You must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in an outpatient medical setting. Specialty experience preferred. Must have current California RN licensure, phlebotomy certification, IV certification and CPR certification. You must understand pharmacology and medication administration including oral, SQ, IM and IV medications and have strong interpersonal skills, especially in the areas of patient and physician relations. Preferred candidates will have strong computer skills, experience with EPIC, and computer programs such as Word and Excel. PHYSICAL DEMANDS the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EEO/AA/F/Veteran/Disabled Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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