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Registered Nurse - Neurology Stroke - 12-Hour Nights

Cedars-Sinai
Los Angeles, CA 90006
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**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 its just one of the many reasons weve achieved our fifth consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, youll have everything you need to do something incrediblefor yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of Americas Best Hospitals. Nurses in 4Northwest, our 32-bed Neurology Stroke unit, care for adult neurological patients suffering from stroke, transient ischemic attack, seizures, epilepsy, closed head injury, meningitis, encephalitis, and movements disorders, and other non-surgical conditions requiring neurological nursing observation and expertise. As a Registered Nurse in our Neurology Stroke Unit you will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the specialty patient population. + You will provide and accurately document direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner + You will provide patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures. + You will provide administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care. + You will perform skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and initiate peripheral venous access. + You will observe and assess signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, or general physical condition to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics and initiate emergency procedures when indicated. + You will plan and implement individualized patient care based on observations. This will include appropriate reporting, referrals, and care in accordance with standardized procedures while providing care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. + You will identify patients' readiness for learning and their ability to follow directions/instructions and give consent while identifying and assessing patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations. + You will demonstrate the knowledge and the ability to identify and make special adjustments as required to needs of the specific populations. This will include cultural, spiritual, age, psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education, family, and condition needs. + You will intervene to provide a safe environment and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions for patients. **Educational Requirements:** + Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or higher preferred. **License/Certification/Registration Requirements:** + Current California State RN License required + American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification + Specialty Certification required (external applicants must obtain within one year of hire) **Experience:** + Minimum 3 years recent acute RN experience in specialty. Note: (minimum 1 year recent acute RN experience will be considered for Registered Nurse II) + Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice. + Demonstrates a dedication to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues. + Meets clinical criteria and protocol for Clinical Nurse assigned level. 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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Posted: 2019-08-05 Expires: 2019-09-04

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Los Angeles, CA 90006

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Registered Nurse
118th2018 - Registered Nurse
Overall Rating: 118/220
Median Salary: $70,000

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