1+ months
2018-05-032018-08-05

Registered Nurse -Oncology/Hospice w/Infectious Diseases with Palliative Care

Cedars-Sinai
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If you practice nursing at a higher level, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center can give you the opportunity to elevate it to an art. Youll be part of a team whose skills, dedication and passion are unmatched and have enabled us to achieve Magnet designation four times. 4SE is looking for experienced Registered Nurses. 4SE is integrated within the General Medical-Surgical Service and Departments of Medicine and Infectious Diseases to provide quality care to adult (aged 15 and higher) medical patients who are acutely ill with a spectrum of diagnoses related to HIV/AIDS, as well as other medical diagnoses such as: pneumonia, r/o tuberculosis, sepsis, sickle cell anemia, cancer and palliative care. Patients are admitted to the unit by their primary care physician or by the Hospitalist/Faculty Service. An interdisciplinary approach to care is provided throughout the continuum of service. Patient care needs are identified through interdisciplinary assessments, team care planning, and a patient classification system. There is a special focus on pain management, medications, self-care, nutrition, and education. 4SE staff provides special procedures including chemotherapy administration and monitoring, pain management, metabolic support, patient and caregiver education and support, and palliative care. Respiratory isolation services are provided to those patients requiring airborne precautions. Patients who require a higher level of care are transferred either to a cardiac monitoring unit or to an intensive care unit (ICU). Summary of Essential Job Duties: A Registered Nurse, is a proficient and experienced clinician who provides nursing efficiently and effectively using a high level of technical and organizational skills as well as critical thinking ability. A CN II possesses an in depth knowledge in all aspects of nursing care for a specific unit patient population and consistently applies specialized knowledge and skills in the management of nursing care for individual or groups of patients and their families. A CN II is regarded as a resource for staff on patient care issues. EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. All External hires must successfully pass background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physical. Educational, License, Certification and Other Requirements: -B.S.N. from an accredited school of nursing is preferred. -Current and valid registered nurse license from the State of California. -Current and valid Basic Cardiac Life Support certificate from the American Heart Association. -Specialty Certification is preferred (OCN, Palliative Care, Pain Management), ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy or ONS Certification required or must be obtained within six (6) months of hire. -Must possess minimum computer competency comprised of a working knowledge of Windows or comparable system specifically including keyboarding and mouse skills and applicable to individual job duties and expectations, employee must demonstrate competency in use of the applications indicated on the competency checklist. -Full command (written and verbal) of the English Language. -Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Experience: Minimum of 3 year experience e as RN in acute care setting preferably 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 commitment 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. Physical Requirements: -The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of this job.

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

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