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How would you like to s erve as a liaison to facilitate emergent and routine transfer requests?
The Crisis 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.
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.
Is regarded as a resource for staff on patient care issues and responds to emergency codes such as rapid response, code blue, and code yellow.
Responds to triage requests for admission through the transfer center.
As Crisis Nurse:
You will respond to emergency calls and codes
You will provide and document nursing process components and relevant interventions for direct and indirect patient care services.
You will ensure the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner.
You will provide experienced care and patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.
You will perform skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and initiate peripheral venous access.
You will observe, evaluate and expeditiously alter plans of care based on signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition.
You will demonstrate advanced assessment skills, integrating appropriate data sources to assess the signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics.
You will plan and implement individualized patient care in collaboration with interdisciplinary teams based on observations. Implement appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures. Initiates emergency procedures when indicated.
You will provide care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
You will demonstrate knowledge and be able to identify and make special adjustments as required to the specific population need, including cultural, spiritual, age, psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education, family and condition needs.
The Crisis Nurse is Responsible for the Transfer Center:
Contacting sending facility and obtain baseline clinical status and demographics.
Call PFA (patient financial rep) and fax face sheet to obtain financial clearance.
Facilitate and conduct MD/MD on recorded line when bed is assigned.
Arrange and coordinate with case manager or staff from sending facility when bed is assigned. Instruct on required document to come with patient.
Facilitate and conduct RN/RN report on recorded line.
Contact ED registration to alert of patients transfer and fax face sheet.
Assist with placement of outpatient psychiatric patients to psychiatric facilities.
Enter Reddinet at 9am and 9pm.
Decedent affairs: Talk/Comfort the family, assist in making arrangements, contact coroner if its a coroner's case (Makes copies of chart, escort detective to morgue and escort family to morgue to view body) and assist one legacy in harvesting organ (checking consent, provide assistance in accessing record.
Provide break relief to units that are short of staff when instructed by AOD.
How would you like work in a collaborative work environment?
You will collaborate to problem solve and make decisions to achieve desired outcomes
You will establishes effective working relationships with cross-functional team(s)
You respond timely, effectively and appropriately to deliverables
You will shares knowledge, time and expertise to assist other members of the team
You will cultivate and maintain strong customer relationships and rapport with stakeholders and/or client groups
You will ensures practices and procedures are inclusive of interpersonal and cultural diversity
You will identify and respond appropriately to both internal and external customer needs utilizing available resources
You will represent the company with external constituents
Do you like to Supervise and Lead Teams?
You will act as a team lead to include overseeing the work of others, assigning or allocating work to team, and ensuring tasks are completed according to deadlines and quality standards.
You will supervise the day to day work of employees, assigns work, ensures tasks are completed and deadlines are met.
You will plan, lead, and direct the work of staff to ensure goals and objectives are completed within established budget and deadlines are met.
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.