The Clinical Nurse II, a Registered Nurse, delivers direct care to assigned patients in an ambulatory setting. Nursing care is delivered using standards of care by following approved policies and procedures.
1. Assesses appropriately patient care needs and learning needs in routine adult and geriatric populations. Demonstrates ability to apply new knowledge in routine and less complex patient situations.
2. Demonstrates ability to document pertinent nursing assessment including physical and psycho-social findings on all assigned patients
3. Prioritizes identified patient care problems within assigned patients and assumes responsibility for problem resolution, utilizing all resources as appropriate
4. Plans patient care and education based on disease process, anticipated patient outcomes, complications of treatment, and psycho-social needs in collaboration with other healthcare team members
5. Initiates and follows through with appropriate referrals to other interdisciplinary healthcare team members
6. Demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth and development throughout the lifespan to competently provide care to adult and geriatric patients
7. Utilizes effective time management to complete all assignments in a timely manner to ensure safety of patients
8. Demonstrates competency in use of technical skills as required (i.e., IV therapy equipment utilization, universal precautions, body mechanics
9. Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) monitoring to maintain or improve care of designated patient population
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.