A true educator aims to inspire--and at Cedars-Sinai, that's exactly what our nurse educators do. They have a strong combination of clinical skills, management abilities and integrity, and as a result, they play an indispensable role in the success of our organization. It is also the foundation for the world-class healthcare provided at Cedars-Sinai. Our people bring an unmatched passion to their craft and it shows in everything they accomplish, including achieving Magnet(r) designation for an unprecedented five times. Now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible--for yourself, and for others.
As the Education Program Coordinator for the PACU you will:
Take a leadership role in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of education programs/ projects for patients, personnel and the community across the health care continuum.
Be responsible for ensuring that staff maintains competency skills in areas of responsibility including the ability to interact with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and identify the ability of the adolescent, adult and geriatric patient to follow direction/instructions and give consent.
Provide education and assure staff competency in provision of age related culturally competent patient care across the health care system.
Identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environment
Provide appropriate assessment, intervention and evaluation to patients with consideration of development milestones in the adolescent, adult and geriatric 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.