Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?
Do you want to be a part of something greater? To get exposure to many different disciplines while making a positive impact on the lives of a diverse patient population?
At Cedars-Sinai you'll learn from dedicated healthcare professionals every single day and use state-of-the-art facilities to do something - for yourself and for others. You will support the physicians and nursing staff in the delivery of health care by performing a variety of medically related tasks.
Summary of Essential Job Duties:
1. Assists in preparing patient for designated procedure. 2. Assists the physician and/or RN during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. 3. Ability to clean endoscopy equipment and instruments in compliance with center policy and manufacturer guidelines. 4. Observes standard precautions per protocol. 5. Assists in collection of patient specimens. 6. Assists procedure RN in accurately completing laboratory requisitions and culture/path requisitions as requested and directed by physician. 7. Refers situations beyond ability or function to supervisor. 8. Participates in QAPI and Safety Programs. 9. Assists with maintaining adequate inventory of supplies. 10. Assists with housekeeping responsibilities as directed by Charge Nurse. 11. Informs Procedure Room float nurse and Charge Nurse when leaving Procedure Room area. 12. Seeks educational opportunities and accepts responsibilities for personal professional growth and development. 13. Participates in in-service opportunities and staff meetings. 14. Maintains patient rights of confidentiality and privacy by not discussing privileged information outside the work area or within hearing range of visitors family or patient. 15. Provides and maintains a safe environment for patients and staff by complying with regulatory agency requirements and standards. 16. Keeps procedure room neat and adequately stocked. 17. Cleans rooms at the completion of procedure per center policy. 18. Has an awareness of exposure potential to hazardous materials (i.e. patient body fluids, disinfectant chemicals) and takes appropriate PPE and infection control precautions 19. Participates in responding to emergency situations as directed by physician and/or RN in charge.
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 t...eaching 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.