A true leader aims to inspire--and at Cedars-Sinai, that's exactly what our nurse leaders do. They have a strong combination of clinical competencies, management abilities and integrity. As a result, they play an indispensable role in the success of our organization. We embrace a culture of passion and dedication at Cedars-Sinai, and it's part of the reason we've been named one of the top ten hospitals in America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report! Now we invite you to join us. We would be happy to hear from you!
Over 32,000 operations are performed in 42 operating rooms here annually, and more than one-third of all surgeries performed are minimally invasive procedures. After helping develop laparoscopic surgery as a widely used surgical discipline, we are now at the forefront of robotic surgery, while building a training program to teach outside surgeons to do complex robotic procedures. Cedars-Sinai boasts nationally recognized programs in transplantation, cardiothoracic surgery, surgical oncology and gastrointestinal surgery, orthopaedics, urology and established a new training program in otolaryngology in 2019.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Oversee a team of RNs and Medical Assistants providing nurse visits for a variety of surgical patients, including suture removal, staple removal, and wound care in an outpatient clinic setting
Assume the responsibility and accountability for the supervision and application of the nursing process throughout the delivery of patient care
Coordinate shift operations; assigns and monitors meal periods, rest breaks, and tardiness on a shift by shift basis; When in charge, oversees and authorizes incidental overtime; Provides assistance to co-workers, new staff, temporary staff and students
Delegate and assign tasks to licensed and unlicensed health care workers within the scope of their job responsibilities
Coach and support nursing staff in the application of advanced clinical skills and critical thinking to support patient care activities
Evaluates, facilitates and promotes patient flow, coordinates discharge planning and team rounding as applicable
Lead and/or actively participate and support one or more of the following activities areas: Shared Governance-Chair, MD/RN Collaborative-Chair, Preceptor, Mentor, TCAB, Committee, Project, participation in community service activities or other related
BSN or higher required
California State RN License required
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification required
National Specialty Certification (i.e. CMSRN) required or willing to obtain within one year from start date
A minimum of 5 years of acute RN experience required, including 3 years of experience in specialty area
Meets specialty specific clinical competencies for assigned area
Internal applicants should have maintained satisfactory Clinical Nurse III status for a minimum of one (1) year and achieved a rating of "Strongly Meets Expectations" on their latest performance review
Med-Surg, ICU or OR experience preferred
Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Charge Nurse, Leadership, Supervisor, Outpatient, Healthcare, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California
Working Title: Registered Nurse IV - General Surgery Outpatient Clinic
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