Are you ready to bring your clinical competencies to a world-class Medical Group known for the very highest clinical standards? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient satisfaction? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.
The Cedars-Sinai Medical Network is committed to helping primary care and specialist physicians provide excellent care to all their patients, who benefit from convenient access to primary and specialty care physicians and seamless coordination of care between them. As a part of Cedars-Sinai, our physicians and staff are partners in quality health care from a medical center that is consistently recognized as one of the finest hospitals in the country. For the 8th consecutive year, we have been named one of the top 20 Physician Groups in Southern California by Integrated Healthcare Associates (IHA).
Summary of Essential Duties:
Clinical RN in outpatient Endoscopy clinic for Pre-Op, PACU and procedures
Assesses, evaluates and accurately records patient's pre-procedure and post-anesthesia status and provides supportive care during the post-procedure phase
Maintains accurate and complete nursing records
Investigates and intervenes when problems or complications arise, and communicates appropriate information to co-workers and charge nurse and documents same
Initiates emergency measures as indicated.
Administers medications in accordance with physicians' orders
Accountable for administration of drugs, IV procedures and other therapeutic measures in a safe and accurate manner
Provides a safe environment for the patient to prevent potential injury
Anticipates and assists with maintaining adequate inventory of supplies and medications
Responsible for implementing recovery room and discharge orders, providing post-discharge teaching, reviewing home care instructions, and documentation patient's and caregiver's understanding
Provides guidance and mentoring to orienting staff members
Consults with charge nurse, physician and anesthesiologist when appropriate
Assists in maintaining an up-to-date, functional emergency cart
Seeks educational opportunities and accepts responsibility for personal professional growth and development
Actively participates in in-service opportunities and staff meetings.
Willingly accepts direction from the Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse and physicians and adheres to established protocols
Ensures medical records are complete prior to commencement of procedure and prior to patient discharge
Graduate of an accredited nursing program required
Current, unrestricted California RN license required
ACLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
A minimum of 1 year of acute care nursing experience required
Experience in gastroenterology practice or endoscopy center or unit preferred
Keywords: Per Diem, Per-Diem, RN, Registered Nurse, Outpatient, Endoscopy, Procedure, PACU, Pre-Op, Healthcare, Clinic, Los Angeles, CA, California
Working Title: Per Diem Registered Nurse II - Outpatient Endoscopy Clinic
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