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Registered Nurse - Neuro Intensive Care Unit Internship - 12-Hour Nights - Los Angeles, CA #7349238

Company: Cedars-Sinai

Date: 02/21/2020

City: Los Angeles, CA

Summary Of Essential Job Duties:


•Provides and accurately documents direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner.


•Provides care and patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.


•Provides direct and indirect care services, including, but not limited to, the administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.


•Performs skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.


•Observes signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition.


•Demonstrates refined assessment skills, integrating appropriate data sources to assess the signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics.


•Plans and implements individualized patient care based on observations. Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures. Initiates emergency procedures when indicated.


•Provides care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. Identifies patient’s readiness for learning and ability to follow directions/instructions and give consent.


•Demonstrates knowledge and is able to identify and make special adjustments as required to the specific populations needs, including cultural, spiritual, age, psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education, family and condition needs.


•Identifies and assesses patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations. Intervenes to provide a safe environment and evaluates effectiveness of intervention for patient


Education:


•BSN or higher required


•Full command (verbal and written) of the English language


•Certification of field of practice preferred


•Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice


•Knowledgeable and proficient in the use of health care technology within the specialty


Licenses:


•California State RN License required


•BCLS and ACLS certified required


•LA County Fire Card required


•Specialty Certification preferred


Experience:


•Meets specialty specific clinical competencies for assigned clinical nurse level and area.


•Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice.


•Demonstrates a commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.


•Meets clinical criteria and protocol for Clinical Nurse assigned level


Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.


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