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Registered Nurse III - Med Surg Neurology

Requisition # 29096 Apply Now

If you practice nursing at a higher level, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center can give you the opportunity to elevate it to an art. You’ll be part of a team whose skills, dedication and passion are unmatched and have enabled us to achieve Magnet® designation four times.

Cedars Sinai department of 4NW Medical/Surgical Neurology has current positions available for Registered Nurse III, 12hrs shifts, 7:00pm - 7:30am

4 Northwest is the Barry H. Taper Stroke Center and serves as the dedicated stroke unit, the medical neurology unit, and general medical / surgical unit. 4 Northwest has the ability to perform cardiac telemetry monitoring on a maximum of 8 acute stroke patients. The cardiac rhythm is continuously monitored by monitor technicians on 5 Northwest. 4 Northwest also has capabilities for a four bed seizure video-telemetry monitoring unit. This unit will work collaboratively with the surgical neuroscience units to receive admissions pre-operatively for neurological work-up prior to planned surgeries, for which post-operative surgical beds are later secured. This unit is a 32 bed unit and the average daily census is 29.

Service provided on 4NW is patient/family focused care provided through interdisciplinary collaboration of physicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, neuropsychologists, dieticians, case managers and social workers. Patient/family members are the central figures in the care delivered on 4 NW. The patient populations served on 4NW are adult neurological patients suffering from stroke, transient ischemic attack, seizures, epilepsy, closed head injury, meningitis, encephalitis, movements disorders (Parkinson’s disease, ataxia, amyolateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, etc.), neuropathy, myopathy, neuro degenerative diseases, and other non-surgical conditions requiring neurological nursing observation and expertise. Patients age 18 through elderly may be admitted to this unit, most patients are adult and elderly. Patients admitted to this unit require close neurological observation, evaluation of neuro-cognition, ability to perform activities of daily living, safety for return to the home environment upon discharge and competency of caregivers to assist patients upon discharge.

A Registered Nurse III (CN III), is a proficient and experienced clinician who provides nursing efficiently and effectively using a high level of technical and organizational skills as well as critical thinking ability. A Registered III possesses an in depth knowledge in all aspects of nursing care for a specific unit patient population and consistently applies specialized knowledge and skills in the management of nursing care for individual or groups of patients and their families. A Registered Nurse III is regarded as a resource for staff on patient care issues.

EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

All External hires must successfully pass background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physical.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences:
Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Qualification Requirements/Preferences Educational Requirements:
• Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or higher required preferred.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:
• Current California State RN License required
• American Heart Association BCLS and ACLS
• Specialty Certification required (external applicants must obtain within one year of hire)

• Minimum 3 years recent acute RN experience in specialty. NOTE: (minimum 1 year recent acute RN experience will be considered for Registered Nurse II)
• 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.

Physical Demands:
• Full body motion
• Full sensory response (vision, speech, hearing, smell, touch)
• Manual finger dexterity and fine motor skills with eye-hand coordination
• Frequent standing, walking, twisting (trunk, neck), bending (waist), flexing/extending/stretching (extremities and trunk)
• Occasional sitting, gripping/grasping, reaching below shoulder level, reaching above shoulder level, kneeling, squatting
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, push/pull at least 100 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds

  • Working Title: Registered Nurse III - Med Surg Neurology
  • Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0617020 - MED-SURG 4NW
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Job Specialty: Medical/Surgical
  • Position Type: Regular-F/T
  • Shift Length: 12hr
  • Hours: 7pm - 7:30am
  • Days: Departmental Schedule
  • Shift Type: Night
  • Weekends: Every Other
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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. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

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