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Registered Nurse - Surgical Stepdown - 12-Hour Nights

Make a difference in Nursing at Cedars-Sinai. Use your compassion, expertise and dedication in work that truly matters – improving the lives of our patients in their most vulnerable times. As a Nurse at Cedars-Sinai you'll work alongside some of the most talented staff in the industry and be exposed to innovative research and technology. Nurses at Cedars-Sinai are expected to be among the best in the industry and are given support to do something incredible – for yourself and for others. Join us today, and you could earn a signing bonus of up to $7500, be sure to ask your recruiter for details.

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Requisition # 19003824

Make a difference every single day

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. Progressive care nursing requires more than just exceptional technical skill. Our nurses give their compassion, their ambition, and everything they have to provide patients with the highest level of care. This culture of passion, integrity and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s one of the many reasons we’ve earned a five-time Magnet designation. So if you’d like to be a part of one of the most talented teams in healthcare, we invite you to join us at Cedars-Sinai. Come discover for yourself why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.


Registered Nurses on 6NE, a 24-bed cardiovascular surgical stepdown unit, are dedicated to caring for stable cardiac surgical patients requiring close monitoring of their heart rhythm. We use a multidisciplinary approach and are comprehensive in the care. The nurses attend multidisciplinary team rounds, caring for all solid organ transplant patients including thoracic surgery patients, post VATS or lung volume reduction and vascular and post cardiac surgery patients.


As a Registered Nurse on 6NE, you will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the specialty patient population.

  • You will provide and accurately document direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner
  • You will provide patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.
  • You will provide administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
  • You will perform skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
  • You will observe and assess signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics and initiate emergency procedures when indicated.
  • You will plan and implement individualized patient care based on observations. Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures while providing care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • You will identify patients' readiness for learning and their ability to follow directions/instructions and give consent while identifying and assessing patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations.
  • You will demonstrate the knowledge and the ability 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.
  • You will intervene to provide a safe environment and evaluate effectiveness of intervention for patients.

This position is eligible for a $3000 Employee Referral Program bonus. See website for details: http://careers.cedars-sinai.edu/working-here/employee-referrals/

Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or higher preferred.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • Current California State RN License required.
  • American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification.
  • Specialty Certification preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year recent acute RN experience in specialty. 
  • Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice.
  • Demonstrates a dedication 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.
  • Working Title: Registered Nurse - Surgical Stepdown - 12-Hour Nights
  • Department: 6NE Step Down
  • Business Entity: Nursing
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Job Specialty: Nursing
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 12 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Full-time

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 Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org 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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