Registered Nurse - Preoperative and Post Anesthesia Care - 12-Hour Nights 8pm- $10,000 Hiring Incentive!

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

Responsibilities
Requisition # HRC0545169B

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. This shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence! From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals!

Cedars-Sinai's Preoperative (PreOp) and Post Anesthesia care (PACU) Outpatient Short Stay unit (OSU) is located in the state-of-the-art Advanced Health Science Pavilion. Our perianesthesia nurses are highly skilled critical care professionals who care for patients requiring extended recovery care, overnight stay and discharge within 24 hours. They continuously monitor and record patients' vital signs, monitor for side effects and adverse reactions related to anesthesia and are prepared to handle emergency situations if needed to ensure patients' safety.

As a Registered Nurse in PreOp PACU OSU you will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care within this specialty patient population. You will also

  • 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
  • provide patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.
  • provide administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
  • perform skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus. See our website for details: https://jobs.cedars-sinai.edu/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 Red Cross or American Heart Association Pediatric and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certifications.
  • For RN III: Specialty Certification (i.e. CPAN) (external applicants may obtain within one year of hire)

Experience:
  • Minimum 3 years recent acute RN experience in PACU or ICU. Note: (one (1) year experience will be considered for Registered Nurse II)
  • Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice.
  • Demonstrated dedication to customer service and ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.

Working Title:

Registered Nurse - Preoperative and Post Anesthesia Care - 12-Hour Nights 8pm- $10,000 Hiring Incentive!


Department:

Outpatient Stay Unit


Business Entity:

Nursing


Job Category:

,Nursing,Nursing


Job Specialty:

Nursing


Position Type:

Full-time


Shift Length:

12 hour shift


Shift Type:

Night


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) and COVID-19. 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 April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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