If you practice nursing at a higher level, Cedars-Sinai 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 five-time Magnet(r) recognition. Within our 977-bed, Level I Trauma, research and teaching facility, you'll find limitless opportunities for professional and personal fulfillment.
The 7 North East unit is comprised of dedicated and skilled professional nurses trained to care for and deliver services to patients with a range of medical diagnosis, we care for pre-operative and post-operative general surgical / musculoskeletal surgery patients and musculoskeletal trauma patients. The diagnoses are: pneumonia, wound infection, cellulitis and post R/O MI from telemetry units. The general surgical procedures are laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic gastroplasty or banding, mastectomy, and colon resection. The most common musculoskeletal diagnosis &/or procedures are fractured hips pre & post surgery, fractured extremities, biopsy & resection bone tumors.
As a Registered Nurse for 7 North - Orthopedic / General Surgery, 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. Provides care and patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.
You will deliver direct and indirect patient care services, including, but not limited to, the administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement the treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
You will Performs skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
You will observe signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition. Assesses the signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to figure out normal versus abnormal characteristics. Plans and implements care based on observations. Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures. Initiates emergency procedures when indicated.
You will provide 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. 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 patients.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.