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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center | Los Angeles, California
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Job Description

Every Skill. Every Effort. Everything We Have.

When the work you do every day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons we've achieved our fourth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of world-class 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 Biomedical Imaging Research Institute (BIRI) has an opening for a Research Nurse.

The Biomedical Imaging Research Institute (BIRI) is a multidisciplinary imaging research department with scientists and physicians who develop novel ways to advance imaging technology so that diseases of the heart, brain, and cancers could be diagnosed, managed and treated better than ever before. BIRI is seeking a Research Nurse to support the cutting-edge research and clinical imaging studies performed in our Research Imaging Core facility.

The Research Nurse will work as part of a collaborative team of researchers, imaging technologists, physicians, nurses, and research coordinators. The Research Nurse will apply medical knowledge and experience to coordinate, implement, and monitor the clinical course of research subjects and clinical patients undergoing MRI and PET/MRI scans in the Imaging Core. Assess physical health and administer treatments aligned with scope of practice, ensure subject/patient safety. The Research Nurse adheres to federal and regulatory requirements in providing direct patient nursing care. The Research Nurse demonstrates professional maturity and is required to have the ability to multi-task and prioritize with minimal supervision. A flexible work schedule, outstanding communication and organizational skills, and attention to detail are required in a successful candidate.

Note: All External Hires must successfully pass a background check, a prohibited substance screening, and a pre-employment physical.

Educational Requirements:

BSN preferred.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

* Valid California RN license required
* BLS CPR certification required
* CCRP or CCRC certification preferred


Three (3) years minimum clinical nursing experience (cardiovascular or imaging experience preferred) in an acute care setting, and one (1) additional year of research nursing experience required. Must be proficient at placing IV lines. Excellent oral/written communication skills and interpersonal skills required. Demonstrated commitment to quality service and care, teamwork, and CSMC goals. Must have strong interpersonal, organizational and multi-tasking skills, and full command (verbal and written) of the English language.

Physical Demands (e.g., lifting, standing, walking):

Must have physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily and safely perform essential job functions, including: ability to frequently sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time; read papers and online documents; perform moderate lifting (up to 25 pounds); ability to operate standard office equipment, respond to auditory alarms and communication devices; visual acuity including color differentiation.

Working Conditions:

* Must be ""MR safe"" and able to work in a ZONE IV MRI environment.
* Must be able to work in a reseach facility where preclinical and translational research is conducted.
* Must be comfortable interacting with patients during PET procedures.
* May be exposed to blood borne pathogens.
* Working Title: Research Nurse - Biomedical Imaging Research Institute (BIRI) Part-Time
* Department: BMS - Administrative Effort
* Business Entity: Academic / Research
* City: Los Angeles
* Job Category: Nursing
* Job Specialty: Research (RN)
* Position Type: Contingent
* Shift Length: 8 hour shift
* Shift Type: Contingent

About Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Is Leading the Quest for Health Among California Hospitals

Since our founding in 1902, Cedars-Sinai has been solely focused on providing the finest healthcare available among California hospitals. As a result, many advances in all areas of healthcare have been made and hundreds of thousands of lives have been significantly impacted.

More than 1,800 physicians in virtually all medical specialties are affiliated with the California hospital, Cedars-Sinai. They join more than 8,000 employees, 2,000 volunteers and 15,000 fundraising support group members to form a unique partnership in delivering world-class medicine.

Cedars-Sinai physicians are leaders in basic and clinical research, bringing advancements in medicine directly from the laboratory to the bedside. In addition, they teach over 245 residents and fellows in nearly 60 graduate medical education programs at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai ranks as one of the top California hospitals in clinical quality. Quality patient care and dedication to patient satisfaction are the cornerstones of Cedars-Sinai. Our quality is measured in high patient satisfaction scores, continuous clinical performance activities, excellent medical outcomes, ongoing research and academic programs, and receipt of the following designations and awards.

Working at Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai has put in place a progressive Compensation and Benefits program including a choice between two (2) retirement plans including a Defined Contribution Plan and a Defined Benefit Plan. We are one of a very few employers in the United States that offers its employees this type of choice.

Cedars-Sinai provides employees the resources and support of a large thriving organization, yet, in your work area, you establish valuable friendships and relationships that support you in your work on a daily basis. As part of an organization with a century long history of firsts, our employees enjoy a strong sense of pride and personal satisfaction.

Cedars-Sinai provides the opportunity to touch lives and be touched in return. Our institution truly recognizes the importance of caring and listening to our employees.