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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center | Los Angeles, CA
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* Success Profile
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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.

* Full-time & Per-Diem
* Level: Mid - Senior
* Travel: Minimal (if any)
* Glassdoor Reviews and Company Rating

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Success Profile

What makes a successful RN at Cedars-Sinai? Check out the traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

* Compassionate 10
* Detail-oriented 9
* Positive 8
* Adaptable 7
* Communicator 5
* Good Listener 7

Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Addtional Traits

* Collaborative
* Open-minded
* Patient
* Team Player
* Trustworthy
* Understanding
* Self-starter
* Helpful

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"I am a proud member of the Cedars-Sinai team…Cedars holds their employees in the highest regard offering bonus', continuing education reimbursement, and much more to promote career advancement. I have been an employee for 10+ years and I love it!"

- Kathryn G., since 2007

"I truly love what I do and I love being an employee and steward of Cedars-Sinai. I am here because Cedars-Sinai's mission and goals align with my own personal values as an RN. I appreciate and value that all of the leadership (especially Sr. leadership) values each and every employee, that it is the frontline staff that truly makes the difference and how our patients are cared for on a day to day basis."

- Kimako D., since 2016

"I have been an oncology nurse for over 30 years. Cedars-Sinai offers the most up-to-date therapies available, so I get to learn every day."

- Ann S., since 2014

"One reason I enjoy being nurse leader at Cedars-Sinai is because there is support to reach your full potential and working at the top of your scope is encouraged. It is a great place to be innovative and to inspire!"

- Courtnay C., since 2015


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Discover all the ways Cedars-Sinai appreciates your efforts.

* Bonus Opportunity

$7500 Sign-on bonus for positions requiring an RN license and additional bonuses available when we hire your referrals

* Healthcare

Medical, Dental, Vision, Healthcare FSA, Dependent Care FSA, Health and Wellness Programs

* Retirement


Employer Matching

* Continuing


Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development

* Relocation


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Responsibilities Requisition # 19002540

Make a difference every 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. This shared culture of 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 excellent healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything needed 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.

Highly-trained surgeons perform approximately 32,000 surgeries in 42 operating rooms at Cedars-Sinai each year. Located in the state-of-the-art, eco-friendly Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion is the AHSP 5th floor OR Preop/PACU with nine operating rooms and preoperative and post anesthesia care units performing orthopaedic, sports medicine, and general outpatient surgery procedures.

AHSP Preop/PACU has an immediate part-time opening for a Registered Nurse who will assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the Preop/PACU patient population.

* You provide and document direct and indirect patient care services that ensure the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients.
* You provide patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.
* You provide administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement the treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
* You perform skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
* You 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 plan and implement care based on observations, implementing appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures while providing care to special patient populations and patients with divers cultural backgrounds.
* You 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 intervene to provide a safe environment and evaluates effectiveness of intervention for patients.

Days and hours are Monday-Friday, one weekend every 6 weeks, 9:00am-9:30pm

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 BCLS, ACLS and PALS.
* National Specialty Certification required (CPAN). (External applicants must obtain within one year of hire)


* Minimum 1 years recent acute RN experience in specialty - post anesthesia care.
* 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 - PreOp/PACU, Part Time - 9:00am-9:30pm
* Department: AHSP Preop PACU
* Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
* City: Los Angeles
* Job Category: Nursing
* Job Specialty: Nursing
* Position Type: Part-time
* Shift Length: 12 hour shift
* Shift Type: Day

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.

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.