Job Posting: If you practice nursing at a higher level, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 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 Magnet® designation four times. 7North Department of Orthopedics is looking for experienced Registered Nurses. 7 North East provides services to patients with a variety of medical diagnosis, pre-operative and post-operative general surgical / musculoskeletal surgery patients and musculoskeletal trauma patients. The most common diagnoses are: pneumonia, wound infection, cellulitis and post R/O MI from telemetry units. The most common 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. 7 North West provides services patients with pre-operative and post-operative musculoskeletal surgery patients and musculoskeletal trauma patients. The most common procedures are Total Joint Replacement, spine surgery and extremity surgery for bone, muscle or tendon problems, diseases or injuries. Special procedures particular to 7 North include: Traction, Compartment monitoring, Casting Orthopedic Devices (CPM / electric cool ), Auto-transfusion, Epidural continuous infusion, Continuous nerve block infusion, Leech therapy . Summary of Essential Job Duties: The Registered Nurse II assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. The Clinical Nurse II makes clinical judgments and carries out related nursing interventions using the nursing process without supervision.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: A BSN from an accredited school of nursing is preferred. -Must possess minimum computer competency comprised of a working knowledge of Windows or comparable system specifically including keyboarding and mouse skills and applicable to individual job duties and expectations, employee must demonstrate competency in use of the applications indicated on the competency checklist -Full command (written and verbal) of the English Language. -Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. License/Certification/Registration Requirements: Current and valid registered nurse license from the State of California -Current and valid Basic Cardiac Life Support/BCLS certificate from the American Heart Association Experience: Acute care experience for 1year. Minimum 18 months as RN. Physical Demands: Physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care
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