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. Cedars Sinai department of 4NW Medical/Surgical Neurology has current positions available for Registered Nurse III, 12hrs shifts, 7:00pm - 7:30am 4 Northwest is the Barry H. Taper Stroke Center and serves as the dedicated stroke unit, the medical neurology unit, and general medical / surgical unit. 4 Northwest has the ability to perform cardiac telemetry monitoring on a maximum of 8 acute stroke patients. The cardiac rhythm is continuously monitored by monitor technicians on 5 Northwest. 4 Northwest also has capabilities for a four bed seizure video-telemetry monitoring unit. This unit will work collaboratively with the surgical neuroscience units to receive admissions pre-operatively for neurological work-up prior to planned surgeries, for which post-operative surgical beds are later secured. This unit is a 32 bed unit and the average daily census is 29. Service provided on 4NW is patient/family focused care provided through interdisciplinary collaboration of physicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, neuropsychologists, dieticians, case managers and social workers. Patient/family members are the central figures in the care delivered on 4 NW. The patient populations served on 4NW are adult neurological patients suffering from stroke, transient ischemic attack, seizures, epilepsy, closed head injury, meningitis, encephalitis, movements disorders (Parkinson's disease, ataxia, amyolateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, etc.), neuropathy, myopathy, neuro degenerative diseases, and other non-surgical conditions requiring neurological nursing observation and expertise. Patients age 18 through elderly may be admitted to this unit, most patients are adult and elderly. Patients admitted to this unit require close neurological observation, evaluation of neuro-cognition, ability to perform activities of daily living, safety for return to the home environment upon discharge and competency of caregivers to assist patients upon discharge. A Registered Nurse III (CN III), is a proficient and experienced clinician who provides nursing efficiently and effectively using a high level of technical and organizational skills as well as critical thinking ability. A Registered III possesses an in depth knowledge in all aspects of nursing care for a specific unit patient population and consistently applies specialized knowledge and skills in the management of nursing care for individual or groups of patients and their families. A Registered Nurse III is regarded as a resource for staff on patient care issues. EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. All External hires must successfully pass background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physical.
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-scien...tists 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.