Los Angeles, CA 90006
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 its just one of the many reasons weve 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, youll have everything you need to do something incrediblefor yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of Americas Best Hospitals. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, GI Unit, PACU has an opening for a Registered Nurse to work 9:00am-9:30pm. Cedars-Sinai provides virtually every known gastroenterologic procedure and treatment for digestive diseases and disorders. With inpatient and outpatient programs and state-of-the-art technology, specialized and internationally renowned physicians, and a body of research, clinical expertise and results, the Cedars-Sinai Digestive Disease team treats all disorders with skill and experience. The Registered Nurse administers and performs Moderate Sedation as per the Sedation policy. Demonstrates knowledge of pre-procedure and post anesthesia care procedures, physical, emotional, psychological and other special needs of a patient undergoing GI procedures and demonstrates knowledge of/implements pre-procedural testing and other clinical guidelines and protocols as appropriate; integrates data received and initiates early and appropriate interventions. In addition, the Registered Nurse when assigned charge nurse responsibility, coordinates unit activity throughout the shift, initiates chain of command as appropriate. Participates in at least 50% of unit meetings and provides constructive input to assist in unit direction. Provides assistance to co-workers, new staff, temporary staff and students; evaluates and documents the orientation process. Delegates and assigns tasks to licensed and unlicensed health care workers within the scope of their job responsibilities. **Educational Requirements:** BSN preferred **License/Certification/Registration Requirements** : California State RN License, AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS required and specialty certification preferred **Experience:** 1 or more years of PACU or Critical Care experience required. Upon completion of the Moderate Sedation Competency & Post Test demonstrate knowledge of/and can implement approved discharge criteria for patients post sedation/anesthesia. **Physical Demands:** Full body motion Full sensory response (vision, speech, hearing, smell, touch) Manual finger dexterity and fine motor skills with eye-hand coordination Frequent standing, walking, twisting (trunk, neck), bending (waist), flexing/extending/stretching (extremities and trunk) Occasional sitting, gripping/grasping, reaching below shoulder level, reaching above shoulder level, kneeling, squatting Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, push/pull at least 100 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds 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.