Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - GI Lab/Endo in Los Angeles, California
Registered Nurse - GI Lab/Endo Requisition # 29790
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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has an opening in the GI Unit, Endoscopy for a Regisetered Nurse.
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 “Sedation” policy, Administrative Manual #CCN00213. Upon completion of Moderate Sedation Competency and Post Test, demonstrate knowledge of/and can implement approved discharge criteria for patients post sedation/anesthesia.
The Registered Nurse demonstrates knowledge of relevant pre-procedure physical, emotional, psychological and other special needs of a patient undergoing GI procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of/implements pre-procedural testing and other clinical guidelines and protocols as appropriate; integrates data received and initiates early and appropriate interventions.
Demonstrates knowledge of GI/Endoscopy procedures with relevant experience. Procedures including diagnostic as well as interventional endoscopy procedures.
Provides assistance to co-workers, new staff, temporary staff and students; evaluates and documents the orientation process.
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.
Delegates and assigns tasks to licensed and unlicensed health care workers within the scope of their job responsibilities.
Note: All External Hires must successfully pass a background check, a prohibited substance screening, and a pre-employment physical.
Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements:
BSN and CGRN preferred
Current CA RN licenses, AHA, BLS, ACLS, PALS required and specialty certification preferred
One or more years of procedural experience in the endoscopy setting.
• 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
EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled
- Working Title: Registered Nurse - GI Lab/Endo
- Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
- Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0776102 - GI DIAG/ENDOSCOPY UNIT
- City: Los Angeles
- Job Category: Nursing
- Job Specialty: Med/Surg
- Position Type: Regular-F/T
- Shift Length: 12hr
- Hours: 6:30am-11am flex start
- Days: Departmental Schedule
- Shift Type: Day
- Weekends: As Needed
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Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
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