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Registered Nurse - Advanced Heart Failure Unit - 6South - 12-Hour Nights

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: West Covina
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Make a difference every single 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 happiness, 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 dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need 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!

6 South - is a 54 - bed progressive care Advanced Heart Failure Unit that is primarily composed of adult patients with Congestive Heart Failure and pulmonary edema requiring continuous cardiopulmonary monitoring, heart transplant or mechanical circulatory support evaluation, post-heart transplant care with non-surgical issues, and may undergo cardiac catherization procedures, which will require 1:3 nursing care. In addition, we also care for some medical telemetry patients requiring 1:4 nursing care.

As a Registered Nurse on Advanced Heart Failure, you are responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care for the specialty patient population. You will also

provide and accurately document direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner

provide patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.

provide administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.

perform skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.

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.

plan and implement individualized patient care based on observations. Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures while providing care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.

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.

demonstrate the knowledge and the ability to identify and make special adjustments as required to the specific populations' needs, including cultural, spiritual, age, psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education, family and condition needs.

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus. See our website for details: https://jobs.cedars-sinai.edu/employee-referrals

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, West Covina , Registered Nurse - Advanced Heart Failure Unit - 6South - 12-Hour Nights, Healthcare , West Covina, California

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