Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse II - Neuro/Spine Surgery in Los Angeles, California

Requisition #: 27597
Working Title: Registered Nurse II - Neuro/Spine Surgery
Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0617015 - MED-SURG CARE 8NE
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Nursing
Job Specialty: Medical/Surgical
Position Type: Regular-F/T
Shift Length: 12hr
Hours: 7pm - 7am
Days: Monday - Friday
Shift Type: Night
Weekends: Every Other

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. The Department of 8 NW - Neuro/Spine Surgical Unit has a current position available for a Registered Nurse II.

There are two 24-bed surgical units located on the east and west side of the 8 North Tower that operate on a 24 hour basis with a combined average daily census of 42. 8 North also has 16 deluxe rooms. When not needed for patients on our regular service line, these rooms are available for any patient, upon request, for an additional fee regardless of the diagnosis.

The type of patients most frequently admitted to this unit are those in need of, or have had the following procedures: 8 North West:

• Spine surgery including but not limited to - Lumbar Micro-diskectomy, Anterior Cervical Fusions, Posterior Foramenotomy, Anterior Fusions, Anterior/Posterior Fusions, Multilevel Stenosis / Laminectomy, decompressions, Disk Replacement, Stabilization and Instrumentation • Iodine Swallow studies

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 Registered Nurse II makes clinical judgments and carries out related nursing interventions using the nursing process without supervision.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled

All External hires must successfully pass background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physical.

Qualification Requirements/Preferences:

Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

A valid and current California Registered Nurse License; BSN preferred. Current BLS for healthcare providers through the American Heart Association. National specialty certification preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of one year recent experience as RN in acute care setting preferably in specialty.

Language Skills – English Language Proficiency required. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from patients, families and the general public in a positive manner.

Able to function effectively in a busy, fast-paced environment. Must be capable of making decisions under pressure and managing anger, fear, hostility and violence of others appropriately.

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.

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

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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.