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 five-time Magnet(r) recognition. Within our 977-bed, Level I Trauma, research and teaching facility, you'll find limitless opportunities for professional and personal fulfillment.
The Heart Institute Clinics consists of adult and pediatric providers from multiple cardiovascular medical and surgical sub-specialties.
The Heart Institute physicians and allied health professionals provide a full range of consultative, evaluation and management services to adults with suspected or known heart and/or vascular disease, individuals who are at risk for developing heart and/or vascular disease and children with congenital anomalies.
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others?
Summary of job responsibilities:
The Licensed Vocational Nurse II, under direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, She/he, after appropriate educational preparation, is capable of an expanded scope of practice in the areas of nursing process and intravenous therapy. The Licensed Vocational Nurse II provides nursing care consistent with the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, the Plan for the Provision of Care to Patients, CSMC Code of Conduct, the Performance Improvement Plan, and the Patient Education Plan. He/she maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. He/she can identify the ability of the patient to follow directions/ instructions. He/she can identify safety concerns and institutes additional measures to provide a safe environment and identify developmental milestones.
responsible for identifying the needs of each patient and assisting in the planning and delivering of patient care to meet those needs.
IV draws, Infusion Knowledge
Will assist the MD with patient visits and in-office procedures in the Heart Institute clinic as appropriate.
You will participate in coordinating specific services as directed including pre-operative preparation
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-scientists 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.