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Company: Cedars-Sinai
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the country for cardiology? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.




The Smidt Heart Institute is home to a distinguished team of experts who are setting the bar for cardiovascular care in the United States.



The Institute unites 16 centers and programs to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions for all patients, from infants to those with advanced disease. Compassionate care is integrated with an agile research enterprise, giving patients access to pioneering treatments.




You can look forward to collaborating with our world-class faculty and attending physicians. We aim to provide deep expertise across all specialties, including transplantation, stem cell therapy, congenital heart disease, women's heart health, valve disorders, arrhythmia and hypertension.



Summary of Essential Duties:



  • As a Clinical Nurse III

    you will perform a variety of direct patient care activities specific to

    the unit and needs of the patient population


  • Perform patient assessments,

    triage patient concerns, provide clinical education to patients for

    pre-ops and other disease management education


  • Manage anticoagulation,

    coordinate patient care, and maintain overall management of the ambulatory

    cardiac clinic with over 20 providers daily


  • Obtain prior

    authorizations


  • Triage phone calls from

    patients, pharmacies and other providers


  • Identify the ability of

    pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients to follow

    direction/instructions, as well as safety concerns in the age-related populations


  • Institute additional

    measures to provide a safe environment

Education:






  • Graduate of an accredited

    nursing program required


  • BSN highly preferred


License/Certification:






  • Current, unrestricted

    California RN license required


  • ACLS from the American

    Heart Association required


  • Specialty certification

    required (or willing to obtain within one year of hire)


Experience:






  • A minimum of 3 years of

    acute care nursing experience required


  • At least 3 years of

    experience in a specialty area (procedure center, ambulatory clinic and/or

    cardiology) strongly preferred


  • Excellent IV skills

    required



Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Outpatient, Ambulatory, Clinic, Heart, Cardiac, Cardio, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California


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