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Registered Nurse - Cardiology, 7:00am - 4:00pm (Per Diem)

Company: Marina Del Rey
Location: Gardena
Posted on: August 3, 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 compassion, teamwork, integrity and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital. Working with a team of world-class healthcare professionals you'll have everything you will need to do something incredible-for yourself, and for others. Join us, and support our community with the highest quality healthcare! -The -Registered Nurse - Cardiology -provides direct patient care in the cardiac care department. Monitors the patient during exercise protocols for the detection of cardiac and pulmonary abnormalities. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient's clinical condition including laboratory tests, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities. -

  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring; identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocols.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patients' safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Possesses knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of cardiac stress test: treadmill, chemical stress test, nuclear stress test, stress echocardiogram.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to co-workers and physicians.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patients' needs.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the understanding of the exercise protocol to lessen fear.
  • Educates patients and families about cardiac risk factors, how to promote a healthy heart.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and families.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.At Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a conditiosn of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy

Keywords: Marina Del Rey, Gardena , Registered Nurse - Cardiology, 7:00am - 4:00pm (Per Diem), Healthcare , Gardena, California

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