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.
TheSmidt 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.
At Cedars-Sinai, you will join a specialized team of surgeons, nurses and technicians working to provide excellent and innovative care. Unlike traditional congenital heart programs that treat either children or adults, our program treats patients from birth, through adolescence, and for the entire course of their adult lives.
You will direct patient care activities and tasks specific to the unit/needs of our pediatric program
Utilize your strong pediatric and adult assessment skills every single day
Coordinate care with social workers, dietitians and other hospital units to meet patient needs
Administer vaccines as needed
Use your outstanding communication skills to effectively counsel children and adults
Develop a strong rapport with patients of all ages by demonstrating your compassion, professionalism and empathy
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
ACLS and PALS certifications from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
Specialty certification required (you will be given one year from date of hire to obtain)
A minimum of 2 years of nursing experience required
At least 3 years of acute care nursing experience desired
Experience in PICU, Pediatrics or Congenital Heart Disease strongly preferred
Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Heart, Cardiac, Cardiovascular, Pediatric, Healthcare, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California
Working Title: Registered Nurse III - Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease Program
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 t...eaching 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.