Job Posting: Excellence of health care and the safety of our patients is the cornerstone of medical services provided at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Group Chronic Pain Management Program. For patients coping with chronic and acute pain problems, that translates to high-level expertise delivered by a multidisciplinary team approach and in a caring and supportive environment. As a Clinical Nurse II in an outpatient setting, you will work closely with the Medical Director, Clinical Pain Psychologist, and Pharmacist to perform a variety of tasks specific to the needs of the patient population seeking for care in our rapidly growing Outpatient Chronic Pain Management Program. You will assist with coordination of patient care, develop and revise patient care plans, and provide nursing interventions and serve as a patient advocate in the program. This position requires an enthusiastic, customer service focused, flexible, dedicated professional with a commitment to excellence. Essential Job Duties include: 1. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and delivery of patient care. 2. Demonstrates clinical competency and technical skills for general and specialty patient populations. 3. Utilizes nursing process to perform, coordinate and supervise patient assessments, develop and revise patient care plans, and provide nursing interventions. 4. Triages phone calls using approved protocols and documents per established standards. 5. Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory requirements in delegation of tasks and in documentation. 6. Demonstrates critical thinking and performance in the coordination, implementation and documentation of patient care and consistently performs according to the standards of the profession. 7. Provides nursing education to patients who will undergo procedures. Provides and documents patient, family education and teaching. 8. Greet patients and provide an initial nursing evaluation as needed. 9. Oversees and manages patient care flow, taking a leader role within the suite and mentoring staff. 10. Prepare patients for provider by reviewing current medications and record in medical record as needed. 11. Performs administrative functions to include answering and triaging telephone calls for patient care matters, chart preparation for clinical care, loose filing, prior authorizations or medications, and assisting with appointment scheduling in Epic. 12. All other duties that fall within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse directed by the Medical Director or Management.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities You must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in an outpatient medical setting. Specialty experience preferred. Must have current California RN licensure, phlebotomy certification, IV certification and CPR certification. You must understand pharmacology and medication administration including oral, SQ, IM and IV medications and have strong interpersonal skills, especially in the areas of patient and physician relations. Preferred candidates will have strong computer skills, experience with EPIC, and computer programs such as Word and Excel. PHYSICAL DEMANDS the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EEO/AA/F/Veteran/Disabled
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 comp...etitive 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.