A true leader aims to inspire—and at Cedars-Sinai, that's exactly what our Clinical Nurse Specialists do. They have a strong combination of clinical skills, management abilities and integrity, and as a result, they play an indispensable role in the success of our organization. They are also part of the foundation for the world-class healthcare provided at Cedars-Sinai. Our people bring an unmatched passion to their craft and it shows in everything they accomplish, including achieving Magnet® designation for an unprecedented five times. Now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.
The Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Intensive Care Unit leads the way with an intensive care unit dedicated solely to congenital heart patients. A multidisciplinary, specialized team works to provide excellent and innovative care to patients who receive the most sophisticated treatment available.
As a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Intensive Care Unit you will take a leadership role in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of education programs and projects for patients, personnel and community with an emphasis in Pediatric Congenital Critical Care.
You will work on a peer level with the Clinical Nurse Educator and Associate Directors.
You will provide guidance, direction and assistance to the health care team in maintaining and providing optimum quality of nursing care for patients
You will assume the role of leader, clinician, researcher, educator, patient care advocate, consultant, inter and intradepartmental liaison, and resource professional.
You will maintain competency skills including the ability to deliver care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
You will identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environment and, provide appropriate assessment, intervention and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental achievements in these patient populations.
Since its beginning in 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the healthcare needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, continually setting new standards in quality and innovation in patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars-Sinai is widely known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients.Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its Medical Network, which includes the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates. Cedars-Sinai has consistently been named one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, has received the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 18 years in a row for providing the highest quality medical care in Los Angeles, and has the longest running Magnet desig...nation for nursing excellence in California. Cedars-Sinai is a leader in the clinical care and research of heart disease, cancer and brain disorders, among other areas. Pioneering research achievements include using cardiac stem cells to repair damaged hearts, developing minimally invasive surgical techniques and discovering new types of drugs to target cancer more precisely. Cedars-Sinai also impacts the future of healthcare through education programs that encompass everything from highly competitive medical residency and fellowship programs to a biomedical science and translational medicine PhD program, advanced training for nurses and educational opportunities for allied health professionals. Most notably, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a longstanding commitment to strengthening the Los Angeles community through wide-ranging programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.