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 passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons we've achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of excellent healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything needed to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals.
The Department of Nursing Institute provides Nursing Research and Development at Cedars-Sinai to promote high quality patient care by assuring competent, and appropriate nursing care throughout the Medical Center. The department promotes nursing research, contributing to the improvement of the delivery of health care services in the Medical Center, the community, and the nation.
Are you ready to expand your knowledge in your area of expertise?
As a Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOCN),
You will serve as a registered nurse who is an expert clinical practitioner responsible for providing consultation, education, and client management expertise for specific clinical areas.
You would be responsible for the planning and delivery of care to our patients with a newly created stoma and care of the patients with skin breakdowns.
You will offer mentorship, direction and assistance to the health care team in maintaining optimum quality.
You will work on a peer level with the Clinical Nurse Specialist.
You will deliver nursing care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice.
You will maintain competency skills including the ability to deliver care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
You will identify the ability of the patient to follow direction/instructions and give consent.
You can identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environment; and provide appropriate assessment, intervention, and evaluation to patients with consideration of development breakthroughs.
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 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.