Cedars-Sinai is a national leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered healthcare encompassing primary care as well as specialized medicine and conducting research that leads to lifesaving discoveries and innovations. 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 impacts the future of healthcare globally by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's physicians and other health providers. At the same time, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a long-standing commitment to strengthening the Los Angeles community through wide-ranging programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.
The Nursing Resources Office acts a resource for appropriate allocation of Nursing services. We provide supplemental staffing to all clinical areas where nursing is practiced. The Nursing Supervisors/ Administrator on duty (AOD) are available as a resource to all staff, families and visitors. As an Administrator on Duty, the Nursing Supervisor evaluates, directs and supervises overall medical center activities during the tour of duty. The AOD manages the supplemental staff such as Career float pool, Per Diem Staff, Travelers, Agency Staff, Interpreter Services and the team of Crisis Nurses.
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The Nursing Resources Department has an exciting position available for a Mental Health Worker.
You will assist patients with ADL's i.e. walking, assist patient with eating/feeding patients, toileting (including dispensing bedpans and retrieving same), turning, changing bed linen, bathing, hygiene
You will report change in patient condition promptly to the Registered Nurse
You will perform and records vital signs, I&O, and consumption of food
You will interact with patients in a therapeutic manner
Assist with de-escalating and restraining patients as directed
Identify safety concerns and institutes measures to provide a safe environment
You will maintain and document restraint Log
You will deliver care to patients with consideration of developmental achievements in the adult and geriatric population
Maintain competency/skills including the ability to deliver care for patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
Maintain the patient environment neat and clean
You will transport patients using proper body mechanics and appropriate assistive devices as indicated and approved.
Assure Rooms are ready for new admissions when needed to facilitate patient flow.
Assist with orientation and development of new Mental Health Workers
You will accompany patients to tests/procedures/court appointments
Maintain Annual competencies completed annually
Positive, professional attitude through verbal and non-verbal communications
Information for staff and patients delivered in a timely manner that is encouraging, timely and understandable
Maintain language and behaviors that build inclusiveness in the work environment
Maintain privacy at all times for patients and employee information
Participation in Performance Improvement activities and initiatives is ongoing.
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.