Are you ready to bring your clinical competencies to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the United States? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient satisfaction? 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.
The new Kao Autoimmunity Institute and Scleroderma Program will be part of the Cedars-Sinai Department of Medicine. We will bring together clinicians, investigators and others from a variety of fields across Cedars-Sinai and its affiliated hospitals and care sites. You will be joining a team led by new directors, along with a new director of the Division of Rheumatology.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Provides and documents direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients.
Educates patients on disease prevention and restorative measures.
Administers medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement the treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
Performs/Assists procedures and diagnostic tests
Observes signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition.
Assesses signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics.
Plans and implements care based on observations.
Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures.
Initiates emergency procedures when indicated.
Provides care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
Identifies patient's readiness for learning and ability to understand instructions and give consent.
Identifies and assesses patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations.
Intervenes to provide a safe environment and evaluates effectiveness of intervention for patients.
Delegates duties to non-licensed personnel as appropriate and within scope of practice
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.