Who We Are

The essence of a Cedars-Sinai nurse is our shared vision, mission, values, philosophy and professional practice model. We invite you to explore what makes us a world-class organization that attracts and retains the very best nursing professionals.


See how our nurses shine bright in our 2020-21 Nursing Annual Report.

Nursing Vision & Mission


Vision: Excellence in Human Caring

Mission: Cedars-Sinai Nursing is committed to leadership and excellence in delivering high-quality, compassionate, value-added, person-centered care. Continuous education and science are fundamental to improving our practice and enhancing our work environment.

Nursing Professional Practice Model

Nursing Professional Practice Model

Discover what makes a Cedars-Sinai nurse. Our nursing practice, strategic goals and values are surrounded by the tenets of Magnet and our vision. People, family and community are at our core, emphasizing our vow to provide Excellence in Human Caring with every person, every time.

Nursing Strategic Plan

Nursing Strategic Plan

Every four years, Cedars-Sinai Nursing sets new goals and initiatives that align with the organization, the tenets of Magnet and the needs of our patients, colleagues and community to achieve the quadruple aim.

Watson Caring Science Affiliate

Watson Caring Science Affiliate

Cedars-Sinai is a proud National Caring Science Affiliate of the Watson Caring Science Institute. We have integrated human caring theory into our practice, offering it to our patients, their families and each other.


Nursing Values

Our values are the guiding principles for all that we do, shaping our interactions with those whom we are privileged to serve.

Advocacy

Assuring that the voice of each patient and team member is heard and respected. Standing up for right thinking, right action and right practice for our patients, families, each other and our institution.

Global Awareness

Viewing healthcare from both a macro and micro perspective while incorporating different values, origins and cultures into our care delivery.

Courage

Boldly acting on the strength of our convictions, advocating for our patients, our colleagues and ourselves, especially in difficult circumstances.

Inclusion

Valuing each patient and each member of our team as individuals with different origins and perspectives—who share the common goal of doing the right thing.

These values align with the overall values of Cedars-Sinai and include:

  • Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Stewardship
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Respect & Diversity

Nursing Philosophy

Nursing is committed to, and accountable for, safe, interprofessional practice as evidenced by consistent utilization of the nursing process, collaboration with our colleagues and achievement of quality outcomes. We are advocates for people by promoting the delivery of the right care at the right time.

We practice human caring. We listen to our patients and their loved ones, and we place them at the center of all planning and decision-making. We meet each person where they are in the moment. We connect with each person by valuing their unique needs, spiritual beliefs and personal choices. We always seek to earn each person’s trust.

We pursue and apply new knowledge, evidence-driven practice and models of care as a means of providing services that exceed expectations. We utilize research as the basis for our practice. We engage in continuous quality improvement. We embrace new technologies to promote the delivery of care. We are cognizant of the cost of care and engage in initiatives to enhance value. We partner together to improve the health of our community.