Mission, Vision, Values and Philosophy

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 Values

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


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

Global Awareness

Viewing healthcare from both a macro and micro perspective, with an understanding of how the nursing profession fits into the ever-changing healthcare environment.


Boldly acting on the strength of our convictions, advocating for our patients, our colleagues and ourselves in both clinical and administrative settings, even in difficult circumstances.


Valuing each patient and each member of our team as individuals with different origins and different perspectives, who share common goals 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

Our Professional Practice Model

The Cedars-Sinai Nursing Professional Practice Model is a dynamic process that integrates our philosophy of education and development, research as evidence-based practice, quality-safety practices and outcomes, and community, with our vision, mission and values that guide and support person-centered care.

Our Philosophy

Cedars-Sinai Nursing is committed to, and accountable for, safe, professional practice as evidenced by consistent utilization of the nursing process, interprofessional 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 at the moment. We connect with each person by valuing their unique needs, spiritual beliefs, and personal choices. We seek to earn each person's trust at all times.

We pursue and apply new knowledge, evidence-based practice and models of care as a means of providing services that exceed expectations. We use research as the basis for our practice. We engage in continuous quality improvement. We embrace new technologies to promote care delivery. We are cognizant of the total cost of care and we take initiative to enhance value. We work to improve the health of our community.

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