Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric ICU

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7106885 (Ref: HRC0816298C)

Posted: July 30, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Make a difference every single day!

 

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 happiness, 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 dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need 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.

 

Over 400 infants, children and adolescents come to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Cedars-Sinai every year. Some are recovering from major surgery of the heart, brain or spine. Others require therapy for serious illnesses, such as asthma, respiratory failure, shock, cancer or trauma. Under the leadership of Stephen Robert, MD, every child and family receive state of the art medical care combined with attention to their unique psychosocial needs.

 

As a PICU Nurse Practitioner, you will be responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process, supervision of clinical practices, research involvement, consultative services, inter and intra-departmental liaison, education, leadership and patient care management across the health care continuum from preventative, acute care through discharge.

  • Incorporate both independent decision making abilities and collaboration with the board certified/eligible physician to deliver expert care to the patients.
  • Responsible to the medical director of the PICU and the chief nursing officer (CNO) and functions as an integral part of the medical team.
  • Provide individualized care upholding CSHS philosophies including but not limited to care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, the Plan for Provision of Patient Care, the Performance Improvement Plan, the Patient Education Plan, the Professional Organization Standards, Code of Conduct, and hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver care to special patient population and those with diverse cultural background.
  • Perform all job duties with sensitivity and attention to age and developmental achievements of the population(s) served which may include neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
  • Identify the ability of the age specific population served to follow direction/instructions and give consent.
  • Identify safety concerns and institute measures to deliver safe environment and provide appropriate assessment, intervention, and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental achievements in the population served.

 

The PICU NP will work closely with Pediatric Intensivists and Pediatric Cardiac Surgeons to provide evidence-based care to our Congenital Heart patients.

Educational Requirements:

  • Master of Nursing Degree required
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of Registered.

 

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License and Furnishing
  • National Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner
  • BLS from American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • PALS from American Heart Association
  • DEA License required or eligible to obtain

 

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a staff nurse
  • Experience in Pediatric Cardiac ICU or Pediatric Cardiology experience strongly preferred
  • Working Title: Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric ICU
  • Department: Peds ICU
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Job Specialty: Advanced Practice (RN)
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.





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Job posting number:#7106885 (Ref: HRC0816298C)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles,California
United States
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