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Nurse Practitioner (NP) - SICU (Surgical ICU)

Company: Cedars-Sinai
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!Year after year, thousands of people trust their hearts to Smidt Heart Institute at--Cedars-Sinai. Our cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and specialized care teams treat the full spectrum of heart disease and disorders, while our investigators continue to advance the field with groundbreaking, life-saving research. From genetic counseling and targeted drug therapies to an increasing array of minimally invasive procedures,--Cedars-Sinai--continues to stand at the forefront of technology, innovation and discovery improving patient outcomes.The Smidt Heart Institute has dedicated physicians and allied health professionals to treat patients in the Cardiac ICU and Cardiac Surgery ICU.Why work here?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!Nurse practitioners in our 24-bed Surgical, Trauma and Transplant Intensive Care Unit (SICU) care for patients with the highest severity of illness of all the patients in the hospital. We use up-to-date technology and advanced bedside monitoring and computerized documentation, and a team approach to patient centered care with highly skilled multidisciplinary team members and knowledgeable dedicated staff. Our patient population includes critically ill trauma and solid organ transplant patients.--What will you be doing:The Nurse Practitioner is responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process, supervision of clinical practice, research involvement, consultative services, inter and intradepartmental liaison, education, leadership and patient care management across the health care continuum including preventative care acute care through discharge, and ambulatory care environments.

  • Incorporates both independent decision-making abilities and collaboration with rotating residents and fellows, the board certified/eligible physician, subspecialty consultants, and a multidisciplinary team of experts, including, but not limited to pharmacists, respiratory therapists, and rehabilitation experts, to provide expert care to the patients.
  • Responsible to the Medical Director, the Lead Nurse Practitioner, and the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and functions as an integral part of the medical team.
  • Provides 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.
  • Provide care to special patient population and those with diverse cultural background.
  • Performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to age and developmental milestones of the population(s) served which may include adolescent, adult, geriatric.
  • Identifies the ability of age specific population served to follow direction/instructions and give consent.
  • Identifies safety concerns and institute measures to provide safe environment and provide appropriate assessment, intervention, and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental milestones in the population served.Experience Requirements:Three (3)+ years of nursing experience. (acute care preferred)Two (2)+ years of experience managing SICU patients preferred.ICU experience required.Two (2)+ years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner in SICU strongly preferred.--Educational/Licensure/Certifications Requirements:Master of Nursing DegreeGraduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of RegisteredCurrent State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner LicenseNational Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse PractitionerCurrent DEA license and Furnishing Number or eligibility to obtainCurrent ACLS certification requiredAGACNPJobsLI-Onsite-- Working Title: Nurse Practitioner (NP) - SICU (Surgical ICU)Department: Minimally Invasive Surg M/SBusiness Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterJob Category: NursingJob Specialty: Advanced Practice (RN)Position Type: Full-timeShift Length: 10 hour shiftShift Type: DayBase Pay:$139,000.00 - $222,300.00

Keywords: Cedars-Sinai, Alhambra , Nurse Practitioner (NP) - SICU (Surgical ICU), Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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