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Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Memory and Healthy Aging - 8 Hour Day Shift

Company: Cedars-Sinai
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!
The Bernard and Maxine Platzer Lynn Family Memory and Healthy Aging Program in the . The program will broaden the scope of age-related care at Cedars-Sinai-with a focus on healthy aging, patient independence, care coordination, and brain health. This new program will reinvent and reshape aging and age-related conditions at Cedars-Sinai. Our hope is to discover ways to promote aging with independence, grace, and dignity for all.
Why work here?
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been ranked the #1 hospital in California and #2 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, 2022-23. Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries.
We take pride in hiring the best, most hardworking employees. Our dedicated doctors, nurses and staff reflect the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.
What will you be doing:
The Nurse Practitioner will coordinate and help manage the care of the Memory and Healthy Aging patients by delivering direct patient care, education and support, making referrals to other services/specialties as appropriate, and following up with patients on care plans.

  • Performs a thorough age specific history and physical along with appropriate follow up and documentation of the results.
  • Analyzes and coordinated the care of clinically complex patients/clients, including sociocultural, cognitive, functional, nutritional and educational evaluation, leading to the development of a problem list and patient management plan and communicates to patient, family and interdisciplinary team.
  • Performs appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for identification and management of patient diagnosis following established standardized protocols. These may include but not limited to: venipuncture, arterial puncture, lumbar puncture, insertion and removal of umbilical catheters, placement and removal of peripheral arterial catheters, percutaneous silastic catheters, and or multi-lumen catheters, endotracheal intubation, needle aspiration of pneumothorax, suprapubic bladder aspiration, partial or double volume exchange transfusion, suturing and removal of sutures, and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Appropriately documents procedures and follow-up as necessary.
  • Assesses quality of patient care delivery and identifies opportunities for changes in practice, rooted in evidence-based standards of care/protocols, which promote positive patient outcomes.
  • Demonstrates knowledge about protection of human subjects in research, approval of human research through the Research Compliance Office, and control of research projects in the clinical area. Initiates and participates in medical and nursing research projects to ensure nursing staff and health care team members delivery of evidence-based practice. Develops and submits proposal for funding of research endeavors as appropriate. Mentors and guides interdisciplinary staff in data collection and research endeavors. Disseminates research findings via presentation and/or publication. Develops standards of care/protocols that guide patient care, assuring evidence-based practice.
  • Provides and documents patient, family and significant other education and outcomes, including smoking, cessation, pneumococcal vaccination and other patient specific subjects, utilizing effective teaching methods. Evaluates and assesses patient/family readiness to learn; individualized learning ability; provides age specific education; initiates and reinforces as needed.
  • Provides supervision of clinical practices of licensed staff nurses and health care team members. Supports Service Line Directors/Managers in interviewing, hiring and providing orientation for Nurse Practitioners. Precepts and mentors graduate Nursing students in the Nurse Practitioner's role.
  • Participates in and conducts (chairs) house wide committee work where appropriate, which determines and guides clinical policy and practice standards related to area of expertise. Participates in the Advance Practice Nursing Committee; minimum attendance of 6 meetings/year.
  • Develops and supervises program development; participates in designing organizational processes appropriate to area of expertise congruent with patient/client needs and CSHS goals. Creates, advises, and influences system level policy that affects innovation in patient care programs.
  • Directs, educates and mentors staff in the development of sound clinical judgment (synthesis of clinical data and determination of subsequent plan) to promote positive patient outcomes. Identifies areas of clinical practice, which present as ethical dilemmas; provides direction to and supports nursing/staff identifying resources and achieving resolution.
    Experience Requirements:
    One (1)+ years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner. (preferred)
    Three (3)+ years of nursing experience.
    Educational/Licensure/Certifications Requirements:
    Master of Nursing Degree
    Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of Registered
    Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License
    National Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner
    Current DEA license and Furnishing Number or eligibility to acquire
    Current ACLS certification required
    Working Title: Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Memory and Healthy Aging - 8 Hour Day ShiftDepartment: NeurologyBusiness Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterJob Category: NursingJob Specialty: Advanced Practice (RN)Position Type: Full-timeShift Length: 8 hour shiftShift Type: DayBase Pay:$143,100.00 - $228,900.00

Keywords: Cedars-Sinai, Alhambra , Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Memory and Healthy Aging - 8 Hour Day Shift, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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