Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Neuro ICU - 12 Hour Night & Day Shift
Posted on: September 19, 2023
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patients with acute neurological and neurosurgical conditions. If
you or someone you love has a life-threatening injury or disease of
the brain, spinal cord, or peripheral nervous system, we're here to
help. We support patients and families with groundbreaking
neuro-critical care that improves outcomes and saves lives. Our
team leads the nation in delivering innovative medicine with a
track record of results.
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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 clinically manage Neuro ICU patients
with surgical and medical critical care needs. Is responsible and
accountable for the application of the nursing process, supervision
of clinical practice, research involvement, consultative services,
inter and intra-departmental 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 the board certified/eligible
physician to deliver expert care to the patients. 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.
This role improves competency skills through continuing education
programs. This role can deliver 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 neonate, infant,
pediatric, 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
deliver safe environment and provide appropriate assessment,
intervention, and evaluation of patients with consideration of
developmental milestones in the population served.
- Performs a thorough age specific history and physical along
with appropriate follow up and documentation of the
- Analyzes and prioritized 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 finds
opportunities for changes in practice, rooted in evidence-based
standards of care/protocols, which promote positive patient
- 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
- 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.
- Analyzes new skills, technology and equipment for safety and
clinical/fiscal efficacy and opportunities for community
- 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.
One (1)+ years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred.
Three (3)+ years' experience as a nurse. (preferred).
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
National Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse
Current DEA license and Furnishing Number or eligibility to
Current ACLS certification required
Working Title: Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Neuro ICU - 12 Hour Night
& Day Shift
Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category: Nursing
Job Specialty: Advanced Practice (RN)
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 12 hour shift
Shift Type: Night
Base Pay:$143,100.00 - $228,900.00
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