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Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Neuro ICU - 12 Hour Night & Day Shift

Location: Alhambra
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!
At Cedars-Sinai, we deliver comprehensive, conscientious care for 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.
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 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 results.
  • 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 outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Analyzes new skills, technology and equipment for safety and clinical/fiscal efficacy and opportunities for community outreach.
  • 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' experience as a nurse. (preferred).

    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) - Neuro ICU - 12 Hour Night & Day Shift
    Department: Neurology
    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

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Neuro ICU - 12 Hour Night & Day Shift, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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