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Nurse Practitioner - Thoracic Surgery

Location: Alhambra
Posted on: January 23, 2023

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 require 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. -Thoracic surgeons at Cedars-Sinai have been pioneers in developing minimally invasive surgery to treat lung cancer and emphysema. The Women's Guild Lung Institute offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care for diseases of the lungs, esophagus, chest wall, airways and mediastinum. -As our next Nurse Practitioner, you will work in collaboration with the Supervising Physician to provide pre-op and post-op assessments of patients, consults and/or follow-up care in the clinic. -Essential Duties:

  • Use a high degree of clinical competency with suture skills, equal to that of the surgeon
  • Demonstrate your advanced knowledge of anatomy
  • Contribute intelligent input into every surgical procedure
  • Write orders in Recovery Room, ICU and floor
  • Follow patients in the Medical Center and write daily progress notes
  • Maintain clear communication with the surgeons and any consultants regarding patient status both pre- and post-discharge
    • Master's of Nursing Degree (MSN) required
    • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required -License/Certification:
      • Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required
      • National certification as an NP required or eligible to obtain
      • Current ACLS certification from the American Heart Association required
      • DEA license required (or eligibility to obtain) -Experience:
        • A minimum of 2 years of acute care nursing experience required
        • Experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred
        • Cardio-Thoracic and/or Trauma surgery experience preferred -
          Working Title: Nurse Practitioner - Thoracic Surgery
          Department: Thoracic Surgery M-S
          Business Entity: Academic / Research
          Job Category: Nursing
          Job Specialty: Advanced Practice (RN)
          Position Type: Full-time
          Shift Length: 8 hour shift
          Shift Type: Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Nurse Practitioner - Thoracic Surgery, Other , Alhambra, California

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