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Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric ICU

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: La Mirada
Posted on: November 25, 2022

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 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. -Over 400 infants, children and adolescents come to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at -Cedars-Sinai -every year. Some are recovering from major surgery of the heart, brain or spine. Others require therapy for serious illnesses, such as asthma, respiratory failure, shock, cancer or trauma. Under the leadership of Stephen Robert, MD, every child and family receive state of the art medical care combined with attention to their unique psychosocial needs. -As a -PICU Nurse Practitioner, you will be responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process, supervision of clinical practices, research involvement, consultative services, inter and intra-departmental liaison, education, leadership and patient care management across the health care continuum from preventative, acute care through discharge.

  • Incorporate both independent decision making abilities and collaboration with the board certified/eligible physician to deliver expert care to the patients.
  • Responsible to the medical director of the PICU -and the chief nursing officer (CNO) and functions as an integral part of the medical team.
  • Provide 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.
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver care to special patient population and those with diverse cultural background.
  • Perform all job duties with sensitivity and attention to age and developmental achievements of the population(s) served which may include neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
  • Identify the ability of the age specific population served to follow direction/instructions and give consent.
  • Identify safety concerns and institute measures to deliver safe environment and provide appropriate assessment, intervention, and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental achievements in the population served. -The PICU NP will work closely with Pediatric Intensivists and Pediatric Cardiac Surgeons to provide evidence-based care to our Congenital Heart patients.
    Educational Requirements:
    • Master of Nursing Degree required
    • Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of Registered. -License/Certification/Registration Requirements:
      • Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License and Furnishing
      • National Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner
      • BLS from American Heart Association or American Red Cross
      • PALS from American Heart Association
      • DEA License required or eligible to obtain -Experience:
        • Minimum of 3 years experience as a staff nurse
        • Experience in Pediatric Cardiac ICU or Pediatric Cardiology experience
        • 1+ years Pediatric Acute Care -NP experience strongly preferred -
          Working Title:Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric ICU
          Department:Peds ICU
          Business Entity:Academic / Research
          Job Category:,Nursing,Nursing
          Job Specialty:Advanced Practice (RN)
          Position Type:Full-time
          Shift Length:8 hour shift
          Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, La Mirada , Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric ICU, Other , La Mirada, California

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