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Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care Surgery & Trauma in Los Angeles, California

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.

As a Nurse Practitioner for Trauma/ACS Service, 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.

  • You will be responsible for evaluating patients on theDepartment of Surgery residency program's consult service and Acute CareSurgery service.

  • You will assist the Trauma/Acute Care Surgery team withrounding on patients in the surgical intensive care unit and the inpatientwards.

  • You will assist with writing notes, following up ondaily tasks for inpatients and may assist with new consults.

  • You may participate in outpatient clinic coverage whenneeded.

  • The Nurse Practitioner reports to the ExecutiveDirector and performs under the direction of the assigned supervisingphysician.

  • You will serve as a patient advocate throughout thecare process.

  • You will incorporate both independent decision-makingabilities and collaboration with the board certified/eligible physician todeliver expert care to the patients.

  • You will demonstrates the ability to deliver care tospecial patient population and those with diverse cultural background.

  • You will performs all job duties with sensitivity andattention to age and developmental achievements of the population(s)served which may include neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult,and geriatric.

  • You will identify the ability of the age specificpopulation served to follow direction/instructions and give consent.

  • You will identify safety concerns and institutemeasures to deliver safe environment and provide appropriate assessment,intervention, and evaluation of patients with consideration ofdevelopmental achievements in the population served.

  • You will participate annually in continuingtrauma-related education.

EducationalRequirements:

  • Master of NursingDegree required

  • Graduate of anaccredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board ofRegistered required

License/Certification/RegistrationRequirements:

  • Current State ofCalifornia Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required

  • Current DEAlicense and Furnishing Number required or eligibility to obtain

  • NationalCertification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner required

  • ACLS from AmericanHeart Association or American Red Cross required

  • Must havesuccessfully completed the following courses (or must successfullycomplete these courses within 3 months of hire)

  1. Advanced Trauma Life Support

  2. Trauma Care After Resuscitation

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 yearsacute care hospital nursing experience required

  • Previousexperience in caring for trauma and acute care surgery patients preferred.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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