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Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Blood & Marrow Transplant Program in Los Angeles, California

Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Would you like to use your expert clinical competencies with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer treatment, research and education? We would be happy to hear from you! Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of the most outstanding and dynamic places to work in California as your next career move.

The Blood and Marrow Program was established in 1989 and has since performed more than 1,500 bone marrow transplants, including autologous, allogeneic related and unrelated, and allogeneic cord blood procedures. The program has been a National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match transplant center since 2001, and is now recognized as a Blue Cross Center of Medical Excellence. This designation is awarded to select hospitals that meet evidence-based standards and provide high-quality care.

The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program performs autologous, allogeneic-related and unrelated, and allogeneic cord blood transplants, using HEPA-filtered, positive pressure rooms to ensure the safety and comfort of patients. The program is one of only two in the country offering bloodless bone marrow transplant to Jehovah's Witnesses with lymphoma, multiple myeloma and other blood cancers.

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide physician support and direct patient care in a dedicated BMT clinic.

  • Care for assigned patient population on the inpatient unit and in the outpatient BMT clinic.

  • A Nurse Practitioner’s practice incorporates both independent decision making abilities and collaboration with the board certified/eligible physician to provide 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, and 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 procedure.

  • Identify the ability of the age specific population served to follow direction/instructions and give consent.

  • Recognize safety concerns and institute measures to provide safe environment and provide appropriate assessment, intervention, and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental milestones in the population served.

Education:

  • Master of Nursing Degree required

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses

License/Certification:

  • Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License

  • Current DEA license and Furnishing Number or eligibility to obtain

  • National Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner

  • BLS from American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Experience:

  • 3+ years oncology nursing experience

  • BMT, Stem Cell Therapy/Transplant experience strongly 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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