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Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac Surgery ICU - Days/Nights in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical competencies to

a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the country for cardiology? Do

you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please

respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to

work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.

The Smidt Heart Institute is home to a distinguished team of

experts who are setting the bar for cardiovascular care in the United States.

The Institute unites 16 centers and programs to diagnose and treat the full

spectrum of heart and vascular conditions for all patients, from infants to

those with advanced disease. Compassionate care is integrated with an agile

research enterprise, giving patients access to pioneering treatments. Our

faculty and attending physicians provide deep competency across all

specialties, including transplantation, stem cell therapy, congenital heart

disease, women’s heart health, valve disorders, arrhythmia and hypertension.

Summary of Essential Duties:

As our next Nurse Practitioner, you will oversee care for

the patients in the Cardiac Surgery ICU ranging from CABG and valve

replacement/repairs to implantable VADs, Heart and Lung transplants, ECMO,

aortic dissections, and aneurysm repairs. In addition, you will perform bedside

procedures within the scope of service, write progress notes, participate in

daily rounds, write orders, dictate discharge notes, and participate in

hospital wide quality improvement initiatives. You can look forward to

collaborating with multidisciplinary team members to ensure continuity of care.

50% of the scheduled shifts will be days and 50% nights.


  • Master of Nursing Degree required

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program required


  • Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required

  • National Certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by respective accredited professional nursing organization such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) required (or eligible to obtain)

  • Current NP Furnishing License required

  • DEA license required (or eligible to obtain)

  • ACLS certification from the American Heart Association required

  • New Nurse Practitioner graduates who are eligible for national certification will be allowed a period of one year from the date of their training program graduation to obtain national certification.


  • A minimum of 2 years of acute care nursing experience required

  • At least 2 years of experience managing cardiothoracic surgery patients or cardiac patients preferred

  • ICU experience required

  • Working knowledge of managing device patients preferred

  • Professional experience as a Nurse Practitioner 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.