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Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac Surgery Outpatient Clinic in Los Angeles, California

Would you like to be part of a team of colleagues with deep experience across all specialties, including transplantation, stem cell therapy, congenital heart disease, women’s heart health, valve disorders, arrhythmia and hypertension? 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 treatment 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.

Under the supervision of a physician and within the Nurse Practitioner's competence, the Nurse Practitioner provides care to Cardiac Surgery patient population in the outpatient clinic.

  • The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process, supervision of clinical practice, consultative services, inter and intradepartmental liaison, education, leadership and patient care management across.

  • Incorporate both independent decision making abilities and collaboration with the physician to provide expert care to the patients.

  • Responsible to assist with consultations, prepare patients for surgery by reviewing the chart, performing history and physical examination, ordering diagnostic tests, reviewing results, and reporting to the surgeon as needed, and manage all aspects of the patient care in the outpatient clinic, including addressing patient calls and collaborating with other intradisciplinary team members.


  • 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 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 or American Red Cross required


  • NP experience in acute hospital preferred

  • Prior experience in cardiac or cardiac surgery strongly preferred

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