Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Interventional Endoscopy (Endoscopic Bariatric Program) in Los Angeles, California
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The Interventional Gastroenterology Program combines expertise, patient-centered care and innovative techniques to effectively diagnose and treat a wide variety of digestive and liver issues. Your diagnosis and treatment are supported by interventional gastroenterology procedures at Cedars-Sinai.
As a Nurse Practitioner for Interventional Endoscopy – Endoscopic Bariatric Program Team, you will actively participate in the care of inpatients and outpatients regardless of geographic location and will provide patient care management across the health care continuum from admission to discharge. The NP reports to the Program Director and performs under the direction of the assigned supervising physician and is a collaborative member of the team. The NP will function as a dependent practitioner with decision-making responsibility in accordance with the AHP Rules and Regulations and established standardized procedures and clinical protocols.
The Program NP will see follow-up patients under the supervision of the Attending Physician(s). The NP will co-manage the long-term medical care of this patient population. This follow-up care and management includes the following responsibilities:
Management of the health care of the Interventional Endoscopy - Endoscopic Bariatric Program patient population under the supervision of the attending physician.
Perform history and physical examination.
Order diagnostic testing such as lab, Imaging, EKG and utilize results for formulating treatment plan.
Review diagnostics studies and take appropriate action.
Order blood products, fluid and electrolytes therapy, restraints and other non-operative therapeutic modalities.
Prescribe medication as needed for symptom management.
Administer medications as privileged and described as part of the plan of care.
Complete medication reconciliation.
Provide patient/family education; provide patients and family with information on the plan of care.
Record progress notes and discharge summaries.
Refer to multidisciplinary teams as appropriate.
Assist the clinical team with triaging phone calls.
Master of Nursing Degree required
Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of Nursing required
Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required
Current DEA license and Furnishing Number required or eligibility to obtain
National Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner required
ACLS from American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
Minimum of 3 years acute care hospital nursing experience required
1+ years Nurse Practitioner experience preferred
GI or Bariatric experience 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.