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Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Labor & Delivery(Newborn Nursery) 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 Newborn Nursery Nurse Practitioner, you will actively participate in the care of infants in the Newborn Nursery and will deliver patient care management across the health care continuum from admission to discharge. The NP reports to the Executive Director of Pediatrics and performs under the direction of the assigned supervising physician or designee of the newborn nursery 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.

  • Attendance at delivery of normal and high-risk newborns.

  • Postoperative care of newborns.

  • Rounding on newborns in the nursery: providing orders, instructions, education in collaboration with the Supervising Physician(s) or designee.

  • Management of the health care of the newborn population under the supervision of the attending physician or designee.

  • Comprehensive 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 and other non-operative therapeutic modalities in compliance with the Standardized Procedure – “Treatments and Intervention Protocols: Performed by Nurse Practitioners” and protocols.

  • Prescribe medication as needed for symptom management in compliance with the Standardized Procedure “Medications: Prescribed by Nurse Practitioners” and Pharmacy policies.

  • Complete medication reconciliation as required by CSMC policy – “Order Reconciliation: Inpatients and Outpatients.”

  • Administer medications as privileged and described as part of the plan of care.

  • Provide patient/family education; provide patients and family with information on the plan of care of newborns.

  • Record progress notes.

  • Refer to multidisciplinary teams as appropriate.

  • Coordinating the discharging planning of newborns and discharge education.

  • Record discharge summaries.

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Educational Requirements:

  • Master of Nursing Degree required

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

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • 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

  • ACLS from American Heart Association

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years acute care hospital nursing experience required

  • Experience in Pediatrics, Postpartum, NICU or Labor and Delivery 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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