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Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Lung Transplant in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready to bring your clinical competencies to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the United States for transplant services? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient satisfaction? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in California! We would be happy to hear from you.

With world-class surgical and medical proficiency in lung, heart, liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation, the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center is one of the most successful facilities of its kind. Here, patients find a compassionate environment and hope for a longer, healthier life.

Cedars-Sinai is among the few medical centers in Southern California with Medicare certification for lung transplants. The center blends the multidisciplinary skills of an experienced team of surgeons, pulmonologists, diagnostic imaging specialists and specially trained transplant nurses to provide leading edge care for patients who can benefit from lung transplantation.

Lung transplant patients at Cedars-Sinai have access to all of the services and programs for which the Medical Center is renowned. These include the S. Mark Taper Imaging Center, with leading edge diagnostic technologies; state-of-the-art surgical suites; and the latest in new techniques such as video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery and minimally invasive surgical techniques and interventional pulmonology.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process, supervision of clinical practice, research involvement, consultative services, inter and intradepartmental liaison, education, leadership, and patient care management across the health care continuum from preventative, to acute care through discharge.

  • Outpatient management of patients who have undergone lung transplantation.

  • Your practice will incorporate both independent decision making abilities and collaboration with the board certified/eligible physician to deliver expert care to the patients.

  • The NP reports to the Service Line Director and performs under the direction of the assigned supervising physician.

  • Serves as a patient advocate throughout the care process, and represents the facility at regional and national meetings

Education:

  • MSN required

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required

License/Certification:

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

  • National certification as a Nurse Practitioner required

  • ACLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required

  • DEA license required or eligible to obtain

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years of acute care nursing experience required

  • ICU and/or Transplant experience preferred

Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Transplant, Lung, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Intensive Care, ICU, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California

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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