Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Post Liver Transplant in Los Angeles, California
Are you ready to bring
your expert clinical skills 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 Southern California! We would
be happy to hear from you.
With advanced surgical
and medical knowledge 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.
We are seeking a
compassionate, dedicated Nurse Practitioner to execute the following job duties
with our Post Liver Transplant population.
As the Nurse Practitioner, you will be responsible for the planning and coordination of all aspects of the work up and care for the patients in the Post Liver Transplant throughout the continuation of services.
You will be responsible for evaluating the patients (includes: chart review, performing history and physical examinations, ordering diagnostic tests, reviewing results and reporting to the Physician as needed.
You will develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate educational programs for the patient.
You will participate in the development of guidelines, protocols, pathways and other performance improvement activities.
You will serve as a patient advocate throughout the transplant/surgical process.
The Nurse Practitioner will serve as a patient advocate throughout the care process and represent the medical center at regional and national meetings/conferences.
Master’s of Nursing Degree (MSN) required
Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required
Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required
National certification or eligibility for certification as an NP required
Current ACLS certification from the American Heart Association required
DEA license required (or eligibility to obtain)
A minimum of 2 years of acute care nursing experience
Experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred
Transplant experience 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.