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Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Vascular Surgery in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical competencies to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the country for cardiology? 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 care 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. Our faculty and attending physicians provide deep competency across all specialties, including transplantation, stem cell therapy, congenital heart disease, women’s heart health, valve disorders, arrhythmia and hypertension.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • As a Vascular Surgery Nurse Practitioner, you will provides services primarily in the outpatient setting, including managing, planning, and coordinating of all aspects of care for patients

  • Provide consultative services within the scope of service

  • Obtain and perform history and physical examinations

  • Record and interpret pertinent data (i.e., labs, diagnostic studies, progress notes, etc.), including writing orders

  • Evaluate, diagnose and treat patients

  • Write progress notes, collate records utilizing the electronic medical record

  • Coordinate ongoing overall patient care with physician, staff, nursing staff and other ancillary care providers to ensure treatment plans are implemented

  • Maintain communication with patients and families regarding care

  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to deliver care appropriate to the appropriate patient population, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed

  • Serve as a patient advocate throughout the care process, and represents the medical center at regional and national meetings/conferences

Education:

  • Master of Nursing Degree required

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program required

License/Certifications:

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

  • National Certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 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

Experience:

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

  • At least 2 years of experience managing vascular surgery patient population preferred

  • Inpatient NP experience preferred

  • Professional experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred

Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Advanced Practice, Cardiovascular, Vascular, Heart, Surgery, 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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