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Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Dementia Program 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? 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.

For over many years, Cedars-Sinai has been on the cutting edge of neurosciences research and advanced clinical care of complex neurological conditions. The Jona Goldrich Center for Alzheimer's & Memory Disorders is a newly-established clinical and research hub for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) that brings together the skills of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and researchers throughout the Cedars-Sinai Health System. The Center's Memory & Aging Program will deliver comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and care management of patients with cognitive impairments, person-centered support for their families and access to the latest ADRD research studies.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • In this newly created Nurse Practitioner role, you will deliver direct care and coordinate the care of Cedars-Sinai Health System patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia

  • Participate in interdisciplinary neurobehavioral clinics, provide education and support and make referrals to other services/specialties as appropriate

  • Develop and implement individualized dementia care plans based on needs assessments

  • Communicate care plans to physicians and other health practitioners to ensure continuity of care

  • Conduct in-person and/or virtual sessions at which patient and family members' specific questions about problems, resources, and implementing care plans are answered

  • Perform telehealth/telephone follow-up to monitor implementation of dementia treatment and care plans

  • Facilitate appointments with consultants when the treatment plan needs to be reassessed (e.g., new neurologic, medical or behavioral symptoms)

  • Teach dementia education, management and coping skills to caregivers through individual counseling including information on: legal and financial planning with referral to community services, behavioral techniques to avoid/manage behavioral problems, and coping strategies for caregivers

  • Refer, when appropriate, to community-based organizations for services and resources

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Education:

  • Master'sDegree, Nursing (MSN) required

  • Graduateof an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required

License/Certification:

  • Current,unrestricted California RN and NP License required

  • BLSfrom the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required

  • DEAlicense required or eligible to obtain

Experience:

  • 3years of Acute Care nursing experience preferred

  • Experienceas an Advance Practice Nurse preferred

  • Experienceworking with Dementia and/or Alzheimer's patients preferred

Keywords: NP, Nurse Practitioner, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Neurology, Gerontology, 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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