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Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary 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 inpatient Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary and Liver Transplant population.

Essential Duties:

  • The Nurse Practitioner is 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 and acute care through discharge.

  • As an Nurse Practitioner, 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 provide Inpatient services to Hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) and Liver Transplant patients, coordinate daily activities of inpatient service, including facilitation of early discharge and care coordination/patient education, timely documentation of patient progress notes, discharge summaries, and CMS required care coordination notes.

  • You will coordinate communication of patient ADT and surgeries with referring and collaborating MDs.

  • You will develop and implement patient management plans and assist in provision of continuity of care.

  • The Nurse Practitioner serves as a patient advocate throughout the care process and represents the medical center at regional and national meetings/conferences.

  • There is a possibility of rotation in inpatient and outpatient services.

Education:

  • Master’s of Nursing Degree (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 an NP required

  • Current ACLS certification from the American Heart Association required

  • DEA license required (or eligibility to obtain)

Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of acute care nursing experience required

  • Experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred

  • Experience with Transplant patients desired

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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