Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Hepatology - Transplant Center 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 surgical and medical expertise 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 outpatient liver disease population.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Responsible for the planning and coordination of all aspects of the work up and care for the Hepatology patients throughout the continuum of services-from initial referral to follow up care.

  • The NP is responsible for preparing the patient for outpatient clinic by reviewing the chart, performing history and physical examinations, ordering diagnostic tests, reviewing results, and reporting to the Physician as needed.

  • Develops and implement patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care.

  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens.

  • 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 in addition to outpatient management.

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

Educational Requirements:

Master of Nursing Degree required

Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of Registered. Nursing as defined in Section 1482, Nurse Practice Act, Business and Professional Code

Experience:

A minimum of 3 years of experience as a staff RN required

A minimum of 2 years of acute hospital experience required

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license required

National Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner

Current BLS, Current ACLS, Current DEA (or eligibility to obtain) required

Physical Demands:

Full command (verbal and written) of the English language.

Must be able to perform assigned duties in a demanding work environment. Perceptive acuity and physical ability to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions.

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.