Nurse Practitioner II / Craniofacial Surgery

Employer
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Location
Textile Finance, CA
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
2010681479
Profession
Nurse Practitioner

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No one has more expertise treating children than Children's Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children's hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of "Best" children's hospitals and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties. Join a hospital where the work you do will matter-to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times, the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you'll come and find out for yourself.

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The Nurse Practitioner II in the Plastic Surgery/Craniofacial Outpatient Department provides nursing and medical services to patients, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases. Will function under established standardized protocols and works autonomously as well as in collaboration with other health care professionals to diagnose and manage clients' health care needs. Responsibilities include ordering, conducting and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests; prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and nonpharmacologic therapies in a cost efficient manner. Will be a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, patient advocate and mentor for NP colleagure development. Will demonstrate commitment to a patient and family focused model of care and assists in the analysis of the CHLA health care delivery system to provide optimal patient care. Minimum Education/Training Required: Masters of Science degree in Nursing from an N.L.N. accredited graduate school of nursing required. License, Registration or Certification Required: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing for "hold out as a Nurse Practitioner" as defined in Section 1482, Nurse Practice Act, Business and Professional Code. Current California Registered Nurse License and current certification as a Nurse Practitioner. AHA BCLS/PALS required. National Certification as an PNP in specialty field Furnishing license Minimum Experience Required: Three years pediatric experience as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner required

Our nurses at Children's Hospital Los Angeles are partners in the multidisciplinary care teams that form around each child we treat at our hospital. People come from across the country and beyond to enjoy our working environment. We are a regional referral center for children, providing care in a multitude of subspecialties. As a result, we receive patients with a wider variety of health disorders than most community hospitals. Children's Hospital Los Angeles is honored to have received Magnet Recognition for its quality patient care and nursing excellence on February 20, 2008. The nurses of our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) were honored with the 2009-2010 Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence.

Founded in 1901, Children's Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation's leading children's hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children's Hospital Los Angeles is one of only seven children's hospitals in the nation - and the only children's hospitals on the West Coast - ranked for two consecutive years in all 10 pediatric specialties in the U.S. News and World Report rankings and named to the magazine's "Honor Roll" of children's hospitals.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles is a premier teaching hospital and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.

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