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Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care Surgery & Trauma in Los Angeles, California
Make a difference every single day
When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the
lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This
shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through
Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth
consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team
of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities,
you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and
for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us
one of America’s Best Hospitals.
As a Nurse Practitioner for Trauma/ACS Service, you will be
responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process, supervision
of clinical practices, research involvement, consultative services, inter and
intra-departmental liaison, education, leadership and patient care management
across the health care continuum from preventative, acute care through
You will be responsible for evaluating patients on theDepartment of Surgery residency program's consult service and Acute CareSurgery service.
You will assist the Trauma/Acute Care Surgery team withrounding on patients in the surgical intensive care unit and the inpatientwards.
You will assist with writing notes, following up ondaily tasks for inpatients and may assist with new consults.
You may participate in outpatient clinic coverage whenneeded.
The Nurse Practitioner reports to the ExecutiveDirector and performs under the direction of the assigned supervisingphysician.
You will serve as a patient advocate throughout thecare process.
You will incorporate both independent decision-makingabilities and collaboration with the board certified/eligible physician todeliver expert care to the patients.
You will demonstrates the ability to deliver care tospecial patient population and those with diverse cultural background.
You will performs all job duties with sensitivity andattention to age and developmental achievements of the population(s)served which may include neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult,and geriatric.
You will identify the ability of the age specificpopulation served to follow direction/instructions and give consent.
You will identify safety concerns and institutemeasures to deliver safe environment and provide appropriate assessment,intervention, and evaluation of patients with consideration ofdevelopmental achievements in the population served.
You will participate annually in continuingtrauma-related education.
Master of NursingDegree required
Graduate of anaccredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board ofRegistered required
Current State ofCalifornia Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required
Current DEAlicense and Furnishing Number required or eligibility to obtain
NationalCertification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner required
ACLS from AmericanHeart Association or American Red Cross required
Must havesuccessfully completed the following courses (or must successfullycomplete these courses within 3 months of hire)
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Trauma Care After Resuscitation
Minimum of 2 yearsacute care hospital nursing experience required
Previousexperience in caring for trauma and acute care surgery patients preferred.
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.