PNP PICU Job Req 90192
CA Los Angeles
| Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care
90192 - This leading academic children's hospital on the West coast has an opportunity for an experienced Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to join the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit team where pediatric patients with acute and chronic conditions receive intensive care and monitoring. The advanced practice nurse uses their education and experience to provide nursing care and medical services to PICU patients.
Obtain patient histories
Perform physical examinations
Order, conduct and interpret appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests
Develop plans of care
Prescribe medications, treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies
Work autonomously, and collaborate with other healthcare providers to diagnose and manage PICU patients' care
Provide patient and family education and support
Initiate referrals and serve as a healthcare resource, interdisciplinary consultant and patient advocate
MSN from an NLN accredited graduate school of nursing, required
Graduate of an accredited Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, required
Current American Heart Association PALS and CPR cards, required
National Nurse Practitioner certification, preferred
Eligible for Furnishing License, preferred
Three years of pediatric experience, preferred
One year of specialty PICU experience, preferred
This leading academic award-winning children's hospital on the West Coast of the U.S. is a world leader in pediatric healthcare. It was named to U.S. News and World Report's Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals for 2016-17, ranking in the top ten children's hospitals in the nation for the eighth consecutive year. A leading teaching hospital affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, it has attained Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. It has also been awarded the Leapfrog award for providing safe and high quality pediatric medical care.
For more specific information on this position, please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.