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Nurse Practitioner - Advanced Heart Failure/CMY

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Requisition # HRC0536233

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/outpatient Advanced Heart Failure and Pre Heart Transplant population.

  

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for the planning and coordination of all aspects of the work up and care for the patients in the Advanced Heart Failure and Pre Heart Transplant, throughout the continuum of services - from initial referral to follow up care.
  • 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. 
  • Provide Inpatient services to Advanced Heart Failure and Pre Heart Transplant patients, coordinate daily activities of inpatient service, including care coordination/patient education, timely documentation of patient progress notes, discharge summaries, and CMS required care coordination notes.
  • Coordinate communication of patient ADT and surgeries with referring and collaborating MDs.
  • Develop and implement patient management plans and assist in provision of continuity of care.
  • Provide education, leadership and patient care management across the health care continuum from preventative and acute care through discharge.
  • Serve as a patient advocate throughout the care process and represent the medical center at regional and national meetings/conferences.

Education:

  • MSN Degree required
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required
  • AGACNP preferred

 

License/Certification:

  • Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required
  • National certification or eligibility for 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 3 years of acute care nursing experience preferred
  • Nurse Practitioner with relevant acute care experience preferred
  • Heart Failure or Cardiac ICU experience strongly preferred
  • Working Title: Nurse Practitioner - Advanced Heart Failure/CMY
  • Department: Heart Operations
  • Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Job Specialty: Advanced Practice (RN)
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 10 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

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