Are you ready to bring your clinical competencies to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the United States? 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.
For over many years, Cedars-Sinai has been on the cutting edge of neurosciences research and advanced clinical care of complex neurological conditions. The Jona Goldrich Center for Alzheimer's & Memory Disorders is a newly-established clinical and research hub for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) that brings together the skills of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and researchers throughout the Cedars-Sinai Health System. The Center's Memory & Aging Program will deliver comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and care management of patients with cognitive impairments, person-centered support for their families and access to the latest ADRD research studies.
Summary of Essential Duties:
In this newly created Nurse Practitioner role, you will deliver direct care and coordinate the care of Cedars-Sinai Health System patients with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia
Participate in interdisciplinary neurobehavioral clinics, provide education and support and make referrals to other services/specialties as appropriate
Develop and implement individualized dementia care plans based on needs assessments
Communicate care plans to physicians and other health practitioners to ensure continuity of care
Conduct in-person and/or virtual sessions at which patient and family members' specific questions about problems, resources, and implementing care plans are answered
Perform telehealth/telephone follow-up to monitor implementation of dementia treatment and care plans
Facilitate appointments with consultants when the treatment plan needs to be reassessed (e.g., new neurologic, medical or behavioral symptoms)
Teach dementia education, management and coping skills to caregivers through individual counseling including information on: legal and financial planning with referral to community services, behavioral techniques to avoid/manage behavioral problems, and coping strategies for caregivers
Refer, when appropriate, to community-based organizations for services and resources
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.