Cedars-Sinai Health System, set in the heart of Los Angeles, is seeking a talented Nurse Practitioner to join our robust, interdisciplinary Palliative Care/Supportive Care Medicine (SCM) program. Our team consists of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Palliative Care Social Workers, Pharmacists and Chaplains. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is one of the largest non-profit academic medical centers in the country. The Supportive Care Medicine team is fully integrated into our diverse academic and community environment and works closely with a robust medical staff that includes full-time faculty, private community physicians and hospitalists. The team oversees a busy inpatient consult service, an inpatient hospice program and performs outpatient consults in in the clinic setting, and in a number of local skilled nursing facilities. We are looking for Nurse Practitioner candidates to join our inpatient consultative team. The ideal candidate is clinically outstanding; possesses excellent communication skills; is a team-player with a strong work ethic, understands complex systems; and demonstrates high levels of caring and empathy. This is an excellent opportunity to join a world-class health system.
Graduation from a Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).
Current unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license issued by the State of California required.
Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certificate required.
Furnishing number issued by BRN required.
Basic Life Support certificate from the American Heart Association required.
Hospice & Palliative Care certification required.
Three (3) years of clinical nursing experience (including acute care) required.
One (1) year of experience in Palliative Care required.
Specialty in Geriatrics, Oncology or Palliative Care preferred.
Experience in Hospice and/or Palliative Care preferred.
Knowledge of end stage disease states preferred.
Working Title: Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care Transitions
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.