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.
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.
MSN Degree required
Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required
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)
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
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.