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As a Nurse Practitioner for Trauma/ACS Service, you will be responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process, supervision of clinical practices, research involvement, consultative services, inter and intra-departmental liaison, education, leadership and patient care management across the health care continuum from preventative, acute care through discharge.
- You will be responsible for evaluating patients on the Department of Surgery residency program's consult service and Acute Care Surgery service.
- You will assist the Trauma/Acute Care Surgery team with rounding on patients in the surgical intensive care unit and the inpatient wards.
- You will assist with writing notes, following up on daily tasks for inpatients and may assist with new consults.
- You may participate in outpatient clinic coverage when needed.
- The Nurse Practitioner reports to the Executive Director and performs under the direction of the assigned supervising physician.
- You will serve as a patient advocate throughout the care process.
- You will incorporate both independent decision-making abilities and collaboration with the board certified/eligible physician to deliver expert care to the patients.
- You will demonstrates the ability to deliver care to special patient population and those with diverse cultural background.
- You will performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to age and developmental achievements of the population(s) served which may include neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
- You will identify the ability of the age specific population served to follow direction/instructions and give consent.
- You will identify safety concerns and institute measures to deliver safe environment and provide appropriate assessment, intervention, and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental achievements in the population served.
- You will participate annually in continuing trauma-related education.
- Master of Nursing Degree required
- Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of Registered required
- Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required
- Current DEA license and Furnishing Number required or eligibility to obtain
- National Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner required
- ACLS from American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
- Must have successfully completed the following courses (or must successfully complete these courses within 3 months of hire)
- Advanced Trauma Life Support
- Trauma Care After Resuscitation
- Minimum of 2 years acute care hospital nursing experience required
- Previous experience in caring for trauma and acute care surgery patients preferred.
- Working Title: Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care Surgery & Trauma
- Department: Minimally Invasive Surg M/S
- Business Entity: Academic / Research
- City: Los Angeles
- Job Category: Nursing
- Job Specialty: Advanced Practice (RN)
- Position Type: Full-time
- Shift Length: 8 hour shift
- Shift Type: Day