Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

  • 113338
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • December 06, 2019
  • Los Angeles, CA 90027
  • Regular 12
  • February 03, 2020
  • Staff Care
  • Locum Tenens
  • $73.00 - $85.00
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

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Job Description & Requirements

Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

 Our Client is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals and acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. It is also ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties in the U.S. News & World Report rankings and named to the magazine’s “Honor Roll” of children’s hospitals.  We are seeking a Licensed Registered Nurse Practitioner- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit to cover in 2020.
Job Details:
  • Provides nursing and medical services to patients, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases.
  •  Responsibilities include ordering, conducting and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests; prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies in a cost-efficient manner.
  •  Works autonomously as well as in collaboration with a variety of individuals to diagnose and manage clients’ health care problems. Serves as health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant and patient advocate. 
  • Demonstrates commitment to a patient and family-focused model of care. The employee will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment. 
Qualifications:
  • Two-Three years of pediatric experience preferred. One year of specialty area experience preferred. Masters of Science degree in Nursing from an N.L.N. accredited graduate school of nursing required. 
  • License, Registration or Certification Required: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing for “hold out as a Nurse Practitioner” as defined in Section 1482, Nurse Practice Act, Business and Professional Code.
  •  Current California Registered Nurse License and current certification as a Nurse Practitioner. Current American Heart Association PALS card and AHA   CPR card. National certification as appropriate - preferred.
  •  Eligible for Furnishing License 
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Facility Location

In this playground of palm trees and year-round sunshine, wedged between snow-capped mountains and sun-kissed beaches, Los Angeles beckons with its laid-back attitude, high-energy fun and urban adventures. This bustling city is a great place to indulge in the California lifestyle, catch soft ocean breezes, explore miles of beautiful sandy beaches, shop to your heart’s content and enjoy all that this West Coast metropolis has to offer.

Job Benefits

Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for the contractor providers we match to client opportunities. In addition, our locum tenens typically receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team that handles all travel, lodging, rentals and transportation needs. Additionally, our Physician Mobility initiative decreases the amount of time you must wait to work at a facility where you are presented or have worked from 24 months to 6 months.

About the Company

Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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