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Nurse Practitioner / Abuse & Assault Program

Los Angeles, California
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Overview

At Children's Hospital Los Angeles, we treat everyone with the utmost care, trusted by working class families and celebrities alike.

Our commitment to world-class care begins with you, our nursing professionals. As a Nurse at CHLA, you will be critical to accomplishing our core patient care mission.

Don’t live in California? No problem. We got you covered with relocation reimbursement.

If you're ready to make a difference for thousands of children while elevating pediatric medicine as a whole, join us! By helping these kids, you are helping mold the future. Are you in?

  • Full-Time
  • Level: Varies
  • Travel: Minimal (if any)

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at CHLA? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Compassionate
  • Good listener
  • Leadership
  • Motivational
  • Problem-solver
  • Relationship expertise

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I feel truly blessed that the Versant Transition RN Fellowship Program exists and continues to grow. This program gave me more than I had ever imagined it would. Since graduating, I have become a Certified Pediatric Nurse, and I look forward to the many opportunities that CHLA provides me.

- Suly

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The teamwork I’ve experienced here is unlike anywhere else. There is so much to love about CHLA, and the longer I am here, the more I appreciate how amazing this place is.

- Carolyn

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If I wanted to work with the best patients, the best doctors and the best nurses, then the only option was Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

- Kim

Rewards

  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental, Vision, Healthcare FSA and Health and Wellness Programs

  • Relocation Reimbursement

    Moving compensation packages

  • Continuing Education

    Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development

  • Family Support

    Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Insurance

    Life and Disability Insurance

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

    Employer Matching

Responsibilities

Work That Matters - Our work is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

No one has more expertise treating children than Children's Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children's hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of "Best" children's hospitals, and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties.

Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you’ll come and find out for yourself.

It’s Work That Matters

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the Abuse and Assault Trauma Program will provides direct care to traumatically injured children and their families due to abuse and assault. Care settings include both the In-Patient and Out-Patient Setting. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ordering, conducting and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, and furnishing pharmacologic agents. The Nurse Practitioner is the primary care coordinator for this patient population and collaborates with various subspecialties that consult on Abused patients. The NP serves as a resource, interdisciplinary consultant and patient advocate. The NP is responsible for Trauma Program development in collaboration with the Program Administration and Medical Director. The NP demonstrates commitment to the patient and practices within the CHLA Model of Family Centered Care.

Minimum Education: Masters Degree in Nursing & three years pediatric experience preferred.

Minimum Experience: One year of experience in emergency room and/or dealing with abused victims.

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. National certification as appropriate - preferred. Eligible for Furnishing License - preferred.

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