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Nurse Practitioner II / Neurology

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 II (NPII) is a registered nurse with advanced academic preparation and clinical training. The NPII provides nursing and medical services to patients in the Neurology department, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases. The NPII functions under established standardized protocols and works autonomously as well as in collaboration with other health care professionals to diagnose and manage clients’ health care needs. 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. The NPII is a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, patient advocate and mentor for NP colleague development. The NPII demonstrates commitment to a patient and family focused model of care and assists in the analysis of the CHLA health care delivery system to provide optimal patient care.

Minimum Education: Masters of Science degree in Nursing from an N.L.N. accredited graduate school of nursing required.

Minimum Experience: 2 years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner required, Three years pediatric experience preferred.

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 licensure as a Nurse Practitioner. BCLS/PALS. National Certification as an NP in specialty field. Furnishing license.

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