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Nurse Practitioner / PICU

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

The Nurse Practitioner in the PICU is an advanced practice nurse who 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. Employee will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment.
Qualifications: Three years 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 - preferred Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of only 10 children’s hospitals in the nation – and the only children’s hospital on the West Coast – 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. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a premier teaching hospital and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932. EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

You must be willing to reside in the state of California, and have a primary work site in the state of California, to be considered for this position.

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