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RN Nurse Practitioner - Physician Assistance - Full Time 12 Hour Nights (Exempt) (Union)

Company: University of Southern California
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The NP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, consulting, and provides leadership to the organization and nursing profession. Duties may include obtaining patient health histories and complete physical examinations, documenting findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings, ordering and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests. May also need to explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of procedure(s) to patients, patient's family, staff, and healthcare learners. Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patient's clinical status. Document patient preparation and response to procedure(s). Formulate and implement treatment plan for acute illness management in collaboration with the designated primary supervising physician and/or attending back-up physician(s).

Minimum Education:

  • Master's degree required.

Minimum Experience/Knowledge:

  • A minimum of one to two years' experience as an NP in Cardiology required
  • A minimum of 2 years NP experience in advanced heart failure, VAD, mechanical circulatory support, ECMO management and Heart Transplant strongly preferred
  • 5 years of NP experience preferred
  • Strong critical and strategic thinking, analytical and planning skills.
  • Organization/time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills

Required License/Certification:

  • Valid California Registered Nursing license required.
  • Valid California Acute Care Nurse Practitioner license required.
  • Valid California Nurse Practitioner license by ANCC or AANP required.
  • Valid California NP Furnishing and DEA licenses strongly preferred.
  • BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association required.
  • ACLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association required.
  • Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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