Nurse Practitioner – PICU

Great opportunity for a *Pediatric Nurse Practitioner* to be part of our PICU which is a 36-bed unit across two locations in the hospital. As the Nurse Practitioner – PICU, your responsibilities will 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 Pediatric NP works autonomously as well as in collaboration with a variety of individuals to diagnose and manage client’s health care problems. The PICU NP 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.

Ranked among the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides the best care for kids in California.

Here world-class experts in medicine, education and research work together to deliver family-centered care half a million times each year. From primary to complex critical care, more than 350 programs and services are offered, each one specially designed for children.

At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, our work matters. And so do each and every one of our valued nurses.

* Discounted transit passes & rideshare options
* On Campus Child Development Center
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Wellness Program
* Employee discounts to gyms, theme parks, and local area restaurants/retailers

*Minimum Qualifications for a PICU Nurse Practitioner (NP)*

* 3+ years acute pediatric experience as an NP preferred. Will accept an NP with 1-2 years of acute peds NP experience with strong prior acute peds RN experience in the PICU.
* 1+ year of specialty area experience preferred.
* Masters of Science degree in Nursing from an N.L.N. accredited graduate school of nursing required.

*Education/Licensure/Certification for a PICU Nurse Practitioner (NP)*

* 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
* Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner.
* National certification as appropriate – preferred.
* Eligible for Furnishing License – preferred.

Schedule a time to speak to a recruiter:

The PICU provides family-centered, multidisciplinary care for critically ill patients ranging from infancy through young adulthood. We utilize advanced therapies and equipment to care for patients with rare diseases, post-liver and kidney transplants, Level 1 traumas, and complex medical/surgical cases 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.

The CHLA of the future is brighter than can be imagined. Investments in technology, research and innovation will create care that is personal, convenient and empowering. Our scientists will work with clinical experts to take laboratory discoveries and create treatments that are a perfect match for every patient. And together, CHLA team members will turn health care into health transformation.

Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. The work will be challenging, but always rewarding.

_CHLA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer._

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $123,136.00 – $221,644.00 per year

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Critical & Intensive Care
* Pediatrics
Standard shift:
* Day shift
Work setting:
* Children’s hospital
* In-person
* Magnet hospital

Application Question(s):
* Please provide us with your email address and phone number.

* RN in the PICU: 1 year (Required)
* acute pediatric experience as an NP: 3 years (Preferred)

* RN License (Required)
* Certified Nurse Practitioner (Required)

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