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Critical Care CVICU - Nurse Practitioner

Company: CHOC Children's Specialists
Location: Orange
Posted on: June 27, 2024

Job Description:

CHOC Specialists is a private pediatric subspecialty group with 26 pediatric subspecialties. The group practices at Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) which is a premier healthcare system based in Orange County, Calif. CHOC is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients.

Critical Care CVICU - Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner

Critical Care - CVICU

Why CHOC Children's Specialists? Come join an organization that is defining the future of pediatric medicine in clinical care, innovation, research and education. We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner for our Critical Care Division to function within the Cardiovascular ICU (CVICU). With demonstrated nursing expertise in pediatric cardiovascular intensive care, the Nurse Practitioner will function in an advanced practitioner role as a clinical expert in the management of pediatric cardiac intensive care patients within a family-centered care environment.

Under the direction of the attending CVICU attending and practicing within developed standardized procedures and process protocols, the Nurse Practitioner will evaluate, diagnose and treat cardiac medical patients as well as pre- and post-operative/catheterization cardiac patients. Central to the role, the Nurse Practitioner will assist in developing and implementing plans of care for all patients in the CVICU. The Nurse Practitioner functions in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary cardiac team, while also providing consultation and education to patients and their families.

The successful candidate will be a California licensed and certified Nurse Practitioner with at least two years of bedside nursing experience in direct pediatric cardiovascular intensive patient care. The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills. At least one year of clinical pediatric Nurse Practitioner experience is desired, but not mandatory.

In 2023 CHOC began a unique collaboration with UCLA Health that will enhance access to world-class pediatric cardiac and cardiothoracic care for children and their families across Southern California. Our joint pediatric heart program, led by Dr. Glen Van Arsdell, will become a leading destination for diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of congenital and acquired heart disease. Together, we will help attract the nation's top experts, while retaining the leading physicians and staff at both of our institutions. We will also partner to advance innovation, research and education.

CHOC earned the Gold Level CAPE Award from the California Council of Excellence, the only children's hospital in California to ever earn this distinction, and was awarded Magnet designation, the highest honor bestowed to hospitals for nursing excellence. Recognized for extraordinary commitment to high-quality critical care standards, CHOC's CVICU earned the Beacon Award for Excellence in 2022. CHOC is also an ELSO Platinum Center of Excellence.

Orange County, California is famous for its warm climate, with average temperatures of over 70 degrees throughout the entire year. Orange County boasts unbeatable entertainment, shopping and attractions, with beautiful beaches, mountains and the desert all within short driving distance.

Rate of pay is determined by various factors, including but not limited to knowledge, skills, competencies, experience, education, as well as position requirements.

CHOC Specialists is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, citizenship, national origin, ancestry (including language use restrictions), race, color, religion, religious creed, religious dress or grooming, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military and veteran status.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $135,054.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $222,830.00
  • Job Start Date Monday, May 20, 2024

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Keywords: CHOC Children's Specialists, Orange , Critical Care CVICU - Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Orange, California

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