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Critical Care - CVICU Nurse Practitioner - Per Diem

CHOC Children's Specialists, 1201 West La Veta Ave., Orange, California, United States of America Req #14
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
CHOC Children's Specialists is a private pediatric subspecialty group with 20+ pediatric subspecialties.  The group practices at CHOC Children's which is a premier healthcare system based in Orange County, Calif.
CHOC Children's 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. 

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 CA licensed and certified Nurse Practitioner with at least one year of 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 required.

CHOC Children's 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.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • CHOC Children's Specialists, 1201 West La Veta Ave., Orange, California, United States of America