The Nurse Practitioner (NP-S) practices as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team using standardized procedures to independently examine, diagnose and treat patients in collaboration with supervising physician(s) in the Trauma Center at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center/Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach.
The NP-S has shift responsibility and works as scheduled by the nurse manager/director. May require rotation between shifts. Is usually staffed 7 days/week. Hand off report is frequently required between shifts.
3+ years of experience as a registered nurse in the Emergency Department or Intensive Care Unit environment. Experience as a NP or RN providing direct care to trauma patients in one of these settings
Pediatric experience preferred.
Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of California.
Current license to practice as a NP in the State of California.
Current furnishing license to furnish medications in the State of California.
An individual Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) License issued by the United States DEA for Schedule III-V controlled substances. If NP will be prescribing Schedule II medications the NP must also have the DEA license for Schedule II controlled substances.
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Life Support (PALS) certifications are required.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) preferred.
RNFA preferred. Procedural experience preferred.
Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) from an agency accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC). ACNP-BC preferred.
Internal Number: LON005393
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