Nov 19, 2019

Nurse Practitioner / Abuse & Assault Program

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

Work That Matters - Our work is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

No one has more expertise treating children than Children's Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children's hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of "Best" children's hospitals, and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties.

Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you’ll come and find out for yourself.

It’s Work That Matters

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the Abuse and Assault Trauma Program will provides direct care to traumatically injured children and their families due to abuse and assault. Care settings include both the In-Patient and Out-Patient Setting. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ordering, conducting and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, and furnishing pharmacologic agents. The Nurse Practitioner is the primary care coordinator for this patient population and collaborates with various subspecialties that consult on Abused patients. The NP serves as a resource, interdisciplinary consultant and patient advocate. The NP is responsible for Trauma Program development in collaboration with the Program Administration and Medical Director. The NP demonstrates commitment to the patient and practices within the CHLA Model of Family Centered Care.

Minimum Education: Masters Degree in Nursing & three years pediatric experience preferred.

Minimum Experience: One year of experience in emergency room and/or dealing with abused victims.

License, Registration or Certification Required: 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 and current certification as a Nurse Practitioner. National certification as appropriate - preferred. Eligible for Furnishing License - preferred.