Nov 29, 2021

Transition Nurse Fellow / Heart Institute

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • United States

Job Description

Job Description

NATIONAL LEADERS IN PEDIATRIC CARE
Ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides the best care 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.

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.

It’s Work That Matters.


Overview

Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is excited to present a new training program for the experienced registered nurse who is interested in transitioning to an acute care pediatric setting. The Transition Fellow ranging from 12 weeks to 16 weeks depending on the area of specialty, includes competency-driven clinical immersion and curriculum, as well as formal mentoring and debriefing. The Transition Fellow will prepare and support the experienced nurse as they enter into a pediatric specialty area.


The Heart Institute includes training to work in both the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit and Cardiovascular Acute Unit. The patient population primarily includes infants, children and adolescents with the following heart conditions: complex congenital heart defects requiring surgical repair, congenital or acquired heart failure potentially requiring ventricular assist device placement or heart transplant, and arrhythmias requiring intervention and management.

Minimum Qualifications:1 year of experience working as an RN in an acute care or non-acute care setting, however acute care experienced is preferred.

Education/Licensure/Certifications: Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) or Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) required. CA RN license and current American Heart Association BLS and PALS certification required.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a leader in pediatric and adolescent health both here and across the globe. As a premier Magnet teaching hospital, you’ll find an environment that’s alive with learning, rooted in care and compassion, and home to thought leadership and unwavering support. CHLA is dedicated to creating hope and building healthier futures – for our patients, as well as for you and your career!

CHLA has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.

At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, our work matters. And so do each and every one of our valued team members. Your race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation and ability make you uniquely you – and that is just who we are looking for! So, bring the best of yourself and contribute to our mission in your own unique way.

Diversity inspires innovation. Our experiences, perspectives and backgrounds allow us to better serve our patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate the differences of our team members.