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Position Summary: The Nurse Practitioner II in the ENT provides nursing and medical services to patients, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases. The NPII functions under established standardized protocols and works autonomously as well as in collaboration with other health care professionals to diagnose and manage clients’ health care needs. Responsibilities include ordering, conducting and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests; prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and nonpharmacologic therapies in a cost efficient manner. The NPII is a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, patient advocate and mentor for NP colleague development and demonstrates commitment to a patient and family focused model of care and assists in the analysis of the CHLA health care delivery system to provide optimal patient care. You would be seeing your own caseload of patients most days that includes new patients, follow ups, and post-ops. You also be trained to do simple procedures like foreign body removals from ear/nose, ear wax removal and flexible scopes etc. There are 5 full time attending physicians and several part time faculty. The position is Monday - Friday; no weekends and all major holidays off. You are also welcome to participate in monthly faculty meetings and to get involved in research and teaching.
Education/Licensure/Certifications: Masters of Science degree in Nursing from an N.L.N. accredited graduate school of nursing 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. BCLS/PALS National Certification as an NP in specialty field Furnishing license.
Minimum Qualifications: Three years pediatric experience preferred in addition to 2 years experience as a Nurse Practitioner is required; PNP certificaition is required.