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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Masters Degree


Job Title:
Nurse Practitioner - Cardiothoracic Step-Down Unit

UCLA Title:
Nurse Practitioner 2

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Work Hours:
12 hour D/N and weekends

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Minimum Salary:
$63.21 / $10999

Maximum Salary:
$90.27 / $15707

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As a Nurse Practitioner (NP) at UCLA, you will play an important and expansive role. In addition to directing the health care management for unit patients, you will supervise the training of NPs and students; provide in-service education for staff and offer consulting services to team members. You will also participate in research projects and conduct Quality Assurance reviews.

The NP directs the health care management of the Cardiothoracic patients and provides emergency care. Also functions independently with other health care team members and departments to provide optimum care to his/her patients. The NP shall provide supervision of training nurse practitioners, students, consults with other health team members caring for Cardiothoracic service patients at their request and shall participate in research. Advises family, initiates referrals based on family needs. Provides formal and informal in-service education for staff and conducts clinic patient assessments and manages visit along with providing proper documentation. The NP conducts QA review of selected aspects of the Cardiothoracic service. Consultation and supervision is provided to the Cardiothoracic NP by the attending physician and/or designee during the patient care management component of the role. This position reports to the Nursing Manager of 7 West, Dept. of Nursing.


A registered professional nurse with clinical expertise in CT Nursing who has completed a formal educational program, which includes supervised clinical experience in the management of Cardiothoracic patients and their families. Successful completion of a Master's Degree in nurse practitioner program. CA RN and NP License. BLS and ACLS.

NP I less than 6 months of NP experience
NP II 6months or greater of NP experience

Ability to utilize excel, word and other software programs. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and collaborative working relationships with administrative, clinical and academic personnel. Skill in working independently and following through with minimum directions

Ability to set priorities. Demonstrate writing skills to compose logical, detailed and grammatically correct correspondence

Document patient care in a concise and comprehensive manner.

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