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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center | Los Angeles, California
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Job Description

The Cedars-Sinai Multiple Sclerosis Center unites unparalleled expertise with world-class research and a heartfelt, caring approach to help patients with multiple sclerosis and related disorders not only manage their symptoms, but flourish.

Leading the way at the Multiple Sclerosis Center is Director Nancy Sicotte, MD, whose research into the many ways multiple sclerosis can affect the lives of patients helps her approach each case with experience and a dedication to personalized care.

The center has been designated as a Partner in MS Care-Comprehensive Care Center by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Essential Duties:

Essential job duties include both independent decision making abilities and collaboration with the board certified physician to provide expert care to patients with neuromuscular disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, and other neurological conditions.

Provides individualized care in the inpatient and outpatient environments under the direction of and in collaboration with the Neurological supervising physician. This individualized care is achieved through comprehensive health assessments and treatment; detail documentation of history and physicals, consultations, and progress notes, ordering and or interpreting diagnostic test or studies.

Educational Requirements:

* Master of Nursing or Doctorate Degree required
* Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing as defined in Section 1482, Nurse Practice Act, Business and Professional Code.

License/Certifications:

* Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required
* Nurse Practitioner Furnishing license required
* National Nurse Practitioner Certification preferred
* BLS and ACLS required
* Eligible for Nurse Practitioner specialty certification

Experience:

* A minimum of 2 years of Nursing experience, preferably including Acute Care, required
* Will consider a new graduate Nurse Practitioner


* Full command (verbal and written) of the English language
* Excellent verbal and written skills



Physical Demands:

* The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions to include walking, lifting, and standing.

Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California

* Working Title: Nurse Practitioner - Neurology - Multiple Sclerosis Program
* Department: Neurology
* Business Entity: Academic / Research
* City: Los Angeles
* Job Category: Nursing
* Job Specialty: Advanced Practice (RN)
* Position Type: Full-time
* Shift Length: 8 hour shift
* Shift Type: Day

About Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Is Leading the Quest for Health Among California Hospitals

Since our founding in 1902, Cedars-Sinai has been solely focused on providing the finest healthcare available among California hospitals. As a result, many advances in all areas of healthcare have been made and hundreds of thousands of lives have been significantly impacted.

More than 1,800 physicians in virtually all medical specialties are affiliated with the California hospital, Cedars-Sinai. They join more than 8,000 employees, 2,000 volunteers and 15,000 fundraising support group members to form a unique partnership in delivering world-class medicine.

Cedars-Sinai physicians are leaders in basic and clinical research, bringing advancements in medicine directly from the laboratory to the bedside. In addition, they teach over 245 residents and fellows in nearly 60 graduate medical education programs at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai ranks as one of the top California hospitals in clinical quality. Quality patient care and dedication to patient satisfaction are the cornerstones of Cedars-Sinai. Our quality is measured in high patient satisfaction scores, continuous clinical performance activities, excellent medical outcomes, ongoing research and academic programs, and receipt of the following designations and awards.

Working at Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai has put in place a progressive Compensation and Benefits program including a choice between two (2) retirement plans including a Defined Contribution Plan and a Defined Benefit Plan. We are one of a very few employers in the United States that offers its employees this type of choice.

Cedars-Sinai provides employees the resources and support of a large thriving organization, yet, in your work area, you establish valuable friendships and relationships that support you in your work on a daily basis. As part of an organization with a century long history of firsts, our employees enjoy a strong sense of pride and personal satisfaction.

Cedars-Sinai provides the opportunity to touch lives and be touched in return. Our institution truly recognizes the importance of caring and listening to our employees.