Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Nurse Practitioner Liver Transplant Service 8N
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Reports to the Nursing Unit Director, to coordinate the care of liver transplant, liver cancer and hepatology. NP directs the health care management of liver 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 liver 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 nursing care rounds. The NP conducts QA review of selected aspects of the liver service.

Job Qualifications
A registered professional nurse with clinical expertise in Liver Nursing who has completed a formal educational program, which includes supervised clinical experience in the management of Liver patients and their families. Successful completion of a Master's Degree in nurse practitioner program. 3- 5 years or greater of RN and or NP experience in ICU or Step-down required. NP I less than 6 months of NP experience. NPII greater than 6 months.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.